Monday , May 27 2024

ONLINE ALERT
When your phone camera spy on you!

We all love snapping pics on our phones, right? They help us catch life’s fun, goofy, and sweet moments. But what if I told you that sometimes our phone cameras might see more than just smiles? I went on a snooping adventure online and found some stories that made me look at my phone camera differently.

First, I bumped into stories about apps like BeautyPlus and YouCam Perfect. They promise to make our selfies look snazzy, but guess what? Behind the scenes, they might be playing nosy Parker, peeking at our data. It’s like having a friend over for a movie night, only to catch them snooping in your snack cupboard when you’re not looking!

Researcher claimed: Biometrics of Indian Forces Exposed

Jeremiah Fowler, a security researcher, claimed to discover a major vulnerability in India's data security. He found an unprotected database...
Read More
Researcher claimed: Biometrics of Indian Forces Exposed

NSA Releases Guidance on Zero Trust Maturity

The NSA released an information sheet called "Advancing Zero Trust Maturity Throughout the Application and Workload Pillar." This sheet will...
Read More
NSA Releases Guidance on Zero Trust Maturity

Data protection is sovereignty: Mohammad A. Arafat
INFOCOM Dhaka ends promoting cyber resiliency

The two day long 7th edition of INFOCOM, India's biggest business, technology, and leadership event, themed "Sustainable Disruption", concluded today...
Read More
Data protection is sovereignty: Mohammad A. Arafat  INFOCOM Dhaka ends promoting cyber resiliency

Phoenix Summit 2024
Two days phoenix summit ended successfully at Dhaka

TheTeamPhoenix, a non-profit organization, successfully hosted Phoenix Summit 2024, the largest cyber security event in Bangladesh, from May 23-24. This...
Read More
Phoenix Summit 2024  Two days phoenix summit ended successfully at Dhaka

CISA Added Apache Flink CVE-2020-17519 Vulnerability to KEV

CISA warns Apache Flink users about a critical vulnerability. Cybercriminals are exploiting this flaw to compromise systems. Apache Flink is...
Read More
CISA Added Apache Flink CVE-2020-17519 Vulnerability to KEV

Cisco released software updates for CVE 2024-20360

Cisco, a global network solutions leader, has reported a security issue with its Firepower Management Center (FMC) software. This vulnerability,...
Read More
Cisco released software updates for CVE 2024-20360

Ivanti Patches Critical RCE Flaws in Endpoint Manager

Ivanti on Tuesday declare to patch for several products, including fixes for critical vulnerabilities in Endpoint Manager (EPM). Ivanti resolved...
Read More
Ivanti Patches Critical RCE Flaws in Endpoint Manager

German police warn of cyberattacks via Office 365

ompanies in Germany are facing a new wave of cyberattacks. The State Criminal Police Office of North Rhine-Westphalia has issued...
Read More
German police warn of cyberattacks via Office 365

Hacktivists group target Philippines government ransomware attack

SentinelOne researchers found that the Ikaruz Red Team is targeting the Philippines government using different ransomware builders like LockBit, Vice...
Read More
Hacktivists group target Philippines government ransomware attack

CISA ALERT
CISA Warns Exploiting NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect Flaw

The US cybersecurity agency, CISA, added a flaw in NextGen Healthcare's Mirth Connect product to its catalog of Known Exploited...
Read More
CISA ALERT  CISA Warns Exploiting NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect Flaw

Then, there’s this creepy part where the bad guys on the internet can turn our phone cameras into spying eyes. They sneak into our phones, and the camera is spying on you before you know it. It’s like having someone peeking through your window, watching your every move. And when you’re typing your bank details or personal messages, they collect all the juicy details.

Now, shifting gears to the work scene. Imagine you’re on a video call with your boss or a client, discussing the next big thing for your company. If your phone camera has been hijacked, it’s not just you and your boss in that meeting. The sneaky peepers are listening in, gathering all the company secrets they can grab. It’s like having a gossip-loving neighbor eavesdropping on your private chats and spreading the word.

So, what can we do to stop our phone cameras from becoming gossip mongers? Here are some easy-peasy tips:

Know Your Apps:

Only download apps from places you trust, like the official app store, and read the reviews to see if they play nice.

Check Permissions:

If an app wants to use your camera but doesn’t need to, say “No, thank you!” It’s like not letting someone into your house if they don’t have a good reason to be there.

Cover Up:

When you’re not using your camera, cover it up. A small sticker will do the trick. It’s like closing your curtains to keep peeping toms out.

Stay Updated:

Keep your phone and apps updated. It’s like making sure your locks are strong and working well.

Get the Experts:

If you’re unsure, ask someone who knows this techy stuff to check your phone. It’s like asking a friend who’s good with cars to check your engine.

With these simple tricks, you can keep the nosy parkers out of your phone, making sure your camera stays as your trusty selfie buddy and nothing else!

Check Also

Tesla Global Supply Analyst
A Bangladeshi girl journey at TESLA

In Bangladesh, many people don’t prioritize Industrial and Production Engineering. However, it is more important …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *