Trump's Executive Order: Twitter Also Fact-Checks China; Now, They Can't Do That in the U.S. Anymore
United States President Donald Trump has recently signed the 'Executive Order' made to lessen social media platforms into interfering with anyone's content online. Meanwhile, Chinese officials recently got fact-checked by Twitter too.
Valak first surfaced late last year as a loader for other threats. However, over the past six months, it turned out to be the information grabber.
Trump vs. Twitter: After Being Fact-Checked, President Plans to Sign 'Executive Order' About Social Media
United States President Donald Trump will reportedly sign an 'executive order' about social media platforms on Thursday, May 28. Is it related to his threat of closing down all social media?
Twitter now allows users to limit replies to each tweet. Apparently, the social media platform aims to stop Twitter from trolling through this new feature.
Google has experienced a lot of controversies involving users' privacy and security violations. Now, the state of Arizona wants some action after state lawyer files case against Google's snooping on Android phones.
[HACKER] Privacy Flaws In Connected Security And Doorbell Cameras Discovered By Florida Tech Student: User Accounts Cannot Be Removed Allowing Malicious Attacks
User accounts cannot be removed in connected security and doorbell cameras. Florida Tech student discovered privacy flaws in the design.
Coronavirus Tech: Artificial Intelligence Can Effectively Fight COVID-19 But May Lead To Privacy Breach
AI can be used to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, experts claim that privacy might be a casualty.
Google will test its Voice Matching feature as a part of the company's pilot program. More secured Google Assistant purchases are to be expected.
[HACKER] Beware! New Android Bug Lets Malware Pose As Real Apps To Steal User Data: Strandhogg 2.0 Creates Major Vulnerability To All Android Version
Researchers found a new Android bug that lets malware disguise itself as real apps to steal user data. Strandhogg 2.0 can create major vulnerabilities to all Android versions.
The ever-controversial China-based tech company Huawei might face its most terrible week after the U.K.'s Prime Minister Boris Johnson caves in. Now he wants the company out of the picture. Huawei has until 2023 to sort everything out.
A Utah man fatally stabbed his Tinder date just hours after meeting her. Tinder's conversations have increased during the pandemic making meeting people in person a fatal hazard.
The Microsoft Intelligence Team has discovered a new malware that allows hackers to access PCs remotely. The coronavirus-themed malware can disguise itself as Excel Spreadsheets.
Did you know that the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) can legally open your browser and obtain search histories even without a warrant? Yup, and its happening for 20 years now, to be exact.
The Signal app already encrypts your messages, but you can add an extra layer of security by adding a PIN--and here's how you can do it.
Over 80 Colleges to Skip SAT and ACT until 2024; Anti-testing Movement Questions Security of Online Testing
The University of California (US) system is the latest education facility that has decided to suspend the testing mandate until 2024 as the coronavirus continues to affect how we all live.
Microsoft has issued a warning about a huge phishing email campaign about COVID-19 that installs a RAT on your device and takes over your computer.
Contact-Tracing App Care19 Caught Sharing Location Data To Foursquare Thus Violating Their Own Privacy Agreement
Privacy-focused app Jumbo was able to publish its findings to highlight the risks involved with contact-tracing apps.
You wouldn't like someone snooping around your Gmail account, would you? I can't blame you. Lock it down right now.
Popular hacking group Winnti has attacked several Massively Multiplayer Online game developers with advanced malware.
Major U.K. departments buy-up licenses for Zoom web conference systems despite official warnings from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) about security risks.
In August 2019, Apple was accused of illegally listening to Siri recordings of users. Now, the whistleblower from the case goes public over the 'lack of action' of the government against the case.
After learning the news about the data breach linking to their app, Wishbone releases a statement, informing users they will implement stronger security and encryption.
Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in Bluetooth wireless protocol that may affect almost all Bluetooth enabled gadgets. This includes speakers, smartphones, TVs, and anything that has Bluetooth functions.
