Tag: Hacking

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1 In 2 Indian Adults Fell Prey To Hacking In Last 12 Months

New Delhi: More than one in two Indian adults (59 per cent) experienced cybercrime in the last 12 months, as seven in 10 Indian adults (among those surveyed) believed that…

52% Of Indian Firms Report Cyber Attack In Last 12 Months
52% Of Indian Firms Report Cyber Attack In Last 12 Months

Mumbai: About 52 per cent of Indian organisations said they fell victim to a successful cybersecurity attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey released on Tuesday. Of these successful breaches, 71 per cent of organisations admitted it was a serious or very serious attack, and 65 per cent said it took longer […]

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Hacker Threatens To Sell ZEE5 Users' Data Online

New Delhi: A hacker identifying himself as John Wick has claimed to have accessed the network of popular streaming service ZEE5, allegedly stealing over 150GB of user data along with the source code of the website. According to a report in cybersecurity news portal Quickcyber, the hacker who appeared to be from a Korean hacking […]

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No security breach in Aarogya Setu app, govt assures after ethical hacker raises privacy concerns

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said no data or security breach has been identified in Aarogya Setu after an ethical hacker raised concerns about a potential security issue in the app. The app is the government’s mobile application for contact tracing and disseminating medical advisories to users in order to contain the spread of […]

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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 […]

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One Billion Android Devices At Risk Of Hacking

San Francisco: Consumer watchdog Which? has claimed that more than one billion Android phones and tablets are vulnerable to hackers as they no longer supported by security updates. According to the research report, the most at-risk phones are any that run Android 4 or older and those smartphones running Android 7.0 which can not be […]

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Coronavirus Enters Web, Users Hacked With Malicious Files

New Delhi: Taking advantage of people’s curiosity about the mysterious coronavirus that has become the talking point across the globe, cybercriminals have started deploying malicious files on people’s computers in the guise of providing information and safety tips about the coronavirus, security researchers warned on Friday. The researchers from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have detected such […]

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Hackerone Pays $20K To User Who Hacked Its Own Platform

New Delhi: Facing an embarrassing situation, San Francisco-based HackerOne which is vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform and boasts of clients like Starbucks, Instagram, Goldman Sachs, Twitter and Zomato, has paid $20,000 to a user who exposed a vulnerability in its own bug bounty platform. The vulnerability was exposed by a user with the handle […]

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Chinese Group Behind Cyber Attacks On India Identified

London: Security researchers have discovered a Chinese hacking group that has stolen confidential data by attacking government organisations in six countries, including India. Government organisations in India, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey suffered damage as a result of the group’s attacks, said specialists from London-headquartered global security solutions provider Positive Technologies. The Calypso APT […]

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Most EVMs In US Still Vulnerable To Hacking: Report

Washington: Electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the US are still vulnerable to hacking as hackers have found new ways, or replicate previously published methods, to compromise those with ease, a new report has said. Based on the findings of the white-hat hacker “DEF CON Voting Village”, the report mentioned vulnerabilities in voting machines still in […]