Category Archives: Tech

Update your WhatsApp ASAP: Newly-discovered spyware can infect a phone just by a WhatsApp call

BENGALURU: WhatsApp, the popular end-to-end encrypted owned by Facebook, has asked users to update to the latest version of the app following the discovery of a spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through its phone calling feature. The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to a news […]

Airtel scraps low-value postpaid plans

Bharti AirtelNSE -1.59 % has scrapped its low-valued postpaid plans of less than Rs 499 across circles and halved the total number of its offers for this higher-paying user segment to four, to boost its revenue per user, lower costs, and improve profitability. The Sunil Mittal-led mobile operator has now made Rs 499 the entry […]

Your smart home devices could get you hacked

A few years ago, a major part of the internet on the United States’ eastern coast faced blackout following the biggest cyberattack in the history of the internet. The reason was Mirai malware which initiated the IoT botnet attack that affected many websites including, Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, New York Times, Spotify, CNN, and PayPal. After […]