Hacker leaks passwords for 5 lakh Internet-connected devices
Monday, January 20, 2020, 1:00 PM
San Francisco, A hacker has leaked usernames and passwords of over 5L servers, routers and IoT devices on the Dark-Web which can be used to install malware on Internet-connected devices at home or at work. Attackers could use those credentials to gain remote access to the affected devices, like we have seen recently in some home cameras and devices, including Amazon-owned Ring security cameras.
"Notified Indian Authorities In May": WhatsApp On Snooping Row
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:16 AM
WhatsApp had informed Indian-authorities in May about a-privacy-breach that affected some users in the country and worked quickly to resolve it, the Facebook-owned company said in a statement a day after the government demanded an explanation. "Our highest-priority is the privacy and security of WhatsApp-users. In May we quickly resolved a-security-issue and notified relevant Indian and international government authorities," a-company-spokesperson said in a statement.