Europol Offers 136 Free Tools to Save Encrypted Files Against Ransomware: A good cure for Ransomware
Europol Offers 136 Free Tools to Save Encrypted Files Against Ransomware: A good cure for Ransomware
27 Jul, 2022

Europol offers over a hundred free decoding tools to help release detainee files from cyber criminals in order to protect organizations and individuals from the ever-increasing peril of Ransomware. To date, this scheme has helped over 1.5 million users successfully decrypt their devices without any payment to any agencies.

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30,000 Systems were Hijacked by a Cloud Botnet to Mine Cryptocurrencies
30,000 Systems were Hijacked by a Cloud Botnet to Mine Cryptocurrencies
22 Jul, 2022

A Crypto mining group named 'The 8220' has enlarged in size to surround as many as 30,000 contaminated hosts. Victims are identified by their internet accessibility but not targeted geographically. The 8220 Troop is one of such low-skill cybercriminal gangs that have been noticed to infect cloud hosts and drive a botnet and cryptocurrency miners.

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Cybercriminals Hacked Cleartrip's Email and Send Emails to Their Customers
Cybercriminals Hacked Cleartrip's Email and Send Emails to Their Customers
19 Jul, 2022

Cleartrip is the airline and hotel booking website owned by Flipkart, which recently suffered a severe data breach in its internal system. They have asked the customers to reset their passwords as a precautionary measure.

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New 'Lockdown Mode' of Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac Protects Against Spyware
New "Lockdown Mode" of Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac Protects Against Spyware
13 Jul, 2022

Apple announced it plans to launch an enhanced security setting called Lockdown Mode in iOS 16, iPad OS 16, and macOS Ventura to protect high-risk users against mostly targeted cybercrimes. Activating the Lockdown Mode, "strengthens device protections and strictly prohibits some functionalities, steeply minimizing the attack surface that potentially could be exploited by highly targeted rapacious spyware," as per the statement given by Apple.

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Former Amazon Employee Involved in 2019 Capital One Data Breach Found Guilty!!!!
Former Amazon Employee Involved in 2019 Capital One Data Breach Found Guilty!!!!
22 Jun, 2022

A former Amazon employee, Ms. Paige Thompson, 36-year-old, from U.S was accused of wire fraud and computer intrusions for her action in the theft of personal data of more than 100 million people in the 2019 Capital One breach. She is line up for sentencing on September 15, 2022. Mounting to punishable by up to 25 years in prison for the offenses.

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Cyber Attack on India Increases Threefold Targeting Around 200 Govt. & Private Domains
Cyber Attack on India Increases Threefold Targeting Around 200 Govt. & Private Domains
17 Jun, 2022

A cyber-attack instigates against India by a Malaysia-based group of hackers reinforce Tuesday with around 200 Indian government and private domains, including companies linked to the banking sector, impending under attack. According to the researchers, the tool used by the hackers allows them to vandalize any target website at their will. The tool is named Script Deface (SC Deface) and permits a user to download it and make changes to the HTML code.

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Pilgrims are Getting Trapped by Cyber Criminals for Ride with Fake Helicopter Bookings
Pilgrims are Getting Trapped by Cyber Criminals for Ride with Fake Helicopter Bookings
13 Jun, 2022

This time of the year tourists rush has been witnessed for Char Dham Yatra or Mata Vaishno Devi darshan, and cyber criminals now dupe money from tourists on the pretext of booking them chopper rides for the pilgrimage. There are websites that look alike like some known popular travel and tour agencies and offer cheap pilgrimage packages or helicopter rides during the visit at very low rates.

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Zero-Day Vulnerability attack on Latest Microsoft Office by Chinese Hackers
Zero-Day Vulnerability attack on Latest Microsoft Office by Chinese Hackers
07 Jun, 2022

An advanced persistent threat (APT) actor line up with Chinese state interests has been observed armed with the new zero-day flaw in Microsoft Office to gain code execution on affected systems. TA413 CN APT mottled [in-the-wild] exploiting the Follina zero-day using URLs to deliver ZIP archives that contain Word Documents that use the technique of enterprise security firm Proofpoint.

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'School Management' Plugin for WordPress Plays a Secret Door to Many Websites!!!
'School Management' Plugin for WordPress Plays a Secret Door to Many Websites!!!
27 May, 2022

Different versions of a WordPress plugin in the name of "School Management Pro" sheltered a secret door that could take full rival control over vulnerable websites. As soon as the secret door has since been abolished, the exact origins of the compromise remain fuzzy, with the vendor as they said that they are not sure when or how the code attacked into their software.

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UPI Transactions Fraud Incidents Are Increasing Daily!!!
UPI Transactions Fraud Incidents Are Increasing Daily!!!
16 May, 2022

In the last few years as we have adopted the digital form of payments, UPI fraud has surged exponentially accounting for the latest cyber-fraud incidents. Over the last two years, UPI-based transactions have increased four-fold both in volume and value along with an increase in the number of frauds. The best way to get rid of such traps is not to download third-party apps for purpose of complaints; should not reply to or click unverified links sent by unknown persons/banks/companies through WhatsApp/SMS; and should never share sensitive banking information such as UPI PIN, debit/credit card number, CVV, etc. to anyone.

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Chinese Hackers Operate VLC Media Player Malware to Launch a Cyberattack
Chinese Hackers Operate VLC Media Player Malware to Launch a Cyberattack
12 Apr, 2022

Chinese hackers are utilizing VLC Media Player to spy on people secretly. VLC is a very popular media player used by most people. A state-sponsored Chinese group called Cicada or APT10 is using VLC Media Player on Windows PCs to start malware for spying on the government, legal, religious, telecom, pharmaceutical and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in countries across the globe. This kind of attack on the pre-defined victims, deploying various tools and also observing the target pattern of Cicada’s past activity, clearly indicates that this campaign is espionage.

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Cyber Attacks On Ladakh Power Grid By China Fails!!!
Cyber Attacks On Ladakh Power Grid By China Fails!!!
12 Apr, 2022

It was noticed that two attempts of cyberattack targeting the electricity distribution in the Union Territory were made by the hackers but they failed to do any harm. The Indian defence system has been strengthened more to counter future cyber-attacks.

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RCE on Firewalls due to Critical Sophos Security Bug
RCE on Firewalls due to Critical Sophos Security Bug
04 Apr, 2022

The security vendor’s appliance was hacked from a confirmation bypass issue. Cybersecurity trusty Sophos has built up a critical vulnerability in its firewall product, which could permit remote code execution. A unanimous independent researcher was credited with reporting the flaw via Sophos’ bug bounty.

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Now UPI-based Payment without Smart Phones!!!
Now UPI-based Payment without Smart Phones!!!
14 Mar, 2022

RBI launched UPI for non-smartphone users named UPI 123 Pay. RBI's 'UPI 123PAY' is an excellent initiative to bridge the digital gap and support the penetration of digital services among low-income groups. It will also encourage higher volumes of digital transactions mostly across rural sectors of the country, which will eventually connect the India-Bharat digital gap and help the nation to move towards a cashless economy.

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Russian-Ukraine Cyber War: Boon to Hacker Community, Malware and Phishing
Russian-Ukraine Cyber War: Boon to Hacker Community, Malware and Phishing
02 Mar, 2022

The Russian government appears to have stationed a digital drawbridge to protect websites, the Ukrainian government has issued a call to arms among local hackers, and so-called hacktivists have claimed credit for knocking the website of Russia. Ukraine's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) has witnessed a threat from Belarusian state-sponsored hackers targeting military personnel and related individuals as part of a phishing campaign rising among Russia's military invasion of the country.

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Huge Data Breach from LinkedIn Phishing for Job-cravers!!!
Huge Data Breach from LinkedIn Phishing for Job-cravers!!!
23 Feb, 2022

The fraudsters are spoofing LinkedIn accounts to target 'Open to Work' job hunters, who are also being preyed on by huge data-cringing bot attacks.

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The Government Applies the Ban To 54 Chinese Origin Apps in India: Including Garena Free Fire - Illuminate, Music Plus - MP3 Player Etc.
The Government Applies the Ban To 54 Chinese Origin Apps in India: Including Garena Free Fire - Illuminate, Music Plus - MP3 Player Etc.
15 Feb, 2022

The Union government today has decided to ban 54 apps of Chinese origin in India owing to a national "security threat"; after the continuing border tension. The most liked name "Garena Free Fire - Illuminate" which is an admired alternative to PUBG mobile is onthe list.

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Medusa Partnered with Flubot to Attack Android Users
Medusa Partnered with Flubot to Attack Android Users
09 Feb, 2022

Two different powerful android trojans named Medusa and Flubot have partnered together to attack android users simultaneously. They have the same specification as spyware and RAT (remote access Trojan) capabilities. The most targeted industry is banking and financial institute those who use apps.

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Vice-Chancellor of National Forensic Sciences University awarded with Padma Shri
Vice-Chancellor of National Forensic Sciences University awarded with Padma Shri
27 Jan, 2022

Recognizing the work and contribution in the field of forensic sciences, Dr J M Vyas the Vice-Chancellor of National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) was honoured with Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India.

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Booster Dose Frauds shakes the City of Joy
Booster Dose Frauds shakes the City of Joy
17 Jan, 2022

Since the trials of the Covid-19 Vaccines by various countries there has been many folds of mystery wrapping up on the aspect of fraudulently created on the name of Vaccine Injections and its implementations. Apart from a lot of hustle and bustle India could achieve a 100 crore vaccination landmark with the support and efforts of its citizens.

