05 Jul 2020
After TikTok, LinkedIn, Reddit caught snooping on clipboard of iPhones
A few days back, we reported the case of Chinese video app TikTok snooping on the clipboard of iPhones.
05 Jul 2020
UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment
A few days ago, the US declared Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE "national security threats" and barred its telcos from buying network equipment from them.
19 Jun 2020
Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?
In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.
15 Jun 2020
Now, attackers can use bulbs to spy on you (theoretically)
If you are planning on discussing private matters with someone, better start with keeping all the windows and doors shut.
14 Jun 2020
Don't update! Latest Windows 10 release can break your printer
Microsoft is having a hard time getting a grip on Windows 10 issues.
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.
08 Jun 2020
COVID-19: Singapore is developing a wearable 'contact-tracing' device
As the world races to deploy contact-tracing apps to warn and isolate close contacts of COVID-19 positive individuals, Singapore is taking a completely different - and potentially concerning - route.
07 Jun 2020
Your WhatsApp-linked number could show up in Google Search
Your WhatsApp-linked number, maybe even name and email address, could be leaking through Google Search.
05 Jun 2020
More than 13,500 Vivo phones found using same IMEI number
In a major shocker, more than 13,500 Vivo smartphones have been seized with the same International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.
01 Jun 2020
#LeakAlert: Data of 7 million+ BHIM users exposed
Personal and financial data of more than 7 million users of BHIM, a government-backed peer-to-peer UPI payments app, has been leaked publicly.
01 Jun 2020
Indian techie flags vulnerability in Apple's sign-in system, wins $100,000
Bhavuk Jain, a techie hailing from Delhi, has bagged $100,000 (Rs. 75.50 lakh) bug bounty from Apple.
27 May 2020
Soon, Google Assistant will confirm purchases with your voice
In a bid to enable a hands-free shopping experience, Google is working to add a new capability into Assistant, a feature that verifies your voice to authorize a purchase.
23 May 2020
Google Home Hub shows stranger's Nest cam footage, now fixed
A few days back, a Google Home Hub owner reported a mysterious (and creepy) case of seeing footage from the Nest security camera of a stranger.
21 May 2020
Google Chrome is getting several privacy-focused changes: Details here
A few days back, Google had announced the plan to update its browser Chrome with features like grouping tabs by topic and blocking resource-hungry ads.
17 May 2020
Edison Mail may have redirected your emails to someone else
Edison Mail, the popular app that lets you manage multiple email services from a single place, has run into a major privacy issue - a bug compromising personal email accounts of many of its users.
11 May 2020
Millions of PCs are vulnerable to a Thunderbolt port flaw
A major security flaw has been flagged in Intel's Thunderbolt port.
10 May 2020
#WeeklyRecap: New MacBook, Surface notebooks, Unacademy breach, and more
This week, some notable developments were made in the world of technology, particularly in the consumer tech category.
08 May 2020
Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs
Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
07 May 2020
Data of 2.2cr Unacademy users hacked, available at Rs. 1.5L
Unacademy, one of the biggest online learning platforms in India, has suffered a massive data breach.
06 May 2020
Hacker flags 'security issue' in Aarogya Setu, government responds
A few hours ago, a French cybersecurity expert and hacker under the alias "Elliot Alderson" claimed that Aarogya Setu, the official contact-tracing app of the Government of India, carries a security issue.
01 May 2020
You need to update Chrome right now: Here's why
In a major shocker, two critical vulnerabilities have been flagged in Google's all-new Chrome 81 browser.
27 Apr 2020
Hackers can hijack your Microsoft Teams account via GIFs
In a major shocker, researchers at CyberArk, a US-based cybersecurity firm, have flagged a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Teams, the work communication service that goes against Slack.
27 Apr 2020
Critical security vulnerability detected in top antivirus apps
From Kaspersky to Quick Heal, all antivirus programs take out malicious programs well before they compromise the whole PC.
23 Apr 2020
COVID-19 scams are rising drastically: How to protect yourself
In the wake of COVID-19, hackers have started using public fears around the pandemic to carry out malware and phishing attacks.
23 Apr 2020
Critical vulnerability detected in Apple's Mail app: Details here
A critical security flaw has been flagged in the Mail app of Apple's iOS.
21 Apr 2020
Watch out! Hackers are bombing Zoom classes with porn
As India faces the COVID-19 lockdown, educators are rushing to use digital resources to ensure students keep learning even while being at home.
14 Apr 2020
Five lakh Zoom accounts are being sold on dark web
Zoom, the video conferencing service that shot to fame in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and then became a center of multiple controversies, has been hit by another pressing issue.
14 Apr 2020
Zoom will let customers choose data centers for routing calls
It has become dichotomous for video-conferencing giant Zoom. On one hand, its user have sky-rocketed, but on the other, those users are fast losing confidence, given the shady security practices of the company.
09 Apr 2020
Zoom creates 'security council' to fight data privacy concerns
In light of growing privacy-related concerns, popular video-conferencing service Zoom has announced a new 'information security council and advisory board'.
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.
03 Apr 2020
Marriott suffers data breach, over 5 million guest records stolen
In a major shocker, Marriott International has compromised the personal data of millions of its guests in, what looks like, a hack of its internal systems.
02 Apr 2020
Zoom sued for covertly sending user data to Facebook
Zoom, the video conferencing app that shot to fame after billions were put on lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19, has been sued for sharing user data without permission.
25 Mar 2020
Microsoft halting less important Windows updates: Here's why
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, big tech companies, including Google and Apple, have sent most of their employees to work from home.
24 Mar 2020
Hackers are exploiting an 'unpatched' vulnerability in Windows 10
If you are using a Windows 10 PC, better be careful while downloading anything from the internet.
11 Mar 2020
20 popular VPN, ad-blocking apps caught spying on users
In a major shocker, at least 20 apps dedicated to VPN and ad-blocking services have been caught spying on their users.
11 Mar 2020
#BugAlert: Intel processors carry an 'unfixable' security flaw
In a major shocker, a group of researchers has revealed that Intel processors carry a critical security flaw.
07 Mar 2020
#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed
Recently, DW's Jordan Wildon flagged a major bug in WhatsApp - an issue that allowed Google and other search engines to index invitation links to private groups on the messaging service.
29 Feb 2020
#TechBytes: How to make your Instagram private, dodge creepy stalkers
With over a billion active users, Instagram dominates as one of the most popular (and controversy-free) products from Facebook.
27 Feb 2020
Decathlon exposes data of millions of customers, employees
Renowned sports retailer Decathlon has been embroiled in a major controversy.
27 Feb 2020
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.