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Researchers Warn of Crypto Scam Apps on Apple App Store
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Researchers Warn of Crypto Scam Apps on Apple App Store

The first "cryptorom" scam applications, according to security experts, have been found that managed to go past Apple's rigorous App Store testing procedures. Ace Pro and MBM BitScan, the two programs in question, were also found on Google Play. Users will be alarmed by their appearance in the App Store, which is often subject to tougher security regulations. According to Sophos, the apps are also resistant to Apple's Lockdown mode, which is intended to shield users from sophisticated social engineering. Malware generally has a difficult time navigating the Apple App Store's security screening procedure. Because of this, when we first started looking into cryptorom schemes aimed against iOS users the con artists would have to convince consumers to first read the complete article ...
QNAP Fixes Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices with Latest Security Updates
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QNAP Fixes Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices with Latest Security Updates

A severe security hole affecting its network-attached storage (NAS) devices that might result in arbitrary code injection has been fixed by Taiwanese manufacturer QNAP through the delivery of updates. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-27596, has a CVSS rating of 9.8 out of a possible 10. Both QTS 5.0.1 and QuTS Hero H5.0.1 are affected. In a monday advisory, QNAP stated that if exploited, the vulnerability would allow remote attackers to inject malicious code. The NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD) has identified the weakness as a SQL injection vulnerability despite the fact that the precise technical details around it are unclear read the complete article QNAP Fixes Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices with Latest Security Updates. For recent and latest cybersec...
NIELIT and Microsoft collaborate to train youth in cybersecurity skills for jobs
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NIELIT and Microsoft collaborate to train youth in cybersecurity skills for jobs

Through the Cyber Shikshaa and Ready4Cybersecurity projects, the National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) and Microsoft plan to provide access to cybersecurity expertise for underserved adolescents, women, and job seekers in rural locations. As part of NIELIT's efforts to close the cybersecurity skills gap in the nation, these programs will be implemented in 30 training facilities in Tier 2 and Tier 3 towns, with an emphasis on Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, and the North-East area of India. The modern digital economy is currently facing significant issues related to the worldwide cybersecurity skills gap and the lack of diversity in the cybersecurity profession read the complete article NIELIT and Microsoft collaborate to train youth in cybersecurity sk...
Indian Government Launches Stay Safe Online Campaign to Raise Cybersecurity Awareness
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Indian Government Launches Stay Safe Online Campaign to Raise Cybersecurity Awareness

As part of India's G20 presidency, the country's minister of electronics and information technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, has started a new campaign dubbed "Stay Safe Online." Given the widespread usage of social media platforms and the growing acceptance of digital payments in India, this campaign tries to educate people about the significance of remaining safe online. The goal of the campaign is to educate people of all ages about the dangers of cyberattacks and arm them with the information they need to stay safe online. "India adheres to the inclusiveness movement. India's sizeable population and free, public digital platforms like UPI and Aadhaar have facilitated social and economic inclusion and encouraged innovation. The two campaigns that were started today think in a humanitarian...