Feb 20, 2024NewsroomDark Web / Cybercrime An international law enforcement operation has led to the seizure of multiple darknet domains operated by LockBit, one of the most prolific ransomware groups, marking the latest in a long list of digital takedowns. While the full extent of the effort, codenamed Operation Cronos, is presently unknown, visiting the
OnePlus Watch 2 is expected to launch soon. Details about the smartwatch have been doing rounds of the rumour mill for the past few weeks. It is expected to succeed the OnePlus Watch, which was unveiled in India in April 2021. OnePlus Watch 2 has been tipped to come with upgrades over the preceding model.
In this article BABA Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT The logo of the Alibaba office building is seen in the Huangpu District in Shanghai, June 16, 2023. Costfoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group is betting on its overseas businesses while domestic consumption growth remains sluggish. One bright spot in Alibaba’s latest
Meta Platforms said it took a series of steps to curtail malicious activity from eight different firms based in Italy, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) operating in the surveillance-for-hire industry. The findings are part of its Adversarial Threat Report for the fourth quarter of 2023. The spyware targeted iOS, Android, and Windows devices.
WhatsApp will soon get an important safety feature that will help users in India avoid misinformation, especially those generated by artificial intelligence (AI), and deepfakes. Meta and the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) announced on Monday that they will soon launch a helpline on WhatsApp where users will be able to report all such instances. The
Realme 12+ 5G could debut in India very soon, a new leak has suggested. The smartphone will join the Realme 12 Pro+ 5G and Realme 12 Pro 5G, which were launched on January 29. The phones run on Android 14-based realme UI 5.0 skin and sport a 50-megapixel primary shooter. Earlier, the Realme 12+ 5G
With breaches making the headlines on an almost weekly basis, the cybersecurity challenges we face are becoming visible not only to large enterprises, who have built security capabilities over the years, but also to small to medium businesses and the broader public. While this is creating greater awareness among smaller businesses of the need to
Feb 16, 2024NewsroomEndpoint Security / Cryptocurrency Multiple companies operating in the cryptocurrency sector are the target of an ongoing malware campaign that involves a newly discovered Apple macOS backdoor codenamed RustDoor. RustDoor was first documented by Bitdefender last week, describing it as a Rust-based malware capable of harvesting and uploading files, as well as gathering
Feb 16, 2024NewsroomRansomware / Vulnerability The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday added a now-patched security flaw impacting Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog, following reports that it’s being likely exploited in Akira ransomware attacks. The vulnerability in question is
Feb 17, 2024NewsroomArtificial Intelligence / Data Protection Google has announced that it’s open-sourcing Magika, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tool to identify file types, to help defenders accurately detect binary and textual file types. “Magika outperforms conventional file identification methods providing an overall 30% accuracy boost and up to 95% higher precision on traditionally hard to
Efficient communication is a cornerstone of business success. Internally, making sure your team communicates seamlessly helps you avoid friction losses, misunderstandings, delays, and overlaps. Externally, frustration-free customer communication is directly correlated to a positive customer experience and higher satisfaction. However, business communication channels are also a major target for cybercriminals. In recent years, especially since
Feb 18, 2024NewsroomMalware / Cybercrime A Ukrainian national has pleaded guilty in the U.S. to his role in two different malware schemes, Zeus and IcedID, between May 2009 and February 2021. Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov (aka Vyacheslav Igoravich Andreev, father, and tank), 37, was arrested by Swiss authorities in October 2022 and extradited to the U.S.
