#WhatsApp Starts sending Message to Agree their Privacy Policy by May 15, 2021

WhatsApp Starts sending inapp Message alert to Agree their Privacy Policy by May 15, 2021?, Yes! You read that right. After sending a Separate Status to WhatsApp users in the past month following the controversy of data sharing with parent company Facebook, WhatsApp is back again.

This time through WhatsApp Messages. WhatsApp users especially beta users (like me) now started receiving inapp message that explains what's being changed and Why we should agree to their Privacy Policy by May 15,2021.

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This is an One time viewable/self destructing Message which might be pushed every now and then, until you tap Agree..

With this update, we're providing more information in our terms and privacy policy, including how you can chat with business if you choose.. Starts the Message...

Followed by that is the expected one: 

We're Not Changing the privacy of your personal conversations, WhatsApp provides clickable link to view Whats being changed, and when you tap/click the onescreen link, you will see the same things, the data will be end to end encrypted, no one can view your WhatsApp chats or calls neither WhatsApp nor anyone, blah blah texts.

One big highlight in this new updated policy is, WhatsApp Says, it will label facebook tools. And Interacting with this business is purely Optional. 


Other than, when i further read their privacy Policy, i found nothing changed. WhatsApp will continue to share the metadata to improve their services and to introduce ads.

Who won't monetize an App, which has morethan 1 billion active users every day? Of course, everyone will, in the world where we have to some cost to almost everything.! 

But WhatsApp takes a wrong route of targeted ads.! Which means, you will see the ads' which you need to see..! 

So, What will happen if i don't agree?

Simple, you will stop receiving messages and gradually to nil. So, its upto you to continue using WhatsApp :)

How to find PC Manufacturer information, Device Model number, Architecture,etc on any Kali Linux Latest version [Beginner's guide]

Long story, Short! today i actually forgot the way i used to check device model and processor related information of my Kali linux machine, that made me to write a separate post for this (at least i can refer this when i did on the next instance😂). 

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So, Whether you are a rookie learning Kali linux or an experienced user who don't remember exactly the way we used to find device model or computer manufacturer information in Kali Linux.. You had landed to correct page.! Okay, let's get in to the post..

How to find Manufacturer information or device model in Kali Linux

Finding Manufacturer information is not a big task, though there are couple of commands you can enter by firing up your terminal, the sad truth is we as a command line users won't be able to remember every command in the system world😕
 
So, i will show both the ways, which are nothing but Using GUI and CLI..

If you are using Graphical user interface, the first step you have to do is to open File Manager or Files App.

Once you had opened that, Go to your System di rectory where OS files will be there.. 

Usually it will be in the name of drive called "Computer" or "Basic data partition"

How do i know i'm on system drive of my kali machine? Simple, One of the easiest way to know that is, you will see Strange files that are not known to you or a file with unusual names. Example for that is boot, bin,  debootstrap, etc..!

So, once you are on that folder, Open the folder named "proc". It will have different folders, Just scroll down and find the file called "cpuinfo"

That's it.. You can see all the information there, Your processor, vendor_id, model and the model name and so on..

How to find PC Manufacturer information, Device Model number, Architecture,etc on any Kali Linux Latest version [Beginner's guide]



Its a long way, how to do that with simple command that is using command line? I'm sure there will be a linux systeminfo command exists for linux as well..! Yes, you are right.:) There are multiple commands available for that, i will share the simplest one..!

  • Just open terminal, 
  • Type lscpu and hit enter, 
Your Kali linux will display all those details.. 

Bonus tip: For Next time, you can remember the command as "Linux System CPU" .

Happy Learning..!

Now you can Pay for Parking, using Google Maps..!

Pay for Parking that through Google Maps? Yes, its possible now, as Google launches its new Map App with Google Pay integrated.

There was a time, when we used to search space for Parking, and then came another time, (this past year) to explore options of being contact less, whether its with machines or with People. Thanks to Covid! it actually started changing our everyday life through tech industries who constantly work harder to build new inventions.

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After working with several Partners, Google has now officially launched its Pay for parking service within Google Maps app for Android, planned to expand soon to iOS devices too.


Now you can Pay for Parking, using Google Maps..!


So, How to use Google Pay for Parking service (or) what it will do?

Simple, if you are planning to go to some location by searching through Google Maps, then Google will display a Popup next to the directions whether you can park by making prepayment or not. Google uses Gpay for this. When you tap that GPay or Pay for parking then it will take you to payment page, where you can pay using any service like credit cards,etc like you usually do but if you are using Parking solutions like Parkmobile or Passport then you are gonna follow the same steps in different way. You will see  “Pay for Parking” button near to your destination, tap that. then you can enter your meter number on the next screen, post that, it will ask for amount of time you need parking. Select the timing and tap “Pay.” That's it you will be redirected to the payment page. You can also more timer on the app itself. After you had reached the spot, you can show the ticket on mobile phone or on digitial reader.. 

