Tag: hackers

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers. At a briefing by security staff this...

Hackers demand $70 million to restore data held by companies hit in cyberattack: Blog

Hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday demanded $70 million to restore the data...

150,000 security cameras hacked into Tesla, banks, prisons and hospitals

A group of ‘hackers’ infiltrated the surveillance systems of various companies and exposed sensitive material on social media, just to show how easy it is...

China hackers targeted NTPC infrastructure just days back: US outfit | India News

NEW DELHI: The intrusion into India’s power plant infrastructure by Chinese state-backed hacker group Red Echo continues. The last such activity was noticed as recently...

Watch out! So you can prevent your WhatsApp account from being stolen

They are alerted about cyberattacks to your WhatsApp account, with a simple message and without any kind of complex hacking, it is easy for them...

5 Signs of a Smartphone Hack (and How to Protect Yourself)

December 17, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Mobile threats have been rapidly evolving over the past two years,...

The Detailed Explanation of the Brazilian Trojan Family

Earlier this year, the hot news of the Chinese espionage group was gushing over the internet, But this time, Brazil has outstripped China. Stealing users’...

US accuses Chinese hackers of targeting firms developing coronavirus vaccine research

WASHINGTON: Hackers working with the Chinese government targeted firms developing vaccines for the coronavirus and stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of intellectual property...

How to turn on Twitter two-factor authentication (2FA)

In case you haven’t heard, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Apple, and other public figures and companies were victims of a major...

5 Types of Business Data Hackers Can’t Wait to Get Their Hands On

May 14, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. These days, pretty much every company uses computers to manage at...

‘George’ tops the list of common password fails exploited by hackers

The Georges of the world need to stop using their names for their online passwords In honor of World Password Day this week, cybersecurity firm...

Winner and loser of the week: e-bikes getting cheaper, iPhones getting buggier

Another week of spills and thrills is behind us. The last seven days in our tech bubble were eventful. Here are those who came out...

Zoom hackers are spoofing HR meeting invites to steal user login info

may have many of its own security issues, but it’ll never be immune to hackers trying to trick the company’s users. Malicious actors are now...

Google says government-backed hackers are weaponizing coronavirus for their attacks

From hawking and to phishing designed to take advantage of the pandemic, the internet has seen coronavirus-related scams and attacks skyrocket over the past few...

cybersecurity: Hackers are a busy lot in these lockdown days

Bengaluru: Earlier this week, a Bengaluru-based cybersecurity company – CloudSek, analysed an alleged hacking attempt on an Indian state tax department, which occurred on March...

500,000 Zoom accounts are being sold on the dark web

Hacked Zoom accounts have become merchandise that’s sold en masse on the dark web and through hacker forums, new report claims.  According to BleepingComputer, which...

TikTok vulnerability lets hackers put fake videos on your account

Picture this: you’re scrolling through your TikTok feed one day and all of a sudden, you notice a video that you did not upload posted...

To hack or not to hack: The black-hat hacker’s ethical dilemma during a contagion

While the post-Covid-19 world has seen quite a few instances of propagating malware dressed up in corona clothes, not everyone prowling the dark side of...

Stolen Zoom passwords and meeting IDs are already being shared on the dark web

As confronts numerous security issues amid a spike in use of the service during the coronavirus pandemic, yet another problem for the video conferencing platform...