NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

Zomato data breach of 17 million user data

Zomato hacked: Security breach results in 17 million user da…

Zomato has suffered a security breach with over 17 million user records stolen from the food-tech company's database. The stolen information has email addresses ...

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Aadhaar assurances fail to assuage privacy concerns

Aadhaar assurances fail to assuage privacy concerns

As ‘Aadhar’ number is being accepted as the Unique identification number per individual in India to track all transactions (like SSN in the US), it also opens a threat of identity theft.

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36.6 million data breaches were recorded in India in 2016

36.6 million data breaches were recorded in India in 2016

We might think data breaches don’t affect us, but there is a good chance that your data may be one of the records in the millions of personal data records compromised as a result of the breach.

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Your data sells cheaper than chewing gum!

Your data sells cheaper than chewing gum!

Over one month, ET approached companies called ‘data brokers’ – who hawk their services on online listings and sell personal information -- posing as a prospective buyer. For anywhere between Rs 10,000-15,000, we were offered personal data ...

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Bank Financial Data Breach

Bank Financial Data Breach

Around 32 lakh debit card holders in India have been affected by one of the largest ever breaches of financial data in the country, Economic Times reported today.

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Hackers use public WiFi  to steal sensitive data

Hackers use public Wi-Fi networks to steal sensitive data

If you are a frequent business traveller and spend most of your time away from the safe internet boundaries of your office or home, be warned.

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What’s your worth? Ask the Dark Web!

What’s your worth? Ask the Dark Web!

With a record number of breaches in the U.S. during 2014, more personal information is floating around on the internet than ever before. But your banking data, health records and even your Facebook account all come with a price tag on the dark web.

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