Google Search Bug Allows People to Hack Results to Spread Misinformation

An innocuous-looking Google bug has been revealed that has the potential for spreading misinformation. The bug was documented by a London-based researcher, who discovered that Google’s Knowledge Panel can be tricked to show up with unrelated queries, thus allowing a malicious actor to use them for disseminating false information or propaganda. With the world already…

China Announces New Rules for Blockchain-Related Companies

Chinese blockchain platforms will have to censor content, allow authorities access to stored data and check the identity of users under rules set out on Thursday by Beijing. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said that the regulations, which will come into force next month, will “advance the industry’s healthy and orderly development.” China has…

Iran-Based Hackers Behind a Worldwide DNS Hijacking Campaign: FireEye

Iran-based cyber criminals are likely behind a sophisticated “unprecedented” hacking campaign targeting entities across the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and North America, according to US cybersecurity firm FireEye. The researchers at FireEye have identified a wave of DNS (Domain Name System) hijacking that has affected dozens of domains belonging to government, telecommunications and Internet infrastructure…

Belkin Launches Car Charger, Cables, Power Bank at CES 2019

At CES 2019, Belkin has launched a slew of products, including Lightning connector-equipped headphones called Rockstar, new Boost Charge charging cables, Boost Charge USB-C Car Charger + Cable, USB-C Home Charger + Cable, and the Boost Charge Power Bank USB-C + Cable. All of these are being demoed at its CES booth, and the charging…

Honor 10 Lite India Launch Expected on January 8 as a Flipkart Exclusive

Honor has started teasing the arrival of a smartphone on January 8, i.e., tomorrow in India. The company hasn’t specifically mentioned the name of the phone, but claims that it will redefine selfies in 2019. The teaser has been posted on e-commerce site Flipkart, and this suggests that the device will be exclusively available online…

Honor 8A Specifications, Renders Leak Ahead of January 8 Launch

Honor 8A, the upcoming smartphone model by Huawei sub-brand Honor, has now been leaked through some renders. Specifications of the Honor 8A has also surfaced alongside its Black and Blue colour options. The smartphone is set to be launched in China on January 8. It will be the successor to the Honor 7A₹ 8,149 that debuted in…