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  • Millions of Microsoft-stored data records mistakenly exposed Aug 24, 2021 04:39 PM IST

    Millions of Microsoft-stored data records mistakenly exposed

    The service's default software configuration setting meant the data of the affected organisations was left without protection up until June 2021, according to UpGuard.

  • T-Mobile probe into breach finds more customers hit, tally now at 53 million Aug 20, 2021 07:28 PM IST

    T-Mobile probe into breach finds more customers hit, tally now at 53 million

    The data includes addresses, dates of birth and phone numbers of customers, the company said, adding that it had no indication that the accessed data contained financial information such as credit card or other payment data.

  • T-Mobile says data on 40 million people stolen by hackers Aug 18, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    T-Mobile says data on 40 million people stolen by hackers

    T-Mobile's data breach is the latest high-profile cyberattacks as digital thieves take advantage of security weakened by work-from-home policies due the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cost of data breach hits record high during pandemic: IBM Jul 28, 2021 09:26 PM IST

    Cost of data breach hits record high during pandemic: IBM

    The report takes into account hundreds of cost factors involved in data breach incidents, from legal, regulatory, and technical activities to loss of brand equity, customers, and employee productivity.

  • Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake Jul 25, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake

    Clubhouse themselves have put out an official statement saying that there has been no data breach

  • A server leak put student data from Byju's at risk, says report Jun 30, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    A server leak put student data from Byju's at risk, says report

    Before it was secured, the sever was left unprotected and vulnerable since June 14

  • Explained | Everything you need to know about Ransomware Jun 14, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Explained | Everything you need to know about Ransomware

    Ransomware is the bane of IT Administrators everywhere and once it infects your system, there is very little that can be done.

  • Volkswagen says data breach at vendor impacted 3.3 million people in North America Jun 12, 2021 08:05 AM IST

    Volkswagen says data breach at vendor impacted 3.3 million people in North America

    Volkswagen Group of America said on Friday an unauthorized third party obtained limited personal information about customers and interested buyers from a vendor that its Audi Volkswagen brands and some U.S. and Canadian dealers used for digital sales and marketing.

  • McDonald's hit by data breach in South Korea, Taiwan: Report Jun 11, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    McDonald's hit by data breach in South Korea, Taiwan: Report

    The burger chain also informed its employees in a message that no customer data was breached in the US, and that the employee data exposed wasn’t sensitive or personal.

  • EA Data Breach: Hackers steal FIFA 21 source code and other valuable information Jun 11, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    EA Data Breach: Hackers steal FIFA 21 source code and other valuable information

    EA Data Breach: The company claims that no player data was accessed and there is “no reason to believe” any risk to player privacy.

  • Moneycontrol Masterclass | Data breaches rock India: How can you stay safe online? May 28, 2021 09:18 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Masterclass | Data breaches rock India: How can you stay safe online?

    Why has the frequency of breaches increased? Is there legal recourse for those who have been affected? How can you stay safe online? Four top experts answer all these questions and much more in this edition of Moneycontrol Masterclass

  • PSA: Stop opening stray PDF's from sources that you don't recognize, it might be malware in disguise May 26, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    PSA: Stop opening stray PDF's from sources that you don't recognize, it might be malware in disguise

    Microsoft has reported that a dangerous malware called STRRAT was distributed in a massive email campaign last week

  • Domino's India emails customers 'no financial info compromised', months after data breach May 25, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    Domino's India emails customers 'no financial info compromised', months after data breach

    Domino’s said, as a policy, the company doesn’t store any financial transaction details of the customers, such as complete credit card number, CVV, passwords, etc. Hence, no such data could be compromised by the hacker.

  • Data breach | Why Indian companies get hacked so often, and simple tips to keep hackers at bay May 24, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Data breach | Why Indian companies get hacked so often, and simple tips to keep hackers at bay

    Big Basket, Dominos, Mobikwik, Airtel, Zomato and the list goes on.

  • Air India servers hacked, passengers' credit card info, passport details accessed May 21, 2021 09:37 PM IST

    Air India servers hacked, passengers' credit card info, passport details accessed

    The cyberattack on Air India, according to the airline, has affected the data of around 45 lakh flyers around the world.

  • Once passed, the Personal Data Protection Bill will make companies more answerable for lapses: EY Apr 21, 2021 10:19 AM IST

    Once passed, the Personal Data Protection Bill will make companies more answerable for lapses: EY

    Mukul Shrivastava of EY gives his take on the how the new bill will help users when it is passed by parliament. He also gives valuable suggestions to keep your online money transactions 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

  • Clubhouse denies data breach report, calls it 'misleading and false' Apr 12, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    Clubhouse denies data breach report, calls it 'misleading and false'

    The audio-based social media app called the report "misleading and false."

  • Brokerage firm Upstox alerts users of data breach; says funds, securities remain safe Apr 11, 2021 09:05 PM IST

    Brokerage firm Upstox alerts users of data breach; says funds, securities remain safe

    The spokesperson added that as a proactive measure, the company has initiated multiple security enhancements, particularly at the third-party warehouses, real-time 24×7 monitoring and additional ring-fencing of its network.

  • LinkedIn says some user data scraped and posted for sale Apr 09, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    LinkedIn says some user data scraped and posted for sale

    LinkedIn declined to provide more details on the incident, including the number of users affected.

  • 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.

  • Data of 25 lakh Airtel customers in Jammu & Kashmir allegedly leaked; telco claims no breach in server Feb 03, 2021 09:18 AM IST

    Data of 25 lakh Airtel customers in Jammu & Kashmir allegedly leaked; telco claims no breach in server

    A sample of the leaked database was shared on Twitter by cybersecurity researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia which shows masked details of the subscribers.

  • 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.

  • WhiteHat Jr says it has 'fixed vulnerabilities' that could expose data of 2.8 lakh minor users: Report Nov 25, 2020 05:28 PM IST

    WhiteHat Jr says it has 'fixed vulnerabilities' that could expose data of 2.8 lakh minor users: Report

    According to a reasearcher, personal data of over 2.8 lakh students, including names of their parents, was lying exposed due to a vulnerability on WhiteHat Jr server-side, which, the company says, has been fixed

  • Bigbasket confident that financial data of customers secure Nov 09, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Bigbasket confident that financial data of customers secure

    Bigbasket said it had gotten to know about the breach a few days ago

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