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  • The other three countries most targeted by phishing are Canada, the US and the Netherlands.
    India among top 4 countries targeted for phishing attacks
    India is among the top four nations targeted by phishing attacks, a new report said on Monday, adding that the country is also among the top hosting countries for such online frauds, second only to the US. The other three countries most targeted by phishing are Canada, the US and the Netherlands, showed research from RSA Security, a Dell Technologies business that offers business-driven security solutions.   Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details via email.   Phishing attacks accounted for 50 per cent of all observed fraud attacks in the third quarter of 2018, claimed the RSA Quarterly Fraud Report for the Q3 2018.   In the third quarter, RSA detected 38,196 total fraud attacks worldwide. The overall phishing volume in Q3 increased 70 per cent from...
  • Apple may delete 'WhatsApp Stickers' from App Store Apple may delete 'WhatsApp Stickers' from App Store

    WhatsApp announced in a blog-post that it is adding support for third-party developers to build sticker apps for WhatsApp for both Android and iOS users.

  • Google best Search engine, we keep Safari safe: Tim Cook Google best Search engine, we keep Safari safe: Tim Cook

    Cook defended Apple's billion-dollar deal with Google that keeps Google Search a default search platform on its devices.

  • Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to resign Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to resign

    Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political...

  • How Twitter contributes to 'social jet lag' How Twitter contributes to 'social jet lag'

    Social jet lag -- a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body's internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules -- has previously been tied to health problems.

  • Netflix likely to embrace ads like YouTube soon Netflix likely to embrace ads like YouTube soon

    Netflix would take a cue from Hulu soon, offering a cheaper ad-supported version along with its existing ad-free services.

  • YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries

    The new countries are Chile, Colombia, Japan, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland and the Ukraine. India is yet to get the YouTube Premium services.

  • How Facebook aids in promoting alcohol abuse How Facebook aids in promoting alcohol abuse

    These pro-drinking comments coupled with high user engagement increased the desire to drink by 3.5 times, especially in those with alcohol problems.

  • WhatsApp working to add QR code for contact sharing WhatsApp working to add QR code for contact sharing

    According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features, the Facebook-owned messaging app is working on a new feature called Add Contact that allows to quickly add contacts directly in...

  • WhatsApp selects 20 teams to curb fake news globally, including India WhatsApp selects 20 teams to curb fake news globally, including India

    WhatsApp had issued a call for papers in July this year and received proposals from over 600 research teams around the world.