Twitter reinstates Blue verification mark for top accounts — even if they didn’t pay for it

After removing thousands of legacy verification checkmarks on April 20, Twitter is restoring the Blue tick marks for large accounts — even if they didn’t pay for subscriptions. Over the weekend, multiple top accounts (with more than 1 million followers) got their verification marks back. However, many of them including writer Neil Gaiman, footballer Riyad…

New All-in-One “EvilExtractor” Stealer for Windows Systems Surfaces on the Dark Web

Apr 24, 2023Ravie LakshmananCyber Risk / Dark Web A new “all-in-one” stealer malware named EvilExtractor (also spelled Evil Extractor) is being marketed for sale for other threat actors to steal data and files from Windows systems. “It includes several modules that all work via an FTP service,” Fortinet FortiGuard Labs researcher Cara Lin said. “It…

Walmart-backed PhonePe set to challenge Google’s dominance with app store in India

Indian fintech giant PhonePe is preparing to launch a dedicated app store for Android users in India, the latest product push from the Walmart-backed firm that commands the mobile payments market in the second largest Asian economy. The app store, designed to offer hyper-localized services based on customer context, aims to assist developers with “high-quality”…