Tag: Cyber

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 »

BEWARE: Fake Covid-19 apps are spreading ransomware trojans

Web and mobile applications that track the spread of the Covid-19 virus outbreak are also loading ransomware trojans and trackers to snoop on users, according to cyber security firms. For… Read more »

Samsung Data Breach Find My Mobile Push Notification

Samsung has admitted that what it calls a “small number” of users could indeed read other people’s personal data following last week’s unexplained Find my Mobile notification. Several Register readers… Read more »

Google Apologizes For Saving Enterprise User Passwords in Plaintext

Google on Wednesday extended an apology to its G Suite customers after revealing that it stored passwords of some enterprise users in plaintext for years. Storing passwords without cryptographic hashes… Read more »

Hackers used Asus software update to inject malware into millions of PCs

Taiwan’s hardware company Asus unwittingly pushed out malware through its official updates to around half a million computers last year after hackers compromised the company’s servers, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab… Read more »

Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text but says nobody abused them

Facebook’s mishandling of users’ data earned it criticism last year as the revelations about the Cambridge Analytics scandal were served out in the open. The company was condemned for letting… Read more »

PUBG Mobile Addict: 15-Years Old Boy Steals 50K to buy Gaming controllers, in-app purchases

The famous ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlefields (PUBG)’ online Mobile game has taken teenagers, young adults by storm since it’s launch in 2017 across the world including India and now, unfortunately, this game… Read more »

Bug in Facebook Messenger Exposed Users’ Data : Researchers Said

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed about making his platform more secure, a bug in Facebook Messenger allowed websites to gain access to users’ data, including who they have been… Read more »

Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up for Sale

A hacker who was selling details of nearly 620 million online accounts stolen from 16 popular websites has now put up a second batch of 127 million records originating from… Read more »