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People’s carelessness blamed for card theft

Around 33% of Indian consumers store their bank account, credit, debit card, ATM passwords, Aadhaar details in email, mobile and computers

06 Sep 2021 2:28 AM

Use of Microsoft Office files to perpetrate cyber crime rises by 176 pc

SonicWall Capture Labs publishes findings from intelligence data gathered from 1.1 million sensors in 215 countries and territories.

27 Jul 2020 6:26 PM

Twitter hack brings up concerns about social media manipulation ahead of US election

Tweets may increase misperception and sow confusion during crises, creating escalation incentives for an adversary, experts say.

17 Jul 2020 7:36 PM

Google detects coronavirus-themed phishing attacks by firms in India posing as WHO, banks

The sites typically feature fake login pages that prompt potential victims to give up their Google account credentials and phone numbers

31 May 2020 7:11 PM

Indians were the target of 9,100 coronavirus cyber attacks in the past three months, says Microsoft

About 19 million such attacks were detected in the whole of Asia during the same period of February 2 to May 2.

12 May 2020 10:38 PM


Common criminals now corona criminals: Fraudsters go online, preying on Europe's virus fears

Police around the world seized 34,000 counterfeit surgical masks in one major operation targeting so-called "corona criminals" this month

28 Mar 2020 4:55 PM

Phishing in coronavirus webspace: GoDaddy, NameCheap restrict COVID-19 websites to prevent cyberfraud

Recently the US ordered a site removed after it claimed to sell COVID-19 vaccine, whereas no such vaccine exists yet

27 Mar 2020 9:02 PM

Home computers increasingly targeted by hackers: Use VPNs, take safety measures

Change passwords of your home Wi-Fi router to strong and unique ones on every account and device and use two-factor authentication

27 Mar 2020 7:06 PM

Beware: Attackers find new ways to avoid detection when compromising email accounts

Hackers monitor, track activity to learn and then launch phishing attacks.

11 Feb 2020 7:27 AM

Facebook is most imitated brand for phishing attempts

Check Point’s researchers highlight Yahoo! as most imitated brand for email-based phishing.

08 Feb 2020 9:46 AM


7 internet scams even the brightest people fall for

From the unexpected friend request to a fake social network email; here are seven common internet scams even the smartest ones fall for.

13 Nov 2019 11:23 AM

Instagram rolls out new feature to prevent phishing attacks

The new feature helps users to find out if an email was sent by Instagram or is an attempted phishing scam.

09 Oct 2019 8:03 AM

New bug leaves Android users vulnerable to dangerous attacks

The security flaw is prevalent in Samsung, Huawei, LG, and other Android-based smartphones.

09 Sep 2019 7:40 AM

Replying to unknown calls, emails remain top threat to customers

Nearly 200,000 phishing domains were discovered, and of those domains, 66 per cent targeted consumers directly.

04 Aug 2019 10:46 AM

Avenger End Game: Phishing scammers target fans

They have created a dozen+ websites, offering fans an opportunity to watch Avengers for free online.

03 May 2019 2:56 PM


Google Chrome bug can allow phishing attacks using 'inception bar'

The bug leverages how the Chrome mobile app disappears the address bar when you scroll down.

30 Apr 2019 10:35 AM

Google to block sign-ins from embedded browsers to avert phishing

Developers are recommended to use browser-based OAuth authentication.

20 Apr 2019 1:56 PM

You could be a victim of this Game of Thrones scam

The legitimate websites include fan pages, online games or small shopping sites, looking for potential customers.

17 Apr 2019 7:00 PM

Have you heard about YouTube phishing?

The purpose of the scam is using a simple phishing message to collect your personal data and earn some money as well.

20 Mar 2019 3:19 PM

Phishing attacks more than doubled in 2018 to reach almost 500 million

Phishing is one of the most flexible types of ‘social engineering’ attack, as it can be disguised in many ways.

15 Mar 2019 5:31 PM