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Fake WhatsApp iOS app linked to an Italian surveillance company was being used to target specific users: Report
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Fake WhatsApp iOS app linked to an Italian surveillance company was being used to target specific users: Report

The report also added that the hackers did not mean to spread it around, instead, it was targeted at specific users only.

Nidhi Razdan says Harvard University offer fake, result of 'sophisticated, coordinated' phishing attack
India

Nidhi Razdan says Harvard University offer fake, result of 'sophisticated, coordinated' phishing attack

Razdan said she has filed a police complaint and has requested them to "take immediate steps to identify, apprehend, and prosecute the perpetrators of this abominable attack"

Physical stress to phishing: Real challenges of virtual gaming and how to counter them
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Physical stress to phishing: Real challenges of virtual gaming and how to counter them

The rapidly-growing Esports industry has its own issues that manifest in the form of various risks associated with online gaming. Here's a look at some with their possible remedies.

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.

Microsoft alerts about a COVID-19 phishing attack in which malicious Excel attachments are being sent via email
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Microsoft alerts about a COVID-19 phishing attack in which malicious Excel attachments are being sent via email

Hackers send emails that pretend to be from Johns Hopkins Center that include Excel files that provide graphical representation of the coronavirus data.

Google launches a website to help users recognise COVID-19 online scams
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Google launches a website to help users recognise COVID-19 online scams

Google has listed a number of ways in which scammers can reach users and directed people on how to differentiate between a fake and real message.

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+.

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
India

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace

The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape

Alexa, Google Assistant-powered smart speakers could be used to trick you into divulging personal info
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Alexa, Google Assistant-powered smart speakers could be used to trick you into divulging personal info

Smart speakers can reportedly be used to extract users' personal information like passwords and other details.

YouTube updates list of content violation to cover 'Instructional hacking and phishing' as well
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YouTube updates list of content violation to cover 'Instructional hacking and phishing' as well

YouTube has said that "instructional hacking and phishing” videos will be pulled down.

Keeping digital wallets safe: Staying vigilant is key as cyber theft risks rise
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Keeping digital wallets safe: Staying vigilant is key as cyber theft risks rise

If 2018 was the year of mobile malware, 2019 is the year of everywhere malware.

Google Chrome users vulnerable to phishing scam that uses a fake address bar
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Google Chrome users vulnerable to phishing scam that uses a fake address bar

Fisher says that the scam could be made more sophisticated, by making the fake bar interactive.

Google removes 29 camera apps that were found stealing data and promoted phishing
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Google removes 29 camera apps that were found stealing data and promoted phishing

Most of the 29 removed apps went out of their way to disguise their malicious nature.

Facebook Messenger accounts of some Indian users hacked in a money-related fraud
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Facebook Messenger accounts of some Indian users hacked in a money-related fraud

Users received notifications on their WhatsApp accounts from Facebook requesting a password change.

US charges three Ukranians for stealing payment card numbers of US citizens
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US charges three Ukranians for stealing payment card numbers of US citizens

The defendants used a front company named “Combi Security” that claims to have offices in Moscow.

Over 53,000 cybersecurity incidents were reported in 2017, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Over 53,000 cybersecurity incidents were reported in 2017, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government has taken a number of legal, technical, and administrative measures to prevent incidents of cybercrimes.

Cyber safety: Companies should re-examine security controls to defend themselves against threats
Business

Cyber safety: Companies should re-examine security controls to defend themselves against threats

The motivation of hackers is increasingly moving from the curious individual to organised crime and nation state actors, where hacking is simply a day job.

Hackers are attacking Winter Olympics in South Korea with a malware campaign
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Hackers are attacking Winter Olympics in South Korea with a malware campaign

Email addresses associated with ice hockey at the Winter Olympics were among those targeted by attackers.

Rajnath Singh reviews cybersecurity framework; govt will strengthen surveillance, legal framework
India

Rajnath Singh reviews cybersecurity framework; govt will strengthen surveillance, legal framework

Cyber security incidents included phishing, scanning/probing, website intrusions and defacements, virus/malicious code and denial of service attacks.

Phishing, keyloggers and data breaches are the three biggest security threats: Google study
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Phishing, keyloggers and data breaches are the three biggest security threats: Google study

The tech giant applied the insights to its existing protections and secured 67 million Google accounts before they were abused.