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Own Multiple Sim Connections? Telecom Department to disconnect extra sim cards of the subscribers
Own Multiple Sim Connections? Telecom Department to disconnect extra sim cards of the subscribers
12 Jan, 2022

According to NCRB, there was a steep rise in cyber crime in the last quarter. To keep a check on financial crimes, pesky calls and fraudulent activities, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) issued an order of deactivating extra sim cards in and across the Indian Subcontinent.

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Corrupt Practices Revealed, Cyber Forensic Vendors Playing Loot Games
Corrupt Practices Revealed, Cyber Forensic Vendors Playing Loot Games
05 Jan, 2022

Corrupt practices of selling the virtual security arms and ammunitions at a different price to different agencies revealed by the whistleblowers. Read the complete article to know more about the scam exposure.

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Verified Twitter Account Names Were Changed to Elon Musk by Hackers
Verified Twitter Account Names Were Changed to Elon Musk by Hackers
04 Jan, 2022

The twitter accounts of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Council of World Affairs (ICFWA) and Mann Deshi Mahila Bank were hacked on sunday night, with them renamed as one the greatest personality Elon Musk.

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Delhi Police finds out Fake Cyber Redressal Websites
Delhi Police finds out Fake Cyber Redressal Websites
01 Nov, 2021

Fraud Cyber Crime Complaint Website has been caught by Delhi Police. The gang used the website to cheat the victims of Cybercrime to take money in the pretext of resolving the case.

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Supply of Gas, Water & Govt. Services at High Risk in India
Supply of Gas, Water & Govt. Services at High Risk in India
29 Oct, 2021

India's critical Infrastructure like Gas, Water, Electricity as well as Security Installations is at serious risk according to a Bangalore based Cyber Security Company. Serious Vulnerabilities have been brought into notice of the authorities to fix the loopholes. The flaws have made the previously thought cyber-attacks more helpless and susceptible to the industrial belts.

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Supreme Court Orders Probe into Pegasus
Supreme Court Orders Probe into Pegasus
28 Oct, 2021

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday gives it's final verdict against the allegations that were used on the Israeli Spyware Company Pegasus. A bench of Justice headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana has stated that 'It is absolutely unethical and illegal to keep a track of personal cell phones from remote places without the permission of the concerned.'

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US and India Join Hands to Combat Illegal Telemarketing Industry
US and India Join Hands to Combat Illegal Telemarketing Industry
27 Oct, 2021

A massive crackdown against the illegal Indian telecalling industry has been chalked out to scrape out the fraudulent activities that include the cheating of US Citizens from India.

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Central Develops Guidelines to Prevent Cyber Attacks in Power Centres
Central Develops Guidelines to Prevent Cyber Attacks in Power Centres
19 Oct, 2021

The Central Government of India has now set guidelines for the electronic power sector in India to prevent cyber attacks. This step is believed to provide an ample benefit to the power industry and its various bodies. Read More to find out the lawful articles set in the framework.

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Student of IIT Kharagpur got arrested for Cyber Stalking and Morphing Nude Images
Student of IIT Kharagpur got arrested for Cyber Stalking and Morphing Nude Images
07 Oct, 2021

Kharagpur; 7 October, 2021: Delhi Police's Cyber Cell North District has arrested B-tech student of IIT Kharagpur in charge of Cyber Stalking and Morphing Nude Images of almost 50 minor girls.

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Is Your Data at Risk with Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram?
Is Your Data at Risk with Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram?
07 Oct, 2021

Suspense builds along the database security of the most celebrated Social Media platforms Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp. Read more to find if your data is safe or compromised.

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Dark Web Trap, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp Server Crashes…
Dark Web Trap, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp Server Crashes…
06 Oct, 2021

Kolkata; 04 October, 2021: Social Media operations of Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp server down for 6 hours without any prior notice to the users losing almost 7 Billion USD.

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Know How: File a Cyber Fraud Complaint Online
Know How: File a Cyber Fraud Complaint Online
01 Oct, 2021

Are you a victim of Cyber Crime? Do you know that reporting a cyber crime online through portal is as easy as ABC and also assures the chance of justice. You just need to have few simple documents with you to lodge a cyber fraud complaint.

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Whatsapp Now Encrypts Cloud Backups - Big Impact in Criminal Investigation
Whatsapp Now Encrypts Cloud Backups - Big Impact in Criminal Investigation
30 Sep, 2021

Whatsapp decides to make its cloud chat backup end-to-end encrypted. This step is being counted as a giant leap to look forward to user's privacy while holding the authority from tracking down the cases fraudulent.

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Dark Web Trap on Instagram
Dark Web Trap on Instagram
29 Sep, 2021

Instagram is one of the most used social media tools in the 21st century. Instagram has active accounts of almost 200 million which is in turn becomes a strong database for the blackhat hackers. The Dark We Trap on Instagram is spreading it's reach. Are you Safe?

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WFH and Lockdown Pushes Up Cybercrime. Read More for Govt Statistics in Cyber Crime Cases
WFH and Lockdown Pushes Up Cybercrime. Read More for Govt Statistics in Cyber Crime Cases
22 Sep, 2021

The pandemic situation and the practice of Work-from-Home has taken a heavy toll on the safety of the Cyber World. The numbers of crime in Cyber Security has drastically increased leading to compromise various information and data. Find out the rate of cyber crime increase in the last quarter.

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Telegram: The New Breeding Ground for Cyber Criminals
Telegram: The New Breeding Ground for Cyber Criminals
21 Sep, 2021

The term Cybercrime is the most fledging affair of concern as it is constantly making its graph steeper day-by-day. A recent survey by a credible source has come up with an interesting report which states that “Telegram” has been the most preferred destination for the cyber criminals.

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NATGRID - India's Answer to Rising Terrorism
NATGRID - India's Answer to Rising Terrorism
16 Sep, 2021

It was September, 2008 when terrorists from Lashkar-e-Taiba reached the port of Mumbai from Pakistan to lay siege to the city for the next 60 hours. With immediate mayhem, the City of Dreams shook by continuous blasts at the prominent point of Taj Hotels.

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RBI Latest Regulation - No More Sharing of Card Details While Buying Online
RBI Latest Regulation - No More Sharing of Card Details While Buying Online
13 Sep, 2021

Aren't you risking your credit or debit card details every time you put it on websites for online payments? How easy would it have been if a secret code provided to you could help you pay conveniently?

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Attention! Microsoft Azure Vulnerability: Change Your Database Keys Asap
Attention! Microsoft Azure Vulnerability: Change Your Database Keys Asap
10 Sep, 2021

A serious update came from Microsoft on Thursday warning thousands of clients using cloud computing services. Likewise, renowned companies all around the world were informed about the vulnerabilities. As stated by the cyber security experts, the hackers could have completely accessed the information to read, modify and even remove the database.

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Getting Discount Offers Through SMS, Be Aware!!!
Getting Discount Offers Through SMS, Be Aware!!!
09 Sep, 2021

Though concepts like SMS Header are not at all new when it comes to blast advertisement. SMS Header is basically an advertisement SMS created by a brand or a company with a unique combination of six characters that represent the particular brand or company. These SMSs reach a number of people at a time and help in boosting up a marketing strategy for the brand.

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Government to Ban VPN, Risks WFH
Government to Ban VPN, Risks WFH
06 Sep, 2021

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) is the most buzzed word when it comes to the usage of internet communication along with various organizations and its Work-from-Home systems. A dedicated tunnel of network that ensures the best possible security of data packets from the encoder to the decoder.

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Growing Numbers of Cyber Attacks In India In The Last 6 Months
Growing Numbers of Cyber Attacks In India In The Last 6 Months
06 Aug, 2021

India has become the new favorite for digital hackers. As reported by Check Point Research (CPR), in the last 6 months, the number of cyber attacks in India has tremendously grown. On an average, every week more than 1700 cyber attack cases have been encountered by Indian organizations.

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Google Updated Policy on User Privacy and Data Security
Google Updated Policy on User Privacy and Data Security
06 Aug, 2021

User security has been a key concern for many IT companies and other services. It was found that with the help of mobile apps, companies were accessing consumers' location and other information without their knowledge. Now, Google is coming with strict actions on this policy and have developed transparent app policies for developers.

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Shabana Azmi's Hacking Case Update: Maharashtra Police Arrested The Hackers With The Help Of 26 Graduates
Shabana Azmi's Hacking Case Update: Maharashtra Police Arrested The Hackers With The Help Of 26 Graduates
22 Jul, 2021

As we know, actor Shabana Azim got trapped by online hackers last month, which she also mentioned in her Twitter account awaring other people. Now, these hackers have been caught by the Maharashtra cyber police with the help of 26 graduates (the team also includes some IIT students).

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Indore Police Official Website Hacked: Pakistan Hackers Are Expected To Be Behind The Case
Indore Police Official Website Hacked: Pakistan Hackers Are Expected To Be Behind The Case
22 Jul, 2021

It was shocking to find that the official website of Indore police has been hacked, and that the hackers have put anti-Indian slogans out there. Not only "Pakistan Zindabad", but the hackers also used slogans like "Free Kashmir". The hackers have replaced the name and photos of the Indore Police official with these slogans.

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What's New In Instagram Safety Policy? Security Alerts To Prevent Your Account From Hacking
What's New In Instagram Safety Policy? Security Alerts To Prevent Your Account From Hacking
21 Jul, 2021

With the rising hacking activities on Instagram, the platform is waging with a new security alert in the app, that enables the users to keep their accounts updated and secure. This will include the info about the profile settings.

