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TikTok users must be cautious about malware filled ‘Invisible Challenge’

To all those who are about to take part in TikTok’s latest ‘Invisible Challenge’ where you are supposed to use a software filter while dancing N$de to shield your modesty, here’s a warning. According to a discovery and report released by cybersecurity firm Checkmarx, some hackers are hijacking the trend to steal victims’ information and […]

TikTok may face ban because of data access issue in Europe

TikTok has released an official statement that some of its employees in China and other continents can now access data of customers using the app in Europe. And this might push the video sharing application on to the verge of being banned on the entire continent. Chinese staff of the firm claim to use the […]

TikTok Data Breach 2022 details are here

TikTok, a sensation among the teenage folks, especially the dancing loving females, has stuck in a latest data breach controversy. According to a user named BlueHornet who tweeted on September 4th,2022, an exposed server named ‘Cabinet’ has led to the data breach of over 34GB worth of data and it could be more, as the […]

TikTok turns invasive and triggers privacy concerns

TikTok the video hosting company of ByteDance, China is turning invasive these days as it is found invading the privacy of its users, more than intended. According to a report released by Internet 2.0- a cyber security firm from Alabama the video sharing platform is seen excessively engaging in data collection and is also found […]

TikTok gave data security reassurance to the United States

For the past two years, the United States is asking TikTok for an assurance that it will surely keep the data of its USA users safe and secure from hackers, espionage, and state-funded hacks.   Finally, the Chinese company TikTok seems to have reacted to the sincere pursuits and talked a bit about ‘Project Texas’ […]

Ransomware threat to elders and youngsters falling for Instagram Cyber Scams

In the latest report released by Avast, it was revealed that ransomware spreading hackers were constantly targeting elderly people and youngsters were being lured into Instagram or TikTok scams. As most of the aged community, i.e. those above 65 are using desktop or laptops, hackers are seeing them as easy prey to spread ransomware, bank […]

Two million TikTok and Instagram user data exposed

A mis-configuration on an AWS cloud server has reportedly to the exposure of user data related to TikTok and Instagram customers. Security experts say that such servers that are left unprotected could act as access points to hackers who can then siphon data and then indulge in robo-calling frauds, phishing & extortion tactics via social […]

TikTok AI algorithm promoting X rated content to children

An investigation launched by the Wall Street Journal(WSJ) reveals that teenagers as young as 13, are found viewing X-rated, abusive and drugs and alcohol related content as the video sharing platform related Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm is failing to distinguish adults and teens and is seen pushing content of all ranges to everyone. So, as […]

TikTok Cybersecurity Hub in Dublin

TikTok has set up a new Cybersecurity hub in Dublin, Ireland and is also planning to do the same in Sydney, Australia by this year’s end. Last year, the company that offers short video making and sharing service established its first Fusion Center in Washington DC to monitor, respond and analyze any content related issues […]

TikTok dragged to court by 12-year-old girl for data misuse

Chinese app TikTok is back in news for misusing data of it’s under aged users to gain advertising revenue from corporate clients. A 12-year-old girl from London has sued in the court that TikTok and its predecessor Musical.ly were processing information related to children just to gain ad revenues that was against the EU and […]

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