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ProtonMail upgrades to V4 as privacy tech keeps attracting masses

  • ProtonMail is a webmail platform offering encrypted email services for its users.
  • The platform is now updated with a new look that improves usability and facilitates access to other service…
  • Privacy awareness is rising, and so is the demand for privacy-oriented services such as Proton’s email serv…
June 17, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

Uber-investor backed Airlift fixes OTP vulnerability in its e-commerce store

AirLift is a Pakistani decentralized urban mass transit startup backed by San Francisco-based First Round Capital, which also is an Uber investor. It, in fact, is the world’s first decentralized mass transit system. Led by Huynh Chen and Sarmad Khan, PrivacySavvy’s research team discovered a major security bug in its…
March 31, 2021 by Ali Qamar

Popular travel apps are exposing sensitive data of millions of users, report

Many of the widely-used ride-sharing and other travel apps out there have major server-side security vulnerabilities. PrivacySavvy research team discovered a group of travel apps leaving their servers completely open and accessible, ultimately exposing private user data for anyone to see. Most of the apps are leaking data through their…
March 16, 2021 by Ali Qamar

Data of 21 million users from 3 popular free mobile VPNs advertised for sale online

A hot deal turned sour after a hacker successfully stole details of more than 21 million free mobile VPN users. Remember, a VPN is meant to create a layer of security and protect you from falling into a cyber-security nightmare. But in this case, the providers illegally logged on their…
March 16, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple face stalwart privacy decisions pipeline in the EU

The European Union’s privacy regulator expects to streamline its enforcement against big tech companies. It aims at making big decisions this year while refuting any reluctance claims. The regulator – overseeing Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., and Alphabet Inc.’s Google has pointed out that they are on…
February 28, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia

Chinese-affiliated APT31 reportedly copied and reuse the NSA hacking code

APT31, a Chinese-affiliated hacker group, cloned and used the National Security Agency (NSA) spyware code. According to the Israeli cybersecurity intelligence company, Check Point, the group used the hacking tool to develop more sophisticated spyware. Researchers have also released evidence revealing APT31 being the culprit of…
February 28, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia

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