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Hackers can infiltrate into your devices via Clubhouse

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As invite-only audio conversation app Clubhouse gains popularity, cyber security experts warned on Friday that hackers can distribute malicious code under the guise of fake applications to join the platform. There are privacy concerns because...

Hacker leaks 1.9mn user records of photo editing app Pixlr

San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS): A hacker known as ShinyHunters has leaked 1.9 million user records stolen from free online photo editing application Pixlr. The database released for free in a hacking forum contains information that could be used by threat...

3 more Indian firms hacked, 1.13 cr users’ data at risk: Researcher

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) After hacking masked credit and debit card data of crores of Juspay users, the same hacker possibly known as 'ShinyHunters' is now selling databases belonging to three more Indian companies on Dark Web, independent...

New malware Alien can steal credentials from 226 Android apps

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Cyber security researchers have found a new Trojan malware named Alien that can steal credentials from 226 Android apps in several countries including in India. Alien targeted other apps as well like Gmail, Facebook, Telegram,...

Hackers targeting UK education sector, warn nodal cyber agency

London, Sep 18 (IANS) The UKs nodel cyber agency on Thursday warned that cyber criminals are increasingly targeting universities with ransomware attacks and there has been a trend for cyber criminals to threaten to release sensitive data stolen from...

US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

Washington, Sep 16 (AP) The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and elsewhere, including social media and video game companies as well as universities and...

Hackers prey on devices running open-source Linux OS

New Delhi (IANS) As organisations opt to use open-source operating systems worldwide, cybersecurity researchers have warned that more and more threat actors are now executing targeted attacks against Linux-based devices while developing more Linux-focused tools. Over the past eight years,...

Coordinated social engineering attack has hit us: Twitter

San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Facing the worst-ever scam in the history of social media, Twitter on Thursday acknowledged hackers have taken control of its internal system and tools as they made over $100,000 in bitcoin scam (the figure...

Biden, Apple, Obama, Bezos and other twitter account hacked in cypto scam

A large number of high profile Twitter accounts were hacked by hackers who used those twitter handle with millions of followers to spread a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk and Joe Biden were among the major account...

Hackers break into 570 e-commerce stores including in India

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A hacker group has broken into at least 570 e-commerce stores in 55 countries, including in India, in the last three years, leaking information on more than 184,000 stolen credit cards and generated over...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...