Data Security News Headlines 31st May 2017

Chrome Allows Sites to Secretly Record Audio/Video Without Indication A UX design flaw in the Google's Chrome browser could allow malicious websites to record audio or video without giving any visual indications to the user. According to the reports, web browser based audio-video communication relies on WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) protocol a collection of communication... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 30th May 2017

Chinese Scam Website Caught Selling Hacked Xbox Accounts A Chinese website has been selling these in-game currencies at incredible discounts and it is likely that you may have come across the website in your quest to search for more. The website has been reported to have hacked the Xbox accounts of those who have bought... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 29th May 2017

MD’s account hacked, quick thinking helps prevent Rs five lakh transfer A central Mumbai-based company almost lost Rs 5 lakh after someone hacked into the e-mail address of its MD and conned an official into making a payment. According to the police, the incident took place on May 18, when Dilip Golwala (58), the accounts... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 26th May 2017

All Android Phones Vulnerable to Extremely Dangerous Full Device Takeover Attack According to a new report, a new series of vulnerabilities in Android have been discovered by researchers at the University of California Santa Barbara and the Georgia Institute of Technology. "Cloak & Dagger" this new class of vulnerabilities and attack vectors targeting latest version... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 25th May 2017

WannaCry malware hits 3 firms in Hyderabad Hyderabad: Wannacry had already targeted more than 237,000 computers worldwide. According to latest report three firms including a small-sized IT company has been infected with Wannacry ransomware. Systems in Opulentus and MoreVisas, both Immigration and Visa Consultants, as well as Chevronne Softech, were hit by this ransomware. “Few... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 24th May 2017

Beware! Subtitle Files Can Hack Your Computer While You're Enjoying Movies We are downloading movies from the internet with subtitles, be careful your system can be hacked with subtitles movies.  A team of researchers at Check Point has discovered vulnerabilities in four of the most popular media player applications, which can be exploited by hackers... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 23rd May 2017

Newly Found Malware Uses 7 NSA Hacking Tools It was over a week ago when the nasty WannaCry ransomware attack started infecting critical cyber infrastructure in more than 150 countries. Its target was Windows users demanding a ransom payment of $300 in Bitcoin in order to unlock their files. A security researcher has identified a... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 22nd May 2017

Google Adds New Behavior-Based Malware Scanner To Every Android Device Billions of peoples are using android devices today, google always trying to protect their users. Google has introduced another security defense for its Android devices, called Google Play Protect. Google's comprehensive security services for Android, providing powerful new protections and greater visibility into your device... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 20th May 2017

German firm in Bengaluru loses Rs 15 lakh in online fraud BENGALURU: A German company lost Rs 15 lakh after an email was intercepted by hackers. Bengaluru-based HP Instruments (HPI) which manufactures scientific instruments was to receive Rs 15 lakh from the German Company. According to police sources, HPI sent an email to the firm... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 19th May 2017

Google Chrome Bug Leads to Windows Credential Theft A bug in Google's popular web browser Chrome could enable bad actors to place a malicious file onto a target PC that could then be used to siphon off Windows credentials and initiate a Server Message Block (SMB) relay attack, according to a post by Bosko Stankovic,... Continue Reading →

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