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Hackers use Google Drive feature to plug targeted malware, phish for sensitive information
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Hackers use Google Drive feature to plug targeted malware, phish for sensitive information

Hackers can use this loop hole for spear phishing attacks, where targeted individuals or firms are sent files from trusted contacts so they reveal confidential information.

DoT urges government portals, websites to conduct security audit, says China cyberattacks are increasing: Report
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DoT urges government portals, websites to conduct security audit, says China cyberattacks are increasing: Report

Reportedly, ever since the India-China clash and India banning Chinese apps, there have been up to 10,000 cyberattacks per day.

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian spying operation, officials say
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Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian spying operation, officials say

The operation was to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic.

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.

Google expands bug bounty program to include the most popular apps on the Play Store
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Google expands bug bounty program to include the most popular apps on the Play Store

Google will pay researchers up to $20,000 for finding bugs in the top Play Store apps.

Capital One hacker may have breached data of more than 30 companies: Report
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Capital One hacker may have breached data of more than 30 companies: Report

The list includes British telecom firm Vodafone, carmaker Ford, Michigan State University and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Personal information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada hacked: Capital One
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Personal information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada hacked: Capital One

The suspect is a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson.

NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year
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NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year

The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.

Google warns of new Android vulnerability that exposes your phone using a PNG file
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Google warns of new Android vulnerability that exposes your phone using a PNG file

Google has said that it has notified its Android partners of this issue a month before.

Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected
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Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected

Along with the email ID, the security breach has also exposed close to 21 million passwords.

US charges traders for hacking into Securities and Exchange Commission database
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US charges traders for hacking into Securities and Exchange Commission database

Authorities said the scheme resulted in $4.14 million of illegal trading profit, and cheated ordinary investors.

US National committee wrongly interprets security testing as foreign hacking
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US National committee wrongly interprets security testing as foreign hacking

The DNC blamed the incident on a “third party” who built a mockup of the party’s VoteBuilder site.

As hackers break into EVMs, US officials worried over security ahead of elections
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As hackers break into EVMs, US officials worried over security ahead of elections

The conference featured a new set of voting machines which will be used in the 2018 mid-term elections.

Jamia Millia Islamia University website hacked at midnight and restored after six hours, says varsity official
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Jamia Millia Islamia University website hacked at midnight and restored after six hours, says varsity official

The official website of Jamia Millia Islamia University was hacked late last night.

Critical bugs in uTorrent allow malicious websites to steal downloaded files and control your computer
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Critical bugs in uTorrent allow malicious websites to steal downloaded files and control your computer

Users will have to wait till an updated version is available. We would advise all you pirates out there to stop using the app till patches are in place.

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Pro-Pakistan Turkish hackers
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BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Pro-Pakistan Turkish hackers

After veteran actor Anupam Kher's Twitter account was hacked early on Tuesday, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's account suffered the same fate from the same group of hackers

Underground hacker forum gets hacked; hackers demand $50,000 in ransom
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Underground hacker forum gets hacked; hackers demand $50,000 in ransom

According to other text included in the ransom demand, the hacker also appeared to have carried out the hack out of revenge.

US government issues public security warning of hackers targeting industrial firms
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US government issues public security warning of hackers targeting industrial firms

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on 20 October.

Students at IP University Hackathon develop mobile app for women safety
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Students at IP University Hackathon develop mobile app for women safety

In line with the government's initiative to create smart cities and smart villages as future hotspots, the hackathon was themed "Smart Habitat".

Whether guilty of colluding with Russian spy agencies or found innocent, Kaspersky Lab's future seems bleak
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Whether guilty of colluding with Russian spy agencies or found innocent, Kaspersky Lab's future seems bleak

Kaspersky Lab claims that it shares no “inappropriate ties to any govt, including Russia” and that the it is caught in “the middle of a geopolitical fight.”