Zoom never expected to be used by so many in such short notice, and was largely designed for use in IT organisations with robust cyber security protocols.
The message being spread on WhatsApp claims that a single message urging you to pay your phone bill can instantly steal your money. The claim is baseless.
According to a study, a large number of mobile phone apps have hidden or harmful behaviours about which end users know little to nothing, allowing hackers to access private data.
Cyber security researchers at Positive Technologies have noted that attackers can track location and get sensitive data on 4G, and 5G isn't immune to it.
Nearly 400 cyber security experts have volunteered to be part of the COVID-19 CTI League, spread across 40 nations to fight the rising cyber threats.
Alongside the coronavirus pandemic, cyber attackers are having a field day with malicious mails, messages and websites disguised as health advisories.
Disguised as a coronavirus map and live information tool, the malware is capable of stealing your passwords, credit card data and other personal information.
National Cyber Security Coordinator Rajesh Pant said that trials are also going on to use face or iris recognition before processing of payments through mobile phone.
The Twitter accounts of FC Barcelona, along with Olympics were hacked by a hacker group called OurMine and posted messages drawing attention to cyber security.
The Institute of International Education, which has been linked to the vulnerability, is a veteran body that caters to thousands of students every year.
The World Economic Forum report published in collaboration with the FIDO Alliance suggests biometrics, behavioural analytics and more as safer login methods.
Cloud Hopper, the name assigned to the Chinese government-backed cyber attacks, wreaked havoc on eight of the world's largest tech providers.
Although Wyze said that there was no evidence that login tokens had been exposed, it still signed out all users to generate new tokens.
A POS scraping software was then used that specifically targets older cards that don't have security chips and only rely on mag stripes.
The bug, which has been patched on December 11, could have allowed anyone with malicious intent to access sensitive information, such as electric meter number.
The all-women Parliamentary Panel headed by BJP MP Heena Gavit has also called representatives from Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram to appear before it.
The Twitter India representatives are expected to make a presentation on the issue before the parliamentary panel on women empowerment.
The DDoS attack on the UK Labour Party's online presence is believed to have not led to any data being stolen, and all services are back in order right now.
The main opposition party says the attack did not succeed, because of "robust security systems." The party is confident that no data breach occurred.
The Reserve Bank of India had revealed in an affidavit in the Supreme Court earlier that WhatsApp had failed to comply with its data localisation norms.
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