Data Security News Headlines 21 st June 2018

Google Developer Discovers a Critical Bug in Modern Web Browsers The Google researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in modern web browsers that could have allowed websites you visit to steal the sensitive content of your online accounts from other websites that you have logged-in the same browser. According to the Jake Archibald, developer advocate... Continue Reading →

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Data Security News Headlines 21st May 2018

Someone hacked California’s live congressional debate to run gay porn An online forum designated for California’s First Congressional District debate was hacked by unknown hackers after opening statements from its participants Lewis Elbinger of Green Party and Lewis Elbinger of the Democratic Party. The debate was hosted by Independent like the North State group on... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 18th May 2018

Bytecoin cryptocurrency mining malware found in Ubuntu Snap Store Ubuntu Snap Store which is an app store for the recently launched package management system. According to the latest report, the new malware called as Tarwirdur, found in Ubuntu snap store. The malware was found three days ago containing Bytecoin cryptocurrency mining code hidden in the... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 17th May 2018

Another severe flaw in Signal desktop app lets hackers steal your chats in plaintext Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. According to the latest news published... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 16th May 2018

Indian Cricket Board Exposes Personal Data of Thousands of Players The IT security researchers at Kromtech Security Center discovered a trove of personal and sensitive data belonging to around 15,000 to 20,000 Indian applicants participating in cricket seasons 2015-2018. According to the report published by Hackread, the data exposed to the public in two misconfigured... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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