Data Security News Headlines 30th July, 2016

Cyber-crime police arrests 3 for cheating innocent people Hyderabad: Three persons from New Delhi were arrested by the City Cyber Crime Police on charges of cheating innocent people by collecting money from them on the pretext of providing loyalty points against matured insurance policies. The accused identified as Rishab Sharma (23), Ajay Kumar (20) and... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 29th July, 2016

Cyber Crime Branch crack down on inter-state email spoofing gang Mumbai: The Cyber Crime Branch of Mumbai Police has formed different teams to crack down inter-state gang of email spoofing whose four members were arrested recently from City Mall in Andheri. The accused, including Jigar Shah (36), Chintan Shah (34), Chetan Kanaujia (29) and Vishal Jaiswal... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th July, 2016

Twitter awards $10,080 to Indian-origin hacker for discovering security flaw Microblogging website Twitter awarded Avinash Singh, an Indian-origin White Hat hacker, $10,080 for discovering a security loophole in its Vine video-sharing service. The flaw enabled Singh to access the entire cache of Vine's online code. Avinash Singh reported the security loophole to Twitter in March... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 26th July, 2016

Union Bank reports cyber breach on offshore account NEW DELHI: State-owned Union Bank today said it has successfully averted an attempted cyber theft in its USD Nostro account and there has been no loss. "There was an attempted cyber incidence in USD Nostro account of the bank. The money trail was promptly traced and movement... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 25th July, 2016

Online hackers loot Mumbai diamond firm owner of Rs 37 lakh Mumbai: Being the latest victim of email hacking and then losing rupees 37 lakhs, an international diamond firm owner and a resident of Malabar Hill has complaint to the police for being cheated, the matter has been under police investigations which is probing a... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 22nd July, 2016

Cyber fraud: 3 Delhi-based men held for ‘cheating’ Pune woman The cyber cell of Pune police crime branch has arrested three Delhi-based youths who had cheated a 37-year-old woman from Pune in December 2015. Police have identified the suspects as Paras Niranjanlal (19), Amit Subhash Kumar (22) and Madhur Sushilkumar Manchand (30). Police said that... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 21st July, 2016

Beware! Your iPhone can be hacked remotely with just a message Cisco Talos senior researcher Tyler Bohan, who discovered this critical Stagefright-type bug in iOS, described the flaw as "an extremely critical bug, comparable to the Android Stagefright as far as exposure goes. “The critical bug (CVE-2016-4631) actually resides in ImageIO – API used to... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 20th July, 2016

NPCI plans negative database to check wallet-based frauds MUMBAI: The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) may build a risk-based negative database on wallet-based frauds, which will help wallet companies detect fraudulent transactions early and stop them from going through. Several wallet companies have been facing issues around money that is siphoned off from bank... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 19th July, 2016

Indian-origin researchers report cyber security risks in 3D printing NEW YORK: A team comprising of Indian-origin researchers has found cyber-security risks in 3D printing by examining two aspects printing orientation and insertion of fine defects. They found that since Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) files used in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design do... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 18th July, 2016

Techie Held For Hacking Air India Frequent Flyers Accounts New Delhi: A 23-year-old techie has been arrested for hacking Air India's Frequent Flyer member accounts and using them to book tickets sold to several travel agents, Delhi Police said on Sunday. The accused, Anitesh Giri Goswami, a BCA graduate from Pune, was arrested from Jaipur... Continue Reading →

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