Morgan Stanley consider Bitcoin to be of no value

Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin) dominated the financial news space in 2017, with bitcoin rising more 13 times this year, as per Coindesk, even as prices have remained very volatile. The cryptocurrency’s worth continued to fluctuate wildly this week, bouncing back to nearly £12,000 on Wednesday after plummeting to around £8,000 last week. But a top financial services […]

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Hacker’s can guess smartphone security pin using sensor data
Insec Ethical Hacking Hub Horror of Horrors: Smartphones From Xiaomi, Lenovo & Huawei Have Pre-Installed Malwares Says GData 1

The data collected from different sensors hamper smartphone security & reveal PINs and passwords to hackers and allow them to unlock your mobile devices, researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore announced on Tuesday (Dec 26). This, they said, highlights a “significant flaw” in smartphone security, as using the sensors within the phones require no […]

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PDF files new resort for Cyber criminals

Beware. Some spoofed emails might strike terror at you sooner or later. These emails with attachments might come from your common devices of Epson, HP and Canon printer-scanner which is more or less a nefarious intention to stymie the entire system. The attempt in question is not an old one–originated in November only as the cybercriminals started […]

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Edward Snowden launches Spy App

Edward Snowden has launched a new security Android app that can help citizens who would like to monitor their belonging when they aren’t around. The app, Haven was released in partnership with The Guardian Project. It uses the sensor, accelerometer,  of your smartphone’s to detect the movement of the device  and surrounding vibrations, camera to […]

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₹79 lakh online fraud to withdraw ₹49 in over 1.5 lakh transactions

A gang from Jharkhand, responsible for fraud of over ₹79 lakh, was busted on Friday for hacking over 2,020 accounts of State Bank of Mysore (SBM) customers last year. The gang was led by a 19-year-old school dropout. Suraj Mohali, the accused perpetrator, has now been arrested along with three others for hacking and withdrawing […]

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Facebook messenger falls victim to an anonymous crypto cousin of Bitcoin

With the booming value of digital currency, numerous hackers are rolling out schemes to unwittingly trap or trick more likely, the regular web users into mining for them. The most recent scheme to hoodwink people into mining cryptographic money is exploiting Facebook Messenger by means of some shrewd malware.The malware being distributed by means of […]

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Top hoax stories of 2017

As we prepare to bid our adieu to 2017, let’s have a look back at the year’s trending news points that took the globe by storm but were actually fake. This year, lots of fake news was widely shared across social media platforms right from Twitter to Facebook and WhatsApp. 1. Akash Ambani’s viral ‘wedding […]

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Apple Admits to Slowing Down Old iPhones, Faces Lawsuits

Earlier this week, in response to a blog post by John Poole at Geekbench, Apple revealed that the company actually does slow down their iPhones when they get older, a fact that has been long suspected by iPhone users. Apple said that it started the practice a year ago, to compensate for battery degradation, rather […]

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UK hounded 100 Hacking Groups

Intelligence services of United Kingdom are tracking the activity of 100 hacking groups from around the world who have tried to steal their sensitive data, Ciaran Martin, the head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said Sunday. “The 100 [hacking] groups range from fully subordinate employees of the state… all the way to small […]

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Parents should be on guard against hackable toys

While Internet-connected toys are particularly appealing to a generation of tech-obsessed kids, security experts warn against the potential dangers of some of these flashy gadgets, such as the Bluetooth-enabled “My Friend Cayla” doll, which uses speech recognition technology to recognize a child’s speech and hold a conversation. In February, Germany’s telecommunications watchdog, the Federal Network […]

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