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Is Paytm Mall hacked? Company explicitly says 'No'

31 Aug 2020

Is Paytm Mall hacked? Company explicitly says 'No'

Yesterday, a report published by US-based cyber-risk intelligence company Cyble claimed that Paytm Mall, the e-commerce arm of Indian payments unicorn Paytm, has suffered a massive data breach.

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

21 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

Instagram's servers kept private photos and DMs long after deletion

14 Aug 2020

Instagram's servers kept private photos and DMs long after deletion

Despite doing a good job at distancing itself from Facebook and its privacy-related debacles, Instagram keeps running into occasional minor issues.

Hacker flags Safari vulnerabilities, wins Rs. 57 lakh from Apple

05 Apr 2020

Hacker flags Safari vulnerabilities, wins Rs. 57 lakh from Apple

Apple encourages security researchers to flag vulnerabilities in its products and is also willing to pay some really good money for that.

Flag bugs in Xbox, win up to Rs. 14 lakh

01 Feb 2020

Flag bugs in Xbox, win up to Rs. 14 lakh

After Google and Apple, Microsoft is also doubling down on the security of its products.

Google spent Rs. 46 crore in bug bounties last year

01 Feb 2020

Google spent Rs. 46 crore in bug bounties last year

As part of its Vulnerability Reward Programs (VRPs), Google paid out a whopping $6.5 million (over Rs. 46 crore) to security researchers for finding bugs in the company's products and services in 2019, the technology giant recently said.

Now, you can bag $1.5 million bug bounty from Google

22 Nov 2019

Now, you can bag $1.5 million bug bounty from Google

For years, Google has been running a bug bounty program to learn about dangerous vulnerabilities in Android.

Apple to offer cash rewards in its 'Bug Bounty' program

06 Aug 2016

Apple to offer cash rewards in its 'Bug Bounty' program

At the Black-Hat Cyber Security Conference on Thursday, Apple unveiled its plans to offer up to $200,000 rewards to researchers who will find security bugs in its products.