Data Security News Headlines 29th December 2017

Tatkal Ticket Scam Uncovered, CBI Official Arrested Ajay Garg, an assistant programmer at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has been arrested by his own agency for developing a software that exploits the vulnerabilities of the IRCTC railway ticketing system to book over 1000 Tatkal tickets at a time. Rather than reporting the vulnerabilities found... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 28th December 2017’ RootsWeb breach: 300,000 plaintext accounts leaked LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah. The largest for-profit genealogy company in the world, it operates a network of genealogical, historical record and genetic genealogy websites. Now, the bad news for RootsWeb users is that the community suffered a data breach in... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th December 2017

Chinese Hackers Target Servers With Three Types of Malware The security researchers GuardiCore said that Chinese Hackers Target Servers with Three Types of Malware.  According to the latest report the, group is operating worldwide and has been observed launching multiple attacks over the past several months. Each of the three malware families employed – Hex,... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 26th December 2017

Gang that hacked into 2,000 a/cs busted Cybercriminals are targeting banking users using different techniques.  According to the latest report, Cyber-crime Investigation Department has traced a gang that was involved in multiple Rs 49 withdrawals from over 2,000 accounts in the state in 2016. The gang members, who hail from Jharkhand, were picked up on... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 22nd December 2017

Fake Bitcoin Wallet Apps Found on Google Play Store Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator. Millions of users are using different bitcoin app to know the current price of Bitcoin and for transaction purpose. According... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 21st December 2017

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware CryptoLocker, CTB Locker, aka Critroni, was the most widely spread ransomware families in 2016 and was the first ransomware to use the Tor anonymizing network to hide its command and control servers. Romanian police have arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 19th December 2017

Hackers using Google Adwords & Google Sites to spread malware Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google. Billions of people are using google chrome today.  According to the latest research HackRead have discovered a sophisticated malware scam that tricks users into downloading fake Google Chrome browser installer but in reality, the file... Continue Reading →

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