Category: Hacking

Apple’s ‘latest iPhone update’ has got some Instagram users worried

Apple iPhone users who are trying out the latest iOS version- iOS 14 Beta- got a privacy scare when they found out that Instagram was secretly using the camera in… Read more »

Malware Joker: Google blocks 11 apps from Play Store

Google has reportedly banned 11 apps from its app store for injecting malware into users’ phones. The applications include include com.imagecompress.android, com.relax.relaxation.androidsms, com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances), com.peason.lovinglovemessage, com.contact.withme.texts, com.hmvoice.friendsms, com.file.recovefiles,… Read more »

Gmail users flooded with spam messages, says issue fixed

Gmail users around the world were complaining about spam messages flooding their inbox over the weekend as the Google service was apparently suffering from a widespread problem with its email… Read more »

LinkedIn caught snooping on iOS clipboard, assured a fix

LinkedIn has been caught snooping on iOS’ clipboard. A user of iOS 14 Developer beta has caught the Microsoft app copying contents of the MacBook Pro’s clipboard, courtesy of the… Read more »

TikTok and other apps caught accessing the clipboard in iOS 14

Apple has through a new security patch on the latest iOS 14 exposed the number of smartphone apps that read contents of users’ clipboards whenever they are on screen. Popular video-sharing… Read more »

WhatsApp fixes issue that exposed users’ phone numbers to search engines

Facebook went on a whack-a-mole expedition patching a security vulnerability that exposed thousands of WhatsApp users’ phone numbers with a fairly simple Google search. The Indian researcher who found this loophole is… Read more »

Google is being sued for tracking users while browsing in incognito mode

Google was hit by a class-action lawsuit in California on Tuesday, alleged the company continues to track the internet activity of Chrome browser users even when they are browsing in… Read more »

Google helps users avoid covid-19 online security scams by a website

Google launched a new website on Wednesday, focused on avoiding covid-19 related security scams. With the rise in online security scams related to covid‑19 pandemic , this site aims to… Read more »