Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Personal data of 2.9 crore Indian job seekers leaked on dark web

Personal data of 2.9 crore Indian job seekers leaked on dark web

A cybersecurity firm has come across a 2.3 GB zipped file on a hacking forum carrying personal details of the job seekers’ in India. Data of 29 million (2.9...
New 'jailbreak' tool to unlock iPhone released by hackers

New ‘jailbreak’ tool to unlock iPhone released by hackers

There is no guarantee that this jailbreak will work forever as Apple works fast to close the jailbreak by patching flaws. An iPhone hacking team has released a new...
State-backed hackers targeting COVID-19 responders, warn US, UK

State-backed hackers targeting COVID-19 responders, warn US, UK

US, UK officials did not say which countries were responsible for the attacks on healthcare and research institutions. Government-backed hackers are attacking healthcare and research institutions in an effort...
US Air Force Invites Hackers to Break-in to Its Satellite in Orbit

US Air Force Invites Hackers to Break-in to Its Satellite in Orbit

The team that comes first in US Air Force's Hack-A-Sat challenge will be awarded $50,000 (roughly Rs. 38 lakhs). The US Air Force wants you to hack its satellite...
267 million Facebook profiles sold for $600 on the dark web

267 million Facebook profiles sold for $600 on the dark web

Threat actors are selling over 267 million Facebook profiles for £500 ($623) on dark web sites and hacker forums. While none of these records include passwords, they do contain information that could...
49 New Google Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Cryptocurrency Wallets

49 New Google Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Cryptocurrency Wallets

Google has ousted 49 Chrome browser extensions from its Web Store that masqueraded as cryptocurrency wallets but contained malicious code to siphon off sensitive information and empty the digital currencies.The 49 browser...
U.S. Offers Rewards up to $5 Million for Information on North Korean Hackers

U.S. Offers Rewards up to $5 Million for Information on North Korean Hackers

The United States agencies today released a joint advisory warning the world about the 'significant cyber threat' posed by North Korean state-sponsored hackers to the global banking and financial institutions.Besides a summary...
How to transform your revolutionary idea into a reality: $100K Nokia Bell Labs Prize

How to transform your revolutionary idea into a reality: $100K Nokia Bell Labs Prize

How to transform your revolutionary idea into a reality. Revolutionary ideas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics don't occur every day.But when those "eureka" moments happen, we need to...
Zoom Caught in Cybersecurity Debate — Here's Everything You Need To Know

Zoom Caught in Cybersecurity Debate — Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Over the past few weeks, the use of Zoom video conferencing software has exploded ever since it emerged the platform of choice to host everything from cabinet meetings to yoga classes amidst...
Hackers using coronavirus malware to steal data: Cyber cops

Hackers using coronavirus malware to steal data: Cyber cops

"Cyber fraudsters are using a malware called coronavirus map" Even as Maharashtra grapples with rising COVID-19 cases, cyber fraudsters have devised a malware called "coronavirus map"...

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