Feb 19, 2024NewsroomMalware / Cyber Espionage The Iranian-origin threat actor known as Charming Kitten has been linked to a new set of attacks aimed at Middle East policy experts with a new backdoor called BASICSTAR by creating a fake webinar portal. Charming Kitten, also called APT35, CharmingCypress, Mint Sandstorm, TA453, and Yellow Garuda, has a
Feb 19, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Vulnerability Threat actors operating with interests aligned to Belarus and Russia have been linked to a new cyber espionage campaign that likely exploited cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Roundcube webmail servers to target over 80 organizations. These entities are primarily located in Georgia, Poland, and Ukraine, according to Recorded Future,
Feb 19, 2024NewsroomMalware / Mobile Security The Android banking trojan known as Anatsa has expanded its focus to include Slovakia, Slovenia, and Czechia as part of a new campaign observed in November 2023. “Some of the droppers in the campaign successfully exploited the accessibility service, despite Google Play’s enhanced detection and protection mechanisms,” ThreatFabric said
Did you know that Network Detection and Response (NDR) has become the most effective technology to detect cyber threats? In contrast to SIEM, NDR offers adaptive cybersecurity with reduced false alerts and efficient threat response. Are you aware of Network Detection and Response (NDR) and how it’s become the most effective technology to detect cyber
Threads is finally testing a feature that has been highly requested by users ever since the app launched last year. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the platform is testing a new Today’s topics section, which will show the topics which have the highest engagement. The feature is based on an artificial intelligence (AI) system,
Instagram has added new features to add some flair to your Valentine’s Day celebrations. There are two new features that have been rolled out by the Meta-owned social media platform, but they are not very easy to discover. These hidden features can only be triggered with specific actions inside the Android or iOS app. One
Samsung Galaxy S24 series was launched with a range of Galaxy AI features, and some of these capabilities are now coming to select Samsung Galaxy wireless earphones. The smartphone series was launched in January and comprises the standard Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra. In an announcement on Tuesday, the South Korean tech
Apple Vision Pro has been available for purchase in the US for nearly two weeks now, and many users have shared opinions about the company’s first mixed-reality headset. Some have been impressed while others say they are apprehensive about the technology. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has his own mixed-reality headset Meta Quest 3 competing
Apple Vision Pro was launched earlier this month on February 2 in the US with support for over 600 dedicated applications. It is the first mixed-reality headset from the Cupertino-based tech giant. The spatial computer is equipped with the company’s EyeSight display technology and has three layers to show a 3D version of the user’s eyes with a
Apple Vision Pro went on sale in the US for the first time on February 2. With the company’s stipulated 14-day return window drawing closer, there is a rising trend of early buyers returning the headset. A recent report claims that most people are returning due to major physical discomforts, while others are also experiencing
Honor Choice Watch was launched in India on February 15 alongside the Honor X9b 5G and Honor Choice X5 TWS earphones. The smartwatch comes with a rectangular AMOLED display, a metallic body and interchangeable silicone straps. It is offered in two colour options and supports more than 120 sports modes and over 100 watch faces.
Honor launched the Honor Choice Earbuds X5, its latest pair of truly wireless stereo (TWS) earphones, on Thursday. The earphones debuted alongside the Honor X9b smartphone and the Honor Choice Watch at a launch event streamed live on YouTube. The Earbuds X5 follows the in-ear form factor and comes with active noise cancellation (ANC). The
Apple Vision Pro might soon get stiff competition from Huawei’s rumoured mixed-reality headset, as per a new report. Apple launched its $3,499 (roughly Rs. 2.9 lakh) headset in the market earlier this month, powered by dual M2 and R1 chipsets and featuring 12 different cameras. But now, the Chinese brand’s wearable device, said to be
Apple is reportedly working on a new category of products – foldable smartphones and/or tablets. This suggests that the Cupertino-based tech giant is gearing up to compete against its Android peers in the segment, which has recently seen increasing competition with newer brands entering the market. Apple has not yet officially announced its entry into
Hundreds of workers at a manufacturing plant of Apple supplier Flex in India’s Tamil Nadu state staged a one-day strike on Friday, demanding higher wages for the next three years and the recognition of a union. Many electronics manufacturers in India, including Foxconn and Pegatron, lack a union, while automobile factories have higher levels of
Apple Music — the music streaming service from the Cupertino company — does not offer a free, ad-supported plan unlike rival Spotify, but you can avail of a one-month trial in some countries before signing up for the service. However, if you have never subscribed to Apple Music, you can avail of a promotion that
Apple has applied for the patent of a new sensor for its Apple Watch that could allow it to track the sweat measurement of a user. The company has been trying to expand the health and fitness tracking features on its smartwatches. Previous reports have suggested that the next-generation smartwatch from the firm — the
iPhone devices are being targeted by a rare trojan called GoldDigger, a cybersecurity firm has reported. The malware is part of a cluster of aggressive banking trojans that have been affecting users in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The earlier spotted malware group was only affecting Android users, but a new version has now been unearthed