Data Security News Headlines 31st January 2017

Cleartrip Website Apparently Hacked by 'Turtle Squad Online travel company Cleartrip’s website was hacked briefly on Monday and the group called Turtle Squad took the responsibility for it. News of the defacement of Cleartrip's website was first brought to light by an eagle-eyed Twitter user, with a screenshot of the defaced website. The screenshot featured... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 28th January, 2017

Five arrested for hacking into ATMs and stealing $3.2 million Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Asia have arrested five members of an international cybercriminal group that specialized in hacking into automated teller machine (ATMs). The investigation began in early 2016, according to Europol. Three suspects were arrested in Taiwan, one in Romania, and one... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th January, 2017

New Trojan Turns Thousands Of Linux Devices  Into Proxy Servers A new Trojan has been discovered in the wild that turns Linux-based devices into proxy servers, which attackers use to protect their identity while launching cyber attacks from the hijacked systems. Dubbed Linux.Proxy.10, the Trojan was first spotted at the end of last year. According... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 24th January, 2017

Source Code of Another Banking Malware Leaked Newly discovered banking Trojan is leaked online, it is designed to steal money from bank accounts of Android devices' owners by gaining administrator privileges on their smartphones. Dubbed BankBot, the Trojan has the ability to get administrator privileges on infected devices. Once it gets full privileges, the malware... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 23rd January, 2017

Lloyds hit with massive DDoS Attacks An international hacker group is suspected to have launched a two-day long DDoS attack against Lloyds' online services, which led to customers unable to check their account balances or make payments. The cyber attack affected Lloyds and its Halifax and Bank of Scotland branches; however no customers suffered any... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