Data Security News Headlines 19th August, 2016

  1. Sagar university website hacked

BHOPAL: Official website of Dr Hari Singh Gaur University in Sagar was hacked and Pakistani flag was posted on it on Wednesday 17 August evening. The Pakistani hackers hack website and also posted “Kamal karte ho Pandeyji. Well it is a hack by Pakistani hackers and a slap on the faces of Indian cyber security & the India government.” Mr Diwakar Singh told that they are using services of go daddy, there was cyber-attack on go daddy and affected large no of website. Soon after the hacking, the website was closed down and the objectionable posts were deleted

Cyber Security Tips: If it happened because of attack on go daddy web hosting, then they need to check for security loopholes and immediately patch it.

  1. Fake collection notices leads to cyber-crime arrest

A 22 year old man arrested for sending face bank notices to organization. He sent bank notices to organization which includes link, and once victim click on link malware were automatically installed in systems. Once malware install in system attacker able to gain access in victims system. After that he start accessing bank details.

Cyber Security Tips:  To prevent from such attacks keep your data safe, use updated antiviruses, make sure before clicking on any link.

  1. Microsoft open sources PowerShell; Now available for Linux and Mac OS

Microsoft today made its PowerShell scripting language and command-line shell available to the open source. Microsoft also launched Alpha version for Linux and Mac OS. PowerShell is Microsoft’s command line shell for Windows power users, and an extensible scripting language for automating system tasks. Windows PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.

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