Wed, Jul 05, 2023
Cabinet approves 'Digital Personal Data Protection Bill', government may present it in monsoon session
Wed, Jun 14, 2023
Music streaming platform Spotify has been fined about $5.4 million in Sweden for breaching the data access rights of users in the European Union (EU).
Mon, Oct 03, 2022
Optus Cyber Attack, Data Breach is touted to be the worst data breach in Australia’s history
Thu, Sep 29, 2022
Swachh City platform hacked: This information can be harvested by threat actors to conduct phishing, in the form of fake breach notice emails from Swachh City, and social engineering to reveal more sensitive information.
Mon, Aug 29, 2022
Akasa Air, which operated its inaugural flight on August 7 from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, said it immediately stopped the unauthorised access by completely shutting down the associated functional elements of its system.
Wed, Aug 10, 2022
CyberX9 said Aadhaar and PAN card details as well as addresses and phone numbers of customers were exposed due to the vulnerabilities and that the issue was reported to Policybazaar on July 18
Sun, Nov 07, 2021
A vulnerability at a CDSL subsidiary, CDSL Ventures Limited (CVL), has exposed personal and financial data of over 4 crore Indian investors twice in a period of 10 days, according to cyber security consultancy startup CyberX9.
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
On the company website, Upstox co-founder and CEO Ravi Kumar said funds and securities of customers are protected and remain safe.
Thu, Apr 01, 2021
In a major development in data breach allegations, RBI has ordered forensic audit of Mobikwik systems.
Thu, Dec 17, 2020
The COVID pandemic has caught everyone unaware. And, while we’ve all been busy adjusting to the new normal, cybercriminals have been making merry.
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
Major data breach! Check What OnePlus has disclosed!
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Equifax Inc is reportedly nearing a USD 700 million settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a massive data breach in 2017. The Wall Street Journal has reported that the settlement money would also resolve a nationwide consumer class-action lawsuit against Equifax. The 2017 data breach exposed nearly social security numbers and other sensitive personal information of nearly 150 million Americans.
Wed, May 29, 2019
Facebook has been looking to ensure users follow a stringent pattern to secure account.
Wed, Mar 06, 2019
The practices have outraged users and privacy advocates who acknowledge that Facebook is, indeed amassing far too much data about their personal lives and online and offline behaviours.
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Delhi data breach: The researcher has shared screenshots of the database and said it is unknown for how long the database was online.
Tue, Feb 05, 2019
In this segment of Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda, know how to keep your data secure on internet a amidst cyber crime. Watch the video to know more.
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
According to web security researcher Troy Hunt, this data leak is part of the "Collection #1" which is a set of email addresses and passwords totalling 2,692,818,238 rows.
Tue, Oct 30, 2018
Reserve Bank of India has flagged the data sharing by the service provider in its Risk Assessment Report (RAR), which has been placed before the banks’ audit committees for a response.
Wed, Oct 03, 2018
Last week, social media giant Facebook stated that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw exploited by hackers, who stole "access tokens"-- the equivalent of digital keys that enable them to access their accounts. Facebook, however, reportedly said that hackers appear not to have tampered with third-party applications linked to the network.
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Facebook has been at the centre of controversy over suspected Russian manipulation of the 2016 U.S. presidential election via its platform, and the leak of personal data of 87 million users to a political consultancy that advised Donald Trump`s team. A German data privacy regulator said it was opening a non-compliance procedure against Facebook in relation to the data leak to the consultancy, Cambridge Analytica, that was exposed a month ago.
Fri, Mar 23, 2018
Cambridge Analytica, which worked with Trump`s election team, was accused of harvesting millions of Facebook profiles of US voters. The firm has allegedly been using Facebook users` data to unfairly influence election results by psychological manipulation, entrapment techniques and fake news campaigns.
On Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's warning to Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg yesterday, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav alleged that BJP leaders were preparing the ground for throttling social media."They are warning Facebook owner that even he can be summoned. The government should tell us if it has the power, why is it not acting against fugitives like Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya," he said.
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
India had on Wednesday warned social media giant Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg of "stringent action" including summoning him over "misuse" of data to allegedly influence electoral process. Amid allegations of misuse of personal data for political purposes by Facebook, the BJP had also hit out at Congress accusing it of compromising national security by reportedly roping in political data analytics firm CA to run its 2019 election campaign.
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