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Explained: What is SIM card hacking and how to prevent it?

Scammers generally send a link through SMS to a victim’s phone number. (Photo credit: Unsplash) New Delhi: The evolution of technology has brought with it certain pros and cons. While it has made life easier for us, it has also brought with it certain menaces, like the threat of hacking. Nowadays, any gadget that we … Read more

Government’s urgent alert: Android 13 users face critical security risks – Learn how to safeguard your device

Image Source : FILE Android 13 users beware as government issues critical warning The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), which is operating in India under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, has recently issued a critical warning for the devices which are running on the older Android version. The warning focuses on the devices … Read more

FBI struggled to disrupt dangerous casino hacking gang, cyber responders say

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON : The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has struggled to stop a hyper-aggressive cybercrime gang that’s been tormenting corporate America over the last two years, according to nine cybersecurity responders, digital crime experts and victims. For more than six months, the FBI has known the identities of at least a dozen members … Read more

Boeing data published by Lockbit hacking gang

LONDON: Internal data from Boeing, one of the world’s largest defence and space contractors, was published online on Friday (Nov 10) by Lockbit, a cybercrime gang which extorts its victims by stealing and releasing data unless a ransom is paid. The hackers in October said they had obtained “a tremendous amount” of sensitive data from the … Read more

Indian journalist’s phone targeted with Israeli spyware Pegasus: Report

An Indian journalist has been allegedly subjected to hacking using Pegasus, a spyware manufactured by Israel-based NSO Group. An analysis of the journalist’s iPhone showed an infiltration attempt was made in August, news agency Reuters reported. Pegasus, sold exclusively to government bodies, manufactured to combat terror and crime.(AP/For Representative Purposes Only) Anand Magnale, who works … Read more

India probing iPhone hacking complaints by opposition politicians – minister

India probing iPhone hacking complaints by opposition politicians – minister

NEW DELHI, Nov 2 – India’s cyber security agency is investigating complaints of mobile phone hacking by senior opposition politicians who reported receiving warning messages from Apple (AAPL.O), Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said. Vaishnaw was quoted in the Indian Express newspaper as saying on Thursday that CERT-In, the computer emergency response team based in … Read more

“Opposition indulging in destructive politics”: IT Minister on ‘state-sponsored’ hacking allegations

NEW DELHI: Responding to the claims of opposition leaders that they have received a warning message from Apple about ‘state-sponsored attackers’ potentially targeting their iPhones and other devices, Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday said that the people who cannot see the growth of the country are doing destructive politics. The Union Minister for … Read more

Three former senior Lib Dems sue Sun and NoW publisher over phone hacking

Two former Lib Dem cabinet ministers and a former party whip are suing the publisher of the Sun and the defunct News of the World, claiming that their phones were hacked for stories or to “exert political influence”, including when Rupert Murdoch was seeking approval for a takeover of BSkyB. Journalists working at Murdoch’s newspapers … Read more

3 More Arrested In Connection With ₹ 25 Crore Cyber Fraud Case In Maharashtra

3 More Arrested In Connection With ? 25 Crore Cyber Fraud Case In Maharashtra

The police have so far arrested seven people (Representational) Thane: The police in Maharashtra’s Thane city have taken into custody three more persons over a financial crime that involved breaching the system of a payment gateway service provider and siphoning off Rs 25 crore, bringing the total number of arrests in the case to seven, … Read more

Hunter Biden Sues Donald Trump’s Ex-Lawyer For Hacking His Personal Data

Hunter Biden is under investigation by Justice Department special counsel for possible tax evasion Washington: Hunter Biden, US President Joe Biden’s son, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Rudy Giuliani accusing Donald Trump’s former lawyer of computer fraud for accessing personal data on his computer. In a civil suit filed in California, Hunter Biden said … Read more

Who is Abbe Lowell? Hunter Biden’s lawyer accused of covering alleged computer hacking plot by Qatari government

Abbe Lowell is blamed for partaking in a strong concealment and engaged with breaking court requests and prompting prevarication He is blamed for working for the Center Eastern nation Qatar, in regards to a charged PC hacking project He is a noticeable lawyer and assumed a critical part in restricting Bill Clinton’s reprimand in 1998 … Read more

Qakbot: How the FBI, NCA and other European officials broke notorious cybercrime hacking network

The FBI, NCA and other European crime officials have removed a network of malicious software from thousands of infected computers, US officials have said. The Qakbot software – a piece of code that lurked unseen in the majority of the computers it had secretly installed itself on – was used as part of online crimes, … Read more