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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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Credit Card Stealer Malware discovered in social media share buttons

Cybersecurity experts that have been monitoring Magecart credit card stealer adversaries have again shared their latest discovery of the current tactics of the umbrella threat actors. On their submitted report, adversaries can conceal their malicious codes on mimicry of share button of popular social media platform from compromised online business websites. Since 2016 where the...
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UK launches anti-disinformation campaign on Covid-19 vaccine

The ongoing pandemic has just added to the existing mutual competition between nations, especially those listed in the first world country category. In the world’s current situation, every prominent government has been running to immediately develop the Covid-19 vaccine to solve this issue. The perception that the first to produce will surely put them on...
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True social media mobile app exposed private data and messages

The True social media mobile app that prides itself on protecting user privacy had a security lapse that left their servers exposed to the public. The spilled private data were left for anyone on the internet to read. The social media mobile app was launched in 2017 by Hello Mobile, a small virtual cell carrier...
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Shenzhen Zhenhua Data Technology allegedly collected Data

Chinese data services company Shenzhen Zhenhua Data Technology is now being questioned with its database and its application called the Overseas Key Information Database or OKIDB. The company is owned by a government-backed military research company – China Electronics Technology Group (CETC). Wherein its CEO is a known supporter of hybrid and psychological warfare, which...
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Iranian APT group Charming Kitten impersonates journalists

After few months working under the radar, cybersecurity experts again have unraveled the repurposed modus of the Iranian APT group dubbed as Charming Kitten. Their main targets are usually to perform cyber espionage to victims from the United States, Israel, and other countries who typically are prominent people from being an activist, entrepreneurs, government, and...
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Twitter Hackers now in custody

With the sensationalized successful hacking with Twitter recently, the US Department of Justice, and other Law Enforcement Authority, did not waste time to uncover the identity of the hackers. Due to the enforcers’ intensified effort, they were able to track down these adversaries behind the attack and able press charges for their committed crime. According...
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Twitter Hack: Fallout investigators on trail of cyber criminals

One of the prominent social media has not been excluded from the list of attacks of malicious actors. With the news spread in the cybercommunity, Twitter has been jeopardized for high profiled personalities as perpetrators were able to gain access to it. In the report, politicians, celebrities, and businessman accounts have been compromised, leading to...
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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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