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Cybercrime Worth Rs 5 Crores - 12th Passed Student Caught
Cybercrime Worth Rs 5 Crores - 12th Passed Student Caught
13 Jul, 2021

A student from Ahmedabad who just passed higher secondary education is caught by local police for a cyber crime. The individual has used 25000 foreign individuals' data to steal money from their bank accounts.

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Technical Bugs In 50 Indian Govt. Websites
Technical Bugs In 50 Indian Govt. Websites
13 Jul, 2021

In a report submitted to National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) by Gujarat Police's Ahmedabad Cyber Cell confirmed technical bugs in 50 Indian government websites. These are serious flaws which need immediate attention.

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Highlights Of Critical Cyber Attacks In The Last One Year!
Highlights Of Critical Cyber Attacks In The Last One Year!
13 Jul, 2021

There is a lot that people have suffered from the last 1-2 years due to COVID. The whole world is struggling and there is nothing that we can think of, instead of hoping for the good days. Amidst the global pandemic, organizations and enterprises are going through the hard cyber security phase.

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How Apple's Latest Security Policy Helping The Android Platform
How Apple's Latest Security Policy Helping The Android Platform
09 Jul, 2021

Earlier this year, Apple has introduced the App Tracking Transparency (ATT), which allows users to have an extra layer of security in terms of using the iOS apps. That means, third-party marketers won't be able to track users’ location without their consent; a truly constructive feature of the Apple users.

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$70 Million Ransom Attack On 200 Companies In The US!
$70 Million Ransom Attack On 200 Companies In The US!
07 Jul, 2021

It is suspected that the famous russain cybercriminal group is behind the latest ransom attack, demanding 70 million US dollars and responsible for the 200 companies data leak in the US. The news came just weeks after the US President asked Russian government to take measures against cybercrimes.

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8 Joker Spyware Apps Removed From Google Play Store
8 Joker Spyware Apps Removed From Google Play Store
22 Jun, 2021

On 17th June 2021, Thursday, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. has discovered Joker malware-laced mobile apps on Google Play Store, with around 50,000 downloads. The spy utilizes users' data by linking them to ads and subscribing them to premium services without users’ consent.

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Vishing Attacks - Know About Voice Call Scams!
Vishing Attacks - Know About Voice Call Scams!
18 Jun, 2021

Our readers are well aware of phishing attacks which are generic and mostly operated by emails; to steal users' information or spread malware in the system. Similarly, vishing attacks are the advanced version of phishing attacks, but over the phone or a voice call.

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List Of Grievance Officer India: Social Media Platforms As Per New It Rules
List Of Grievance Officer India: Social Media Platforms As Per New It Rules
15 Jun, 2021

As we all know that Indian government and Social Media Companies are not having a good time in recent times. There was news of Twitter ban, Facebook limitations and much more. So, what's the update?

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Awareness Is Important: Second Covid-19 Wave Comes With A Series Of Cyber Attacks
Awareness Is Important: Second Covid-19 Wave Comes With A Series Of Cyber Attacks
02 Jun, 2021

The country is struggling from the second wave of covid-19 virus, and hackers are continuously attacking people with various cyber strains. Hackers are using the sentiment and baiting the public in the name of the PM covid relief fund. Similarly this time, attackers are targeting people under the picture of medicines and donations.

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Microsoft Warning! Beware Of Malware Email Attachments
Microsoft Warning! Beware Of Malware Email Attachments
02 Jun, 2021

Microsoft's security team has recently found a trojan malware attack that hackers are using to target users; the offenders are using pdf file attachments to lure them. Basically, users receive malicious pdf files in emails and when downloaded, a trojan named StrRAT enters into their system. It is a java-based remote access.

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Ransom Attack On Bose: Employee Data Leaked
Ransom Attack On Bose: Employee Data Leaked
31 May, 2021

According to reports by Bleeping Computer, Bose- the audio equipment company has confirmed the ransom attack, and possibly it has exposed some of the employees' data. Besides, an official complaint has been made by the company to New Hampshire's Office of Attorney General.

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Google Planning To Build Healthcare Algorithms Using 'Patient Data'
Google Planning To Build Healthcare Algorithms Using "Patient Data"
31 May, 2021

As reported by Wall Street Journal, Google has collaborated with HCA, a hospital chain in the US to track patient data and build healthcare algorithms.

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WhatsApp vs Govt of India Vs Lawsuit – An Open Discussion on Zee24Ghanta LIVE
WhatsApp vs Govt of India Vs Lawsuit – An Open Discussion on Zee24Ghanta LIVE
27 May, 2021

WhatsApp vs Govt of India Vs Lawsuit – An open discussion on Zee24Ghanta LIVE on 26th May 2021 at 8pm. Let us have some more insight.

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Ransom Attack On Us Largest Pipeline System: Hackers Got Usd 5 Million
Ransom Attack On Us Largest Pipeline System: Hackers Got Usd 5 Million
21 May, 2021

As many of the readers don't know, Colonial Pipeline is the largest pipeline system for refined oil products in the US. As reported, "Darkside", a cybercrime hacking group hacked into Colonial Pipeline systems and demanded ransom.

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Whatsapp Privacy Policy Deadline Is Over On 15th May 2021
Whatsapp Privacy Policy Deadline Is Over On 15th May 2021
18 May, 2021

Earlier this year, we all heard about the Whatsapp privacy policy controversy. According to the new policy, Whatsapp would be sharing users’ data with Facebook i.e. its parent company. Moreover, users’ denying accepting the new policy will have to quit the popular text messaging app.

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The Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Sms That Compromises Android Phones Spreading: Cyber Agency
The Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Sms That Compromises Android Phones Spreading: Cyber Agency
12 May, 2021

Cyber security agency has been alerted to be aware of the malicious and fake covid19 vaccine SMS. The agency has also stated that it makes entry into users’ android phones. Also, if a user opens the link or downloads that particular application, he might have to compromise his contact list in circulation.

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Insurance Policy Update For Covid-19 Recovered Patients
Insurance Policy Update For Covid-19 Recovered Patients
11 May, 2021

The world is still fighting against the global pandemic and people are worried about their lives. People were eagerly waiting for the vaccination; however, they are still found positive even having the complete doses of the vaccination.

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Be Aware: Your Old Cell Number Can Get You Hacked
Be Aware: Your Old Cell Number Can Get You Hacked
11 May, 2021

The data breach has become one of the most challenging issues in the world these days. Not only the giant organizations but even the common person’s cell phone is not safe. As per the data by Statista.com, the total number of data breach cases reported in the United States was more than 1000 in the year 2020.

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Cyber Security Update: Spams And Phishing In Q1, 2021
Cyber Security Update: Spams And Phishing In Q1, 2021
11 May, 2021

We are moving towards the end of the first half of 2021, and the world has already experienced so many cyber attacks this year. Each day, we get updates of cyber threats and data breach faced by the different companies and industries.

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Attention! 'Toxiceye' New Telegram Malware Attack
Attention! "Toxiceye" New Telegram Malware Attack
05 May, 2021

Hackers are targeting the social messaging app using malware, "ToxicEye" a Remote Access Trojan. The trojan will assist the hackers to access users' computers and control them. The reports have been confirmed by Check Point Software Technologies researchers.

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Cyber Attack On Big Basket Again: 20 Million Users Data Leaked
Cyber Attack On Big Basket Again: 20 Million Users Data Leaked
30 Apr, 2021

Things are not going pretty well for Big Basket. The company has already faced a hacking attack in November, and now again the online grocery company has encountered a cyber attack. The hacking group "Shiny Hunters" has leaked around 20 million Big Basket user data and made it available on Dark Web for free.

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Warning! Apple Computers Hit By Powerful Hack Attack: Update Your Systems Now
Warning! Apple Computers Hit By Powerful Hack Attack: Update Your Systems Now
30 Apr, 2021

It is tough for any IT company to prevent themselves from modern cyber criminals. Technology pays equal importance to organizations and the digital criminals. SImilarly, Apple, the international brand has come across a powerful cyber attack.

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Beware! Whatsapp Pink Is A Virus!
Beware! Whatsapp Pink Is A Virus!
21 Apr, 2021

WhatsApp Pink is a new virus being spread through WhatsApp groups. It disguises itself as an APK file that promises to download and install a Pink-coloured WhatsApp on the victim's phone.

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Domino's India: 10 Lakh Customer Credit Card Data Leak!
Domino's India: 10 Lakh Customer Credit Card Data Leak!
20 Apr, 2021

Domino's India is a popular pizza outlet in India and the brand has lakhs of trusted clients throughout the country. According to an Israel cyber security firm, the pizza making company is alleged to be a victim of a cyber attack.

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3rd Dose of COVID Vaccine: Pfizer CEO Explained
3rd Dose of COVID Vaccine: Pfizer CEO Explained
20 Apr, 2021

Pfizer CEO has come up with an important message that people who have taken the second pfizer corona vaccine dose, need to take the 3rd dose within 12 months. The announcement was made during a panel discussion hosted by CVS.

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Cheat Codes & Gaming Mods - Hackers Ruining Online Games & Gamer
Cheat Codes & Gaming Mods - Hackers Ruining Online Games & Gamer
19 Apr, 2021

Those who are passionate about video games are very familiar with "cheat code hacking", it's been beneficial when the playing becomes tough. These codes are being extensively used by gamers to enhance their performance; they have been noticed to be as popular among the cyber-criminal.

