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IT support staff beware, hackers could be using your troubleshooting software for attacks

Software employed by IT support staff for everyday tasks were used in 30 per cent of cyber attacks, security solutions firm Kaspersky said.

09 Aug 2020 6:50 PM

Hacking of 130 accounts exposes security chink in Twitter armour

Young hackers interested in original short Twitter handles hacked the accounts for bragging rights and financial incentives, the firm said.

20 Jul 2020 4:57 PM

Young group of hacker pals carried out Twitter attack, not Russia: NYT

The paper interviewed four people who took part in the hacking, who shared logs and screenshots to back up their statements of what happened

18 Jul 2020 8:57 PM

Govt seeks info from Twitter on Indian users affected by recent hack

CERT-In has also asked Twitter if affected users have been informed about unauthorised access to their Twitter accounts.

18 Jul 2020 5:39 PM

Update your Zoom app or hackers could get access, says national cyber security agency

The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) says a vulnerability in an earlier version of the app could be exploited.

17 Jul 2020 9:23 PM

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No Facebook, 88 other apps for Indian Army jawans and officers

The Army could take action against any personnel found to be using these banned apps from July 15.

08 Jul 2020 11:00 PM

If you're a small business, your email is most vulnerable to cyber crime, says police official

Ransomware attacks are also rising but one can protect oneself using backup clouds and locking systems, such as multiple levels of security.

28 Jun 2020 8:18 PM

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

A report by Amnesty alleges that authorities had snooped on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology

27 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

Netgear offers cyber security for an annual subscription with its routers

Netgear says it can protect networked devices against Trojans, ransomware, spyware and blocks malicious links in emails and apps.

21 Jun 2020 6:43 PM

TikTok says its 10 tools for cyber security illustrate how safe the platform is for its teen users

One of the most popular apps in India, TikTok says its features empower parents as well as teenagers themselves to protect their privacy.

13 Jun 2020 9:00 PM

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Websites taken down, police radio radio disrupted amid Black Lives Matter protests in US

There were interruptions to police radio frequencies in the last weekend of May as despatchers tried to direct responses to large protests.

12 Jun 2020 8:50 PM

Zoom not safe, says plea in Supreme Court asking for ban on app, Centre asked to respond

The plea also seeks a direction to the Centre to carry out a technical study into the security and privacy risks of using Zoom.

22 May 2020 8:38 PM

Get Aarogya Setu from Google, Apple app stores only, Pakistan collecting data via fake links: Police

Some people have been receiving malicious links via WhatsApp and SMS, the police said in its cyber security alert

06 May 2020 6:11 PM

Zoom introduces security measures to ensure there is no more Zoombombing

Last week’s embarrassing hacking of official group calls by naked men exposed the lack of security in the videoconferencing web app

05 Apr 2020 2:58 PM

Govt officials across 20 nations targeted for hacking through WhatsApp: report

WhatsApp has said it sent warning notifications to affected users earlier this week.

01 Nov 2019 8:33 AM

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67 per cent of industrial organizations do not report cybersecurity incidents

Many companies are flouting reporting guidelines – perhaps to avoid regulatory punishments and public disclosure.

31 Oct 2019 2:24 PM

A cybersecurity horror story: October’s creepiest threats and how to stay secure

Let’s take a look at what ghoulish threats have been leading to some tricks (and no treats) around the cybersphere this month.

30 Oct 2019 1:18 PM

Cybersecurity leaders launch initiative to thwart attacks

IBM and McAfee announced that they have been joined by 14 others in an industry alliance being created to bring interoperability.

10 Oct 2019 6:01 PM

Home sweet, secure,home!

Home owners as well as small enterprises, can buy security with a wireless video surveillance kit.

07 Oct 2019 11:40 AM

Study indicates email attacks are having a major impact on businesses

Global research report reveals evolving challenges for IT security professionals.

26 Jul 2019 6:59 PM

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