That's it.. 

This feature was in development for so long as per insider sources, and was not new, Google just developed it to prevent users from using multiple apps. 

This service was currently launched in 400 cities in United states. So, if you are in United States update your Android App and start taking advantage of it, but if you are leaving in the rest of the world, sadly we have to wait if you want to use only Google Services.

Will your Metadata Shared when you share Picture on WhatsApp ? (or) Does WhatsApp Send photo Metadata ?

Is it possible to know the actual date of a picture taken received via whatsapp? Can you tell the date of a picture someone texted you in WhatsApp? or How to find out when a picture was taken that was sent to you through WhatsApp? in Other words, if someone sends you a picture can you tell where it was taken a question? and the question goes on, but the answer is Simplee..
 
We will analyze that in today's post.

Will your Metadata Shared when you share Picture on WhatsApp ? (or) Does WhatsApp Send photo Metadata ?


            One of the words, we hear right now ever since WhatsApp changed its privacy policy for Indian Users where Opting out of data sharing is near to impossible is Metadata. Though its a different story where Users started to migrate to Telegram and Signal, this Metadata still worries a lot for the people. So, i decided to write a separate post on this.

But, before that if you are newbie,you have to know what Metadata means first, right? So, let me explain that first in a simple words. Metadata just means, data about your data.. Let me explain with an example.. 

Nowadays, everyone uses smartphone and DSLR's to take photos right, when you viewed the Photo in the gallery or Photos app and clicked on info or details tab. It will display the details like in which phone it was taken, what kind of setting/resolution was used. So, that's just an example of that Metadata. 

You might have heard about Exif ( Exchangable image File format) which is nothing but the standard specific format for storing images, that's what the people say when they say metadata.

You don't need to trust me, if you are having Windows OS, right on the image and click on properties. If you are using Kali linux you can use the Kali's inbuilt exif tool. 

Run Exif "Image name" on terminal You won't be surprised:)

So, does it mean they can trace the person with just the help of image? The answer is "Yes" as it contains details like model, resolution,including location co-ordinates where the photo was taken. If your device's location is ON. ( which is by default turned on, on most devices.) do you think that's not enough when used with other services to trace? More than enough! right? 

So, the question is whether this metadata will be shared when you share a picture on WhatsApp or updated WhatsApp status. The answer is Yes and No..!

Yes and No? i don't want to confuse you.. 

I will share in Short. 

If you are sharing the photo to a contact, then you are on safer side. Because. when i analysed, WhatsApp seems to have removed the metadata to compress images. So, extracting data is a little bit difficult.

But, but there are people who knows the Other way around. Sharing the pictures as Document which shares the images as it is without any loss in quality (If u are unaware, then start using that with your trusted contacts for extra clarity) if you are one then that's a bad news. Because we can extract the data easily as nothing is removed at the time of sharing files..

Does that mean, i shouldn't share selecting as document, which preserves the clarity. The answer! hmm i leave it upto you.. If you know the other person is trust Worthy and won't share Outside, go ahead, else send in normal photo. 

If you ask me, further, i would say don't share anything on internet if you are kind of privacy Person.! Because privacy is gone when the internet started to rise😀 Its just couple of good hearted persons, work hard to bring it back..!

What do you think..?

How to check Kali Linux version on any Latest version of Kali linux.[Beginner's guide]

How to check Kali Linux version i'm using or How do I know which version of Kali Linux is installed? through terminal/cli ? a text popped in my mail box from one of our blog reader. The question is a good question because we have to be always be latest when it comes to the Security operating systems and with Kali 2021.1 now going to be released anytime soon..(Currently the OS is available as part of Weekly build, so feel free to try if you are experienced user)

Though, there are multiple ways, we can find the version of Kali Linux Operating system we are using, i'm sharing few simple ways, which will be beginner friendly (Of course, it has to be as the question was..😕)

So, if you are wondering how to check the version of kali using command line or through file manager i got you covered:)

First, lets look the graphical UI way.

How to check kali linux version without commandline

1) Open file Manager/ Files. (You can do that by pressing Super/Windows Key and typing Files on the search bar)

2) Open Computer drive.

3) Find etc folder and open it.

4) Now, there will be multiple files, so quickly click on search box and type os-release

It will display multiple results, just double click and open the file named Os-release

Note the text, which is inside the quotation mark of VERSION="" 

For example, if it showed VERSION="2020.4" that means you are using Kali Linux 2020.4

That's it.. 

How to check Kali Linux version on any Latest version of Kali linux.[Beginner's guide]


You have successfully find out Kali version you are using.. 

