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  • Domino's India data breach | 10 lakh credit card details, names, phone numbers leaked Apr 19, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Domino's India data breach | 10 lakh credit card details, names, phone numbers leaked

    The sensitive customer data is available on sale for 10 BTC or $5,69,000.

  • A flaw in WhatsApp's Online status is aiding stalkers Apr 15, 2021 06:32 PM IST

    A flaw in WhatsApp's Online status is aiding stalkers

    A WhatsApp user's online status is accessible by anyone and can be tracked using services built to monitor it.

  • 97% of organisations reported malware attack in 2020: New Checkpoint report Apr 15, 2021 02:21 PM IST

    97% of organisations reported malware attack in 2020: New Checkpoint report

    The report is based on data collected between January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 from 1800 organisations across the globe

  • Explainer | A quick guide on keeping your financials safe online Apr 12, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    Explainer | A quick guide on keeping your financials safe online

    Given the recent trends of security breaches, here are some tips to keep your financial information safe

  • Upstox says it has upgraded its security measures after the hack, assures users their funds and securities are safe Apr 12, 2021 03:16 PM IST

    Upstox says it has upgraded its security measures after the hack, assures users their funds and securities are safe

    Another day, another Indian company gets hacked

  • Malware laden fake Clubhouse app for PC is something you need to watch out for Apr 12, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    Malware laden fake Clubhouse app for PC is something you need to watch out for

    Once installed, the fake app would then connect to servers in Russia for further instructions.

  • "Golden Chickens" are trojan bombing LinkedIn inboxes, trapping users with fake job offers Apr 08, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    "Golden Chickens" are trojan bombing LinkedIn inboxes, trapping users with fake job offers

    A hacking group calling themselves “Golden Chickens” have been sending trojan laced messages to people’s LinkedIn inboxes enticing them to open it with a fake job offer.

  • Personal details of 6.1 million Facebook users in India leaked online Apr 05, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Personal details of 6.1 million Facebook users in India leaked online

    According to Alon Gal, co-founder and chief technical officer of cybersecurity firm Hudson Rock, personal data of 533 million Facebook users globally – including names, phone numbers and other details – was allegedly leaked online and posted for free on hacking forums.

  • 57% Indian businesses experience unexpected downtime in 2020 due to data loss Apr 05, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    57% Indian businesses experience unexpected downtime in 2020 due to data loss

    The data loss is despite 70 percent of Indian companies running as many as 10, and the remaining 30 percent running more than 10 simultaneous solutions to meet their cybersecurity and data protection requirements

  • Indian technology services could touch $300-350 billion in revenues by 2025: Nasscom Mar 31, 2021 09:20 PM IST

    Indian technology services could touch $300-350 billion in revenues by 2025: Nasscom

    The report – whose research and analysis was conducted by McKinsey & Company Knowledge Partners – noted that technology-driven companies are leading the path to a faster recovery globally.

  • Mobikwik data hack | Here's what you can do if your data has been compromised Mar 30, 2021 04:49 PM IST

    Mobikwik data hack | Here's what you can do if your data has been compromised

    According to IBM’s X-Force threat intelligence, India accounted for nearly seven percent of all cyber attacks observed during 2020 in the Asia pacific region. Here are some important steps to take if your data has been breached

  • Mobikwik data hack: Here’s how to check if your data is safe Mar 30, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Mobikwik data hack: Here’s how to check if your data is safe

    This could be the biggest KYC hack in history, and a lot of users have also checked and confirmed that the hack is indeed real.

  • Independent researcher says biggest-ever data breach at Mobikwik; company denies claim Mar 29, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    Independent researcher says biggest-ever data breach at Mobikwik; company denies claim

    The massive breach reportedly includes 36,099,759 files.

  • What are alpha numeric hashes and why does the Indian Government want WhatsApp to implement them? Mar 23, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    What are alpha numeric hashes and why does the Indian Government want WhatsApp to implement them?

    The Indian Government and WhatsApp have been at a stalemate over traceability

  • China steps up cyber-attacks after disengagement from Pangong lake Mar 13, 2021 10:40 PM IST

    China steps up cyber-attacks after disengagement from Pangong lake

    On February 28, the 'Red Echo' group targeted NTPC Infrastructure with a malware that it had planted, establishing a connection that fed into the hacker's server

  • What is Sarbloh? This is a ransomware that doesn't want your money Mar 11, 2021 04:13 PM IST

    What is Sarbloh? This is a ransomware that doesn't want your money

    Instead, named after the highest traditions of the Khalsa, it seeks a repeal of the three farm acts.

  • At least 10 hacking groups using Microsoft software flaw: Researchers Mar 10, 2021 10:55 PM IST

    At least 10 hacking groups using Microsoft software flaw: Researchers

    While Microsoft has issued fixes, the sluggish pace of many customers' updates - which experts attribute in part to the complexity of Exchange's architecture - means the field remains at least partially open to hackers of all stripes.

  • Women's Day 2021 | Here are some practical tips for women to stay cyber-safe Mar 08, 2021 07:15 AM IST

    Women's Day 2021 | Here are some practical tips for women to stay cyber-safe

    Of the 71 crore population that uses the Internet, 25 crore are women; 80 percent of people, especially women are falling prey to cyber-crimes and unfortunately, 63 percent of them don’t know where/how to lodge complaints and the process thereafter.

  • More than 20,000 US organizations compromised through Microsoft flaw: Source Mar 06, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    More than 20,000 US organizations compromised through Microsoft flaw: Source

    The latest hack has left channels for remote access spread among credit unions, town governments and small businesses, according to records from the U.S. investigation.

  • How to keep your data safe online Mar 02, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    How to keep your data safe online

    Some useful tips on how to safeguard your data online

  • With over a billion downloads, SHAREit is a security liability on Android phones Feb 18, 2021 11:46 AM IST

    With over a billion downloads, SHAREit is a security liability on Android phones

    SHAREit enjoys a vast amount of permissions on your Android phone from reading your storage to access to your camera and microphone, even your location. A research report suggests the Android app has severe flaws that can be exploited for nefarious means.

  • HCL Tech signs MoU with IIT Kanpur to collaborate in the area of cybersecurity Feb 15, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    HCL Tech signs MoU with IIT Kanpur to collaborate in the area of cybersecurity

    According to the MoU, the teams would develop a security framework and solutions for cybersecurity challenges in current and future operational technologies.

  • SEBI mulls cybersecurity fusion centre for securities market Feb 14, 2021 01:28 PM IST

    SEBI mulls cybersecurity fusion centre for securities market

    Establishing a cybersecurity fusion centre or a cyber lab is part of SEBI's three-tier structure for monitoring cybersecurity-related events in the securities markets and taking actions as deemed necessary in the interest of protection of the securities market.

  • Data Privacy Day: Emotet, world's most dangerous malware, disrupted through international coordinated action Jan 28, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    Data Privacy Day: Emotet, world's most dangerous malware, disrupted through international coordinated action

    Emotet, first found in 2014, has been one of the most professional and long lasting cybercrime services out there.

  • Data of over 100 million credit, debit cardholders leaked on dark web: Researcher Jan 04, 2021 02:23 PM IST

    Data of over 100 million credit, debit cardholders leaked on dark web: Researcher

    The data was leaked through a faulty server of Justpay, a mobile payments company.

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