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Facebook has admitted sharing users' data with Chinese company Huawei -- facing the heat in the US over data privacy concerns -- along with three other China-based smartphone makers Lenovo, OPPO and...
Jun 07, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to give citizens in the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information also applies to an Indian entity if it monitors...
May 28, 2018
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Global chip-maker Intel launched silicon-level cyber threat detection technology to protect customers' data without compromising the performance and minimizing the power consumption.The company...
Apr 17, 2018
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When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with...
Apr 04, 2018
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Although enterprises in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region are more bullish on adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Cloud when compared to their global counterparts, they are behind the...
Mar 29, 2018
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There was a 25% decrease in the Distribution Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the fourth quarter of 2017 as compared to the third quarter, a new Verisign report revealed.Verisign found that the...
Mar 28, 2018
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Digitally connected health devices such as pacemakers and MRI scanners in an Internet of Things (IoT) era can be fatal as hackers can exploit such devices and harm patients, the Royal Academy of...
Mar 16, 2018
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Some 10,000 credit or debit card holders have been affected by a data breach reported by Punjab National Bank (PNB), which is already reeling under a multi-crore rupee financial fraud by two fugitive...
Feb 23, 2018
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As the scope for cyber breaches continues to expand with the increase in encrypted web traffic volume and supply chain attacks, security professionals in India will spend more on tools that use...
Feb 22, 2018
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Google has made public the details of a medium-level security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser whose patch is still not produced.The vulnerability was first discovered in November 2017, by the search...
Feb 20, 2018
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During 2017, 76% of the total exploits affected server-side applications, which is up 17 points when compared to 2016, as per Skybox Security.The Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report said that...
Feb 08, 2018
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To create awareness around Internet safety, Google India launched a public initiative "#SecurityCheckKiya" to protect young and first-time web users from account hijacking, safeguard Android devices...
Feb 05, 2018
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With finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announcing that virtual currencies are no legal tender and that the proliferation of its use for illegitimate financing will be curbed. "Crypto currencies are...
Feb 01, 2018
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In a bid to safeguard the world from hackers and growing data breaches -- especially from nation-states -- the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced a new Global Center for Cybersecurity.Headquartered...
Jan 24, 2018
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Despite the growth of sophisticated cyber threats globally, Google has said that less than 10% of active Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication making the remaining 90% more vulnerable to...
Jan 22, 2018
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification.The new feature,...
Jan 15, 2018
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To safeguard its customers from potential security bugs in chips, Google has deployed a novel chip-level patch across its entire infrastructure, resulting in only minor declines in performance in...
Jan 05, 2018
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The world's top chip maker Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report about a potential security flaw in its Chips that is vulnerable to hacking and promised to fix the bug as soon as possible.Intel...
Jan 04, 2018
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Unravelling just how vulnerable your details on your favorite websites are, a new study says that out of the top 1000 most visited sites on the Internet, ten are likely to be hacked every year."No...
Dec 13, 2017
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The Los Angeles City Attorney has sued global ride-hailing app Uber, saying that the company broke California law when it failed to disclose a data breach that exposed the license numbers of 600,000...
Dec 05, 2017
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Global cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Cloud data security company Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed sum.As part of the deal, Skyhigh CEO Rajiv Gupta will join...
Nov 28, 2017
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In a startling revelation, ride-hailing platform Uber has disclosed that two hackers "inappropriately accessed" in 2016 names, email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million customers and drivers,...
Nov 22, 2017
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Microsoft India on Tuesday said its "Cybersecurity Engagement Center" in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organizations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical...
Nov 21, 2017
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Intensifying the fight against cyber crime, networking giant Cisco and international police organisation Interpol on Tuesday announced an agreement to share threat intelligence.The alliance will see...
Nov 21, 2017
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Seqrite, the enterprise security solutions brand of Quick Heal Technologies, on Monday entered into a technology collaboration with Finnish company Jetico to develop advanced encryption solutions and...
Nov 20, 2017
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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is in the process of working with the Data Security Council of India to offer Challenge Grants for cybersecurity to encourage start-ups to...
Nov 16, 2017
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As online users woke up to fears of losing their personal data owing to a serious flaw in the Wi-Fi protocol, Microsoft said it has already fixed the vulnerability while Google promised to roll out a...
Oct 18, 2017
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Cyber espionage groups that were into data hacking are now attacking financial institutions in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, as per Kaspersky.The Kaspersky researchers discovered that...
Oct 16, 2017
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With India planning to roll out a new data protection regime following the landmark Supreme Court judgment upholding right to privacy as fundamental right, experts have cautioned that the new law...
Oct 12, 2017
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday denied there has been a security breach of its database, following reports that data of some 6,000 Indian businesses and government...
Oct 05, 2017
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Global IT security firm Quick Heal's Enterprise Security brand Seqrite has discovered an advertisement on DarkNet forum that claims to have access to data of over 6,000 Indian businesses that include...
Oct 04, 2017
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Improving the security of wearable fitness trackers is necessary to protect users' personal data, as vulnerabilities in the devices could threaten the privacy and security of the data they record, a...
Sep 15, 2017
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Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Azure confidential computing to provide enterprises with Next-Gen data security as cyber attacks gain momentum worldwide.Azure confidential computing is a set of...
Sep 15, 2017
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Equifax announced on Friday that hackers had gained access to the company's data, potentially impacting approximately 143 million US consumers.Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the company's...
Sep 08, 2017
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As the government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an alert last weekend about the spread of a new ransomware called ‘Locky,' global cyber security firm Trend Micro on Monday said...
Sep 05, 2017
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Locky ransomware's re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, zdnet.com reported.   The ransomware, once...
Sep 04, 2017
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Indian organisations rank quite low in cyber-security preparedness, with startups being the worst performer among them, according to a report by FireCompass. As per the report, the startups scored...
Sep 01, 2017
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