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BlackBerry Hacked via Drive-By Download at Pwn2Own !

BlackBerry Hacked via Drive-By Download at Pwn2Own !

March 11, 2011Mohit Kumar
BlackBerry OS fell during the second day of the Pwn2Own hacking competition as a result of a drive-by download attack that chained together ...
Verizon, RIM mobiles will be safe from Attackers !

Verizon, RIM mobiles will be safe from Attackers !

December 27, 2010Mohit Kumar
Carriers, developers and phone makers are rolling out new services and features to protect mobile devices from malicious attacks and data br...
Israel's Verint Systems get a contract from Indian government for interception program

Israel's Verint Systems get a contract from Indian government for interception program

July 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
Soon in December this year, India’s new surveillance program - Centralized Monitoring System (CMS) will be able to analyze all telecom...
US Military approved iPhones and iPads for military networks

US Military approved iPhones and iPads for military networks

May 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
The US Department of Defense has cleared Apple's iPhone and iPad for use on its military networks, along with the Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
Zeus malware targeting BlackBerry and Android devices

Zeus malware targeting BlackBerry and Android devices

August 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered five new samples of the ZeuS-in-the-Mobile (ZitMo) malware package, targeting Android ...
Encrypted Smartphone Network Seized by Dutch Police for Criminal Investigation

Encrypted Smartphone Network Seized by Dutch Police for Criminal Investigation

April 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
On Tuesday, the Dutch Police arrested a 36-year-old man, Danny Manupassa , on suspicion of money laundering and involvement in selling en...
After Viber, Saudi Arabia threatens to block WhatsApp and Skype

After Viber, Saudi Arabia threatens to block WhatsApp and Skype

June 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
Viber was blocked last week for non-compliance by The government of Saudi Arabia and Now they may move to block Skype and WhatsApp in th...
Hardware based malware steals contacts from all mobile platforms using only the Audio Jack!

Hardware based malware steals contacts from all mobile platforms using only the Audio Jack!

November 28, 2012Mohit Kumar
Indian Security Research Atul Alex presented his surprise paper at the International Malware Conference, MalCon on what can be termed ...
Nokia under scanner of Indian Intelligence Agency for its Push Email service and SMS !

Nokia under scanner of Indian Intelligence Agency for its Push Email service and SMS !

February 17, 2011Mohit Kumar
Department of Telecommunication (DOT) has been asked by The Intelligence Bureau (IB0) to stop the messaging services of Nokia in India until...
Hacking of CBI website raises question over safety regulations !

Hacking of CBI website raises question over safety regulations !

December 06, 2010Mohit Kumar
The recent hacking of CBI's website by a group called ' Pakistani Cyber Army ' has raised questions over the safety regulations...
Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies

Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies

July 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has admitted that the company gave dozens of tech companies and app developers special access to its users' data after publi...
Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

June 04, 2017Wang Wei
Remember Ramona Fricosu ? A Colorado woman was ordered to unlock her encrypted Toshiba laptop while the FBI was investigating alleged mortg...
Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable

Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable

January 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has been appointed as a cyber security advisor for the President-elect Donald Trump, but...
Wi-Fi can be turned into IMSI Catcher to Track Cell Phone Users Everywhere

Wi-Fi can be turned into IMSI Catcher to Track Cell Phone Users Everywhere

November 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Image Source: Libelium Here's a new danger to your smartphone security: Your mobile device can be hijacked and tracked without your...
Hacking Firmware from Mobile Phone Hacking Company Leaked Online

Hacking Firmware from Mobile Phone Hacking Company Leaked Online

October 25, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The Israeli firm Cellebrite , which provides digital forensics tools and software to help law enforcement access mobile phones in investi...
Dutch Police Seize Two VPN Servers, But Without Explaining... Why?

Dutch Police Seize Two VPN Servers, But Without Explaining... Why?

September 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
Recently, two European countries, France and Germany, have declared war against encryption with an objective to force major technology comp...
Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New 'QuadRooter' Attack

Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New 'QuadRooter' Attack

August 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Android has Fallen! Yet another set of Android security vulnerabilities has been discovered in Qualcomm chipsets that affect more than 90...
FCC takes initiative to Speed Up Mobile Security Updates

FCC takes initiative to Speed Up Mobile Security Updates

May 09, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief The Smartphone users are fed up with slow security updates, so two United States federal agencies have launched an official i...
Remotely Exploitable Bug in Truecaller Puts Over 100 Million Users at Risk

Remotely Exploitable Bug in Truecaller Puts Over 100 Million Users at Risk

March 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a remotely exploitable vulnerability in Called ID app " Truecaller " that could expose pe...
200 Million WhatsApp Users Vulnerable to vCard Vulnerability

200 Million WhatsApp Users Vulnerable to vCard Vulnerability

September 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
WhatsApp recently claimed to have hit 900 Million monthly active users , but a dangerous security flaw in the web version of the popula...