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Now, get insured against being hacked on Facebook, Twitter
Your social media accounts will be soon insured against the nuisance of hacking as a UK-based firm has launched the first social media insurance.
Learning from famous corporate hacks
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Legion hacker claims mail leak of 74,000 chartered accountants
Since November 30, the group has compromised email and Twitter accounts of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, and senior NDTV journalists Ravish Kumar and Barkha Dutt.
Hackers use Twitter direct messages to control botnets
A botnet is a group of compromised (or hacked) computers that are controlled by one individual, usually without the PC owner's knowledge.
A new kind of captcha: Facebook may soon ask you to upload a photo to strengthen security
The photo test is one of several methods, both automated and manual, used to detect suspicious activity.
The worst cyber attacks of 2016
From leaking debit card details to influencing the US Presidential Election, cyber attacks have become a significant part of our political and social discourse.
Digital payment firms pad up against hacker attacks
“We have initiated a thorough audit of our systems as per RBI directive to ensure that the system is fully secure and no vulnerability exists,” said Jitendra Gupta, founder of Citrus Pay.
IT ministry calls for Indian users' cyber safety after attacks by Legion hacker group
The Legion group, which also hacked into the Twitter accounts of the Indian National Congress, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, journalists Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar, as well as news channel NDTV, claims to have dumped email addresses and passwords of nearly 75,000 chartered accountants in the country.
Legion threat: Govt orders review of entire IT infra
In view of the several hacking incidents in the country by hacker group ‘Legion’, the ministry of electronics and IT has ordered a series of measures, including audit of the financial sector starting immediately with NPCI, review of the IT Act to make it stronger.
Rumours are Legion, Legion is rumoured
The group that calls itself Legion has focused on hacking and making information from emails public and hijacking Twitter handles of public personalities.
Congress' allegation shows its mental bankruptcy: BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma
Blaming "fascist" forces for the hacking, Randeep Surjewala said it reflects the extremities of an intolerant culture that resorts to abuse when cornered.
Bengaluru hacker Anand Prakash gets Twitter, Facebook bounty for reporting bug
Anand Prakash says he has received $15,000 from Facebook for reporting a bug that could have put the social network's 1.6 billion users at risk.
ISIS makes life threats to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey
In the 25-minute video, the IS claim they are fighting back against efforts by the social media giants to wipe their platforms of accounts promoting terrorism.
How to protect your email from being hacked and from being spammed.
Here are some simple dos and don'ts that will keep your email accounts secured from hackers.
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