Login with Google’ New USB Device and Keep Your Gmail Secure

This is the device which will be used to login in to Gmail

Google goes for Security Key- A Simplified Version of its Two-Factor Authentication. Logging in to Gmail will become a lot easier now since Google has officially endorsed Security Key. Security Key is an open standard which will allow users to log-in to their accounts using an attachable physical device. The device will be shaped like [...]

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Hostile to Privacy: Snowden Urges users to Get Rid of Dropbox, Facebook and Google


Web users must immediately get rid of Dropbox and other such services. Edward Snowden has stated that Dropbbox and similar other services are “hostile to privacy” and has urged that users need to abandon these kind of unencrypted communication modes. Snowden further added that web users should adjust their privacy settings so that spying acts from [...]

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Official Google Indonesia hacked and defaced by Pakistani hackers

A screenshot of Deface page left by the hackers

The famous Pakistani hacking group MaDLeeTs is back in action by hacking and defacing official Google Indonesia domain (google.co.id) yesterday 6th Oct, 2014. Hackers left a deface page along with a message on Google Indonesia domain. The deface message doesn’t say why Google Indonesia domain(s) was under attack. The deface message was left in following words: [...]

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Why FBI is so concerned about Apple and Google’s smartphone encryption plans?


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is not happy with Apple and Google for including encryption on their smartphone products, the agency’s director said Thursday. During a meeting with reporters at the HQ, the FBI Director James Comey said he believes that a quick access to a smartphone will let law enforcement save lives in some kidnapping and terrorism cases. [...]

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Google works Like NSA by collecting, storing, and indexing user data: Assange


Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, has confirmed that Google collects, stores, and indexes people’s data, and is in fact ‘a privatized version of the NSA,’ according to media reports. “Google’s business model is the spy. It makes more than 80 percent of its money by collecting information about people, pooling it together, storing it, indexing [...]

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5 Million Gmail Usernames and Passwords Leaked online, Check Yours Here


Around 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords have been leaked online on a Russian Bitcoin forum last Wednesday. According to reports, the hackers behind this hack are allegedly Russians and the leaked data appears to have been collected via hacking and phishing over a period of time. It has also been observed that the leaked data is outdated and [...]

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Google Image Search Hacked? Search results filled with Russian car crash images


Users witness looking at pictures of Russian car crash regardless of what they searched on Google Images. If someone searched for ‘cat’ the search result came up with a multiple images of the car crash- speculations were that Google Image search result service was hacked. The finding was originally reported by Time Magazine, while searching for an image of [...]

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Researchers show how to hack Gmail with 92% success rate


Security researchers from University of Michigan and the University of California Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have found out a security flaw in Android, Windows, and iOS platforms allowing malicious apps to steal personal information from a smartphone. At the moment the flaw has only been tested on Android phones, but the team is sure that the [...]

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