Okay! Hold on, i got you!, the above way is a typical way of Windows users. 

How to do like a Linux user? I.e in a single command line way?

How to check Kali linux version in terminal using single command/Cli

Here we go..

As said earlier, there are multiple ways available to check the version, but let's see Simple commands in this post..

1) Just open terminal.

2) Type cat /etc/os-release

(or) lsb_release -a 

3) Both will work, so type anyone and Hit enter.

That's it you can see all the details on the terminal..

Happy learning:)

Call of duty Modern warfare, Black ops cold war, Assassin's creed, Decay 2 will not work or will hang on Windows 10 insider build 21286!

Call of duty Modern warfare, Black ops cold war, Assassin's creed, Decay 2 will not work or will hang on Windows 10 insider build 21286!

Windows 10 Insider build 21286 has been released this week. And in our last post, i had shared the official iso download links of this preview build 21286. But, i forgot to mention that, this popular games call of duty Modern warfare, Black ops cold war or Assassin's creed or Decay 2 which are being played by most of us, currently! will cause a Major issue on this latest developer build. 

Hence we as well as Microsoft recommends you not to install this build, if you want to play those games.!

When you tried to launch this games on this Insider build, it will just hang or won't opens at all. So, if yours is not opening or crashing after installing this build, then u don't need to worry! All you have to do is either try restarting or you just have to roll back your pc to older build and pause the update post that is the only way to make lt work.

Here, is what Microsoft Says..

  • We’re working on a fix for an issue Insiders have reported where certain games like State of Decay 2, or Assassin’s Creed, may hang or crash when launching.
  • We’re investigating an issue where Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War may not launch starting with this build. If you play these games, you may wish to pause updates until the issue is resolved.
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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21286 iso official download links are here [2021 Edition]

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21286 iso download links? a comment reached my mailbox, then i realized Microsoft has released this new Windows 10 Insider build, 21286 to dev channel. This is 2021's first Insider build and latest Windows insider build which contains some new features tweaked to make the users stay with Windows for future.

Microsoft has moved the news interface to its taskbar a worth welcome move. All you have to do is, just hover your mouse on the taskbar, boom! your news feed will open, through which you can stay updated.!

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21286 iso official download links are here [2021 Edition]
Image credit: Microsoft

Other than this, this insider build 21286 also contains couple of other improvements in Storage section. In addition to new command. Diskspace is now going to be a command using which you can analyze everything in command section.

This is not a upto mark build as it contains more bugs, it contains couple of new features, so still worth a try on virtual environment or on your old PC.!

Okay, here is the link for the Official Windows 10 Insider build 21286 for you to download. 

Windows 10 Client Insider Preview - Build 21286 English


This link will work for sure, but sometimes, the links might have been broken. So, in case if its not working, then follow this steps below.

  • Visit this Official Microsoft site
  • It might ask you to sign-in sometimes, so sign in if you haven't.
  • Select Edition of your choice.
  • Download your preferred language
  • Confirm, and enjoy..



Researchers create new Cakie and Breakie recipes based on Artificial Inteligence's suggestions!

Are u the one who is little bit bored of eating same kind of dishes and want to try something different but afraid that, it will go wasted?! Now, you needn't to worry! We got a new hope..!😼

A team of Google Researchers, had used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make new baking dishes. "Cakie and Breakie."

I know Cake, but what is this Cakie ? got you!, i too got the same feeling when i first read that term.! later found that, its a hybrid of Cake and a Cookie , And Breakie is just a bread cookie hybrid. 

All those crazy ideas, started because of the lockdown implemented on most of the countries, as they don't know what to do like us at that time (sometimes), just kidding! 

We started off by collecting hundreds of cookie, cake and bread recipes. Then we converted all of their ingredients to ounces and whittled them down to a few essential ingredients (yeast, flour, sugar, eggs, butter and a few other things). 

DALL·E 


After collecting the data sets, they had used AutoML tables, a no code google cloud tool, and let it train for the recipes. Interestingly, it might take 3-4hours for the Machine to learn to build that master class recipe.

Post, that it will give you the suggestions, on how much is the ingredient you have to use to get that new Awesome recipe Cakie or Bakie, whatever u give as a data.

Check this below Youtube Video on how they did and for more information..



