Friday, April 19, 2024
Google Advises Android Developers to Encrypt App Data On Device

Google Advises Android Developers to Encrypt App Data On Device

Google today published a blog post recommending mobile app developers to encrypt data that their apps generate on the users' devices, especially when they use unprotected external storage that's prone...
New Flaw Lets Rogue Android Apps Access Camera Without Permission

New Flaw Lets Rogue Android Apps Access Camera Without Permission

An alarming security vulnerability has been discovered in several models of Android smartphones manufactured by Google, Samsung, and others that could allow malicious apps to secretly take pictures and record...
Microsoft Could Reap Over $150 Million in New US Cybersecurity Spending Despite Recent Hacks

Microsoft Could Reap Over $150 Million in New US Cybersecurity Spending Despite Recent Hacks

A recent hack that affected thousands of servers exploited unknown flaws in the way those servers handled web versions of Microsoft Outlook email. Microsoft stands to receive nearly a...
Bangladesh to open special police station to deal with cybercrimes

Bangladesh to open special police station to deal with cybercrimes

Bangladesh has set up a special police station experimentally under the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to deal with cybercrime cases. The police station will be headed by an Additional...
Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak

Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak

The world's most valuable oil producer Saudi Aramco has confirmed to the BBC that company data has leaked from one of its contractors. The files are now reportedly being...
Microsoft takes legal action against North Korean hackers

Microsoft takes legal action against North Korean hackers

A cybercrime group called Thallium stole consumers' login information via phishing, says Microsoft. Microsoft has sued a cybercrime group in an effort to disrupt its alleged attacks...
Russian Hacker Behind NeverQuest Banking Malware Gets 4 Years in U.S. Prison

Russian Hacker Behind NeverQuest Banking Malware Gets 4 Years in U.S. Prison

A Russian hacker who created and used Neverquest banking malware to steal money from victims' bank accounts has finally been sentenced to 4 years in prison by the United States District Court for the...
Twitter confirms India PM Modi's personal website account hacked

Twitter confirms India PM Modi’s personal website account hacked

Account, with more than 2.5 million followers, used to solicit donations for relief fund through cryptocurrency. Twitter confirmed on Thursday that an account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...
NordVPN confirms one of its servers was hacked

NordVPN confirms one of its servers was hacked

The company says "no other server on our network has been affected." NordVPN, one of many VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) available to anyone with an internet connection,...
Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

In a coordinated global law enforcement operation, Europol has taken down more than 30,500 websites for distributing counterfeit and pirated items over the Internet and arrested three suspects. Among...

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