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27 Feb 2020Google
New bug exposes Wi-Fi traffic of billion devices (including phones)
In a major shocker, researchers from antivirus company ESET have raised alarms over a critical security vulnerability plaguing billions of devices around the world.
25 Feb 2020PayPal
Hackers are mysteriously stealing from PayPal accounts for online shopping
PayPal, one of the biggest payment platforms in the world, has been marred by a major, albeit unknown, security flaw.
22 Feb 2020WhatsApp
Google sued for spying on students through Chromebooks: Details here
Google could be on the verge of another privacy-related debacle.
21 Feb 2020Google
Google removed 600 apps from Play Store: Here's why
In a bid to make Android safer to use, Google has pulled nearly 600 apps from the Play Store.
21 Feb 2020Facebook
Now, Facebook is paying people for their voice recordings
Facebook's ever-increasing appetite for user data is going to a whole new level.
19 Feb 2020ZDNet
Hackers can wipe your WordPress site with this plugin flaw
If you use WordPress as a tool to manage the content of your website, we recommend updating a particular plugin on the platform (if in use) right away.
12 Feb 2020Microsoft
Internet Explorer (if you haven't abandoned it) is not safe
Even though Internet Explorer is a thing of the past, Microsoft is requesting Windows users to install a major update associated with it.
11 Feb 2020Google
Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure
In a bid to create a private and secure web experience, Google has announced the plan to warn users about insecure downloads.
10 Feb 2020Android
Watch out! Hackers can attack your Android phone via Bluetooth
If you are using a phone with Android 8.0 Oreo or 9.0 Pie, we recommend installing the latest security update right away.
08 Feb 2020Technology
Hackers can steal sensitive PC data by tracking monitor brightness
If you think that your computer is safe from cyberattacks when it's not connected to the internet, you are making a big mistake!
06 Feb 2020Facebook
WhatsApp flaw could have let hackers access your PC
Even after amassing more than 1 billion users, WhatsApp doesn't appear to be doing enough on the security side of things.
05 Feb 2020Twitter
Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer
Paytm, India's leading mobile payments platform, has been working on some nifty features to maintain the highest security standards for its users.
05 Feb 2020Google
Shocking! Private videos in Google Photos sent to strangers
In a major shocker, Google has admitted to inadvertently sending some people's private videos uploaded on Google Photos to complete strangers.
01 Feb 2020Microsoft
Avast shutting down company that sold user data without permission
A few days back, anti-virus giant Avast was caught selling PC activity of its users through its subsidiary, a company named Jumpshot.
31 Jan 2020Instagram
Thousands of Instagram passwords leaked: Details here
In a major shocker, thousands of Instagram usernames and passwords have been leaked online.
30 Jan 2020United States of America
Zoom flaw could have let anyone hijack video conference calls
Zoom, the favorite video calling solution for enterprises all over the world, had suffered from a critical security flaw.
27 Jan 2020Facebook
Facebook tracks you regularly - how to stop it?
Facebook operates on people's data - it collects personal information from users and then sells the same to advertisers to show personalized ads to each individual and make money.
25 Jan 2020Google
Nearly 200 malicious add-ons detected in Firefox, now removed
Mozilla has been trying to make privacy its calling card to get people to ditch Google for Firefox.
25 Jan 2020Delhi Police
Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day
Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.
25 Jan 2020Android
How does Truecaller show caller ID before calls?
Truecaller has been blowing people's minds ever since the leading caller ID platform came out in 2009.
24 Jan 2020WhatsApp
#TechBytes: How to secure your WhatsApp from hacking attempts
In the digital age, people value their data just as much as their money.
24 Jan 2020Facebook
Government will launch its own internal messaging app, like WhatsApp
India has been at loggerheads with Facebook-owned WhatsApp over non-traceability of messages.
23 Jan 2020Microsoft
#LeakAlert: Microsoft exposed over 250 million customer support records
Microsoft is facing flak for exposing over 250 million customer service records on several open servers.
21 Jan 2020ZDNet
A hacker leaked passwords of over 5 lakh IoT devices
With the rise of internet-connected devices, from phones and televisions to 'smart' lights, hackers now have new targets to breach into people's homes, harass them in horrifying ways.
17 Jan 2020Amazon
Sensitive photos, videos of thousands of porn actresses leaked online
In a major shocker, sensitive data of thousands of actresses associated with a porn cam affiliate network has been leaked on the internet.
16 Jan 2020Malware
#AndroidAlert: You should delete these 17 apps asap
Even after plenty of complaints/reports over the last few years, Google hasn't been able to get a grip over the problem of malicious apps slipping into the Play Store.
16 Jan 2020Facebook
Now, you will get alerts about third-party logins with Facebook
As politicians continue to raise concerns over the trove of data Facebook has access to, the social network is doing everything possible to make users feel that their information is in safe hands.
15 Jan 2020iOS
Now, use your iPhone as a Google security key
In a major move, Google has announced that iPhones can now be used as security keys for Google accounts.
15 Jan 2020Microsoft
#BugAlert: Critical security vulnerability flagged in Windows 10; update now
After Firefox, Windows 10 has been plagued by a security vulnerability.
12 Jan 2020Microsoft
Sensitive Skype, Cortana recordings reviewed on insecured PCs in China
A few months ago, Motherboard made a shocking revelation that Microsoft has been sending "poorly secured" Cortana and Skype recordings to human contractors.
10 Jan 2020Amazon
Ring's employees watched private customer videos; now fired
Ring, the Amazon-owned company that makes home security cameras and doorbells, has admitted that four of its employees viewed personal videos of its customers beyond what they were allowed/permitted to.
10 Jan 2020TikTok
#BugAlert: Multiple vulnerabilities risking user data detected in TikTok
Even as experts continue to grow wary of TikTok's data collection and moderation practices, cybersecurity company Check Point Research has raised alarms over security issues in the video-sharing platform.
09 Jan 2020ACT Fibernet
#HackAlert: Using ACT broadband? Change your Wi-Fi router's password immediately
If you are using ACT Broadband, India's third-largest broadband service provider, it is recommended to change the password of your Wi-Fi router immediately.
02 Jan 2020Google
Want to keep your schedule private? Try the fully-encrypted ProtonCalendar
If you have grown tired of using Google/Microsoft's Calendars (and sharing personal data with them in the process), there is a new solution on offer - from the house of Proton.
25 Dec 2019Maharashtra
Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.
22 Dec 2019Facebook
Facebook will not use two-factor phone numbers for suggesting friends
In a bid to boost the security and privacy of its users, Facebook has announced that it will no longer use the phone numbers given to enable two-factor authentication for suggesting friends.
21 Dec 2019Android
OnePlus is offering Rs. 5 lakh for hacking its phones
OnePlus is striving hard to protect its customers and their data.
21 Dec 2019Twitter
#BugAlert: Critical security flaw in Twitter, update app immediately
After Facebook, Amazon's Ring, and SonyLIV, microblogging giant Twitter has disclosed a vulnerability, one that may have compromised the accounts of its users.
21 Dec 2019SonyLIV
#BugAlert: SonyLIV flaw risked personal emails, phone numbers of users
SonyLIV, the popular over-the-top streaming service operated by Sony Pictures Networks, had a critical security flaw.
20 Dec 2019Facebook
Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online
Despite FTC's $5 billion fine for privacy violations and a lot of flak from the general public, Facebook's security issues aren't just coming to an end.