Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked screenshot

Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked

Paytm account owners have been warned about a new threat. The company has asked its account holders to be careful, especially if they're updating their KYC (Know Your Customer). As you can imagine this news is of... Read more

September 12, 2019
Privacy of 50,000 'Get' Users Compromised Amidst a Data Breach screenshot

Privacy of 50,000 'Get' Users Compromised Amidst a Data Breach

In May 2017, a ticketing platform by the name of Qnect made the news for all the wrong reasons. Qnect's userbase was mostly comprised of Australian students who suddenly started receiving some strange unsolicited... Read more

September 11, 2019
24 Google Play Apps Found to Distribute the Joker Malware screenshot

24 Google Play Apps Found to Distribute the Joker Malware

According to Google Play, the malicious apps that were designed to infect unsuspecting Android users with the new Joker malware were downloaded a total of 472,000 times. The number does seem relatively high, but we... Read more

September 11, 2019
Millennial Money - How to Outsmart Smartphone Scammers screenshot

Millennial Money - How to Outsmart Smartphone Scammers

With online banking and payment being an integral part of the regular smart device owner’s experience nowadays, it is no wonder that cyber-criminals are now actively targeting mobile devices as a matter of course. As... Read more

September 11, 2019
The Customers of Foxit Software Are Warned About a Data Breach That Exposed Passwords screenshot

The Customers of Foxit Software Are Warned About a Data Breach That Exposed Passwords

Foxit Software has disclosed that it was recently a victim of a security breach in which private user data was left unprotected with an unknown third party. The people whose accounts were affected have been contacted... Read more

September 11, 2019
Shenzhen i365 Tech Sells 600,000 GPS Trackers with '123456' Set as the Default Password screenshot

Shenzhen i365 Tech Sells 600,000 GPS Trackers with '123456' Set as the Default Password

In August 2018, the State of California passed a bill which is supposed to make Internet of Things (IoT) devices more secure. It has already caused more than a little controversy, with some arguing that lawmakers... Read more

September 10, 2019
Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone screenshot

Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone

Is there anything more annoying than robocalls? Turns out there is. Robotext reports have been increasing even as phone carriers and regulators have been making steady progress against robocalls. Big-name companies... Read more

September 10, 2019
5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For screenshot

5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For

The online world is not a safe place, but how dangerous is it exactly? Read the news on a website dedicated to cybersecurity, and you'll be left with the impression that more or less every link you click on and every... Read more

September 9, 2019
What Is Retadup and How Can It Jeopardize the Security of Your Passwords? screenshot

What Is Retadup and How Can It Jeopardize the Security of Your Passwords?

Retadup is one of the malware families that has never really managed to catch the attention of mainstream media the way Trickbot has, for example. This seems a bit strange because while it has never really been the... Read more

September 5, 2019
Facebook Users at Risk of SIM-Swapping Attacks After Their Phone Numbers Are Leaked Online screenshot

Facebook Users at Risk of SIM-Swapping Attacks After Their Phone Numbers Are Leaked Online

When the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke out in March 2018, people thought it was a big one. The UK-based company had collected the information of quite a few Facebook users through a personality quiz app and had... Read more

September 5, 2019
Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It screenshot

Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It

There are all kinds of malware out there these days, and while a lot of them can cause you significant inconvenience, damage, and even financial losses, there's something about stalkerware that's extra disturbing. The... Read more

September 5, 2019
Canon DSLR Hacked With Crypto-demanding Ransomware – but for Research screenshot

Canon DSLR Hacked With Crypto-demanding Ransomware – but for Research

Technology is a marvelous thing, and the Internet has made a reality out of a multitude of things that were thought impossible just a few years back. Information on any topic imaginable is at the tip of a user's... Read more

September 5, 2019
What Hackers Do After Gaining Access to a Website screenshot

What Hackers Do After Gaining Access to a Website

What are Hackers' objectives? Hackers usually infect websites with malware. Malware can execute many complex and malicious actions on a website, such as malvertising, illegal downloads, ransomware, and more. Online... Read more

September 4, 2019
It Was Confirmed: XKCD Users' Passwords Were Breached During a Data Breach screenshot

It Was Confirmed: XKCD Users' Passwords Were Breached During a Data Breach

Those of you interested in mathematics, technology, and information security have probably heard the name Randall Munroe. He is the creator of the XKCD webcomic which uses brilliant stick figure cartoons and a healthy... Read more

September 4, 2019
A Month After Poshmark Confirmed a Data Breach, Private User Information Is Sold Online screenshot

A Month After Poshmark Confirmed a Data Breach, Private User Information Is Sold Online

Almost exactly one month ago, North American online clothing marketplace Poshmark announced that it had suffered a data breach. For reasons that remain unclear, the website decided not to disclose how many people got... Read more

September 4, 2019
Do We All Use the Same Calendar? screenshot

Do We All Use the Same Calendar?

What day is it today? Many of you will most likely say 'September 3, 2019'. But how did we end up deciding that? And how did most of us end up agreeing with it? And what about the people that don't agree with this... Read more

September 3, 2019
What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Avoid It screenshot

What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Avoid It

Directed denial of Service, or simply "DDoS" attacks, are designed to take down a platform or web page and interrupt the service it provides. This temporary loss of service is caused by overloading a single website... Read more

September 3, 2019
Hackers Can Turn Headphones into 'Acoustic Weapons,' Cybersecurity Expert Warns screenshot

Hackers Can Turn Headphones into 'Acoustic Weapons,' Cybersecurity Expert Warns

The speakers on your smartphone, PC, and other devices connected to the internet could be weaponized by hackers and used against you, security researchers say. One such expert believes that it is a very real threat.... Read more

September 3, 2019
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