Data Security News Headlines 31st March 2017

Bug in UPI app costs Bank of Maharashtra Rs 25 Cr in one of India’s biggest financial frauds MUMBAI: In what is possibly the biggest financial frauds in recent years, NPCI today said Rs 25 crore has been moved out of Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) accounts due to a bug in its UPI application. The... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 30th March 2017

Millions of Websites Affected by IIS 6.0 Zero-Day An IIS web server accepts requests from remote client computers and returns the appropriate response. This basic functionality allows web servers to share and deliver information across local area networks, such as corporate intranets, and wide area networks, such as the internet. According to researcher more than... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 29th March 2017

Apple iOS 10.3 Fixes Safari Flaw Used in JavaScript-based Ransomware Campaign A new ransomware campaign has been found in Apple's iOS Safari browser. This could allow an attacker to extort money from users who view pornography content on their phones or attempt to illegally download pirated music or other sensitive content.  If you are using... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 24th March 2017

Idaho Department of Labor hacked; personal data of 170,000 people at risk Idaho Department of Labor Assists Idaho residents in finding jobs, and oversees workfare, migrant farm workers, unemployment insurance, and other labor related items. A hacking incident that occurred on March 12 and March 13 compromised more than 170,000 job seeker account. There are... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 23rd March 2017

Man’s Facebook gets hacked, lewd message sent to female pals Pune: On March 13, a Bibwevadi resident’s Facebook account was hacked into and the accused has also been getting in touch with his friends and infiltrated three accounts of his friends as well. After the account compromised hackers start contacting with his friends,  and some... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 22nd March 2017

No vulnerability in UPI or BHIM app! BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money - BHIM App) is a Mobile App developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). It was launched by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. After launching BHIM, a researcher found some vulnerabilities in the... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 21st March 2017

Hyderabad: Cyber Crime Cell arrests two for harassing woman Hyderabad (Telangana): Harassing women is increasing in India. The cyber-crime cell in Cyberabad, Hyderabad arrested two peoples for sending abusive messages and outraging the modesty of the complainant. The accused persons have been identified as Alapati Shivaiah age 35 years, Managing Director of Hyma consultancy and... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 17th March 2017

Linux Kernel Gets Patch For Years-Old Serious Vulnerability Linux has patch again one of the dangerous vulnerability in Linux kernel that dates back to 2009 and affects a large number of Linux distros, including Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Ubuntu. The latest Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2017-2636), which existed in the Linux kernel for the... Continue Reading →

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