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500 Million Linkedin Data Compromised By Hackers!
500 Million Linkedin Data Compromised By Hackers!
19 Apr, 2021

As reported by Cyber News, 500 million users' data is accessed and put on sale on the internet. The stolen data includes Names, Email ids, Work information and Links to various social media accounts. The data is available for sale on a popular hacker's platform.

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Millions of Upstox Data Leak; Stock Broking Firm Cyber Attack
Millions of Upstox Data Leak; Stock Broking Firm Cyber Attack
15 Apr, 2021

Upstox is one of the leading stock broking firms in India. It ranks second after Zerodha, in terms of active users. The firm is connected with 2.5 million clients, and it is expected that their data has been leaked online. This could be the biggest KYC leak in the country.

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Fake Netflix Offer to Trap Users: Malware App on Play Store!
Fake Netflix Offer to Trap Users: Malware App on Play Store!
12 Apr, 2021

Humans have become so lustful that anyone can fool them by offering fake free offers. Recently, an app named "FlixOnline" was found with similar intentions. People have widely advertised the app on WhatsApp informing that the app is giving 2 months free Netflix subscription; that can be used anywhere in the world.

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533 Million Facebook Users' Data Leak for Free - Big Blow for Facebook!
533 Million Facebook Users' Data Leak for Free - Big Blow for Facebook!
07 Apr, 2021

In a recent major Facebook data breach case, around 533 million people’s details are alleged to be leaked on the net. According to the sources, the data is expected from about 100 countries, and the data is available for free online on the low-level hacking forums. The Facebook leaked data contains Names, Gender, Relationship Status, Occupation and Work details (date of joining, company name and others).

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AdaptiveMobile Security Unveiled Three Significant Vulnerabilities In The Way 5G Utilizes Oauth
AdaptiveMobile Security Unveiled Three Significant Vulnerabilities In The Way 5G Utilizes Oauth
06 Apr, 2021

The network slicing supports a specific mobile operator to split their network into several virtual blocks that offer multiple traffic resources. It is actually a logical block present in the 5G core network, allotted to private networks, machine to machine communication, automatic, streamlining, or a mobile virtual network operator

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Two Commits Found In PHP Git Server!
Two Commits Found In PHP Git Server!
02 Apr, 2021

Recently, some unknown offenders added a backdoor in the source code of the official PHP Git server. The incident has put the websites at risk of complete takeover using tained code. The open-source server codes were used to build websites.

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50 Million Ransom Demanded From Acer, the Computer Brand
50 Million Ransom Demanded From Acer, the Computer Brand
30 Mar, 2021

This is the largest ransom attack to date. Acer, the popular computer brand, was hit by a ransomware attack recently, to which the hackers have demanded USD 50 millions.

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Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Warning: Cybercriminals Ask For Bitcoins!
Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Warning: Cybercriminals Ask For Bitcoins!
29 Mar, 2021

Cybercriminals leave no space when it comes to frauds. Indeed, the crisis works as an opportunity for them. Similarly, as the world is a bit relaxed due to the release of the awaited COVID-19 vaccine, the cybercriminals have some other plans.

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Check Out The New Whatsapp Update: Encrypted Chat Backup!
Check Out The New Whatsapp Update: Encrypted Chat Backup!
17 Mar, 2021

As we know that WhatsApp caters End-to-End encryption for its messages and communication used on the platform. That means, whatever we share on the channel is private between the sender and the recipient. Hence, the security is inviolable, and it is near to impossible to steal the shared information.

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'Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks' - 5 Hacking Groups Are Suspected Behind
"Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks" - 5 Hacking Groups Are Suspected Behind
16 Mar, 2021

As described by the US government, five hacking groups are targeting Microsoft email servers. Out of these 5 groups, one is alleged to be from China.

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China Behind Mumbai Blackout? Know The Full Story!
China Behind Mumbai Blackout? Know The Full Story!
04 Mar, 2021

A huge power cut was observed by the public in Mumbai city. The trains were impacted and even the stock market was closed. Hospitals were running on back-up generators. All these happened at the coronavirus outbreak; which made the situation even challenging.

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VPN and privileged access management : The key technologies
VPN and privileged access management : The key technologies
02 Mar, 2021

Organisations have always invested in perimeter security as the endpoint was supposed to be in the trusted zone. Now with employees working from anywhere and everywhere, companies will invest a lot on endpoint security, as well as the authentication and authorisation tools and techniques. VPN, privileged access management, etc. will be the key technology.

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Important RBI Update on Your Bank Cards for Online Shopping!
Important RBI Update on Your Bank Cards for Online Shopping!
26 Feb, 2021

A big update has come from the Reserve Bank of India, the apex financial institution of India that online merchants and shopping platforms are not allowed to store the debit/credit card information of the users.

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Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrencies: Reason Explained!
Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrencies: Reason Explained!
25 Feb, 2021

The demand and popularity of cryptocurrency have led black hat hackers to get their hands on it. The illegal activists are using their computing power to mine Bitcoins. As per reports, the hackers have already started with their strategies.

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Beware! You Can Be Tracked With 'Favicons', Even In Incognito Mode!
Beware! You Can Be Tracked With "Favicons", Even In Incognito Mode!
22 Feb, 2021

Your movement on the internet is not secured anymore with 'Favicons'. Let's know about Supercookies - the tracking method.

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Shocking! Around 3 Billion Passwords Leaked Online - Google And Hotmail!
Shocking! Around 3 Billion Passwords Leaked Online - Google And Hotmail!
12 Feb, 2021

This is really important. If you are among the others who use Gmail, LinkedIn, Hotmail, and Netflix, you certainly need to read it carefully.

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Instagram Removed Hundreds Of Users From The Platform - Check Out The Reason!
Instagram Removed Hundreds Of Users From The Platform - Check Out The Reason!
10 Feb, 2021

Hundreds of Instagram accounts were put down by the popular social media app last Thursday. All these accounts were alleged of hacking and selling usernames. The action was taken after the company along with other social media services (including Twitter and Tiktok) investigated OGUsers; a community for digital buyers and sellers.

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Google Says North Korean Hackers Looked for Cyber Research
Google Says North Korean Hackers Looked for Cyber Research
01 Feb, 2021

Google says North Korean hackers backed by the government sought cyber research and are into stealing the same. Let's know more about it.

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DNSpooq Security Flaws - Millions of Devices Are Exposed To Hijackers
DNSpooq Security Flaws - Millions of Devices Are Exposed To Hijackers
27 Jan, 2021

Millions of devices are exposed to unethical hackers due to a serious DNA bug. People's data are at high risk now. Let's know more about it.

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Admissibility of WhatsApp chats in the eyes of law in India
Admissibility of WhatsApp chats in the eyes of law in India
27 Jan, 2021

Do WhatsApp chats serve the purpose as legal evidence? Let's know further how admissible WhatsApp chats are in the court of law in India.

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Don't Use Whatsapp If You're Uncomfortable - Delhi HC
Don't Use Whatsapp If You're Uncomfortable - Delhi HC
19 Jan, 2021

The battle cry of privacy is everywhere. This time, one of the most popular and widely used apps WhatsApp is under scrutiny due to its new privacy policy.

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Shocking! A Phishing Attack On Nidhi Razdan - Former NDTV Journalist!
Shocking! A Phishing Attack On Nidhi Razdan - Former NDTV Journalist!
18 Jan, 2021

We have entered the new year, and everyone is looking for a positive-going year— we all have waited for 2021. However, for some people, the bad luck continues.

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1.13 Crore Indian Users' Data On Sale At Dark Web
1.13 Crore Indian Users' Data On Sale At Dark Web
12 Jan, 2021

Cybercriminals are rapidly turning their way to India. After the recent JusPay data breach confirmation, another 3 Indian companies got exploited by the black hat hackers. It is expected that around 1.3 crore users' data were breached from these companies.

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Is It The End of Whatsapp?
Is It The End of Whatsapp?
11 Jan, 2021

Yes, we are talking about our favourite messenger app, "WhatsApp". The application is so popular and needful that every smartphone user has it on their device. The disagreement started among the users as the company issued their updated terms and privacy policies.

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Leading Gaming Firms At Risk - Know The Full Story!
Leading Gaming Firms At Risk - Know The Full Story!
11 Jan, 2021

Shockingly, around half a million employees' credentials were breached and put on sale at Dark Web. As per reports of KELA, a threat intelligence agency, the data comprises employees of top 25 gaming firms. The gaming industry is on the top list of these illegal activists who harvest and sell confidential data at Dark Web.

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Check Out The Amazon And Swiggy's Data Breach Instance
Check Out The Amazon And Swiggy's Data Breach Instance
07 Jan, 2021

Do you know how Amazon and Swiggy process their payments on their platform, and is it really safe?

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Stop Using 'Adobe Flash Player': Uninstall it today!
Stop Using "Adobe Flash Player": Uninstall it today!
05 Jan, 2021

Adobe has officially announced the shutdown of Adobe Flash Player and requested users to stop using it. Besides, the organisation advised people to avoid any third party website or application to download the same, as it can put them at risk.

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6.5 Lakhs Facebook Accounts Got Hacked - FB Sponsor Ad Phishing
6.5 Lakhs Facebook Accounts Got Hacked - FB Sponsor Ad Phishing
05 Jan, 2021

A global ad phishing campaign has been detected by cyber security researchers. Over 6.15 lakh Facebook user accounts across 50 countries have been compromised via exploiting the pages of GitHub.

