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Govt warns against massive Covid-19 related phishing campaign

June 21, 2020 2:10 pm

The CERT-In advisory asked users to report any unusual activity or attack at incident@cert-in.org.in.

Sophos security researcher says frequent password resets not necessary

June 10, 2020 2:13 pm

The only time you should feel compelled to change a password is when there is a clear and obvious reason to do so, and that’s if you think – or, worse still, know – that it might have been compromised, Ducklin said.

Fraudsters tricking people with Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams look alikes

May 13, 2020 6:14 pm

Cybercriminals are simply exploiting the increasing popularity of video conferencing platforms to set up malicious domains related to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet.

World Password Day 2020: 9 tips to keep your passwords strong and hackers away

May 07, 2020 9:05 pm

It's World Password Day today and that brings us to discuss how you can create a strong password so hackers can't crack and steal all your personal data. Here are some tips.

Hacker attacks children's online game, leaks data of 23 million players

April 22, 2020 12:29 pm

As per a report by ZDNet, a hacker leaked the usernames and passwords of nearly 23 million players of Webkinz World, an online children’s game managed by Canadian toy company Ganz.

Fraud alert: Fake Netflix, Disney+ websites stealing user information, credit card details

April 21, 2020 11:57 am

As users rely on video streaming sites during the COVID-19 lockdown, cybercriminals set up fake Netflix, Disney+ sites to attack unsuspecting users.

Fake educational website scams UPSC aspirants with cheap online test-series

March 27, 2020 9:25 pm

UPSC CSE candidates often receive promotional messages from coaching institutes marketing their preparation material and fraudsters also try to exploit students with similar messages. Now, cybercriminals are sending alerts to aspirants regarding “important notification released due to Novel Coronavirus” with a link.

Pay money or get coronavirus, 'dirty little secret' emails scare with Covid-19

March 26, 2020 12:40 pm

Cybercriminals are using coronavirus scare to extort money from unsuspecting people in a new kind of ransom attack.

Himachal Pradesh: International agencies help track dozen cases of child pornography

December 22, 2019 2:52 am

Cases have been registered against individuals in the districts of Solan, Kullu and Kangra for browsing, downloading or transmitting content involving digital sexual abuse of children after the police received their IP addresses from the MHA.

Student details compromised, Karnataka Examinations Authority seeks police help to bust hackers

November 24, 2019 4:02 pm

In a complaint lodged at Malleshwaram police station, KEA officials stated, "Data pertaining to lakhs of students who registered themselves online via the KEA official portal has been hacked by a private marketing agency, some of which have been sold to third parties."