The updated Microsoft Windows 10 KB4556799 may not be a good idea for your computer. The latest report reveals that most of its users experience crashes, bugs, deleted data, broken audio, and more.
[HACKER] 773 Million Email Addresses and 21 Million Passwords Hacked; Google Chrome to Have More Intuitive Security Privacy Controls
Ukraine catches the hacker called "Sanix" who tried to sell 773 million stolen email addresses. Google Chrome will also have more intuitive security and privacy controls.
[BREAKING] Over 2,000 EasyJet Customers Had Their Credit Card Details Stolen by Hackers; 9 Million Others Got Warned
Approximately nine million customers of British airlines EasyJet experienced data hacking. Over 2,000 from the customers had their credit cards' info stolen and accessed.
Smart assistants can sometimes mishear words and wake up when you don't want to, allowing them to eavesdrop on your conversations. Luckily, these smart speaker add-ons can prevent it.
Various European supercomputers were shut down to give way to investigations after they were infected by cryptocurrency mining malware last week. A ZDNet report said the malware aims to mine Monero virtual currency (XMR).
A Nigerian crime ring conducted a massive unemployment scam on millions of Americans. They stole their identities and siphoned millions of dollars from their accounts.
Google Nest Doorbell Users Fear for Their Safety as a Stranger's Cam Suddenly Appeared in the Device
A Reddit user took to the platform to share her story about a disturbing feed that popped up on Google Nest Hub.
Google Chrome has launched an update that focuses on removing all advertisements on the platform that uses too much battery or data from the users. Ad companies will be given until the end of August.
Child Abuse Handbook Circulates on Dark Web; Parents Warned as Lockdown Puts Children at Risk for Online Predators
Aside from the coronavirus pandemic, parents are being alerted about a handbook on exploiting children, which is currently circulating on the dark web, according to Daily Mail.
A group of cyberattackers called REvil is eyeing global celebrities' law firms. Madonna, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj are included in the list.
Nearly 24,000 applications on the Google Play Store have suffered data leaks and these applications are being compromised by accident due to Google Firebase being badly configured.
A man from the US disguised himself as a janitor just to visit his girlfriend in Germany. The man barely snuck into Germany deceiving the security guards.
A fake Amazon app is being used by scammers to target Alexa device customers. These fake websites and mobile apps lure customers to set up Echo speakers.
The Creepware was being used to harass and stalk people from the Google Play Store. In total, more than 50 million devices were installed with CreepRank.
[HACKER] New Thunderspy Bug: How To Check if Your PC Can Be Hacked; Tips on How to Avoid Getting Breached
A new bug called 'Thunderspy" is targeting PCs with Intel's Thunderbolt ports. How to check if your PC can be hacked.
[HACKERS] Millions of PCs with Intel Thunderbolt Flaws are Vulnerable to Hacking; Thunderspy Attack Takes Only Five Minutes
Intel's Thunderbolt flaws exposes millions of PC users to malevolent hackers. Is your computer safe?
[HACKERS] 73 Million Hacked Accounts Sold on the Dark Web; Here Are The Best Password Managers For 2020 To Keep Your Account Safe
Over 73 million user accounts were sold to the Dark Web from dating app Zoosk and many more. Here are the best password managers to protect your business accounts.
Looking to test its security features, Microsoft is offering a heft reward to anyone who can hack its Linux OS. Are you up for the challenge?
The official Instagram account of German-owned Mercedez-Benz automotive company had recently been hacked. Hackers left the swastika logo on the account and even demanded bitcoin donations for the poor.
The security breach took place way back October 19, 2019, and was just recently discovered on April 23, 2020. This was because the company’s security team was able to detect suspicious activity from some of the servers they had.
The Chinese phone maker Xiaomi recently launched new software updates for its browser apps. It came days after the company was hit by controversy for the allegation that it was tracking behavior and harvesting data from its Redmi Note 8.
It is now safer to put all your sensitive files and info to your Google Drive. The software introduces a newly-improved security feature that requires you to do Face authentication before opening your drive. Here's how to install it.