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'Data Protection' Bill Got Cancelled, Need Amendments - Rajeev Chandrasekhar (MP, BJP)
"Data Protection" Bill Got Cancelled, Need Amendments - Rajeev Chandrasekhar (MP, BJP)
24 Dec, 2020

As confirmed by Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar - a BJP MP, the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) has redrawn the Data Protection Bill. Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar confirmed the announcement at the Global Technology Summit 2020 event organized by Carnegie India.

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Be Aware Of The Flipkart Big Billion Day Scam!
Be Aware Of The Flipkart Big Billion Day Scam!
24 Dec, 2020

Online scams are rapidly growing in India. Scammers are getting clever and using different strategies to put people into their trap. Moreover, these illegal activists have entered into our smartphones without our knowledge - they are not limited to the email inbox.

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Recent Ransomware Attacks: Latest Ransomware Attack News in 2020
Recent Ransomware Attacks: Latest Ransomware Attack News in 2020
22 Dec, 2020

It'll cover 24 of the most recent ransomware attacks (so far) in 2020 - what they were and who they impacted - as well as some of the latest news and trends in ransomware attacks.

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The Reason, Why Google Services Got Stopped (Youtube, Gmail, Docs And Others)
The Reason, Why Google Services Got Stopped (Youtube, Gmail, Docs And Others)
17 Dec, 2020

As we all know that Google services like YouTube, Gmail, Docs, and others faced outrage on Monday, 14th December 2020. All these services were down for around 45 minutes. The outrage impacted users all around the globe.

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Gmail Data Breach Warning - 14th December Gmail Crisis
Gmail Data Breach Warning - 14th December Gmail Crisis
15 Dec, 2020

Yesterday, millions of Gmail users experienced a server down across the globe. For around an hour, Gmail, YouTube, Google Assistant, and Google Docs were out of service after being hit with a widespread outage (502 Error).

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Update Your Google Chrome Browser, An Urgent Warning From CERT-IN
Update Your Google Chrome Browser, An Urgent Warning From CERT-IN
15 Dec, 2020

CERT-IN (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) has warned internet users in India about major security vulnerability in the Chrome browser. This is one of the biggest chrome updates issued by Google.

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Risk To Microsoft Users - 58 Security Vulnerabilities Found
Risk To Microsoft Users - 58 Security Vulnerabilities Found
15 Dec, 2020

Microsoft is always concerned about the security of its users. The company timely releases the Tuesday patches to keep their system strong and flawless. Likewise, Microsoft releases fixes for 58 new security vulnerabilities for 11 of its products and services.

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Bumble, The Dating Site - A Risk To Your Personal Data
Bumble, The Dating Site - A Risk To Your Personal Data
01 Dec, 2020

Bumble is one of the popular dating sites used globally. With the growing popularity, it has also set up interest among cybercriminals. Recently, security vulnerability has been noticed in the platform which could lead to data risks for around 100 million users.

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'Who Visited My Facebook Profile' App to Hack Facebook Account
"Who Visited My Facebook Profile" App to Hack Facebook Account
30 Nov, 2020

Cybercriminals, posing as social media or SEO assistants, tricked millions of Facebook users. Firstly, they ask the victims to provide their Facebook credentials via a tool that will show who visits their Facebook profiles.

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India Banned 43 Chinese Apps. Know The Reasons
India Banned 43 Chinese Apps. Know The Reasons
25 Nov, 2020

In July 2020, the Government of India banned 43 Chinese apps with one massive stroke of restriction. Many believe it was an act of retaliation for the brutal killing of our twenty soldiers in the Galwan valley by the Chinese soldiers. Well, that is not the only reason. The decision deals with a huge range of threats that these apps inflicted on our society as well as national security.

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Cyber attack In Ghaziabad's Hospital - Is It Google?
Cyber attack In Ghaziabad's Hospital - Is It Google?
20 Nov, 2020

Google is a search engine and provides various internet amenities to its users for advancement and betterment (Gmail, Google Maps, Google Drive, and many others). The renowned organizations never entertain hackers or any malicious activities. Google is a symbol of trust for corporate.

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Data Breach - BigBasket, Indian Online Marketplace!
Data Breach - BigBasket, Indian Online Marketplace!
19 Nov, 2020

BigBasket is an emerging online platform in India helping consumers to buy daily household goods at attractive discounts. Recently, it was found that the exciting platform falls in a controversy of a data breach of its consumers' information, which was sold on the Dark web.

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Google Project Zero Has Identified a Windows Bug
Google Project Zero Has Identified a Windows Bug
10 Nov, 2020

Google project zero has observed security vulnerability and reported the same in just 7 days. The bug identified as CVE-2020-17087, a Windows Kernel Cryptography Drive bug, exploited for privilege escalation such as sandbox escape.

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Apple Security Update - 3 New Vulnerabilities Found!
Apple Security Update - 3 New Vulnerabilities Found!
10 Nov, 2020

The flaws were found in the FontParser and kernel which were rolled out in various devices (Pad, macOS, iOS and watchOS). The vulnerability benefits the adversaries with arbitrary codes and executes the malware at the kernel-level.

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'Among Us' - Online Game Faced Spam Attacks
"Among Us" - Online Game Faced Spam Attacks
05 Nov, 2020

Recently, people have found excessive spam messages in their gaming chatbox. People from all around the globe have been irritated by this attack. Generally, they were getting random messages to subscribe to a YouTube channel named Eric Loris.

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Mithaas - The Sweet Company Hit by Ransomware
Mithaas - The Sweet Company Hit by Ransomware
04 Nov, 2020

Mithaas, one of the renowned sweets sellers in India, has recently been trapped by ransom attackers. As per Mithaas Sweets management, the computer servers were hacked which results in 5 years of data loss.

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Ransomware Attacks on PTI Servers
Ransomware Attacks on PTI Servers
04 Nov, 2020

PTI (Press Trust of India) computer servers have experienced an immense ransom attack. The attacks lead to an interruption in their operation and delay in delivering news to their Indian subscribers. Moreover, it took an all-night endeavor by the engineers to restore it.

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Microsoft - 2 Serious Windows Vulnerabilities Found!
Microsoft - 2 Serious Windows Vulnerabilities Found!
03 Nov, 2020

Recently, Microsoft has found 2 serious remote code Windows vulnerabilities which could majorly affect the Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code. Fortunately, the patches were quickly detected and resolved, before it could make an impact on the system.

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How Can We Prevent Our Debit Card From Being Hacked?
How Can We Prevent Our Debit Card From Being Hacked?
02 Nov, 2020

Do not hand it over to anyone at a restaurant or petrol pump. Ask to swipe in front of your eyes. Ask to bring the POS in front of you. Do not allow the guy to go out of your sight taking away your debit card. He can take photos of both sides of the debit card and use it on ecommerce sites without OTP or PIN.

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IRDAI - Developing Insurance Plans For Cyber Security Risks
IRDAI - Developing Insurance Plans For Cyber Security Risks
29 Oct, 2020

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an autonomous body dealing with regulating and promoting the insurance industry in India. It is true to say that it controls the insurance companies in the country.

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Hackers Hacked Into 50,000 Home CCTV; Learn How To Protect Your CCTV
Hackers Hacked Into 50,000 Home CCTV; Learn How To Protect Your CCTV
19 Oct, 2020

As reported, around 50,000 home cameras are claimed to be hacked by an unknown hacking group. Moreover, cybercriminals have stolen the video clips and pictures, and uploaded some of it on the internet.

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Microsoft Alerts Users About The New Android Ransomware
Microsoft Alerts Users About The New Android Ransomware
19 Oct, 2020

Microsoft has alerted its users about the new mobile phone ransomware attack. The ransomware takes advantage of the incoming call notifications and the android home button to get stored behind the locked screen.

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New Bugs Reported In Apple Software
New Bugs Reported In Apple Software
14 Oct, 2020

A team of five security researchers has worked and monitored the Apple online security services for 3 months (July to September), and found a total of 55 flaws. Out of these 55 flaws, 11 vulnerabilities are indicated as severe critical.

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UGC Fake Universities List Update: 24 Universities Found From Different States
UGC Fake Universities List Update: 24 Universities Found From Different States
12 Oct, 2020

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has issued an updated report stating the names of the fake universities running in the country. The list reveals a total of 24 universities from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha and other states.

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The cyber threat to Bollywood actor Pooja Bedi
The cyber threat to Bollywood actor Pooja Bedi
08 Oct, 2020

Bollywood actor Pooja Bedi is the latest cyberattack victim in the country. It is reported that a cybercriminal group has threatened to hack her website (www.happysoul.in) and sell drugs on the platform if she denies paying the ransom amount.

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Interesting Move From Google Playstore - Paytm App Is Removed From The Platform
Interesting Move From Google Playstore - Paytm App Is Removed From The Platform
28 Sep, 2020

Yes, it is true. Google Playstore removed Paytm from the platform due to its "Fantasy Game offering", on Friday, 18th September.

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179 Arrested Under Dark Web International Operation
179 Arrested Under Dark Web International Operation
25 Sep, 2020

DisrupTor, a result of the cyber operation conducted by the international security agencies against the Dark Web vendors and buyers. As a result, 179 Dark Web vendors were arrested across the US and Europe. These vendors are alleged of selling illegal items on the Dark Web platform.

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A Drastic Increase In Cyber Attacks, Hackers Are Everywhere!
A Drastic Increase In Cyber Attacks, Hackers Are Everywhere!
21 Sep, 2020

The coronavirus has been proved as a threat to technology and online businesses. It has affected many enterprises— many of which have also reached the shutdown point. Start-ups and medium scale businesses have found it hard to survive amidst COVID-19.

