While visiting over any website, booking tickets, creating an account or buy something, you probably have seen tests that asked you to prove that “You are not a robot” such as a tiny image containing letters and numbers, and asked to type those characters into a text box provided next to it, or a checkbox which requested to click and subsequently choose some pictures of a particular o
Cookies are small text files that contain very small amounts of data, which servers pass to user’s web browser when they visit websites, in simple word “Cookie” is a message that a websites plant on user’s browser so that it could remember details regarding user for forthcoming time. It is known with many names such as Computer Cookies, HTTP Cookies, Web Cookies o
Every email user is very much familiar with the word “Spam ”, and quite often get it in their mailbox. Spam annoys us with useless and unwanted emails, as an email user if we dislike anything that is spam mails. The spammer uses it as a tool to reach people with his particular intention and sometime it could be dangerous for the receiver.
According to the Akamai’s new report, which has been shared on Wednesday, “almost 40% of over 53,000 cyber-attacks in India occurred in the financial services sector during 2017, placing it at the seventh spot in the list of targeted countries for Web Application Attacks (WAA)”.
They said, in India security incidents are rapidly growing in the BFSI (Banking, Financial
According to the “Internet in India 2017” report published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Kantar IMRB, The number of Internet users in India is about to cross 500 million by June 2018.
In December 2017, the Internet users in India was estimated to be 481 million with 35% overall Internet penetration of the total population, which was a growth o
City Union Bank issued a statement on Sunday (18th Feb) that cyber criminals had hacked its systems and transferred almost $2 million from its “Kumbakonam” branch via the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) system.
City union bank said that “During our reconciliation process on 7th February 18, it was found out that 3 fraudulent transa
As the smart or IOT devices are giving ease to user’s life and its demand has been increased in markets, consequently cyber-criminals are also adopting modern ways to attack users in this techno world.
In Russia, Russian Authorities arrested “Denis Zayev” in Stavropol for cheating many car owners with malware attack on smart gas pumps. They discovered that attacker ins
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It’s good news for Instagram users, who are missing screenshot alerts feature in it. Instagram will soon introduce a feature that will show users when someone else take a screenshot of their story like other social media platforms. Users will notify with the warning message that the next time if they take a screenshot of a friend’s story the friend wi
According to Microsoft shared report on Tuesday, in India, “millennial generation (ages 18-34) had the highest levels of risk exposure in 2017”.
In this techno freak world, we love to stay online, socializing, posting, reading, analyzing, sharing, gaming and do learning as well, and many more things that we haven’t counted here. There is no doubt to say that technology has
Good news for WhatsApp users, very soon you will be able to do group video calls through WhatsApp, as this Facebook-owned company is rolling out many new updates to the platform in order to enhance the user experience, so the “group video calls ” most awaited feature is there in the list.
Messaging giant WhatsApp recently announced that the platform has over 1.5 million mo
“Jio” is a familiar and trusted brand name in the telecommunication industries and after news of Reliance Jio to launch its own cryptocurrency Jio emerged, fraudsters thought to cash this opportunity and designed fake “Reliance Jio Coin Website” and several fake “Jio Coin” apps that claimed as a cryptocurrency exchange platform but in reality steal user’s
As an internet user whenever we have any query, prefer to search it on google or any other search engines and after writing query on search bar, hit the “enter” and we get the list of web results and as a happy user we click on initial links or pages which are mentioned on web results.
This is the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) technique that helps websites links for coming on
Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro is a utility for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 that allows users to log into their PCs or validate to configured websites using fingerprint recognition.
Lenovo has fixed a hard-coded password vulnerability (CVE-2017-3762), which encodes sensitive data stored by Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro such as fingerprint data and login credentials using a poorly designed algo
Meltdown and Spectre are perilous vulnerabilities in the modern processors, which revealed by researchers earlier in this month in many servers, cloud, personal computers, and smartphones. These chip vulnerabilities allow attackers to read and steal user’s personal information such as stored password, photos, messages and many others sensitive information.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a process or technique of increasing the online visibility in natural way to a website or web pages by following the algorithm or set rules of search engine. How frequently a website appears in the search results, the more visitors will get and visitors can be converted into customers, and basically with the help of this technique websites could increase their
WordPress, which is an online, free and open source content management system (CMS) or in simple word open source website creation tool based on PHP and MySQL, has released update 4.9.2 that patches XSS vulnerability and 21 other bugs.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) has widely protracted and already created lots of noise among WordPress users. An attacker can execute malicious and untruste
As an internet user whenever we have any query, prefer to search it on google or any other search engine and after writing query on search bar hit the “enter” and we get the list of web results and as a happily user we click on initial links or pages which are mentioned on web results.
Have you ever thought that why some of these websites links are on the top?, If it came in mind
Security researchers from Trend Micro have revealed 36 malicious apps on Google Play Store which they found in December’17 that impersonated as famous security tools.
These 36 apps personated as security tools like Security Defender, Security Keeper, Smart Security, Advanced Boost, and many more, they also promoted some of the features including scanning, cleaning junk, saving bat
A group of researchers revealed that how marketing firms have started misusing the defect in browser’s built-in password managers that allow them to secretly take email address. The congregated data allow them to aim advertising across different browsers and devices. A Researchers from Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy has revealed that at least two marketi
A UK man Grant West, 25 has pleaded guilty last week for attacking on 17 known websites and selling stolen user information over the Dark Web.
Grant West, who used online identity as “Courvoisier”, confessed to carrying out brute-force attacks on Uber, Groupon, T Mobile, Just Eat, Ladbrokes, Asda, Argos, Nectar, Sainsburys, AO.com, Coral Betting, Vitality, RS Feva Class Asso
Kaspersky Labs discovered a new android malware sample – “Trojan.AndroidOS.Loapi” and they called it “jack of all trades” because this android malware has ability to conduct a range of malicious activities such as mining cryptocurrencies, annoying users with constant ads, also launch DDoS attacks from the affected device and much more activities.