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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.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult
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Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was identified as the mastermind of a scheme that commandeered prominent Twitter accounts and scammed people

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt cyber watchdog CERT-In warns public of large-scale phishing attacks using COVID-19 as bait
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt cyber watchdog CERT-In warns public of large-scale phishing attacks using COVID-19 as bait

The government has warned against a large-scale cyber attack against individuals and businesses, where attackers may use COVID-19 as a bait to steal personal and financial information.

BellTroX InfoTech Services, a Delhi-based cyber firm allegedly spied on politicians, investors worldwide
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BellTroX InfoTech Services, a Delhi-based cyber firm allegedly spied on politicians, investors worldwide

BellTroX bombarded its targets with tens of thousands of malicious emails, according to the data reviewed by Reuters.

Cybersecurity researcher claims WhatsApp privacy issue made users' phone numbers searchable in plain text on Google
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Cybersecurity researcher claims WhatsApp privacy issue made users' phone numbers searchable in plain text on Google

Anyone including fraudsters, marketing executives, cybercriminals can get hold of your phone number with a simple Google Search.

BHIM app vulnerability reportedly exposed financial data of millions of users; NPCI denies data compromise
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BHIM app vulnerability reportedly exposed financial data of millions of users; NPCI denies data compromise

According to Vpnmentor, the 409 GB of data suspected to be breached has over 70 lakh records.

A mobile banking android malware 'EventBot' is masquerading as Microsoft Word or Adobe app, warns CERT-In
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A mobile banking android malware 'EventBot' is masquerading as Microsoft Word or Adobe app, warns CERT-In

A Trojan is a virus or malware that cheats a victim to stealthily attack its computer or phone-operating system.

‘Incorrect and not true’: Xiaomi’s Manu Jain on allegations of collecting browsing data
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‘Incorrect and not true’: Xiaomi’s Manu Jain on allegations of collecting browsing data

The CEO said that Xiaomi does not collect any data that the user has 'not explicitly given permission or consent to.'

Standard Chartered chief warns staff against usage of Zoom and Google Hangouts for work calls
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Standard Chartered chief warns staff against usage of Zoom and Google Hangouts for work calls

Zoom in March had about 200 million people using its system every day, up from 10 million last year.

Income Tax Department asks taxpayers to guard against possible breach of their personal e-filing account
Business

Income Tax Department asks taxpayers to guard against possible breach of their personal e-filing account

The Income-Tax Department has asked taxpayers to guard against possible breach of their personal e-filing account and report such an instance to the police cybersecurity wing

Get your Net guard up: Tools and services that can protect your online data from hackers
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Get your Net guard up: Tools and services that can protect your online data from hackers

Tools like Google Password Checkup and HTTPS everywhere and more can help you guard your data online.

How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked: 14 bytes of 4.4 MB video sent by Saudi crown prince likely to have been malware
World

How Jeff Bezos' iPhone X was hacked: 14 bytes of 4.4 MB video sent by Saudi crown prince likely to have been malware

On the afternoon of 1 May, 2018, Jeff Bezos received a message on WhatsApp from an account belonging to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman

India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM
Business

India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM

The delegation which was on a three-day "Innovation Discovery" tour to Israel from January 19-21 on Tuesday said that India and Israel can collaborate in several vital areas such as agriculture and mobility

Turk Telekom resumes internet access after a cyber attack targeted its DNS addresses
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Turk Telekom resumes internet access after a cyber attack targeted its DNS addresses

Turk Telekom confirmed that it had been hit by a cyber attack but did not specify who was carrying out the attack.

Google rolls out advanced protection program for iOS users starting today
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Google rolls out advanced protection program for iOS users starting today

You can now enrol in this Google program if you have a phone running Android 7+ or iOS 10.0+.

Apple, other tech firms should cooperate with US law enforcement agencies: US' Mnuchin
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Apple, other tech firms should cooperate with US law enforcement agencies: US' Mnuchin

The FBI is seeking to unlock two iPhones involved in the fatal shooting at a US naval base case.

Apple vs FBI, Round two: Federal agency asks Apple to unlock two iPhones belonging to a gunman
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Apple vs FBI, Round two: Federal agency asks Apple to unlock two iPhones belonging to a gunman

Apple said in a statement that it had given the FBI all the data “in our possession” related to the Pensacola case when it was asked a month ago.

Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack
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Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack

Travelex is yet to ascertain what all data has been encrypted by the ransomware.

Microsoft takes control over hacking group 'Thallium' that stole sensitive information
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Microsoft takes control over hacking group 'Thallium' that stole sensitive information

Microsoft said it now has control of 50 web domains used by the group to conduct its operations.

Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach
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Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach

In a report by Google, the company revealed that 1.5 percent of the user passwords are compromised.