Singapore banking users on Android hit by hidden malware in WhatsApp update

50 Android users hit by the hidden malware in WhatsApp update in Singapore

A warning has been issued by the ABS (Association of Banks in Singapore) regarding an application update for the popular messaging app WhatsApp, not instigated by the application maker, that is pointing to the smartphone banking customers. On Tuesday morning (Dec 1), ABS stated in a briefing, over the past three months, almost 50 Android …

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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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How to Keep your Bank Account Safe Online

Keep your Bank Account Safe

Nowadays we depend greatly on technology for performing our daily tasks and this includes financial transactions, payments of bills and purchases online. With the use of innovative services, we can now pay our electricity bill with a click of a button, instead of heading to the respective service and queuing for ages. We can buy …

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Security Loopholes in Banking Institutions not Patched, Hackers Still in

banking cyber security loopholes

According to an article from Financial Times, a security company named Bronzeye has identified risks in the banking field and has addressed these risks to the FCA (which stands for the Financial Conduct Authority). Although they were properly informed of the severity of such risks, it appears that the FCA did nothing to raise awareness …

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JPMorgan Cyber-Attack Scares Obama Administration

Recent Cyber-attacks at JPMorgan Chase, America’s largest bank, unsettled Obama’s administration. Whitehouse freaked-out especially after preliminary investigations suggested the attack originated from Russia. White house is yet to establish the motive of the attacks or any clear connection to Putin’s’ administration. A source in the Obama administration familiar with security briefing on the JPMorgan case …

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