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Alibaba, A Digital Threat To Indian Users?
Alibaba, A Digital Threat To Indian Users?
21 Sep, 2020

According to various intelligence sources, it is being said that Alibaba, the trusted wholesale chinese marketplace is stealing data of Indian people. Around 72 India based servers are alleged in the data breach, sending the information to China.

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FBI Updated Their Cyber's Most Wanted List - 5 Chinese Hackers In The List
FBI Updated Their Cyber's Most Wanted List - 5 Chinese Hackers In The List
21 Sep, 2020

The US government has reported charges against 5 cyber criminals supported by the Chinese States. Along with the 5 members, 2 Malaysian hackers are also included in the list. As per the investigation, these criminals have accessed around 100 companies worldwide.

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CISA Alert: Cyber Attacks On Popular Network Devices In The US, Carried By Chinese Groups
CISA Alert: Cyber Attacks On Popular Network Devices In The US, Carried By Chinese Groups
21 Sep, 2020

CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) has reported that from the past one year, chinese cyber criminals are scanning US government network devices. The security agency has released an alert informing about the cyber group which is meant to be connected with China's Ministry of State Security (MSS).

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Magento 1.X Under Cyber (Magecart) Attack
Magento 1.X Under Cyber (Magecart) Attack
17 Sep, 2020

If you are running an online store e-commerce business, then this post is for you. This is a lesson for us - Why it is so important to perform regular updates on our e-commerce sites!

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Chinese Eyes On Indian Politicians And Business Tycoons
Chinese Eyes On Indian Politicians And Business Tycoons
14 Sep, 2020

As per reports, it is confirmed that around 10,000 renowned Indians are under the watch of China. The data includes politicians, sportspersons, actors, businesspersons, judiciary and journalists. The Chinese government is monitoring these individuals and organizations closely in their database.

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Legit Cloud Tools Used For Cybercrimes
Legit Cloud Tools Used For Cybercrimes
14 Sep, 2020

Team TMT cyber criminal group is back with their unique strategy to attack the cloud infrastructure. This time, they have used a legal way to reach their mischief desire.

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Indian Companies Are The New Cyber Attack Hub In The World
Indian Companies Are The New Cyber Attack Hub In The World
11 Sep, 2020

The Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2020 has put out a serious concern for Indian companies. The report ranked India as the top victims of the cyber attacks, compared to the other developed nations amidst COVID-19. The companies have also mentioned that their IT costs have immensely grown in the last few months (almost double) due to the cyber attacks.

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Real Mango Software - The IRCTC Ticketing App Racket
Real Mango Software - The IRCTC Ticketing App Racket
10 Sep, 2020

Railway Protection Force (RPF) Patna, has uncovered some essential points from a ticket broker who has hacked the IRCTC website to book tickets. The RPF took the individual into custody on Monday and got some crucial information from him.

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PM Modi's Twitter Account Got Hacked
PM Modi's Twitter Account Got Hacked
03 Sep, 2020

The Prime Minister's personal website's Twitter account (@narendramodi_in) had been hacked by a hacker named John Wick. Several tweets have been taken down which were urging people to donate in the PM Relief Fund, a recently created fund against the backdrop of COVID - 19 crisis, in cryptocurrency.

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Uber Covered Up a Data Breach
Uber Covered Up a Data Breach
03 Sep, 2020

The former Chief Security Officer of Uber, Joe Sullivan has been charged for covering a massive data breach in 2016. They paid $100000 to hackers for keeping the incident secret. The recent press release of the U.S. Dept. of Justice states "Sullivan took deliberate steps to conceal, deflect, and mislead the Federal Trade Commission about the breach."

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Why Microsoft new security update is important for you - Windows 8.1, Window RT 8.1, and Server 2012 R2
Why Microsoft new security update is important for you - Windows 8.1, Window RT 8.1, and Server 2012 R2
01 Sep, 2020

If you are a Microsoft operating system user, it is intrinsic to know that recently, the organization discovered two unrevealed security risks namely: CVE-2020-1530 and CVE-2020-1537. With an immediate effect, Microsoft announced an emergency update for Window 8.1, Window RT 8.1 and Server 2012 R2.

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Qbot is Back!
Qbot is Back!
31 Aug, 2020

Qbot (a banking trojan that steals bank account credentials and financial information). This time, it's mainly targeting the military, government, and manufacturing sectors.

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Smart Phones Containing Malware Aims To Steal Money
Smart Phones Containing Malware Aims To Steal Money
27 Aug, 2020

Security researchers have found some low-cost Chinese smart phones ship with malware that aims to steal your money. The low-cost Techno W2 smartphone has shipped with a malware that subscribes to paid services to steal the user's money. The budget smartphone sells in African countries like Egypt, Ghana, and South Africa along with Indonesia and Myanmar.

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Is Google Drive safe?
Is Google Drive safe?
26 Aug, 2020

When it comes to cloud storage, be it saving personal information, confidential company details or sensitive data, people rely on Google Drive greatly.

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WhatsApp Hijack Mode Is On
WhatsApp Hijack Mode Is On
26 Aug, 2020

Maharashtra cyber, the state's nodal cyber security agency recently issued an advisory against a "WhatsApp hijack fraud" targeting users.

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Gmail Goes Down Globally - Users Unable To Send Their Files and Attachments
Gmail Goes Down Globally - Users Unable To Send Their Files and Attachments
21 Aug, 2020

In this year August 20 on Thursday the Gmail suffered massive outrage worldwide with many users complaining that they could not send any attachments or documents while the other few reported that they have not been able to log in at all. Popular outrage tracking portal down detector has reported that user reports indicate Google is having problems since 1:16 AM EDT.

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Ransomware Attacks Largest Cruise Line, 5M Data Stolen
Ransomware Attacks Largest Cruise Line, 5M Data Stolen
20 Aug, 2020

The largest cruise line in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack, with customer data also believed to have been accessed. Carnival corporation which operates more than 100 vessels across 10 different brands that include Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, and Costa cruises with over 150,000 employees and 13 milion guests annually notified the U.S. Securities and exchange commission(SEC) this week after detecting the attack on 15th August where the threat actors accessed and encrypted a portion of one brand's information technology systems. They also downloaded files from the company's network.

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New Vulnerability Allows Spying On Phone Calls
New Vulnerability Allows Spying On Phone Calls
18 Aug, 2020

Team of academic has detailed this week vulnerability in the voice LTE (VOLTE) protocol that can be used to break the encryption on 4g voice calls. Today in present a new attack called REVOLTE that could let remote attackers break encryption used by voice calls and spy on targeted phone calls.

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Chinese Guy Running Gambling Operation in India
Chinese Guy Running Gambling Operation in India
14 Aug, 2020

On 14 august 2020, a Chinese national with his three Indian associates have been arrested in a crackdown on an illegal gambling racket. After launching into the allegations money laundering against different Chinese nationals and their associate based on India by the income tax department. The alleged gambling was organised by different companies under umbrella of China based firm called BejingT Power Company.

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On The Dark Web the Data of UberEats Were Leaked
On The Dark Web the Data of UberEats Were Leaked
13 Aug, 2020

User records of UberEats, an American online food ordering service, have been leaked by a threat actor.

On Dark Web, a Cyber security firm came across the data after its dark web and deep monitoring. UberEats is an American online food order and dispatch service that was launched by Uber in 2014.

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CWT Travel Giant Pays $4.5 Million Ransom to Cyber
CWT Travel Giant Pays $4.5 Million Ransom to Cyber
10 Aug, 2020

In the month of July U.S travel management firm CWT paid $4.5 million this week to the hackers' stolen reams of sensitive corporate files and said they had knocked 30,000 computers offline, according to a record of the ransom negotiations seen by Reuters. The attackers used a strain ransomware called Ragnar locker, which encrypts computer files and renders them unusable until the victim pays to be restored.

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Intel Hacked, Canon May Fall Next - Major Data Breach
Intel Hacked, Canon May Fall Next - Major Data Breach
07 Aug, 2020

In today a Twitter user leaked a report that 20GB worth of confidential Intel documents stored on file sharing service documents that the twitter users claimed they received from an unknown hacker. According to the leaker, the folder contains classified information under NDA, and the hacker who provided the documents to the leaker said they had obtained the files earlier this year. The files have been posted publicly anywhere before the hackers are supposed to prepare to release more Intel data.

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Behind The High Profile Twitter Hacked There is A 17 Year Old Boy Pretended To Be A Twitter Employee
Behind The High Profile Twitter Hacked There is A 17 Year Old Boy Pretended To Be A Twitter Employee
06 Aug, 2020

In the previous month there was a bitcoin and crypto currency attack using top high profile men. The biggest security breach with accounts of former US president Barack Obama, US presidential nominee Joe Biden, Tesla founder Elon Musk, Musician Kayne West and Apple among others, hacked and used to post links to bitcoin scam. Once the accounts have been taken over, the hackers then send requests so that if bitcoin were sent to the accounts they would be doubled and returned.

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Cybercriminals Are Attacking On Amazon Account and Stole Goods and Private Details
Cybercriminals Are Attacking On Amazon Account and Stole Goods and Private Details
05 Aug, 2020

One of the most dangerous is that cybercriminals are exploiting the retails giant's prime now service, where customers can get items like games consoles. Recently, AARP recounted several scams where cybercriminals posed Amazon's customer service or security team as a ploy to steal your personal information. Security experts have raised serious concerns about how easy it is for fraudsters to hack into Amazon accounts.

