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Mobile apps location tracking is invading personal data privacy

The hot debatable issue in the cyber world today is about the location tracking on mobile apps discussing the pros and cons of people’s privacy. In the recent news site that is prominent in India, it is said that aggregators have been sued together with telecom providers that sold collected data to third-party companies gathered...
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Disclosed TikTok flaw could have exposed user profile and phone number data

A recently discovered security flaw in TikTok that could potentially enable a hacker to build the application‘s user profile database along with their account associated phone numbers has been disclosed by cybersecurity researchers. The collected data may be utilized in future malicious campaigns and activities.  This flaw can only impact TikTok accounts linked to a...
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Whatsapp sharing to Third Party: Terms of Service and privacy policy update

Whatsapp the messenger and call app that was merged with Facebook through the acquisition of Facebook wants to mandate its users to accept the updated terms of service and privacy policies until February 8, 2021. In case you don’t want to accept the new terms, a user may opt to delete their accounts. The important...
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Ransomware masquerades as the mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077

CoderWare is a recent ransomware in the block that has been victimizing the gamer populace under the guise of a trending game called Cyberpunk 2077 through the Windows and Android platform. Distributing them as game installers, cheats, and cracks are the social tricks used to get users installing the malware. Here is one screenshot where...
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Baidu Android mobile apps caught collecting sensitive user data

The recent scanning of an app of a cybersecurity group had confirmed that the Chinese-based Baidu Android apps were accessible right at your fingertips through Google Playstore can collect sensitive information from its users. According to the report, the application Baidu Maps and Baidu Search box collect information such as Phone Model, its specification, user’s...
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The resurgence of espionage GravityRAT: Android and macOS

Android phones and Mac gadgets are some of the devices that are commonly used by individuals worldwide. Roughly, there are 5 billion mobile users globally, and 3 billion are using smartphones. Research says that a person spends three hours and fifteen minutes on their mobile phones daily. The consumption still depends on the generation and...
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Fitbit just got fitted with Spyware for social engineering attack

The infamous mobile exercise and fitness app Fitbit was just given a rather “malicious” upgrade. Call it an alarming discovery from a security researcher, who found out that hackers and other threat actors can spike the app with malware, powerful enough to phish out personal and other information from its user. Fitbit advertises their app...
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Chingari App: Easily Hackable

With people succumbed to social media to be on the trend and in the know of the latest news and updates, Chinese App Tiktok was on the top list that has been banned in India’s circulation. This app was a global trend and boomed on people as this platform can share short videos and information...
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Government sanction Apps that pose a threat to Citizens

There seems to be a race going on every government to come up with a contact tracing app, and another part of the scene are threat actors who could also come up with a copycat app. It is undoubtedly a copycat that may exist on every legitimate application when somehow someone tries to exploit the...
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About Coronavirus – Pandemic lock trick mobile ransomware

Being cautious and updated with the latest news about the ongoing chaotic issue with COVID19 is a must for everyone. Knowing the current status for each country and reports of its spread and especially the statistics is the best defense for our protection. As the current mandate and part of the mitigation strategy of each...
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