Tag: Hackers

New Instagram tool to help users spot phishing emails

San Francisco: Instagram is introducing a new way for its users to help them identify phishing emails and safeguard themselves against hackers. According to a report in CNET on Monday, the new feature by Facebook-owned photo-sharing service will display genuine emails the company sent you. “Bad actors are getting better at imitating emails from Instagram, […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Delhi BJP Website Hacked By Pakistani Hackers

New Delhi: The website of BJP’s Delhi unit was on Saturday hacked by suspected Pakistani hackers, who defaced the page and posted abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A hacker group called _Muhammad Bilal TeAM [PCE] has claimed that it has hacked the website with a message like “Ghar main ghuss kar marain gy […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Hackers Hit OnePlus' Online Store Again, Data Leaked

New Delhi: In yet another data breach, Chinese handset maker OnePlus’s online store has been hit by hackers where an “unauthorised party” accessed some customers’ personal information. The company informed its users on Friday that all payment information, passwords and accounts are safe but the name, contact number, email and shipping address in certain orders […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Scientists Spot 4G Bug That Can Help Hackers Impersonate You

Berlin: Researchers have found a serious vulnerability in LTE/4G mobile communication standard that can help hackers impersonate other phone users, take a streaming service subscription at your expense or publish secret company documents under someone else’s identity. The vulnerability — which affects virtually all mobile phones, tablets and some connected household appliances — may also […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Hackers Can Use Ultrasonic Waves To Activate Siri, Google

Washington: Ultrasonic waves do not make a sound, but they can still activate Siri on your cellphone and have it make calls, take images or read the contents of a text to a stranger – without the phone owner’s knowledge, suggests a new research. Researchers have previously shown that ultrasonic waves can be used to […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Hackers Eye Workers From Home In Absence Of Secure Networks

New Delhi: With several Indian organisations implementing work from home for employees in the wake of growing COVID-19 threat, hackers have turned their eyes on breaking into companies’ networks and systems in absence of robust, multi-layered firewall and security solutions within the boundaries of workers’ homes. Over 20 lakh employees are likely to work from […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Hidden Bug In FPGA Chips Can Help Hackers Steal Critical Data

London: A team of German researchers has discovered a critical vulnerability in FPGA chips, part of Cloud data centres, mobile phone base stations, encrypted USBs and industrial control systems, that can help hackers gain complete control over chips and steal key data of governments and enterprises. Field Programmable Gate Arrays, FPGAs for short, are flexibly […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Hackers Creating Scam Sites Similar To COVID-19 Relief Packages

New Delhi: With the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down major parts of the global economy, governments are responding with massive stimulus packages aimed at supporting businesses and individuals. And not surprisingly, cyber-attackers are busy using scam and phishing techniques to get their share, security researchers warned on Monday. These scam websites use the news of the […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Hackers Manipulated Stolen Covid Vax Data To 'Undermine Trust'

London:  In a startling revelation, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said that hackers have manipulated stolen Covid-19 vaccine data in an attempt to “undermine trust” in the vaccines. The ongoing investigation of the cyberattack on EMA found that some of the unlawfully accessed documents related to Covid-19 medicines and vaccines have been leaked on the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Hackers Hit SBI Users With Text Phishing Scam

New Delhi: Several users of the State Bank of India (SBI) have been targeted with a phishing scam where hackers have flooded them with suspicious text messages, requesting them to redeem their SBI credit points worth Rs 9,870. The link associated with the text messages redirects the user to a fake website and on the […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021