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Taiwan says it faces 5 mn cyberattacks daily: A look at China’s cyber capabilities, what it means for India
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Taiwan says it faces 5 mn cyberattacks daily: A look at China’s cyber capabilities, what it means for India

By employing cyberwarfare during a military conflict, China has permanently changed the long-established rules of border conflicts with India

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future
India

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future

CNN-News18's Shreya Dhoundial speaks to top cybersecurity expert and Recorded Future CEO Christopher Ahlberg on China's digital army and what India needs to watch out for

'Facebook harms children, weakens democracy': Whistleblower criticises company, urges stricter govt oversight
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'Facebook harms children, weakens democracy': Whistleblower criticises company, urges stricter govt oversight

Frances Haugen, testifying to the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, laid responsibility for the company’s profits-over-safety strategy right at the top, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but she also expressed empathy for Facebook’s dilemma.

Lithuanian cybersecurity agency warns against use of Chinese-made Xiaomi and Huawei phones over data privacy concerns
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Lithuanian cybersecurity agency warns against use of Chinese-made Xiaomi and Huawei phones over data privacy concerns

Xiaomi phones also carry the risk of possible restrictions on freedom of expression because apps receive updated lists of censored words and phrases and are capable of blocking them, according to investigations

Facebook's internal research revealed that Instagram is harmful for teens
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Facebook's internal research revealed that Instagram is harmful for teens

According to Facebook, parents can help by repeatedly talking to their teens about the difference between appearance and reality.

UN calls for moratorium on Artificial Intelligence tech that threatens human rights
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UN calls for moratorium on Artificial Intelligence tech that threatens human rights

The report raised particular concern about the increasing use of AI by law enforcement, including as forecasting tools.

Instagram to address negative social comparison, negative body image on the platform
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Instagram to address negative social comparison, negative body image on the platform

The internal research pointed out that teenagers accused Instagram of increasing anxiety and depression.

Apple issues fix for a 'zero-click' flaw that can let Pegasus spyware infect devices
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Apple issues fix for a 'zero-click' flaw that can let Pegasus spyware infect devices

Pegasus can be deployed as a 'zero-click exploit,' meaning that the spyware can install itself without the victim even clicking a booby-trapped link or file.

Government asks iPhone, iPad users in India to update their devices immediately
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Government asks iPhone, iPad users in India to update their devices immediately

Apple had recently released iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1 updates that fix a memory corruption zero-day vulnerability.

Clubhouse denies allegation of data breach that claimed to leak 3.8 million phone numbers on dark web
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Clubhouse denies allegation of data breach that claimed to leak 3.8 million phone numbers on dark web

The cybersecurity expert shared a screenshot where he revealed that the hacker is planning to host an auction of this leaked data on 4 September.

LinkedIn denies data breach that allegedly exposed data of 700 million users, says 'members trust us'
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LinkedIn denies data breach that allegedly exposed data of 700 million users, says 'members trust us'

LinkedIn has clearly denied any such breach and assured that 'no private LinkedIn member data was exposed'.

Domino's India data breach: Name, location, mobile number, email of 18 crore orders up for sale on dark web
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Domino's India data breach: Name, location, mobile number, email of 18 crore orders up for sale on dark web

Data of 18 crore orders of Domino's India have become public and are searchable and on sale on dark web.

Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities affected banking, finance sectors the most: Report
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Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities affected banking, finance sectors the most: Report

The Check Point Research report revealed that 32 firms globally were targeted via these vulnerabilities.

Accounts of thousands of Microsoft users around the world hacked, attack reportedly linked to China
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Accounts of thousands of Microsoft users around the world hacked, attack reportedly linked to China

Hafnium is a Chinese hacking group that is apparently breaking into private and government computer networks via Microsoft Exchange software.

Push too hard and lights go out: New study points to Chinese role in Mumbai's October blackout
India

Push too hard and lights go out: New study points to Chinese role in Mumbai's October blackout

Cyber attacks give another option — less devastating than a nuclear attack, but capable of giving a country a strategic and psychological edge

Suspected Russian hack in Texas-based SolarWinds fuels new US action on cybersecurity
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Suspected Russian hack in Texas-based SolarWinds fuels new US action on cybersecurity

The hackers had unfettered access to the data and email of at least nine US government agencies and about 100 private companies, with the full extent of the compromise still unknown

COVID-19 pandemic: Why the sudden boost in digital transformation calls for tougher cybersecurity in India
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COVID-19 pandemic: Why the sudden boost in digital transformation calls for tougher cybersecurity in India

In June 2020 alone, personal and financial data of 2.91 crore Indians was leaked on to the dark web.

Microsoft reportedly fixes Xbox bug that could have leaked user email IDs through gamer tag
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Microsoft reportedly fixes Xbox bug that could have leaked user email IDs through gamer tag

The fix was deployed server-side and there are no additional steps that users need to be taken to stay protected.

Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled
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Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled

Hackers have been known to trick mobile phone carriers into transferring a victim’s phone number to their own phone.