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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New York City To Get NYC Secure App for Cybersecurity

The rate at which cybercrime is happening is unimaginable. Every day there is a new cyber-attack where data and confidential information is stolen in a way no one could ever imagine. To ensure online security, the concept of a VPN is gaining a lot of popularity. You must know what is VPN connection, and opt

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McAfee: Businesses Lose About $600 Billion In Cybercrimes

Cybercrimes are day by increasing, and hackers are finding new and innovative ways to hack into the most confidential system. Latest news updates tell us that companies lost almost $600 billion owing to cybercrimes. According to the McAfee report, cybercriminals are coming up with innovative ways to cheat on the cyber users. The numbers are

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Facebook Scandal Affects More Than 50 Million Users

Recently, Mark Zuckerburg’s company, Facebook, was put under a lot of criticism owing to privacy issues. Concerning the same, Facebook issues a long statement of apology. If this revelation has made you anxious, then you know the seriousness of data privacy. Although one way to ensure online anonymity is to change IP address. The Facebook

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Pre-installed RottenSys Malware On Android Phones

All of us use the internet almost all the times. We connect to different connections.  Sometimes we connect to public wireless connections when out of the house. Most of us are unaware of how vulnerable we are to online attacks through open internet networks. It is very easy for hackers to reach our data when

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Your Important Data For Sale On The Dark Web?

Research shows that only about 14% of the internet is available to us. The rest, which is 96 % of it, remains hidden and isn’t so easily accessible. This is better known as Deep Web. Now, dark web forms a very small part of this deep web. Dark web, as the name somewhat hints, refers

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Bitcoin Scam Worth $50 Million

No matter how technology evolves, there will always be swindlers waiting to steal money from investors. Ever since the Bitcoin first came into the market, it has been a target for cyber criminals. In some cases, cyber criminals will put up an ad on social media that allows you to get Bitcoin at a discounted

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Cyber-attacks On German Government

Recently, the German government reported that its IT network had been under cyber-attack, by a group named APT28. This group is said to be part of the Russian intelligence agency. The interior and defense ministries’ networks have been hit as part of the cyber-crime. Thus, you see, no matter how safe you claim to be

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Norton’s Report: USD 180 B Stolen In Cybercrime In 2017

The internet has certainly reduced the world to a global village today. Today, we can stay in connection with someone living in a different corner of the world. All thanks to the internet and social media. However, have you thought about how risky it is? To allow the internet to control a major part of

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