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How to Check if Something is an Online Scam

While there’s no failsafe way to recognize a scam, it never hurts to be vigilant. You can protect yourself when you know what to...

Cybercriminals Inability To Converse In English Has Limited Their Reach To Hindi-Speaking Belt

Online fraudsters might have mastered the art of duping people with various new stratagems but their inability to communicate fluently in English has limited...

Fraudsters Cashing Goodwill Of Army And Paramilitary Forces Online

Fraudsters are now cashing on the trust and goodwill of the Indian Army and paramilitary forces to cheat people online. A web is weaved...

Fortnite: A Gold Mine For Hackers

The popular mobile game Fortnite, currently in a legal battle between its developer Epic Games and Apple, is a gold mine for hackers as...

Most Organisations Experience Cyber Threats During Coronavirus Pandemic: Checkpoint Survey

 Most organisations have seen a rise in security threats and attacks during the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey by cybersecurity firm Check Point said...

U.S. Cybersecurity Firm Detects Surge in Cyberspying by Chinese Group

A U.S. cybersecurity firm said Wednesday it has detected a surge in new cyberspying by a suspected Chinese group dating back to late January,...

EU Commission: Beware of Cyber Attack Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The president of the European Commission is warning EU citizens to beware of on-line scams, particularly for counterfeit medical products and medicines during the coronavirus...

Protect Yourself on the Internet By Reading the Answers to These Phishing FAQs

It’s no secret that the internet can be a dangerous place, rife with would-be scammers trying to steal your information and steer you towards...

Official Accounts of Facebook, Messenger and Instagram Hacked on Twitter

The official Twitter accounts of Facebook and its messaging app Messenger were hacked and the cybercriminals posted messages from both the platforms. The hackers also...

Facebook Most Affected by Phishing Attempts: Report

Cybercriminals imitated Facebook the most for phishing attempts in their attempts to steal individuals' personal information or payment credentials during October-December period which is...

52% Indian Netizens Do Not Take Cyber Security Seriously: Survey

About 52 per cent of Indian netizens have publicly shared their phone numbers/personal addresses, said a technological survey on Thursday that revealed that most...

Hackers Can Use Smart Light Bulbs to Hack your Network: Security Researchers

Security and technology researchers on Wednesday warned that cyber criminals could exploit an Internet of Things (IoT) network - smart light bulbs and their...

Due To Increasing Cybercrime, Government Proposes Cyber Forensics University To Tackle The Situation

With cyber crimes increasing at a rapid rate, the government on Saturday proposed National Police University and National Forensic Science University for policing science,...

Skills Required To Become An Information Security Analyst

Today’s rapid growth of technology comes along with the booming threat of cybercrime, thereby driving demand for more cybersecurity professionals. Here is a list...

Home Minister Amit Shah Inaugurates Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) and also the dedicated National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal...

Sextortion Scams Are On The Rise: Don’t Become A Victim

After years of steady decline, email extortion is on the rise once again. In the first half of 2019 alone, the security company Symantec...

Cyber Criminals to Target Online Payment Processing Systems in 2020: Kaspersky

More cybercriminal groups will target online payment processing systems in 2020, researchers from global cybersecurity and anti-virus brand Kaspersky have warned. Over the past couple...

37% Computers that Collect Biometric Data Face Hacking Attempts: Report

One in three computers (37 per cent) engaged in collecting biometric data globally faced hacking attempts in the third quarter of this year, a...

Hire Hackers To Safeguard Your Data

At a time when cyber attacks on businesses across industries are multiplying as they go digital, joining hacker-powered bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programmes...

Google Partners With Security Firms To Stop Malicious Apps

Google has partnered with mobile security companies ESET, Lookout and Zimperium to stop malicious apps from hitting the Play Store and harming Android users. The...

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