Baidu accused of serious privacy and security leaks

Baidu accused of serious privacy and security leaks

Baidu is the leading web browser in China. Although the name may not seem familiar to parts outside China, but the country has its own web browser for the reason of security. China has been very particular and staunch about the security and privacy of its nation. Hence it has

Carphone Warehouse under cyber attack causes customer data breach

Carphone Warehouse under cyber attack causes customer data breach

Carphone Warehouse has been under cyber attack and as many as 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customer data have been accessed. The data include encrypted credit card details. Even though major portion of the customer data remain unaffected, some of the separate sections of the company have been breached. Sebastian James, chief

A bug in Plug-in: Facebook’s response to allegations of tracking user and non-Facebook user

Facebook Bug

Recently, Facebook became latest US Technology Company to be criticized by a European regulator accusing of violating EU data protection rules as the social network. Academics commissioned by Belgium’s Privacy Commission said Facebook’s new data use policy and terms of service were “in violation of European law”. Facebook’s recently updated

Edward Snowden says iPhones have secret spyware installed in them

Edward Snowden says iPhones have secret spyware installed in them

Another bang from Edward Snowden has arrived against the US government that the US Government along with NSA spies on iPhones content without the consent of the users. Edward himself announced that he doesn't use any iPhone because secret spyware are being installed in iPhones. Snowden consulted with his lawyer

Leaked Snowden Docs reveal Spies treating Cyberwar as a Punchline

Leaked Snowden Docs reveal Spies treating Cyberwar as a Punchline

NSA is literally infamous when it comes to tracking private data from users. NSA has been questioned and blamed many a times regarding this issue. Recently German website Spiegel launched a bunch if Snowden Docs which revealed some hilarious as well as notorious data which gives an indication of the

Spiegel Leaks say NSA could not crack Encryption tools

Leaks say NSA could not crack Encryption tools

If someone says that NSA has failed to decrypt many encryption tools till date, it would be impossible for us to believe. However, it is true. This is what is claimed in a report by Spiegel. It s needless to say that NSA holds the monopoly over internet security at

Fingerprints can be forged from a photo, says German scientists

Security group claims that it is possible to forge fingerprints from a photo

Scientists have revealed some shocking results on fingerprints security. Security systems are being enhanced day by day with advent of fingerprints scanner, eyeball scanner, retina scanner etc. The more the security is tightened, the more they are making loopholes in them. Till now, we used to think that fingerprint scanning

Hackers revealed a cache of 13000 passwords and credit cards

Hackers revealed a cache of 13000 passwords and credit cards

Hackers have revealed a humongous cache of 13000 passwords and credit cards information and uploaded them in a text file in the file sharing site GhostBin. The information came from a tweet by a user named Anonymous who posted the tweets on Friday stating, " A total of approximately 13k

US Government using planes to pry cellphones

US government using planes to pry cellphones

The Wall Street Journal reported that the US Government is adumbrating a plan to collect data from mobile phones of users in a single plane. The two-foot-square data gathering devices attached to Cessna airplanes are being used to extract data in order to find out criminal activities. Now a question

Samsung To Improve Knox Security With BlackBerry

Blackberry CEO, John Chen

Samsung is reportedly joining hands with Blackberry for improving its Knox security services. Blackberry is the trailblazer of enterprise-level security service and there is no doubt about this. The Korean company despite of being a rival company has extended hands to enhance an extra layer of enterprise security on its

New Level In Encryption Annoys Law Enforcement

Encryption

A better encryption level in smartphones has now made difficult for the law enforcement in retrieving data from a person's smartphone which has been password enabled. Recently the news about providing an additional security was announced by Apple and Google as well. With his news a tremor was raised among

Serious Cyber Attacks coming From The U.S.

bloomberg cyber-attacks

Security threats and cyber attacks have become a matter of serious concern worldwide and looking at the global scenario China was pointed out to be the den for most of the hackers followed by Russia. But according to a survey conducted it was found that majority of the threats come

5 million Google passwords leaked, Google warns to change password

Gmail password leaked

Yesterday news came that millions of Google passwords leaked online to a Russian Bitcoin forum. The news went viral and the number of passwords tracked were as high as 5 millions. Google although states that they had no evidence of any server attack. But a typical peculiarity was seen in

LightCyber to your Rescue when your network is already hacked

LightCyber

The security start-up company LightCyber has the capability of discovering of intrusion in corporate network and can suggest measures to address them. The Tel Aviv-based company’s motive is to protect already hacked networks or organizations with existing security breaches. This software monitors networks and looks for irregularities in the entire

Mysterious cell towers may Intercept calls

Mysterious Cell Phone towers

Seventeen mysterious cell towers were discovered in the month of July alone which is alleged to be intercepting calls on the cell phone. This was the discovery of a company named ESD America whose product GSMK Cryptophone 500 detected those cell phone interceptors. ESD is a leading name in the