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#HackAlert: Honda hit by cyber attack, global operations disrupted

09 Jun 2020

#HackAlert: Honda hit by cyber attack, global operations disrupted

Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Company has been hit by a major cyber attack.

Hackers tried to compromise Trump, Biden's campaign staffers

05 Jun 2020

Hackers tried to compromise Trump, Biden's campaign staffers

As the US Presidential election closes in, cyber-criminals are growing active on the mission to interfere with the campaign of the candidates.

Hackers are infecting PCs, stealing passwords with coronavirus maps

12 Mar 2020

Hackers are infecting PCs, stealing passwords with coronavirus maps

With the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus, organizations have resorted to creating maps indicating the continually evolving situation in every country.

400GB-data stolen from UN servers in July; organization remained mum

30 Jan 2020

400GB-data stolen from UN servers in July; organization remained mum

The United Nations has confirmed to have been hacked in, what looks like, a state-sponsored espionage operation.

Child (!) who hacked Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, arrested

25 Nov 2019

Child (!) who hacked Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, arrested

Back in August, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey's own Twitter account was hacked to send out racist slurs and comments.

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

10 Nov 2019

Browser bug exploited to hack Amazon Alexa: Details here

When it comes to smart assistants, Amazon's Alexa is one of the undisputed winners.

Your PC can be hacked using simple audio files

18 Oct 2019

Your PC can be hacked using simple audio files

We have seen cases of malicious images being used to break into computers and steal their data.

Alert: Don't send GIFs via WhatsApp, till you update it

05 Oct 2019

Alert: Don't send GIFs via WhatsApp, till you update it

A new vulnerability has been discovered in WhatsApp which allows hackers to gain access to your files and messages by leveraging malicious GIFs.

Chennai techie finds Instagram bug, again; wins Rs. 7 lakh

27 Aug 2019

Chennai techie finds Instagram bug, again; wins Rs. 7 lakh

A Chennai-based security researcher was awarded $10,000 (Rs. 7.18 lakh) for discovering a bug on the photo/video sharing application, Instagram.

'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

17 Jul 2019

'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

Social media is no more a safe place now, especially for celebrities.