Here is how can make "Breakie"

Makes ~16 bread-inspired cookies.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup warm milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 and ¼ stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup chocolate chips


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease it with cooking spray.
  2. Make the bread part: Heat milk in microwave until it is warm to the touch, but not hot. Dissolve yeast in warm milk and set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add the milk and yeast mixture to the flour mixture and stir until combined. Add the lightly beaten egg to the flour mixture until combined. When you’re done mixing it may seem like there is too much flour. That’s ok, set this mixture aside for now.
  3. Make the cookie part: In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine room temperature butter with both sugars on medium speed until smooth. 
  4. Slowly incorporate flour mixture into butter mixture, about a cup at a time. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Form dough into balls (in our recipe test the cookie dough balls were 2.5 tablespoons, or 50 grams if you have a kitchen scale) and place a few inches apart on your baking sheet. Bake 13 - 15 minutes until breakies are golden brown on the outside and start to crack slightly on top. Let cool on a wire rack. 

Credits/Source: Google blog

It might give a weird feeling for some, but You can definitely give it a try. What do u say?

Kali 2021.1 Release date - When Kali linux 2021.1 is gonna release ? We have some info!

2021 has born, which means the people/ business community has to prepare for the future by releasing new versions of their product, (which they were developing on past couple of months to an year!) to the people they trust and people who trust them.! 

Kali Linux, which has a separate fan base when it comes to security community is ready for the upgraded next version named Kali Linux 2021.1! Yes,After rolling out successful 4 builds(2020.1, 2020.2, 2020.3 and 2020.4) on the past year along with major changes like Zsh replacement, and appreciated undercover mode) Looks like the developers are all ready for the release of this next edition!.

So, when this Kali 2021.1 is going to release and what are the new features? 

There are few information available like it will be mainly tool focused when it comes to the features and changes when i checked on their git repository and their site, but i will wait for the official reveal. No spoilers, Sorry!. If you are keen to learn, you are welcome to check this link

Regarding the release, the developers has said that they are planning to release Kali Linux 2021.1 on coming February month and the day is Tuesday!

Update: If you like to try before official release, then you can manually download and install kali linux 2021.1 available on weekly build section of Kali official site.

Update 2: The Official version is now available, download from kali.org :)

 Further details, will be updated on our website, once its available. In the meantime, if you wish then feel free to check this Related posts.

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Happy New Year to you.. #Family!!


            Folks who said i'm still in 2020 but you went to 2021 (a year ahead because of timezone), you can't say that old joke now! Because its Official, New year has born for all of us now at this Moment..!

I wish a Very Happy New Year to all our readers (aka) the Family of Logeshwaran.Org!! Last year was a quite a bad year for us because of this virus! Few of us had lost our loved ones but most of us had lost the power of our own WILL (power) and stopped believing in hope, which has the magic power of changing the things!! Trust me, 2021 is not gonna be the best year like we used to have! But..., But! we can make it the best , i would say better than the best when we can regroup ourselves, and come back stronger.! 

< Our friends and family members would say,let's enjoy the present, without thinking about future, because tomorrow is uncertain! Yes, tomorrow is uncertain, but remember we are waking up everyday since our birth till now when we go to sleep, which is nothing but the so called tomorrow. So, let's not fool ourselves by those creepy dialogues.!! Let's enjoy the moment, but let's also make sure we are preparing for future in the same time, which is nothing but focusing on doing which is best for next day on the present time!!

Yes,! Vaccines will be ready, governments will be ready to sponsor those things, but sometimes u might need to spend all your money to get those high priced vaccines because we are being pushed to a state where people started saying Only if you put vaccines you will survive! Stop listening to those people! Though Vaccines might help us prevent those virus, it is not the case that only if you take vaccines you will live!! Because, we had survived for past couple of months before this vaccines were discovered, by practicing good hygiene and taking food as medicine! Let's not forget that! and Also death will come in any form not only by virus., Remember that!

Don't think that i'm against this vaccines! I'm not against the Vaccine drive, i just say, its not the only source for you to live and only if you take that, you will live!! You will Live, when you started to Live! 

You might be in poor financial situation as most of us had lost our precious jobs and businesses, which made some of my friends to take difficult decision of quitting and ending the life! 

If you belong to one of those, i urge you to stop thinking in that way! Instead let's pause for a moment and think, how we can overcome this! Ask yourself the answer, because you already know that!! you might need to spend some time alone to think about that, that's okay too! If you wanna travel, then travel! Remember,the top 10 richest man, still doubled their income even during this pandemic time!, think like them, when they can, you can too, you just have to think, that's it! 

if one door closes, the other one will open, but only when you hit the door, not just you left thinking that the door was already closed!  

Because Its not over till you decided to give up! Let's believe in our ourselves back again,and rework! thinking that you will be able to over change any situation irrespective of circumstances! Because you can and if you start, you will!! Victory will come to those who run, and only to those whose refuse to give up, don't be the person who gave up! Be the person who will never give up and will fight for what you want!! Let's fight for our dreams, the goals and let's make this 2021 awesome even if others say it will not!

Please take care of yourself, and our family..!

Happy New Year:)

-LW

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