After an exclusive report details how Chinese tech company Xiaomi collects prohibited data from its users, the company has now admitted the crime. However, it is not what you think it is.
New malware on your Android device could steal your banking passwords from your apps, and bypass and copy two-factor authentication codes, and cryptocurrency wallets.
U.S. Federal Communications Commission issued an order ending the practice of warning most robocallers initiating unwanted calls.
The U.S. Air Force initiated the search for companies that could help build an air-breathing hypersonic cruise missile.
A person in the U.S. who's promoted conspiracy theories is likely the source of nearly 25,000 leaked email addresses and passwords for employees of public health organizations helping fight the novel coronavirus, according to a report Wednesday.
More than 8.6 million individual car licenses' have been exposed in England after its electronic traffic database got breach. Will it cause security harm?
Twitter SCAM: Stolen $14,000 Credit Card Sold for Only $100, Watchdog Reveals Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
Famous social media platforms Facebook and Twitter rumored allow scammers to sell personal data of their victims online for way lower prices. How much does a stolen credit card or fake passport worth?
Hundreds of thermal cameras from Dahua that Amazon purchased to do the dirty work of temperature-taking were have been blacklisted by American officials.
Nintendo sincerely apologizes' for problems, which have seen players' accounts illegally used to buy games.
A mail fraud suspect who bears the name of the Looney Tunes character, Speedy Gonzalez, was arrested by authorities in Georgia.
If you think hackers will stop luring victims during the pandemic, you are wrong! For them, this is the best time to fool people using malware or virus. Don't be a victim! Find out the best antivirus software that will protect your PC.
Despite criticism when it comes to their approach to privacy, the Australian government has rolled out its own contact tracing app called COVIDSafe.
Facebook has filed a case against the Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group.
If you happen to receive random messages of emojis or seen it on social media, make sure to delete it right away. Worse comes to worst, do these steps to
If you've been checking online about Coronavirus, you would most likely have seen several anti-quarantine websites with "reopen" URLs on them. Here's why they're really created that has no relevance to COVID-19.
The famous intriguing issue of the Nintendo Switch hack has been trending for quite some time now. Nintendo Japan officially admits the breach of accounts, but UK Support denies the issue. So was there a breach or not?
A Wall Street Journal investigation found that Amazon uses data from third-party sellers to help develop its private-label goods. Amazon executives could exclusively access to data on individual third-party sellers to develop the company’s own products.
American aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced that they are expecting fewer deliveries of the radar-evading F-35 Lightning II in 2020 as the coronavirus has disrupted its global supply chain.
Roughly 25,000 employees have been potentially affected. Whoever posted them is unknown, but they immediately became fodder for right-wing activists attacking the victimized organizations.
Heads up all iPhone users! A new scam was discovered by a security firm that starts on your iPhone Mail app if you have this on your phone now, better to disable it first.
Due to the never-ending security complaints against the Zoom teleconferencing app, the company has recently introduced Zoom 5.0. This app promises stricter security, requiring passwords, and you can now report a Zoombomber.
Visa Introduces All-New 'Visa Secure' An Updated Version To Enhance Security And Make Online Purchases Easier For All!
As online transactions are becoming the norm due to the coronavirus pandemic, Visa has finally upped the ante on their fraud prevention with their new program. Here's what you need to know and why you should be excited about it.
The spy chief has warned about the increasing instances of web scams as the world struggles amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hackers are continuing to use the COVID-19 pandemic to target users, with Google blocking 18 million phishing emails related to the Coronavirus last week.
Don't Fall For This Coronavirus Relief Scam; IRS Shares Tips on How to Protect Your Stimulus Check, Launches App Get My Payment
Americans started receiving their one-time stimulus payments, a financial-relief measure to counter the economic effects of COVID-19. Scammers are using the opportunity to steal from unwary consumers, federal officials warn.
Netflix has become a major target for cybercrime as more and more people sign-up and tune-in while practicing good social distancing throughout the coronavirus pandemic, with scammers now deploying a range of insidious tricks to con users. Here's what you need to know.
