Data Security News Headlines 21st April 2018

Millions of applications risk exposing personal data due to 3rd party code: Research Android users are using millions of third party applications day. Deep analysis of applications has shown that data is sent unencrypted, and over HTTP, due to the absence of encryption, data can be intercepted by anyone – via unprotected Wi-Fi, by the... Continue Reading →

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Data Security News Headlines 20th April 2018

Supreme Court Website Hacked The official website of the Supreme Court, which was suspected to be hacked on Thursday. The website, which had turned "non-functional" from 11.35 am, became accessible only at around 7.50 pm. One of the screenshots of the top court web page circulating on some social media sites showed signs left by... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 13th April 2018

Flaw in Microsoft Outlook Lets Hackers Easily Steal Your Windows Password Microsoft recently released security patches for windows operating systems. A security researcher has disclosed details of an important vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook for which the company released an incomplete patch this month almost 18 months after receiving the responsible disclosure report. According to the... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 12th April 2018

17-year-old finds screen lock bypass vulnerability in Signal app for iOS A 17-year-old high school student from Arezzo, Tuscany-Italy, has discovered an easy to exploit vulnerability in popular encrypted messaging app Signal for iOS that would let malicious hackers bypass the authentication process and access user chats. According to Leonardo, the vulnerability affects all versions... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 11th April 2018

Andhra University website comes under attack by Pakistan group VISAKHAPATNAM: The official website of Andhra University was hacked reportedly by a Pakistani hacker on Tuesday. The hacker removed the home page of the 91-year-old institution and posted a page with slogans such as a ‘Free Kashmir’ and ‘Pakistan Zindabad’. The hacker identified himself as Muhammad... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 10th April 2018

BSF website down, had malware capable of sending fake emails The Border Security Force is the primary border guarding force of India. According to the report published by CIO, An official website of the Border Security Force was discovered to be hosting files infected with malware. A BSF spokesperson told TOI that the website has... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 9th April 2018

Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Found in Auth0 Identity Platform OAuth0 is an open standard for access delegation, commonly used as a way for Internet users to grant websites or applications access to their information on other websites but without giving them the passwords. , Auth0 is one of the biggest identity platforms over 2000 enterprise customers... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 7th April 2018

Ministry of Defence website goes down; National Informatics Centre denies ‘hacking’ The website of Ministry of Defence website went down yesterday and Chinese text appeared on the web page. According to the latest report the website has encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later” message was being flashed on the home page.  However, National... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 6th April 2018

Facebook admits public data of its 2.2 billion users has been compromised Facebook is come in the news for sharing user’s data. According to the latest report Facebook admitting that all of its 2.2 billion users should assume malicious third-party scrapers have compromised their public profile information. On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that... Continue Reading →

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