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FCC Proposes $200 mn Fine For Major US Mobile Carriers for Selling User Information

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a fine of over $200 million for all major US mobile carriers for selling the location...

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...

This new Defence Tool May Help Fool Hackers

Instead of blocking hackers, the researchers have created a new cybersecurity defence approach, which involves setting traps for hackers. The method, called DEEP-Dig (DEcEPtion DIGging),...

New Malware Can Fake Incoming Calls to Steal Banking Details: Kaspersky

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have identified a new version of the Ginp banking Trojan that can insert fake text messages into the Inbox...

Iranian Hackers Breach VPN Servers to Gain Network Access of Several Firms Globally

Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a widespread hacking by Iranian groups who compromised VPN (virtual private network) servers, planted bugs or 'backdoors' and succeeded in...

Over 8.5 Billion Breached Records of Cyber Threats Were Compromised in 2019: IBM Report

More than 8.5 billion breached records were reported in 2019 with seven billion of them, or over 85 per cent, being due to misconfigured...

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Extends Partnership With Samsung To Protect Customers’ Data From Cyber Threats

Cybersecurity company McAfee on Thursday announced its extension of partnership with Samsung to protect consumers personal data and information from online threats. Through this partnership,...

Records Of Nearly Half Million Payment Cards in India Up For Sale on Darknet

The records of nearly half a million payment cards of Indian banks are being sold for $9 apiece on the Joker's Stash, one of...

Data Privacy Cause of Concern Without Structural Framework

The Indian Data Protection bill 2019 which aims to help consumers exercise their privacy rights needs a proper structural framework else personal data of...

Hack Text Messages from Remote Location

With the recent development in the information science and technology field, it is possible to hack information from other mobile devices. Everyone is using...

India Witnesses Fall in the Number of Cyber Threats in 2019: Kaspersky

India witnessed a fall in the number of cyber threats in 2019 and hampering with the technology also reduced as compared to 2018, said...

India Faces High Impact of Hacking in APAC Region: Tech Report

India is most likely to have "high" impact (58 per cent) of cybersecurity incidents on the business compared to Singapore (42 per cent) and...

There Are No Organized Crime Mafias in Cybercrime, Says Study

There is no 'Tony Soprano mob boss type' who is ordering cybercrime against financial institutions globally, say researchers, adding that there are no such...

Microsoft Contractors in China Listen to Skype Calls: Report

Microsoft contractors in China reportedly listened to calls made on Skype and digital assistant Cortana as they reviewed thousands of audio recordings from Skype...

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...

Now Hackers Aim to Hit Cybersecurity Firms

The new breed of hackers is flexing their muscles and now, cybersecurity firms which aim to safeguard your data are being hit right in...

Twitter Launches Privacy Centre to Spread Info About its Privacy

Twitter has launched a Privacy Centre which will serve as a central place to disseminate information about its privacy and data protection related initiatives,...

Advanced SMS Phishing Attacks Affecting Android Phones: Report

A security flaw in Samsung, LG, Sony, Huawei and other Android smartphones has been discovered that leaves users vulnerable to advanced SMS phishing attacks,...

New Report Reveals Employee Errors Lead to Over Half of Cybersecurity Incidents

Despite automation, human factor can put industrial processes at risk. A new report has revealed that employee errors or unintentional actions lead to over...

Transparency Centre To Open by Kaspersky in Malaysia in 2020

Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky on Thursday announced the opening of its first transparency centre in Malaysia in early 2020, in partnership with CyberSecurity...

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