Friday, January 21, 2022

Hacking

Serious bug puts Apple iCloud, Twitter, Minecraft at hacking threat

The 'zero-day' exploit (which is a cyber attack targeting a software vulnerability which is unknown to the software/antivirus companies) is found in the widely-used Java logging system called 'log4j2'.

Student ‘hacks’ into teacher’s WhatsApp account during online class

The teacher was using a screen-share app in her phone during the class

Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking probe on Pegasus issue on Aug 5

According to the plea, the alleged snooping represented an attempt by agencies and organisations to muzzle the exercise of free speech and expression of dissent in India.

All you need to know about ‘Hacking’

They can steal data without human action by using zero-click attacks

Mamata Banerjee sets up panel to probe Pegasus hacking in Bengal

Kolkata: Hours before going to Delhi, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee threw open a challenge to the BJP government at the centre by...

Congress demands probe into Pegasus spyware issue

An international media consortium reported that more than 300 verified mobile phone numbers in India could have been targeted for hacking through an Israeli spyware sold only to government agencies.

Pegasus Project: Big Tech, Big Daddy axis spurs big fears

Pegasus is a malware that infects iPhones and Android devices. It allows its users to pull messages, photos and emails, record calls and activate microphones.

‘Telangana making all efforts to reduce cyber attacks’

Jayesh Ranjan added that in the post Covid world, the State saw a rise in KYC scam wherein citizens were robbed of their money using fraudulent means.

1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months

While many Indian consumers (90 per cent) are taking proactive steps to safeguard their data, two in five still feel it is impossible to protect their privacy (42 per cent).

Multiple cyber threats lurking compromised systems: Microsoft

The key vulnerabilities in the Microsoft business email servers have left cyber security experts flummoxed as this free-for-all attack opportunity is now being exploited by vast numbers of criminal gangs

Keep cyber fraudsters at bay

Cybercriminals are more advanced than companies and are developing new, ingenious methods to hack into systems

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