How to Prevent Cyberstalking?

Indulging in social media, while fun if done in moderation, can lead to many unwanted consequences, including cyberstalking. Those very young might dream to have thousands of followers and becoming an internet celebrity, but that will often lead to stalking, and unlike actual movie stars, we would not have the resources to hire professionals to

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Prowli Malware Affects More Than 40,000 IoT Devices

Malware issues are a common concern for the internet security. Experts regularly come across malware that targets servers, routers and IoT devices. The latest malware is the Prowli malware. This botnet has already affected more than 40,000 internet connected devices across the globe. Prowli malware makes use of different techniques like abuse of weak configuration,

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Korea’s Coinrail Loses 40 Million Dollars In Altcoins

As we continue to digitalize, there is an increasing need for cyber protection and securing ourselves in the cyber world. Whether connecting with family and friends, we use social networking websites. At the same time, online banking, work-related emails, etc. all occupy the same webspace across the globe. While cyber protection is of utmost significance

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FBI Wants You To Reboot Your Home Router

There is a new warning coming in from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). They want you to reboot your home router to stay safe from the Russian malware ‘VPN Filter.’ According to a Cisco cyber security team, minimum 5, 00,000 routers in 54 nations were affected by VPN Filter. Use the best router

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LocationSmart Exposes Location Of Millions Of Americans

Recently, the location tracking website LocationSmart was in controversy for all the wrong reasons. They made the location of millions of real-time users readily available on a free demo public page. The free demo page did not ask for subscriber’s consent before giving away his or her location. The company took immediate steps of reform

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Warren Buffett Warns Of Growing Cybersecurity Attacks

Cybersecurity is one important aspect, and companies are investing heavily to ensure their safety in the online world. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is a well-known industrialist. According to him, the cybersecurity risks will get worse in the coming years. The cybersecurity instances are set to grow and will negatively impact the insurance industry. 

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Spying Skills of Amazon Alexa

In the last couple of weeks, you might have heard about the spying skills of Amazon Alexa. It is a malicious skill that has Alexa – the voice assistant from Amazon, which enables the Amazon Echo to keep an eye on you. It enables the third party to keep track of you by recording the

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Data Breach of 156,000 Uber Users in Brazil

After the ongoing controversies of Facebook’s data breach, now it’s Uber. Recently, Uber apologized to its 156,000 users in Brazil. Personal information of these users was leaked in a major data breach in 2016. However, the company paid hackers to stay mum about the security breach for over a year. There are a large number of

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Iranian Firm Hacks 320 Universities Globally

It is scary how the Mabna Institute in Iran was caught in various cyber-attacks. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran’s Mabna Institute. According to the information, the Iranian firm hacked 320 universities globally. Additionally, the firm targeted some companies and parts of the US government. The cybercrimes are growing. Therefore, it is important

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