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App or website: What best protects your privacy?

The free apps and web-based services that you downloaded on Android or iOS mobile devices may have in turn leaked your personal information, including names, gender, phone numbers, and e-mail, a study has found.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Google rolls out features to strengthen online security

Google India released some key interesting search trends of last year that point towards the demand of greater cyber security.

Feb 10, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Only major websites promote improved password security among users: Study

A study has revealed that major websites such as Amazon and LinkedIn could be doing much more to raise awareness about the need for better password practices among their users as compared to other sites.

Dec 23, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Ignore online security warnings at your own risk

 People are their own worst enemies when it comes to online security, a study indicates.

Nov 21, 2014, 14:55 PM IST

Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee

As a "risky behaviour", more than half of Indian teens meet people in real life whom they found online, security solutions provider McAfee said today.

Nov 10, 2014, 17:56 PM IST

Taylor Swift warns friends against hackers

Singer Taylor Swift is urging her friends to tighten up their online security to keep the hackers away.

Oct 28, 2014, 08:05 AM IST

Passwords that change every minute for better security

Ever fancied a password that changes every minute? One may soon be available, with engineers developing a new password technique that uses visual patterns and resembles a Sudoku puzzle.

Mar 15, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

Twitter account @N restored to victim after high-profile hijack

The unusual single-letter Twitter handle ` @N` has been reportedly given back to the original user after it was hijacked as part of an eye-opening social engineering scheme last month.

Feb 27, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

`Password` no longer the Internet`s worst password

The number sequence "123456" has overtaken "password" as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.

Jan 21, 2014, 23:44 PM IST

Email authentication reduces phishing scams: Google

The development of email authentication standards has finally reduced email phishing scams, according to Google security researchers.

Dec 07, 2013, 20:45 PM IST

Quick tips to secure passwords revealed!

With increasing online threat to privacy, it has become very important to secure your important password and information online from hackers. And the secret to it is, it should be easy to remember and hard to guess.

Dec 02, 2013, 19:35 PM IST

Ransomware virus is a bad problem getting worse: McAfee

Taking advantage of anonymous payment services, cyber criminals are increasingly using a malicious software 'ransomware' that holds a computer hostage until the victim pays to free it, online security firm McAfee says.

Nov 24, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Spam emails on decline, malware still on high-rise: Kaspersky

The total number of spam emails has reportedly declined in the third quarter of the year, but the malware is still running high, security company Kaspersky has revealed.

Nov 20, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Oz Internet users create 5-50 online passwords to secure privacy

Australian Internet users have between five and fifty online passwords, and create false identities to maintain their privacy in the virtual world.

Nov 13, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

John McAfee in US after deportation from Guatemala

Beach: Anti-virus software founder John McAfee said US authorities have made no efforts to question since he arrived in Miami on Wednesday night.

Dec 14, 2012, 09:13 AM IST

Anti-virus software developer John McAfee arrives in US

US software guru John McAfee fled to Guatemala last week from neighbouring Belize where authorities want to question him about a murder.

Dec 13, 2012, 11:43 AM IST

John McAfee expects release from jail today

British-born computer software pioneer John McAfee is wanted by authorities in Belize as ‘a person of interest’ following the murder of his neighbour Gregory Faull.

Dec 12, 2012, 15:24 PM IST

Facebook’s second attempt to settle lawsuit under consideration

Facebook's second attempt of settling allegations that the social networking company violated privacy rights is being considered by a US judge.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:25 PM IST

Facebook loophole making accounts accessible

Social networking giant Facebook has moved quickly to shut down a loophole that made some accounts accessible without even using a password.

Nov 03, 2012, 12:56 PM IST

Now, a tool to arm cyberspace against malware

A cutting edge tool will automatically permit one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or malware that cause them to malfunction.

Sep 21, 2012, 17:11 PM IST