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Google survey reveals that 75 percent of Indian parents are worried about students' online safety
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Google survey reveals that 75 percent of Indian parents are worried about students' online safety

Google suggests parents need to teach their children how to choose strong passwords and avoid simple passwords.

US Defence Secretary orders security review after the location broadcast of military personnel on fitness app Strava
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US Defence Secretary orders security review after the location broadcast of military personnel on fitness app Strava

Strava itself could become a target of nations trying to mine its data to discover identifiable information about who was wearing the devices.

You’re being watched – Perils of the cyber world
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You’re being watched – Perils of the cyber world

The Indian Government has taken many initiatives for spreading security awareness and also established Cyber Swachhata Kendra.

Swiss consumers will soon be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services
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Swiss consumers will soon be able to use a single digital identity to buy online products and services

The aim of the single digital identity is to let people use just one login profile to order in shops, buy train tickets or do banking transactions.

Use one time password, firewall and anti virus programs to secure your online transactions
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Use one time password, firewall and anti virus programs to secure your online transactions

Avoid making an online transaction while using public wi-fi networks, suggest experts.

Gemalto announces a new Cloud-based security platform for companies to protect their data
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Gemalto announces a new Cloud-based security platform for companies to protect their data

"SafeNet Data Protection On Demand" by Gemalto will provide a single data security-as-a-service platform that integrates easily with existing IT systems.

Malaysia investigating an attempt to sell data of 46 million mobile phone subscribers after a major data breach
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Malaysia investigating an attempt to sell data of 46 million mobile phone subscribers after a major data breach

The data breach was first reported last month by Lowyat.net and someone was trying to sell huge databases of personal information on its forums.

64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on Chrome
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64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on Chrome

Google's efforts to enhance security by extending "not secure" warning to websites not encrypted with "HTTPS in Chrome" has yielded desired results.

Hackers launch cyber attacks on Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority website
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Hackers launch cyber attacks on Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority website

General Entertainment Authority (GEA), which has begun sponsoring concerts and its website had been the target of cyber attacks from outside the kingdom.

Personal details of 143 million US consumers accessed by hackers from US credit score firm Equifax
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Personal details of 143 million US consumers accessed by hackers from US credit score firm Equifax

Equifax Inc said that personal details of as many as 143 million US consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July.

Millions of Instagram accounts hacked, personal details including phone numbers and email address leaked
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Millions of Instagram accounts hacked, personal details including phone numbers and email address leaked

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram is under attack as hackers steal personally identifiable information for thousands of accounts.

The time is ripe to turn to basics and put a simple security hygiene in place: VMware CEO
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The time is ripe to turn to basics and put a simple security hygiene in place: VMware CEO

The new security solution can detect and automate response to attacks that attempt to manipulate those applications.

Macedonian citizen selling stolen credit card data in the US to face up to 17 years of prison
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Macedonian citizen selling stolen credit card data in the US to face up to 17 years of prison

A Macedonian citizen charged in the US with operating a website called Codeshop that authorities say was used to sell stolen credit card data.

Executives of the biggest businesses in Britain are not trained to deal with cyber attacks: Report
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Executives of the biggest businesses in Britain are not trained to deal with cyber attacks: Report

Two thirds of bosses in Britain's biggest businesses are not trained to deal with cyber attack, a government report revealed on Monday.

Central bank of Ukraine warns private lenders as new malware makes an appearance in the country
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Central bank of Ukraine warns private lenders as new malware makes an appearance in the country

The central bank of Ukraine said on Friday it had warned state-owned and private lenders of the appearance of new malware.

Despite end to end encryption, apps like WhatsApp, Messenger are still vulnerable to hacking: Study
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Despite end to end encryption, apps like WhatsApp, Messenger are still vulnerable to hacking: Study

Messaging apps like WhatsApp, and Viber are exposed to hacking because they are unaware of security options like an 'authentication ceremony'.

UK Former British spy chief says encryption of online communications very positive for national security
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UK Former British spy chief says encryption of online communications very positive for national security

A former British spy chief said on Friday that encryption of online communications was "very positive" for the country's national security interests

Indian Facebook users to get secure profile picture with an option to add an optional profile picture guard
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Indian Facebook users to get secure profile picture with an option to add an optional profile picture guard

People you are not friends with on Facebook won't be able to tag anyone, including themselves, in your profile picture.

Bengaluru tops India in cyber crime with identity theft, impersonation taking up majority of reported cases
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Bengaluru tops India in cyber crime with identity theft, impersonation taking up majority of reported cases

Most cyber crime complaints registered in Bengaluru have been of cheating through impersonation.

Cisco launches Cyber Range Lab to train security staff for future threats
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Cisco launches Cyber Range Lab to train security staff for future threats

Cisco India on Wednesday inaugurated its Cyber Range Lab here that aims to train security staff to build the skills necessary to combat new-age threats