Most Covid-19 Apps with Contact-Tracing Feature may be Putting Your Personal Data at Risk

Most mobile applications that track the spread of COVID-19 require access to users’ personal data, but only a handful indicate the data would be anonymous, encrypted and secured, according to a study by Indian-origin researchers in the US. Professor Masooda Bashir and doctoral student Tanusree Sharma from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign analysed 50 COVID-19-related apps available in […]

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National IDs of More Than 1 Lakh Indians Have Ended Up On The Dark Web: All The Details Here

Over 1 lakh scanned copies of Indians’ national IDs, including Aadhaar, PAN card and passport, have been put on dark web for sale, cyber intelligence firm Cyble said on Wednesday. The leaked data seems to have originated from a third party and not from the government system, according to a report by Cyble. “We came […]

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Hackers Sell Data of 26.7 Crore Facebook Users for Rs. 41,500/-

Hacking groups have sold personal information of 26.7 crore Facebook users for approximately 500 euros (Rs 41,500) in March. According to cyber risk assessment platform Cyble, the hackers got information about email address, phone numbers, date of birth and Facebook ids of 26.7 crore people. “At this stage, we are not aware of how the data got […]

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