Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Researchers successfully hack Gmail app 9 out of 10 times: Report

A team of researchers have identified a flaw in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems which allowed them to hack several apps including Gmail with a success rate of 82 to 92 percent. Gmail was hacked

India could be the launchpad for Amazon’s drone deliveries this Diwali

Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery service may make its debut in India as early as Diwali, according to some sources quoted by The Economic Times. Amazon will most likely begin its delivery service using drones or unmanned

Security Experts Call for Government Action Against Cyber-Threats

Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world and across industries, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as the best hope for averting disaster. Even though some experts are outraged by the extent

Gaza Teen’s War Tweets Make Her a Social Media Sensation

As bombs explode in Gaza, Palestinian teenager Farah Baker grabs her smartphone or laptop before ducking for cover to tap out tweets that capture the drama of the tumult and fear around her. The 16-year-old’s prolific posts

Gmail, Yahoo Make Phone Number Mandatory for New Email Accounts

World’s most popular free email providers Gmail and Yahoo have made telephone number mandatory for creation of new email addresses in a bid to check spam. Any person wishing to create a new email id needs to