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 →

Data Security News Headlines 5th April 2018

Critical flaw leaves thousands of Cisco Switches vulnerable to remote hacking Cisco switches are the networking device which are used to connects devices together on a computer network by using packet switching to receive, process, and forward data to the destination device . According to the latest report the Security researchers at Embedi have disclosed... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 4th April 2018

New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data Another day another malware, security researchers at Cisco Talos have uncovered variants of a new Android Trojan that are being distributed in the wild disguising as a fake anti-virus application, dubbed "Naver Defender. The malware called KevDroid, the malware is a remote administration tool... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 3rd April 2018

Mysuru City Police website hacked Previously Pakistani hackers targeted Indian website. According to the latest report, the website of Mysuru City Police has been hacked. The miscreants, who managed to hack the website, have written Pakistan zindabad on the website. The issue came to light on Sunday morning. An image of five youths standing on... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 2nd April 2018

Hackers take over power billing records of Indian state; demand ransom UHBVN, one of the two power discoms in Haryana, monitors electricity billing of nine Haryana districts. According to the latest report, the AMR system (automatic meter reading system) of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) (Haryana power utilities) in Panchkula, India became a victim... Continue Reading →

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