Data Security News Headlines 29th June, 2016

95 lakh flyers hit as hackers break into loyalty scheme Mumbai: Nearly two lakh Air India frequent flyers will lose out on benefits after the national carrier was forced to suspend its passenger loyalty rewards program, which was hacked into a few weeks ago. A probe by the Delhi Police revealed that hackers accessed the... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 28th June, 2016

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Quora account hacked On Sunday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s account on question-and-answer site Quora was briefly hacked by a three-member hacking group called OurMine and cross posted on twitter. Unlike Mark Zuckerberg, the three-man team Saudi hackers group did not use password exposed by 2012 LinkedIn data breach; rather they claimed... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th June, 2016

African hacker held for 3.5L con Navi Mumbai: The Turbhe MIDC police has recently arrested an African for allegedly hacking into the official email account of the director of an engineering firm in Koparkhairane and duping him of Rs 3.5 lakh. He had stolen data of the firm's customers. Cyber Security Tips: To protect from... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 24th June, 2016

 This malware puts 90% of Android devices at risk A family of mobile malware called "Godless" malware discovered by the folks at Trend Micro affected over 850,000 Android devices worldwide with almost half of these devices in India alone, a new report said on Thursday. It contains various exploits and it can root a device... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 23rd June, 2016

Online Backup Firm Carbonite Hit by Password Reuse Attack Carbonite told customers on Tuesday that it had detected unauthorized attempts to access a number of accounts. This activity appears to be the result of a third party attacker using compromised email addresses and passwords obtained from other companies that were previously attacked. The attackers then... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 22nd June, 2016

China Develops world’s most powerful supercomputer without US chip China beats its own record with the World's fastest supercomputer. Sunway TaihuLight, a newly built supercomputer from China, now ranks as the world's most powerful machine, the world’s previous fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-2 Features of this computer are, 93 quadrillion floating point, can perform around 93,000 trillion... Continue Reading →

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