Cybersecurity Insiders

China TikTok violated Children’s privacy policy in United States

Cybersecurity Insiders It is already a known fact that the US Government is planning to impose a ban on the Video Sharing and Social Networking app TikTok because of National Security concerns. But fresh reports have emerged in media that a probe carried out by the Federal Trade Commission and the US Justice Department have …

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Google faces $5 Billion lawsuits for foxing users through Incognito mode

Cybersecurity Insiders A class-action lawsuit was filed in San Jose, California against internet juggernaut Google for foxing users through Incognito mode. The lawsuit defines clearly that the web search giant was fooling its users by keeping a track of their online activities even in the private mode of the browser which is against the rules. …

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Israel Cyber Attack on Iran Port and Texas Transport Ransomware Attack

Cybersecurity Insiders On May 9th of this year, computer systems at Iran’s Port of Shahid Rajaee were cyber-attacked disrupting the operations of the port for hours blocking down vessels and creating a traffic jam on the way to the port as thousands of goods delivery trucks were stranded in confusion. At that time, the Foreign …

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NHS rejects Google and Apple Coronavirus tracking app due to data security fears

Cybersecurity Insiders Last week, Apple and Google came forward to offer a Corona Virus tracking app to NHS which will be in lines with India’s Aarogya Setu Mobile app. However, UK’s government-funded healthcare service provider had rejected the plea due to data security concerns as the tech giants said that the App developed by them …

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Ransomware attack on US Pharma Company ExecuPharm

Cybersecurity Insiders ExecuPharm, a US-based pharmaceutical company is reported to have become a victim of a Ransomware attack on March 13th of 2020. And as per a letter sent by the company to the Attorney General, Vermont details such as social security numbers, financial info, driving license details, passport numbers, and other sensitive data might …

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Apple iPhones are vulnerable to Email hacks

Cybersecurity Insiders Apple iPhones are vulnerable to email hackers says a Cybersecurity startup from San Francisco named ZecOps. The firm confirmed that a few Apple iPhone customers were targeted by cyber-attacks via emails in summer last year where hackers were found triggering hacks leveraging unknown vulnerabilities. A source from Apple Inc confirmed the susceptibility and …

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Ransomware Attack on Canada Accounting Firm MNP

Cybersecurity Insiders MNP LLP, a leading accounting firm in Canada has admitted that it became a victim of a Ransomware cyber-attack which it identified on April 5th, 2020, forcing the officials to shut down the systems to contain the malware spread. All MNP employees have been asked via mobile text messages to bring their own …

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Data Breach at San Francisco International Airport

Cybersecurity Insiders A hacking group that infiltrated into the network of San Francisco’s International Airport in March 2020 is reported to have access login credentials used by employees on two of its websites – SFOConnect.com and SFOConstruction.com. And the interesting part in this hacking story is that the threat actors were not interested in seeking …

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Zoom App hires Facebook Security Chief after ban from Google and Amazon

Cybersecurity Insiders After Google, Amazon, and Microsoft announced to the workforce to not use the video conferencing app for any business purposes, Zoom has appointed Ex-Facebook Security Chief Office Alex Stamos as an adviser to improve security and privacy quotient on the rapidly growing communication amid stiff backlash. Alex will be taking control of his …

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