Tag: Hacking

Keeping Safe From Phishing During COVID-19

Email, while a helpful resource and an effective communication tool, has been taken advantage of by scammers and hackers for decades. Phishing is a common attack used to get victims to click a malicious link – in 2018 alone, over 80% of people received phishing emails and over 60% of businesses experience phishing attacks. These attacks are hard to spot as they don’t target the tech but they target human …
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How to Keep Your Cryptocurrency Wallet Safe from Hackers

Even though the cryptocurrency market is highly lucrative, it doesn’t come without its fair of challenges. Over the years, a new breed of cybercriminals has increasingly targeted this burgeoning environment of virtual currencies. They intend to generate illicit currency through extortion, mining, and stealing money from wallets and exchanges.  Due to the ever-growing value of cryptocurrencies and their acceptance throughout the globe, experts warn that cyberattacks on the industry are …
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WhatsApp Sues Israeli Firm Over Cyber-attacks Against Human Rights Activists

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications to date. Its convenience is appreciated by most users. Surprisingly, the company is now entering a lawsuit against a cyber weapons firm.  It is rather surprising to see WhatsApp get involved in legal proceedings.  A Bold Move by WhatsApp The company feels NSO Group has performed attacks on various individuals. Victims include journalists, lawyers, and academics. The Israeli firm violated American …
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Hackers Obtain NASA Mission Data With a Raspberry Pi

Hackers around the world are always trying a new and creative approach to get the desired result. In a lot of cases, the hack job itself requires a sophisticated approach. One group of culprits successfully stole 500MB of NASA’s mission data by using a Raspberry Pi. A very interesting, albeit somewhat disturbing development which warrants some clarification. The Raspberry Pi NASA Hack To put everything in its proper perspective first …
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