TikTok fixes bugs that exposed data
TikTok has fixed a vulnerability on its app that had allowed hackers to manipulate content and extract confidential personal information of users.
Iran says it's defused 2nd cyberattack in less than a week
Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said in a short Twitter post that the alleged attack ...
Honest misers make robbery unprofitable
A thwarted thief’s accusatory note highlights the falling returns of robbery.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
Google: Government-backed attackers may have hit 12000 users
Google has said in a post that its Threat Analysis Group sent more than 12,000 warnings to users in 149 countries from July to September 2019 that they were targeted by government-backed attackers.
North Korean hackers targeted Tamil Nadu Nuclear plant, top nuclear scientists: South Korean intel group
South Korea based Issue Makers Lab has shared “evidence” online claiming that the malware attack on Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was done from N Korea which allowed hackers to contact anyone in India’s nuclear energy sector. As per IML, Pyongyang is interested in the thorium-based nuclear power in which India is a world leader.
Where did the advisory note go: Experts quiz CERT-In
On the missing web page note, CERTIn had provided a detailed explanation of the vulnerability, which could be exploited by an attacker by making a decoy voice call to a target. It had warned WhatsApp users that the vulnerability could allow an attacker to access information on the system.
JustDial fixes bug that allowed hackers access
A cyber security researcher, Ehraz Ahmed, uncovered the vulnerability, which was first reported by moneycontrol.com.
Hackers break into smart home, play inappropriate music & communicate with residents via camera
The US couple tried changing passwords, but it did not help.
Phishing email in garb of I-T dept lurking in Indian cyberspace: Advisory
Phishing denotes to a category of cyber crime where a person's personal vital information like banking, credit card details and passwords are stolen.
Users won't be able to tweet via SMSes; Twitter fixing vulnerability after Jack Dorsey's account was hacked
Last week, Twitter CEO was the target of a so-called 'SIM swap' fraud.
#ChucklingSquad hacks Jack Dorsey's account; Twitter users go into an overdrive
The hackers posted racial epithets, offensive tweets from Twitter CEO's account.
iPhone is safe now: Apple finally fixes bug that made device vulnerable to hacking
The new update "12.4.1" introduces a fix for vulnerability.
Use strong passwords, avoid suspicious links: How senior citizens can stay safe in cyber space
60% of respondents believe that the use of social media has resulted in increased economic loss.
Being discreet won't help: Hackers can intercept smartphone sound and detect what you type
A skilled hacker can decipher your smartphone keys.
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