The definition of weapons of destruction has changed by the changing times. Swords, guns, bombs, nuclear weapons, and chemical bombs are past us now! The modern era is witnessing a new mode of destruction, Cyber hacks.
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Who said competitors can’t join forces? Following the recent problem, e-mail service providers including Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL have formed a coalition to fight against online phishing and fraudulent activities. The new efforts are believed to reduce the frequency of phishing activities online.
Not again!! The official website of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has been hacked by the Pakistan Cyber Army. What’s surprising here is that this is not the first time that the BSNL website has been hacked.
Facebook has been criticized by many when it comes to online privacy issues. But, for the first time, there might be some action taken against the social network. The Irish Data Protection Commissioner might levy a fine of €100,000 over a complaint.
Internet security has been a major issue for quite some time. To counter this threat and set up a safer online environment, Google has merged with UK based Citizens Advice to launch a website that provides tips on Online security.
In order to curb the ever growing danger of sex related crimes via social media, the state of Louisiana has introduced a new law which prohibits sex offenders from using social networking websites.
Software development tzar Microsoft which launched the 11th volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIRv11), says that Indian online users are at a high risk of being victims of online attacks.
Whistle blower website WikiLeaks just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Recently, a U.S. Court order directed authorities to check the Gmail account of a WikiLeaks supporter.
The next time you are planning to go out on vacation, make sure you don’t talk about it openly on the Internet. According to a survey conducted in the U.K., most burglars use social media to plan robberies.
According to reports, Microsoft has withdrawn the ‘Gold Status’ of one of its Indian technical support partners, Comantra,after discovering about its involvement in a scam.
In an attempt to make Facebook a safer online environment, a new development by the social networking giant lets users screen the pictures they have been tagged in before they appear online.
In a research carried out recently, it was found out that 1 out of 6 employees in the United Kingdom feel that social networking websites pose a risk to the security of the company.
Hackers linked with the online imageboard 4chan known as Anonymous have brought down the site of Swiss bank PostFinance. Anonymous is also said to behind a chain of attacks on e-commerce business PayPal that has resulted in the site’s blog closing down.
Watch out for Cyber frauds lurking around your LinkedIn profiles. The plot is to lure you into clicking on links via emails that take you to notorious Trojans lying in wait. It’s a trap if anything, particularly designed to ensnare Windows users.
Microsoft may have to rush with an emergency patch ahead of their scheduled (December 8th) update for Internet Explorer browsers, following an attack code posted by a hacker that has the ability to break into a PC running older versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer.
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