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 →

Data Security News Headlines 31st March 2018

Hackers steal data of 150 million MyFitnessPal app users MyFitnessPal is a free smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise to determine optimal caloric intake and nutrients for the users' goals and uses gamification elements to motivate users. According to the latest report, Personal details of about 150 million users of the MyFitnessPal... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 30th March 2018

Animal abuse website hacked; thousands of users exposed An animal abuse website or otherwise called a “bestiality” has been hacked and as a result, personal details of over 3,000 registered users have been leaked and exposed online. The hack was identified by Troy Hunt, the founder of HaveIbeenpwned and according to him, personal details of... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 27th March 2018

Leader of Hacking Group Who Stole $1 Billion From Banks Arrested In Spain News day new bank malware. Spanish Police has arrested the alleged leader of an organized Russian cybercrime gang behind the Carbanak and Cobalt malware attacks, which stole over a billion euros from banks worldwide since 2013. In a coordinated operation with law... Continue Reading →

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