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Education predictions 2021

Changes in the education system have been brewing for a long time, with digitalization as the main direction of this transformation. The breakthrough came this year as about 1.5 billion students were unable to attend school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, educational systems all over the world underwent significant change. Educators were forced to
Publish At:2020-12-02 10:37 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin Cybercrime Internet of

A flaw in Facebook Messenger could have allowed spying on users

Facebook has addressed a security vulnerability in its Messenger for Android app that could have allowed attackers to spy on users. Facebook has addressed a major security issue in its Messenger for Android app that could have allowed threat actors to spy on users by placing and connecting Messenger audio calls without their interaction. The vulnerabil
Publish At:2020-11-20 10:18 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks Facebook Facebook Mess

Unprotected database exposed a scam targeting 100K+ Facebook accounts

Researchers discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained data for over 100000 compromised Facebook accounts. Researchers at vpnMentor discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained an archive of over 100.000 compromised Facebook accounts. The archive was used by crooks as part of a global hacking campaign against
Publish At:2020-11-16 17:55 | Read:215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks data leak Elastics

Ragnar Locker ransomware gang advertises Campari hack on Facebook

​Ragnar Locker Ransomware operators have started to run Facebook advertisements to force their victims into paying the ransom. In November 2019, ransomware operators have started adopting a new double-extortion strategy first used by the Maze gang that sees threat actors also stealing unencrypted files before encrypting infected systems. Then the attacker
Publish At:2020-11-11 11:47 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Security Social Ne

Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for interference in US Presidential debate

Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for attempting to disrupt the public recent US Presidential Debate. The social media giant Twitter announced to have removed around 130 Iranian Twitter accounts that attempted to disrupt the public conversation during the recent first Presidential Debate for the US 2020 Presidential Election. The company conf
Publish At:2020-10-01 05:35 | Read:451 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks 2020 Presidential elec

Twitter announces measures to protect accounts of people involved in 2020 Presidential election

Twitter announced that it will adopt new security measures to protect high-profile accounts during the upcoming election in the United States. Twitter announced new measures to protect high-profile accounts during the upcoming US Presidential election. The types of accounts that are in this designated group are: US Executive Branch and CongressUS G
Publish At:2020-09-19 04:14 | Read:533 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks Hacking hacking news

Reddit massive hack: hackers defaced channels with pro-Trump messages

Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors compromised tens of Reddit channels and defaced them showing messages in support of Donald Trump’s campaign. Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors defaced tens of channel to display messages in support of Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. At the time of writing, the massive hack is sti
Publish At:2020-08-07 20:50 | Read:565 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks hacking news informati

Four individuals charged for the recent Twitter hack

Four suspects were charged for their alleged involvement in the recent Twitter hack, announced the Department of Justice. US authorities announced the arrest of 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark from Tampa, Florida, it is suspected to have orchestrated the recent Twitter hack. The arrest is the result of an operation coordinated by the FBI, the IRS, and the S
Publish At:2020-08-01 10:50 | Read:640 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks Hacking hacking ne

Twitter revealed that hackers accessed DM Inboxes in July attack

Twitter confirmed that hackers accessed the direct message (DM) inboxes of some of the accounts that were recently compromised. Last week, the social media giant Twitter revealed that hackers compromised 130 accounts in the attack that took place on July 15 and downloaded data from eight of them. Attackers breached a number of high-profile accounts, in
Publish At:2020-07-24 05:33 | Read:737 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks

Twitter reveals that hackers also downloaded data from eight compromised accounts

The social media giant Twitter confirmed that hackers compromised 130 accounts in last week hack and downloaded data from eight of them. The social media platform Twitter suffered one of the biggest cyberattacks in its history, multiple high-profile accounts were hacked. Last week, the social media platform Twitter has suffered one of the biggest
Publish At:2020-07-19 09:43 | Read:462 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks hacking news informati

Several High-Profile Twitter accounts hacked in a Bitcoin scam

The social media platform Twitter suffered one of the biggest cyberattacks in its history, multiple high-profile accounts were hacked. Social media platform Twitter has suffered one of the biggest cyberattacks in its history, hackers breached a number of high-profile accounts, including those of Barak Obama, US presidential candidate Joe Biden,
Publish At:2020-07-16 04:30 | Read:597 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Social Networks account hi

Facebook labels ‘state-controlled’ Russian, Chinese, Iranian media

byLisa VaasFacebook last week began slapping “state controlled” labels on media outlets that it’s determined are under the thumb of a government.With the labels, Facebook is enacting a policy it announced in October. That’s when the platform introduced new election security measures, including a promise to increase transparency by sho
Publish At:2020-06-09 12:56 | Read:641 | Comments:0 | Tags:Facebook Fake news Social networks cybersecurity policy elec

Internet giants unite to stop warrantless snooping on web histories

byLisa VaasEarlier this month, the US Senate narrowly voted to renew warrantless collection of Americans’ web-browsing histories.This week, the US House of Representatives is expected to consider the act that reauthorizes that warrantless data collection: the USA Freedom Reauthorization Act. The House already passed the reauthorization act, sent it to
Publish At:2020-05-26 12:55 | Read:696 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & order Mozilla Privacy Social networks Twitter browsing

Facebook to alert us if we’ve been exposed to fake coronavirus news

byLisa VaasHas somebody on Facebook tried to convince you that drinking bleach cures COVID-19?If you’ve had that kind of dangerous misinformation coughed up at you on the platform and have liked, reacted or commented on it, expect to start seeing messages in your newsfeed alerting you and letting you know that Facebook has since removed the effluvium.O
Publish At:2020-04-21 07:38 | Read:1078 | Comments:0 | Tags:Facebook Fake news Social networks coronavirus COVID-19 fact

NSO CEO claims Facebook wanted NSO surveillance tool to spy on users

A new shocking revelation comes from the disputed from NSO Group and Facebook, NSO CEO claims Facebook tried to buy an Apple spying software in 2017. Reading this post you could have a better idea of the value of your privacy. In October 2019, WhatsApp sued the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group accusing it of carrying out malicious attacks against it
Publish At:2020-04-08 10:45 | Read:1174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Social Networks Facebook h

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