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Google removed Friday 60 infected kid-themed apps from its Google Play store

Google deleted Friday 60 kid-themed apps from its Play store because they were infected. This occurred quickly after security firm Check Point found that they contained malware that could display pornographic content, trick users into installing fake "security apps," or induce them to sign up for premium SMS services.

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete stolen data

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc. The attackers accessed a private GitHub coding site used by Uber software engineers and then used login credentials they obtained there to access data stored on an Amazon Web Services account that handled computing tasks for the company.

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