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Hackers Can Infect Your Computer If You Visit Coronavirus Maps

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to raise eyebrows around the world, the WHO has declared it a global pandemic. Many people are now using...
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More than one billion Android devices at risk of hacking attacks

Security updates in the android smartphone world are quite limited. Most smartphone companies have rarely been updating their devices once they hit the consumer...
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Hackers Could Take Over Your TikTok Account Using SMS

CounterPoint Research has detailed a bug buried inside popular Chinese-based short video message platform TikTok, which could let bad actors take over your account....

North Korean hacker Group Reportedly Using Telegram To Steal Cryptocurrency

North Korean linked hacker group dubbed Lazarus has reportedly been using instant messaging platform Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from victims. The report comes from...
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Phone Numbers Of 267 Million Facebook Users Exposed Online In A Data Breach

Millions of Facebook users have had their data being exposed online. This follows a discovery by security researchers who found an unsecured database containing...
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Unpatched Android Bug Exploited To Steal Bank Logins

When it comes to security, the Android ecosystem is not safe. Android is the most vulnerable platform out there.  New research from a Norwegian...
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Pre-installed Android Apps in Phones Can Ship With Security Loopholes – Report

Nobody likes most apps that come pre-installed in Android devices. These apps are not only as good as nothing but also, as it turns...

Google is partnering with security companies to crack down on malicious apps before they...

Android is messed up, not entirely, but there is a never-ending threat to malicious apps being harbored in the official store. While it is not...
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Just Googling these Celebrities might get you Hacked

Many people love celeb gossip, and that has also turned out as a sweet spot for hackers to prey on unsuspecting users. As it...
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WhatsApp Glitch Could Allow Hackers To Steal Your Media Files Using GIFs

It is again high time that you should consider updating your WhatsApp. According to a report published by a security researcher, a bug on...
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New Exploit could allow permanent jailbreaking of millions of iPhone devices

Towards the end of last month, Google’s elite bug-hunting team – Project Zero – released a report on malicious website hijacking the iPhone. But...

Internet Solutions Sets up a Ksh.20M Cyber Threat Intelligence Centre in Kenya

Internet Solutions has set up a Ksh.20 million Cyber Threat Intelligence Centre in Kenya. The company also says will be looking to invest an...
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Facebook Confirms Millions of users’ Phone Numbers have been Exposed Online

Facebook has confirmed the news reports that millions of phone numbers linked with Facebook user accounts have been exposed. The company confirmed to an...
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iPhones have been Quietly Hacked by Malicious Websites for Years, says Google

In what appears to be one of the deadliest attacks ever to grace the iOS land, Google has revealed a report stating hacked websites...
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iMessage has a Mysterious Security Bug That Apple Is Yet to Patch

Two Google Project Zero bug hunters (Silvanovich and Samuel Groß) have revealed details on an iOS security flaw that could be capitalized on via...

Someone is buying a malware-loaded laptop for $1.345 million

If you thought the world is crazy-it’s not but people are. Last week a laptop loaded with malware for auctioned at an asking price...

Google stored plaintext passwords for a subset of G-Suite users since 2005

To say that our online data is secure on any website on the internet is a mere hoax. However, companies have at least developed...

Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector, creating a renewed urgency around tackling the threats...
Cybercriminals Attack Cloud Server Honeypot Within 52 Seconds of going live, Sophos Report

Be cyber-savvy: Employees should not be secondary to technology

“Our employees are our greatest asset” is a phrase that continues to be published far and wide in a plethora of company profiles, human...

Kaspersky Lab Indicates Main Threat Vectors for Europe

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, held its annual European Cyber Security Weekend in Malta from 20 to 23 October. The event brought together company...
As much as 70 percent of IoT devices comprise security flaws, which means devices that you own could get hacked by online criminals too.

Guest Post: Advanced cyber threats, demystified

A few years from now someone will start writing the history of advanced, highly sophisticated cyber threats. This person will obviously start with Stuxnet,...

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DHL acquires minority stake in UK-based Link Commerce

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