Apps Can Spy Other Apps On Your Android Phone, Google To...

Are you aware that any single app on your smartphone can see every other app that you have installed on your device, thus accessing...

Instagram Seeing Rise In Fake Romance and Influencer Scams

Facebook-owned Instagram has seen a surge in frauds on its platform that were up by 50 per cent since the pandemic began, and scams...

Acer Hit With Biggest Ever Ransomware Attack Of $50 Million

Taiwanese electronics and computer maker Acer has been hit by a ransomware attack where the hackers are demanding $50 million, the largest known ransom...

Pairing Face Unlock With A Smile Or Wink Can Strengthen Phone...

As hackers find ways to unlock your phone with your face while you sleep or using a photo from social media to do the...
Twitter

Teen Behind 2020’s Greatest Twitter Hack Gets 3 Years In Prison

Graham Ivan Clark, a teenager behind the unprecedented Twitter hack of July last year that compromised high-profile accounts belonging to Elon Musk, Bill Gates,...

All It Takes Is $16 For Hackers To Reroute Texts, Drain...

In what could put smartphone users at a new privacy and security risk, text-messaging management services are now being misused for as little as...

Tinder Will Soon Allow Users To Run Background Checks On Potential...

Match Group, Tinder's parent company, on Monday said that it has made a significant contribution to non-profit background check platform Garbo. The company said it...
ransomware

Ransomware Has Gotten More Sophisticated, Focusing On Specific Sectors

In the real world, the term “ransom” is usually used to describe an amount of money demanded for the return of a captive. In...
Kid With Smartphone

Parental Controls On Phones Violate Children’s Rights — NHRCK

The state human rights watchdog has recommended the state telecommunications regulator come up with measures to protect children's rights from being violated by applications...

Optical Character Recognition: What is it and how does it work?

The technology of Optical Character Recognition enables different types of documents to be captured by a digital camera and turned into editable and searchable...

China Was Allegedly Responsible For Major Blackout In India’s Commerce Capital

China launched a cyber-campaign hit against India's power grid targeting Mumbai on October 13 last year, in a warning message after the tension at...

Facebook Facing $650 Million Lawsuit Over Misuse Of Face Recognition Tech

As Facebook and its family of apps face scrutiny over privacy and security issues globally including in India, a court in the US has...

DDoS Attacks Drop As Hackers Go After Cryptocurrencies Instead

The surge in cryptocurrency has led cybercriminals to realign their strategies and as a result, they are using their computing power to mine cryptocurrencies...

Proofpoint Fights Facebook For Permission To Use Lookalike Domain Names

Cybersecurity company Proofpoint has filed a lawsuit against Facebook in a bid to continue its phishing awareness training using lookalike domains. The lawsuit filed this...

2020 In Cybersecurity: What The Pandemic Taught Us

It’s now over one year since Covid-19 was identified, and just under a year since national governments across the globe started putting their citizens...

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