Amid coronavirus pandemic, some people fell into the trap of 5G conspiracy linking to COVID-19. But did they end up believing this theory?
As the US government prepares to distribute stimulus checks, make sure yours is protected from scammers by using this app.
Chinese Lab Coronavirus Theory 'Well-Planned' Says Ex-U.S. Intelligence; China Denies ALL Allegations
An ex-official of United States Army Intelligence claims the Chinese Coronavirus theory as a 'well-planned' tactic of China against the U.S. Meanwhile, China has now officially denied all allegations about this claim.
IT experts made a warning that a 'cybercrime pandemic' is occurring on a global scale as ransomware attacks increased rapidly recently. There monitoring revealed that ransomware attacks worldwide skyrocketed to 148% in March as governments are busy dealing with the deadly novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Infects Computers Too: Google Discovers 18 Million COVID-19 Malicious Emails Sent Worldwide
Google has revealed that over the discovered 100 million phishing emails sent to Gmail accounts, 18 million from this number has Coronavirus info. If you happen to open one of these, delete it right away.
A senior FBI cybersecurity official said on Thursday, Apr. 16 that foreign government hackers have broken into institutions conducting research into treatments for COVID-19, the sometimes fatal respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus.
Japan continues to be at the foreground of technology as it now uses artificial intelligence in port management.
Everyone's on lockdown. Here's a home tip: you need to change your home doorbells now! Don't worry. Amazon's got the best-selling home doorbells!
Cybersecurity Concerns Force Standard Charter to drop Zoom and Google Hangout from Video Conferencing Platforms
Standard Chartered warned its employees not to use Zoom and Google Hangouts as video conferencing platforms, citing privacy issues.
Since Zoom, a teleconferencing app, went to several security issues for the past weeks, people are now looking for an alternative. It looks like people have now found the app's replacement with another controversial app Houseparty.
Starting tomorrow, Moscow will require the public to get QR code passes when going out after coronavirus cases soar.
Not all free stuff must be downloaded on your phone. Google recently removed an app that offers free secure VPN to Android phones, which turns out to be a secret hacking tool. Which app is this?
North Korea has again fired another set of missiles on Tuesday, Apr. 14. Unlike before, the missiles were said to be 'cruise missiles' aimed for accurate targets. What are they implying?
Reports have said that over 500,000 Zoom accounts are now being sold for less than a penny each on the dark web and hacker forums; some are being given out for free.
In the state of Colorado, identity thieves are stealing unemployment benefits from laid off workers using their name, but in a different state.
Even though its lockdown and everyone's home, you still need to turn your security features on. Luckily, Amazon offers an all-in-one security pack for you!
U.K. foreign-exchange company paid about $2.3 million in bitcoin to cybercriminals months before its business began unraveling.
Yuan spoke to viewers about their security breaches saying that they will be looking into all the problems as they are taking the situation 'very seriously.'
Hacking Threats From Cybercriminals Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic; Joint Statement From the US and UK Cybersecurity Agencies Warn Public
As the coronavirus now forces most of us to stay at home, we're prime targets for hackers and their threats who prey on your fears and anxiety. Thankfully, there is a way to avoid this. Here's how.
Zoom is now under fire as personal accounts are now being jeopardized. This was discovered by a cybersecurity firm Sixgill on April 1.
Cooking Mama app is now under scrutiny after fans of the game revealed its hidden mission to mine Bitcoin on your Nintendo Switch devices. Today, Nintendo Switch deleted the game after speculation on Reddit.
Coronavirus: Twitter Fast Tracks Profile Verification to Help Identify Authoritative Voices on COVID-19 Outbreak
Twitter is bringing back public-facing verification requests for health experts. The intention is to stop the spread of misinformation in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
A new malware was born named after COVID-19! Find out how dangerous is this!
Zoom, a popular teleconferencing app, is scrutinity after it was discovered that the app allegedly sells users information to third parties such as Facebook.