New WhatApp Scam India: Don’t fall for the Rs. 50 per like for YouTube Videos, up to Rs.5000 per day SCAM!

In this article, we will explore how this scam operates, what red flags to look out for, and how to avoid falling victim to it. New WhatsApp Scam India: Scammers are taking advantage of joblessness, layoffs, and people’s need for extra income by offering fake job opportunities, such as paying Rs. 50 for liking a YouTube video. These scammers use platforms like WhatsApp, LinkedIn, and even Facebook to lure victims with promises of easy money, like earning up to Rs. 5,000 per day for liking YouTube videos. They often ask for personal information…

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ChatGPT will be the calculator for writing, top economist says

Teachers and university professors are worried that ChatGPT, made by the Microsoft Corp.-backed Open AI, will have a detrimental effect on students by making cheating easier than ever. ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence system that can produce sophisticated essays on complex subjects in seconds, will become the “calculator for writing,” according to a leading economist. The New York City Department of Education banned chatGPT access on its networks, citing negative impacts on student learning, but a Stanford University professor thinks otherwise. Erik Brynjolfsson, professor of economics and information technology at Stanford…

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Hacker claims to be selling Twitter data of 400 million users

A threat actor claims to be selling public and private data of 400 million Twitter users scraped in 2021 using a now-fixed API vulnerability. They’re asking $200,000 for an exclusive sale. The alleged data dump is being sold by a threat actor named ‘Ryushi’ on the Breached hacking forum, a site commonly used to sell user data stolen in data breaches. The threat actor claimed to have collected the data of 400+ million unique Twitter users using a vulnerability. They warned Elon Musk and Twitter that they should purchase the…

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200 million Twitter users email addresses allegedly leaked online

A data leak described as containing email addresses for over 200 million Twitter users has been published on a popular hacker forum for about $2. BleepingComputer has confirmed the validity of many of the email addresses listed in the leak. Since July 22nd, 2022, threat actors and data breach collectors have been selling and circulating large data sets of scraped Twitter user profiles containing both private (phone numbers and email addresses) and public data on various online hacker forums and cybercrime marketplaces. These data sets were created in 2021 by…

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India saw the highest number of cyberattacks on govt agencies in 2022

Cyberattacks on government agencies are not new. Many of these attacks are often carried out at the behest of a state to steal sensitive information or cripple the critical infrastructure of other countries with which they are not on good terms NEW DELHI: India, US, Indonesia, and China accounted for 45% of total cyberattacks on government agencies worldwide in the second half of 2022, according to a report by cybersecurity firm CloudSek, released Friday. The number of attacks on government agencies were up 95% year-on-year, the report claims. India was the…

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Five big technology trends we can expect in 2023

The tech sector will benefit from the continuing digitalization of the Indian economy. The year 2022 has been a sobering one for the tech ecosystem in general. The crypto crash has wiped out more than $2 trillion in wealth, though some might argue it was a mirage in the first place. As per Crunchbase, venture capital-backed companies absorbed $2.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022, down 66% sequentially and 81% year-on-year. This slowdown shows no sign of easing. Also, we have the ongoing Big Tech downsizing, with tens of…

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Calling Cards from foreign countries

There are literally hundreds of calling cards available on the market for making both domestic and international calls. How do you determine which is the best calling card for your needs, and what should you be on the lookout for? Here are five things you should keep in mind when trying to select a card for international calls. In the case of an emergency, calling cards can be a good backup option if data networks are down or if you’re only able to find landlines. They can be used from…

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Twitter is reportedly raising Blue subscription’s pricing on iOS to $11

But it will give users the option to pay through the web for only $7 a month, ‘The Information’ says. When Twitter’s Blue subscription comes back, it may cost a lot more than before if you purchase it straight from the app. According to The Information, the company informed some employees that it’s going to charge users $11 for Blue subscription if they pay through its iOS application. But if they pay through the web, it will only cost them $7 a month for the service, which includes getting the website’s blue verification…

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Android And IOS Hacks: How To Detect Them And Protect Your Smartphones

Android and iOS devices dominate the mobile phone market these days. This also makes them the biggest target of cybercriminals, as someone’s phone holds way more personal data than any other electronic device. Falling victim to a phone hack is a nightmare, and it can be even more harmful when it’s a business phone. The worst case of phone hacking is the threat actor gaining access to online accounts, such as a person’s business network, social media, email, shopping accounts or—even worse—financial information. In this article, I’ll cover Android and…

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Google Lens replaces Google Translate’s camera mode on Android and iOS

Back in September, Google previewed a new AR Translate feature for Lens that takes advantage of the technology behind the Pixel’s Magic Eraser. Ahead of that, Google Translate has replaced its built-in translation camera with Google Lens. Besides visual search that has various shopping, object, and landmark identification use cases, Google Lens is good at lifting text for real-world copy and paste. That “Text” capability goes hand-in-hand with the “Translate” filter that can overlay your translation over the foreign text in the scene to better preserve context. This can also work offline…

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