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Hackers Are Hijacking Credentials Email Data Create Specialized Economy
Hackers Are Hijacking Credentials Email Data Create Specialized Economy
31 Jul, 2020

Recently cybercriminals are getting active because during this pandemic situation all the country are following lockdown so the people are doing work from home so the people are busy using social media platform and hackers are getting stealthier and findings new ways of remain undetected and hijacking accounts for long period of time stealing the vital information and sending spam mails to different e-mail id's.

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Today Government Has Banned 47 More Chinese Apps in India
Today Government Has Banned 47 More Chinese Apps in India
27 Jul, 2020

Today the government has banned 47 more Chinese apps in India. In the previous month more than 58 Chinese apps were banned by the government to protect our country from national interest and security including most popular apps like TikTok.

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Women, be alert. Cyber Revenge is the new cyber crime
Women, be alert. Cyber Revenge is the new cyber crime
27 Jul, 2020

Cyber Revenge in simpler words a vengeance sought online. The concept of cyber revenge has become one of the greatest threats to commoners in recent times. It is the distribution of sexually explicit image or video of individuals without their consent. More vividly it has led to the defamination of young girls and women in general. The doctored photos are being uploaded, followed by numerous monetary frauds, cyber revenge ranks second in number of registered cases while in some states. Cyber Revenge crimes top in list. Read the article to know more about the menace and possible solutions.

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Beware Of Fake Google Chrome Update a New Tool for Hackers to Control over Your System
Beware Of Fake Google Chrome Update a New Tool for Hackers to Control over Your System
24 Jul, 2020

In these pandemic situations the hackers are more active and try to hack as many servers as possible. A few days early we saw that several high profiles were hacked in Twitter.

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Beware Malicious Android Malware Affecting Android Apps and Stealing Personal Details but You Need Not To Delete These Apps
Beware Malicious Android Malware Affecting Android Apps and Stealing Personal Details but You Need Not To Delete These Apps
20 Jul, 2020

A new threat discovered by security researchers PayPal, Gmail, Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok are just a few of the hugely popular apps targeted by the latest Android malware but fortunately, it's pretty to stay safe.

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India & Israel Sign Agreement to Expand Collaboration In Dealing With Cyberthreats
India & Israel Sign Agreement to Expand Collaboration In Dealing With Cyberthreats
17 Jul, 2020

India & Israel have signed an agreement expand collaboration in dealing with cyberthreats rapid increased in digitisation due to coronavirus situation that exposed the vulnerabilities of the virtual world.

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Best Mobile Apps Users Should Know About
Best Mobile Apps Users Should Know About
17 Jul, 2020

"MADE IN CHINA". A very common sentence in every Indian's life, but aren't we ignorant enough to not realize how we are slowly dependent on it. Does it not strike a lighting when we talk about self-dependence, this word should equally applicable to the things we use in our daily life. Indians are considered to be the most brilliant minds around globe.

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Several High Profile Twitter Accounts Hacked In Massive Security Breach
Several High Profile Twitter Accounts Hacked In Massive Security Breach
17 Jul, 2020

On 15th July 2020, a wide range of celebrity & brand accounts started tweeting out a message promoting a crypto giveaway in which funds sent to a specified bitcoin wallet would send back double the amount of the user and in social media platform this attack is one of the biggest cyber attacks in history.

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Cybercriminals are exploiting inactive domain to launch malvertising campaigns
Cybercriminals are exploiting inactive domain to launch malvertising campaigns
16 Jul, 2020

Even a dormant or inactive domain can turn bad and begin pointing to partner program pages, phishing sites, or even malware. According to Kaspersky, researchers found about 100 websites for sale on one of the world's biggest auction platforms, and these sites redirect visitors to over 2500 unexpected & unwanted URLs.

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Remove China Apps Taken down: Google's Explains Why the App Is Removed from Play Store
Remove China Apps Taken down: Google's Explains Why the App Is Removed from Play Store
13 Jul, 2020

In a recent development, Google removed the Remove China Apps from the Google Play Store. This came into effect immediately after Google removed India's Mitron app, the so-called rival of the Tiktok app from China. The incident of these removals from the Play Store was first noticed by Indian Express.

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Mitron App Account Takeover Susceptibility: Unearthed
Mitron App Account Takeover Susceptibility: Unearthed
13 Jul, 2020

The popularity of the Mitron app has been phenomenal as more than 5 million users downloaded it in their Smartphones since it got launched. The experts believe that is India's reply to the popular Chinese app Tiktok. However, the app development professionals believe that Mitron App has some vulnerabilities that need to be fixed before it reaches further users.

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Google Just Banned 25 More Android Apps & Now You Need To Delete Them From Your Phone
Google Just Banned 25 More Android Apps & Now You Need To Delete Them From Your Phone
08 Jul, 2020

As reported by ZDNet, the latest attack is a very serious one, as it's able to target users of facebook with personal details & credentials stolen by hackers from our social network account.

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Beware Of New Phishing Scam That's Attacking Our Google Calendar
Beware Of New Phishing Scam That's Attacking Our Google Calendar
07 Jul, 2020

Recently Kaspersky researches say that users can safeguard themselves by turning off the automatic adding of invites to our Google calendar app.

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WARNING---Apple Suddenly Catches Tik-Tok Secretly Spying On Millions of I-Phone Users
WARNING---Apple Suddenly Catches Tik-Tok Secretly Spying On Millions of I-Phone Users
30 Jun, 2020

TikTok has been found to be stealing information from your iPhone, which can include banking transactions, passwords and confidential files. With so many celebrities using TikTok, find out how vulnerable you are.

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Can TCS allow 75% of their employees to work from home by 2025? The answer is probably a NO
Can TCS allow 75% of their employees to work from home by 2025? The answer is probably a NO
18 Jun, 2020

Allowing to work from home is a very good option at the present situation, but it has some difficulties in the aspect of proper computer system, network security, consistent power supply, high speed internet, code and software piracy, PCI DSS compliance, etc. Are we moving more towards WFH, or is this a hype which is bound to fail.

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Korean Hackers Claim to Breech ZEE5 Databases
Korean Hackers Claim to Breech ZEE5 Databases
17 Jun, 2020

An Indian entertainment giant ZEE5 faced a serious threat in June 2020, when a self-declared group of hackers 'Korean Hackers' or 'John Wick' claimed to have hacked the huge databases of ZEE5.

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Huge Security Breach Detected-13,000+ VIVO Phone Detected With Same IMEI Number
Huge Security Breach Detected-13,000+ VIVO Phone Detected With Same IMEI Number
16 Jun, 2020

A major scam or security breach has been detected by the Meerut Police officials in Uttar Pradesh. They have found more than 13,000 (13,557 to be more precise) Vivo handsets running with the same International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI).

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Government of India Bans WeTransfer
Government of India Bans WeTransfer
09 Jun, 2020

It happened when the government decides to ban the WeTransfer website in India. According to a news report appearing in Mumbai Mirror, the instructions have been put into force with immediate effect. WeTransfer has been a popular file-sharing website that was fairly popular among Indian users. As per a report, the website allowed transferring huge files with anyone without having a paid account.

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Google Gets Rid Of 813 Creepware from Android Play Store
Google Gets Rid Of 813 Creepware from Android Play Store
05 Jun, 2020

In a drastic decision, Google has removed more than 813 creepware apps from the official Android Play Store. This step comes only after Google received research reports from a group of academics that were busy in their work to find the activities and impact of Creepware.

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Niti Aayog Open Sourced Arogya Setu App for Bug Bounty Program
Niti Aayog Open Sourced Arogya Setu App for Bug Bounty Program
02 Jun, 2020

Responding to the privacy concerns by renowned tech experts in the country, Niti Aayog, in a landmark move, has open-sourced the code of Arogya Setu App, an app developed by the Government Of India to track and monitor the happenings related to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Truecaller Data Compromised; Hacker Puts Data for Sale for INR 75,000
Truecaller Data Compromised; Hacker Puts Data for Sale for INR 75,000
01 Jun, 2020

Hacked! User data of more than 4.75 crore of Indian professionals have been compromised yet another time. This time, the hacker targeted the data from Truecaller, one of the most popular data service providers in India and abroad.

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Welcome Lockdown 4, As the World Awaits a Total Cyber Chaos
Welcome Lockdown 4, As the World Awaits a Total Cyber Chaos
19 May, 2020

India is experiencing the fourth instalment of the national lockdown to combat corona virus from Monday, 18thMay 2020. It has been nearly two months that we been masked and marooned on our individual islands executing our personal and professional duties in equal measure.

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A Bolt from the Blue: Thunderbolt Shortcoming Makes PC Hacking Easy
A Bolt from the Blue: Thunderbolt Shortcoming Makes PC Hacking Easy
15 May, 2020

Computers installed with Intel's Thunderbolt ports are vulnerable to hands-on hacking attempts due to security issues in its hardware interface, according to research by BjörnRuytenberg, a security researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands.

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Chrome Browser Doubles up as Hacker's Hot Pad
Chrome Browser Doubles up as Hacker's Hot Pad
14 May, 2020

A cyber security researcher Matthew Bryant has released a Chrome extension called 'CursedChrome' that can turn the Chrome browser into a hacker's proxy bot. Though, there is another tool to avoid active attacks through such extensions.

