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Worldwide cyberwar break out possibility after the Russian invasion of Ukraine

user icon Ali Qamar time icon February 26, 2022
  • A digital attack brought down several Ukrainian governmental websites.
  • Today another cyber-attack successfully brought down many critical Russian websites such as the Kremlin or ...
  • Anonymous, the hacking group, has claimed it will move on and attack Russian websites of more significant p...
ProtonMail V4 upgrade
ProtonMail upgrades to V4 as privacy tech keeps attracting masses
Protonmail is a relatively new secure email service based in Switzerland that offers full encryption…
user icon Abeerah Hashim time icon February 20, 2022
Airlift Express OTP vulnerability fix
Uber-investor backed Airlift fixes OTP vulnerability in its e-commerce store
AirLift is a Pakistani decentralized urban mass transit startup backed by San Francisco-based First Round…
user icon Ali Qamar time icon March 31, 2021
Popular travel apps have server-side security vulnerabilities PS report
Popular travel apps are exposing sensitive data of millions of users, report
Many of the widely-used ride-sharing and other travel apps out there have major server-side security…
user icon Ali Qamar time icon March 16, 2021

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Data of 21 million users from 3 popular free mobile VPNs advertised for sale online
user icon Nwachukwu Glory time icon Last Updated: March 16, 2021
A hot deal turned sour after a hacker successfully stole details of more than 21 million free mobile VPN users. Remember, a VPN is meant to create a layer of…
Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple face stalwart privacy decisions pipeline in the EU
user icon Thuranira John Kobia time icon Last Updated: February 28, 2021
The European Union’s privacy regulator expects to streamline its enforcement against big tech companies. It aims at making big decisions this year while refuting any reluctance claims. The regulator –…
Chinese-affiliated APT31 reportedly copied and reuse the NSA hacking code
user icon Thuranira John Kobia time icon Last Updated: February 28, 2021
APT31, a Chinese-affiliated hacker group, cloned and used the National Security Agency (NSA) spyware code. According to the Israeli cybersecurity intelligence company, Check Point, the group…
Billions of SHAREit app users at risk of getting their private information exposed
user icon Waqas Sattar time icon Last Updated: February 21, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro, Echo Duan, and Jesse Chan have detected many RCE vulnerabilities in the famous Android application, SHAREit. Remote Code Execution (RCE) bugs can let cyber attackers…
Hacker blackmails IPTV services over stolen data
user icon Waqas Sattar time icon Last Updated: February 10, 2021
In the modern age, the world has become a global village, thanks to the internet’s presence in literally every corner. Yes, extortion and blackmailing people, businesses and, governments with sensitive…
Web consumers are concerned about data privacy; still, they ignore it
user icon Waqas Sattar time icon Last Updated: February 10, 2022
The purpose of designating special days on the calendar is to avail the opportunity to raise awareness about particular events or topics worldwide. Since 2007 January 28th marks the International…