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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.

Aadhaar linking case: HC says no to order of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
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Aadhaar linking case: HC says no to order of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN

HC says it would lead to data of genuine account holders going 'unnecessarily' to foreign countries.

Facebook reports WhatsApp bug that could allow hackers to infect your phone via video file; update now
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Facebook reports WhatsApp bug that could allow hackers to infect your phone via video file; update now

The bug has been patched in the latest versions of WhatsApp, and was reported to India's CERT-IN.

Australia parliamentary IT system hacked earlier this year, data of several officials stolen
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Australia parliamentary IT system hacked earlier this year, data of several officials stolen

"Non-sensitive" data of two senators and a small number of lower house members was reportedly stolen.

UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference
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UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference

The attacks come after Britain's security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries may attempt to disrupt voting.

India’s traceability question: Legally approved interception should be accompanied by strong safeguards from misuse
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India’s traceability question: Legally approved interception should be accompanied by strong safeguards from misuse

Government interception rests upon an uneasy truce between the government/LEA, private companies and civil society activists

WhatsApp hacking case brings to the fore insecurity among human rights activists, lawyers and journalists
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WhatsApp hacking case brings to the fore insecurity among human rights activists, lawyers and journalists

In India, 121 WhatsApp users were targeted with NSO spyware, the messaging service said in a recent letter to the government

Two plead guilty for extracting bounties from Uber, LinkedIn to delete info from Amazon
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Two plead guilty for extracting bounties from Uber, LinkedIn to delete info from Amazon

The men downloaded 57 million Uber user records from Amazon.com Inc's cloud platform.

Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report
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Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report

Younger workers are more accepting of personal devices at work and consider them less of a security risk (71 percent) than older workers (79 percent)

Huawei seeks to make Europe a world leader in next-gen mobile networks: Liu
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Huawei seeks to make Europe a world leader in next-gen mobile networks: Liu

US authorities have urged the EU, not to used Huawei 5G technologies, accuses the company of spying.

Apple removes app that Hong Kong protestors were using to track police
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Apple removes app that Hong Kong protestors were using to track police

Apple rejected the crowdsourcing app, HKmap.live, earlier this month but then reversed course last week.

Computer malware under garb of I-T Department message circulating in Indian cyberspace, warns govt’s cybersecurity agency
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Computer malware under garb of I-T Department message circulating in Indian cyberspace, warns govt’s cybersecurity agency

Fraud links faking the I-T Department are often used by fraudsters as people are very concerned and serious about their tax filing, refunds and other businesses with the department.

Aadhaar-social media account linking case: UIDAI asks government to make a new law
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Aadhaar-social media account linking case: UIDAI asks government to make a new law

The current legislation just enables the use of the unique identity for its schemes and subsidies.

Indian researcher takes away $6,500 bounty for discovering Uber hacking bug
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Indian researcher takes away $6,500 bounty for discovering Uber hacking bug

The security bug would have allowed attackers to log into anyone’s Uber account and take over

Hackers can get into your Android smartphones just via a text message: Report
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Hackers can get into your Android smartphones just via a text message: Report

The security flaw was found in Samsung, Huawei, LG, Sony and other Android-based smartphones

Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report
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Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report

The records also contain additional information such as the gender and location of the user.

Effective cybersecurity can help in accelerating business transformation
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Effective cybersecurity can help in accelerating business transformation

Staying agile while adding resources into cybersecurity developments will ensure that your business is equipped to adjust to the risk scenario

Firefox 69 blocks third-party tracking cookies, cryptomining by default for everyone
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Firefox 69 blocks third-party tracking cookies, cryptomining by default for everyone

Firefox 69 is available for Windows and macOS from its official website. Android version is rolling out slowly on Google Play.

Price of Apple iOS exploits falls below that of Android exploits for first time ever: Report
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Price of Apple iOS exploits falls below that of Android exploits for first time ever: Report

Zero-day exploits target undisclosed vulnerabilities in an operating system or piece of software.

A decentralised blockchain network will help secure data privacy like nothing else
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A decentralised blockchain network will help secure data privacy like nothing else

Blockchains can ensure that a user’s digital identity is stored in a secure and incorruptible manner.