Obama says before they get any better Cybersecurity woes will get worse

Gulf leaders request cyber-security collaboration to Obama

On Monday, American President Obama said that the latest attack on the record of OPM (Office of Personnel Management) and on the private data of employees was another sign of the “weakness” of federal Govt. networks. And he also added that until Washington answer back in a solid way, these sort of problems are just …

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Who are criminals? Pirates or VPN users who pay for Netflix?

VPN users are Criminals or Pirates are Criminals

Internet pirates are frequently considered ‘thieves’ by the entertainment firms. But, we are seeing genuine users being patented as “criminals”, just because they access Netflix outside the United States or anywhere they like via using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Talking to user like this is not just aggressive, but arrogant too. Internet community is …

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Chinese Cyber attack hits 4 million current and former US federal workers

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On Thursday US officials said, attackers broke into American government PCs, possibly hacking the private information of almost 4 million former and current government employees. Researchers seem to be positive that the hackers were based in China. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said in a statement on Thursday that it is inspecting the attack. …

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Hola browser extension should be deleted, Security researchers

Hola browser extension should be deleted

The reputation disaster for Hole (geo-unblocking application) has extended with a report from Vectra (Cybersecurity Company). Moreover to exposing a console within Hola that enables a hacker to “accomplish almost everything”, Vectra has found that Hola had already been compromised by “bad guys” before reports appeared against the Hola past week. Almost 50 million people …

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US to extend its cyber defense over Japan to help protect from cyber attacks

American Will Help to Protect Japan From Cyber Attacks

The America will expand its cyber security umbrella on Japan, aiding its Asian friend deal with the increasing danger of internet hacks against military headquarters and infrastructure just like power houses, the two counties stated in a joint announcement on 30th of May (Saturday). Under a fresh set of privacy instructions between Tokyo and Washington …

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Apache Cordova vulnerability puts Android apps in danger

Vulnerability in Apache Cordova leaves Android apps in danger

Android applications developed via Cordova (a new update from Apache to develop applications) are vulnerable to illegal configuration alterations that could root the apps to display annoying popup boxes or shut down their action. The glitch allows the hacker to change victim’s apps’ behavior at will. Apache Cordova enable developers to build cross-platform smartphone applications …

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Facebook’s European Union woes remain, FB’s privacy settings under scrutiny of watchdogs

Facebook's European Union woes remain as watchdogs clamp down

The social media giant Facebook has turn out to be an old-timer of the fights battled over data security, net neutrality and internet privacy, and it doesn’t look similar social platforms will be able to escape from inspection anytime shortly. US companies have turn out to be a target of watchdogs in the EU (European …

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IRS hacked, Hackers dive and collect information of 100000 taxpayers

IRS hacked, Hackers dive and collect information of 100000 taxpayers

Hackers used an internet service delivered by the American government’s tax collecting company to get access to the data of 100K taxpayers, said by the Internal Revenue Service at Tuesday. As per Internal Revenue Service statement the private information of more than 100,000 taxpayers was hacked. The data consist of many years’ worth of tax …

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Red alert! Private data of 500K Android users at risk

Private Data of 500million Android users at risk

If you just sold your Android smartphone, risks are your email, text messages, Facebook key and pictures are still in there, although you erased them.  As per the new research of the Cambridge University, at least 500 million Android mobiles are defective in the factory reset feature. As per the CNN Money report, a new …

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Adult FriendFinder hacked, 4 million ‘sex partners’ exposed

Adult FriendFinder Hacked

Private information of almost 4 million consumers on Adult FriendFinder website has been hacked. The website is run by California based folks (as homepage displayed) and is one of the world’s biggest adult sites. The intimate information hacked include dates of birth, post codes and home addresses of registered users. A research which was conducted …

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