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Samsung Confirms Security Threats For Galaxy Mobile Phones After 2014 Edition
Samsung Confirms Security Threats For Galaxy Mobile Phones After 2014 Edition
13 May, 2020

If you have a Samsung Galaxy Phone with versions from 2014, then you may have a reason to worry. This happens mainly because of Samsung's acceptance of a massive security threat that all Galaxy Mobile phones are likely to encounter, that were manufactured and marketed after 2014.

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Targeted Ransomware Attack Panics The Taiwanese Organizations
Targeted Ransomware Attack Panics The Taiwanese Organizations
12 May, 2020

The world is changing fast, especially due to the recent pandemic COVID-19. The leading organizations plan to leave China for their role in the spread of the pandemic. Till now, quite a few organizations have declared their move to Taiwan and it is here that the incident has hit.

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An Overview Of Data Theft at Unacademy
An Overview Of Data Theft at Unacademy
11 May, 2020

The news of data theft at Unacademy has struck the world with wonder as well as uncertainty. The news piece said that the academy faced a major setback when the hackers took away the database of more than 22 million users that the academy used to manage.

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Critical Vulnerability Affects Data Centre Security across a Multitude
Critical Vulnerability Affects Data Centre Security across a Multitude
07 May, 2020

Salt is a powerful Python-based automation and remote execution engine which allows users to issue commands to multiple machines directly.

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Whatsapp's Security Quotient Enhanced Amidst Increased Cyber Risk
Whatsapp's Security Quotient Enhanced Amidst Increased Cyber Risk
06 May, 2020

As federal entities of UK, USA and Australia are engaged in socio-political spat over the pros and cons of end to end encryption, Whatsapp, which was a strong supporter of the same, has been fuelled by two back to back security enhancers lately, which is all set to affect its massive user base worldwide.

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Anonymous Actors Wreck Panic with International Entities
Anonymous Actors Wreck Panic with International Entities
27 Apr, 2020

According to the SITE Intelligence Group, which checks online extremism and terrorist activities, anonymous activists have exposed nearly 25,000 email addresses and passwords allegedly belonging to the National Institutes of Health, the World Health Organization, the Gates Foundation and other groups working towards global abolishing of COVID-19.

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US Offers Whopping Rewards for Tracing North Korean Hackers
US Offers Whopping Rewards for Tracing North Korean Hackers
23 Apr, 2020

The United States agencies have released a joint advisory reminding the world about the 'significant cyber threat' posed by North Korean state-sponsored hackers to the global banking and financial institutions.

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ZOOM Accounts on Sale in Numbers on Dark Web
ZOOM Accounts on Sale in Numbers on Dark Web
21 Apr, 2020

Zoom is the new doom for the netizens, thanks to the spread of the COVID-19 virus all over the world.

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Zero Day Exploits, the Latest Cyber Hacking Instrument on the Rise
Zero Day Exploits, the Latest Cyber Hacking Instrument on the Rise
17 Apr, 2020

The year 2019 has witnessed more number of cyber attacks using Zero-Day vulnerabilities than its 3 preceding years.

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Credit Card Skimming In the Times of COVID-19
Credit Card Skimming In the Times of COVID-19
16 Apr, 2020

According to a report from Malwarebytes, web skimming attacks have increased by 26 percent in March alone compared to previous months.

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A New IoT Threat Malware Named Dark Nexus Discovered In the Wild
A New IoT Threat Malware Named Dark Nexus Discovered In the Wild
15 Apr, 2020

Recently cyber security researchers have discovered an IoT botnet threat that leverages corrupted smart devices to stage 'distributed denial-of-service' attacks, potentially triggered on-demand through platforms offering DDoS-for-hire services.

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Russian Telco Hijacks Internet Traffic for Google, AWS, CloudFlare among Others
Russian Telco Hijacks Internet Traffic for Google, AWS, CloudFlare among Others
10 Apr, 2020

Traffic meant for more than 200 of the world's largest content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud hosting providers has been siphoned by Rostelecom, Russia's state-owned telecommunications provider.

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Visiting a Website Can Be Hackingly Harmful For Your Digital Device
Visiting a Website Can Be Hackingly Harmful For Your Digital Device
09 Apr, 2020

Just clicking on a website, malicious or otherwise, unknowingly loading malicious ads using Safari browser could have let remote attackers secretly access your device's camera, microphone or location and in some cases saved passwords as well.

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Australia under Dual Attack: Corona and Mandrake
Australia under Dual Attack: Corona and Mandrake
08 Apr, 2020

A cyber security research team has discovered the "Mandrake" spying operation targeting Australian mobile banking users.

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The Latest Zoom Hack Allows Hackers Compromise Windows with Login Passwords
The Latest Zoom Hack Allows Hackers Compromise Windows with Login Passwords
08 Apr, 2020

As per the findings of cyber security expert @_g0dmode, the Zoom video conferencing software for Windows is exposed to a classic 'UNC path injection' vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to steal victims' Windows login credentials and even execute arbitrary commands on their systems.

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Hotel Giant Falls Victim to Data Fraud in a Row
Hotel Giant Falls Victim to Data Fraud in a Row
06 Apr, 2020

A renowned name in the international hotel industry the Marriott has fallen prey to a data breach for the second time in quick succession during the last two years.

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Cyber Scam in the days of Coronavirus & Lockdown
Cyber Scam in the days of Coronavirus & Lockdown
03 Apr, 2020

The recent pandemic was unexpected and unknown to most part of the world. It has changed our life and we are slowly adapting to our new lifestyle.

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Magecart Hackers Inflict 19 Websites with I-frame Skimmers to Hack Payment Data
Magecart Hackers Inflict 19 Websites with I-frame Skimmers to Hack Payment Data
03 Apr, 2020

At least 19 popular electronic merchandising websites have been corrupted with a new version of the digital skimmer called 'Make Frame' by a current Magecart skimmer campaign intended at stealing payment card information of the customers.

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Popular Websites Being Compromised To Wreck Hacking Attack on Users
Popular Websites Being Compromised To Wreck Hacking Attack on Users
02 Apr, 2020

Recent analytical findings from Dr.Web have revealed hackers actively targeting users with a malicious Chrome update which runs s backdoor on the target device which then allows the later malware attacks.

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Work from Home Ignites Wild Attack in the Virtual World
Work from Home Ignites Wild Attack in the Virtual World
01 Apr, 2020

With an alarmingly high global population staying put at homes and using virtual communication platforms like 'zoom' to communicate online, the bad actors of the world are making the most of the moment by coming up with phoney platforms to cajole the innocent and the unsuspecting.

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Hackers celebrate Corona carnival
Hackers celebrate Corona carnival
27 Mar, 2020

Third party Android App developers are using Corona virus related keywords in their app names, descriptions, or in the package names in order to delete malware, perpetrate financial theft and rank higher in Google Store searches related to the topic.

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Adding Insult to the Injury: Corona Clubbed With Cyber Attack
Adding Insult to the Injury: Corona Clubbed With Cyber Attack
24 Mar, 2020

Hammersmith Medicines Research, the British medical organization that had earlier researched the Ebola vaccine and is now on standby to perform the medical trials on any COVID-19 vaccine has been hit by the cyber crime group in terms of stealing medical reports of those affected by the virus and publishing them online to extort ransom.

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Corona Consumed By Cyber Criminals to Sell Malware
Corona Consumed By Cyber Criminals to Sell Malware
23 Mar, 2020

The global black hat community is out to reap the most of the present worldwide vulnerability by cajoling people into getting infected with malware in the garb of Corona consciousness.

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What Do CISOs do when Corona Virus Meets Cyber Security Challenges?
What Do CISOs do when Corona Virus Meets Cyber Security Challenges?
20 Mar, 2020

Researchers have zeroed down upon immediate remedies of corona affected cyber security issues of working from home on personal computers.

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Hacking Holds Hands with Communal Vendetta, Maharashtra Government Pays the Price.
Hacking Holds Hands with Communal Vendetta, Maharashtra Government Pays the Price
17 Mar, 2020

On Friday an Islamic hackers group called Legion hacked the website of Maharashtra CID as payback procedure to the Delhi massacre which caused the death of many Muslims.

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Facebook Hijacked, Yet Again
Facebook Hijacked, Yet Again
16 Mar, 2020

A new simple yet extremely risky strain of Android malware has been discovered which steals users' authentication cookies from the web browsing and other apps, including Chrome and Facebook, installed on the corrupted devices.

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Let's Encrypt Damage Controls Releasing 3 Million Invalid TLS Certificates
Let's Encrypt Damage Controls Releasing 3 Million Invalid TLS Certificates
06 Mar, 2020

The signing entity is having to retrace 3 million TLS certificates issues by default because of avirus in its Certificate Authority software.

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Facial Recognition Company Hit by Happy Hackers
Facial Recognition Company Hit by Happy Hackers
03 Mar, 2020

Clearview AI, the much talked about facial recognition company, has intimated its clients about a critical hacking of its customer database which includes some of the most powerful law enforcement agencies in the United States.

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Latest Flaw in Wi-fi Encryption Affects a Number of Devices
Latest Flaw in Wi-fi Encryption Affects a Number of Devices
28 Feb, 2020

Cyber security researchers announced new high-severity hardware vulnerability present in the popular Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress which are activating an array of digital devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, routers, and IoT gadgets.

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Android Developers Asked To Encrypt App Data on Device by Google
Android Developers Asked To Encrypt App Data on Device by Google
27 Feb, 2020

Google has released a blog post asking mobile app developers to encrypt data that their apps generate on the users' devices, particularly when they use unprotected external storage that's exposed to virtual corruption.

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