Tag Archives: Attacks

After German Attacks, Facebook Insists It Works With Probes

Facebook on Monday dismissed complaints by German officials that it had not been helpful in fighting terrorism and urged authorities to better formulate their requests. Following a rash of attacks in southern Germany in late July, several state officials called for websites such as Facebook to be legally required to immediately hand over user data if information relevant to an ... Read More »

tens of millions of Qualcomm-based Android devices liable to attacks: file

Mandiant, a cyber-safety firm, has released a record which states that gadgets walking on Qualcomm chips or code written via the chip maker are liable to assault. This vulnerability has been identified as CVE-2016-2060 which exists in a software program package maintained by using Qualcomm and if exploited, can provide the attacker get right of entry to to the sufferer’s ... Read More »

New Smartphone App Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks

A cardiologist at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket New Delhi has developed a smartphone app that can help people know the warning signs of a heart attack in advance and take corrective action. The “Heart App” developed by senior interventional cardiologist Rajeev Rathi has a small set of questions with multiple options. These are the questions that a cardiologist ... Read More »

US Argues for ‘Modest’ Apple Help in San Bernardino Attacks Probe

Forcing Apple to help unlock an iPhone is a “modest” demand which may turn up vital evidence in a terrorist attack, the US government argued Thursday, upping the ante in its legal standoff with the technology giant. A brief filed by the Justice Department was the latest shot in a battle which has fueled intense debate on whether Apple must ... Read More »

Paris Attacks Linked to Encryption: NSA Chief

Last year’s deadly attacks in Paris “would not have happened” without the use of encrypted communications to enable the perpetrators to avoid detection, the NSA chief said in an interview. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers was quoted in a Yahoo News report Wednesday as confirming speculation about the use of encryption in the November massacre on the streets of ... Read More »