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Study reveals “123456” was the most common password in 2016

Image Credit: EcoEnergy Wipro Twitter The numeric combination of ‘123456’ was the most common password of 2016, followed by ‘123456789’ and ‘qwerty’, according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security codes that became public following data breaches. The study also found that four of the top 10 passwords on …

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Move over smartphones, it’s time for safe phones!

File photo of Edward Snowden talking during a simulcast conversation during the SXSW Interactive Festival. (Image: Associated Press) With our personal lives and businesses gone online, privacy and encryption are two strong words when it comes to the new mobile-age we live in. Time and again we have seen companies promising …

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Google tags its own URL Google.com as ‘dangerous’ website

Google.com awkwardly lists itself as a partially dangerous website. According to a report in Engadget based on a post by an eagle eyed Reddit user, that’s exactly what the world’s largest search engine is doing. The details of the security note explains that websites hosted on Google Groups may install malware on …

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Google releases 2015 Android Security Report

Google posted the second Android Security Report on its security blog. The purpose of the report is to engage its users and developers in an informed conversation about Android security, in the hopes that a transparent and open discussion can make the platform more secure. The report outlines Google’s efforts at …

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South superstar Mohanlal’s blog hacked by Pakistan’s team cyber warriors

South Indian superstar Mohanlal’s official blog was hacked on Tuesday morning by a group that calls itself ‘team cyber warriors’, allegedly from Pakistan. His official blog, The Complete Actor, was displayed with scandalous messages supporting Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue, reports The Times of India. On Tuesday morning, Mohanlal’s fans were shocked as …

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