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WhatsApp is working on a ‘login approval’ feature to help prevent hacking – here’s everything you need to know

This feature will send a notification to the users whenever a new or unknown device attempts to log in to the accounts. Like the double verification feature announced earlier, this new feature will also help prevent accounts from being stolen.

T-Mobile store owner in the US made millions by unlocking cellphones with stolen credentials

From August 2014 to June 2019, Argishti Khudaverdyan fraudulently unlocked and unblocked cellphones on T-Mobile's network, as well as the networks of Sprint, AT&T, and other carriers.

Crypto Scammers Reportedly Stole $128 Million from Indian Users by Posing as Fake Exchanges

The CoinEgg scam uses fake domains and social media accounts to coax users into investing in fake exchanges. After making victims invest, scammers approached them as investigative agents who could help with the scam.

The real-world repercussions of cyberattacks will usher in a security renaissance

Over the past year, the general public has become more aware of a very palpable change in crime — cybercriminals have become far more efficient and destructive. The impact of this trend makes older techniques feel like petty crime.

The NSA is going beyond information-sharing to defend US companies against growing threats from Russia and China

Alongside its partners across the federal government — like DHS's CISA, the FBI, and the Defense Cyber Crime Center — NSA dives into intelligence to develop deep insights into ways our adversaries are trying to exploit US networks.

Apple's iPhone has a 'major blinking red five-alarm-fire problem with iMessage security,' according to a cybersecurity researcher

Apple's iPhones are a lot less secure than Apple says, according to a new report. "Apple has a major blinking red five-alarm-fire problem with iMessage security," one cybersecurity researcher said.

533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million users in the US, 11 million in the UK, and 6 million in India.

If you use Slack on Android, reset your password now

Slack found that one of its app versions on Android was storing passwords in plaintext, leaving affected users vulnerable. The company has fixed the bug and is now starting to intimate affected users to reset their passwords.

WhiteHat Jr admits a bug made their data vulnerable but insists there was no breach

Indian edtech startup WhiteHat Jr, which has found itself in a potboiler of controversies recently, had a bug in its system, which made its data of over 280,000 students vulnerable.

Amidst talks about a fake Parler data leak, a hacker says he actually breached some user data from the social network

Parler CEO John Matze confirmed to Business Insider that an email vendor for the social network exposed user data, but denied any user data was affected. However, researchers claim otherwise.

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