Australian PM Anthony Albanese

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Australia PM Allows Alerted Security Rules Amid Cyber Attack, Data Breach

After a recent cyber attack on the second largest telecom firm in Australia, PM Anthony Albanese express the need to change the privacy policy in the country. Anthony allowed modifying security rules for banks and staying alerted to cyber attacks. Notably, the concern came after personal data including address, licence number, bank details and other data of about 40% of the population, were compromised in Australia's biggest data breaches.… read-more

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 07:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Australia, Bank Alert, Cyber Attack, Data Breach, PM Anthony Albanese

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Paytm Data Leak Revealed 3.4 Million Customers' Personal Information In 2020: Report

Paytm had a significant data breach in 2020, exposing the personal information of around 3.4 million customers, according to a report by cyber-security firm Firefox Monitor. On August 30, 2020, the data was leaked, revealing information such as phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, gender, geographic locations, income levels, names… read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 05:46 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Paytm, Data Breach, Personal Information, Firefox monitor, Report

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Elon Musk

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Musk Threatens To Walk Away From Twitter Deal For Violating His Information Rights

Elon Musk has publicly accused Twitter of breaking the merger agreement, threatening to walk away from the USD 44 billion deal if the social media network does not provide data on spam and fake accounts that he has demanded. Twitter, according to Musk, is "actively resisting and thwarting his information rights." Musk claims that the actual figure for spam accounts might be as high as 90%. 

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 09:51 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Elon Musk, Twitter, Fake account, information rights, Data Breach

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PUMA cyber attack

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Puma Suffers Data Breach After Kronos Ransomware Attack

Hackers stole the personal information of thousands of Puma employees and their dependents from the Kronos Private Cloud. The data breach notification of Puma has been filed with several attorney general offices in February. Kronos discovered this on January 7, 2022, and notified Puma on January 10. Notably, the affected users were offered free Experian "IdentityWorks membership" that includes credit monitoring, identify restoration and… read-more

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 03:54 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Technology, hacking, PUMA, Data Breach, employees

Courtesy: India Today


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Amazon's Live-Streaming E-Sports Network & Twitch Report Data Breach

Twitch, Amazon's live-streaming e-sports network, announced a data-breach on October 6 without releasing additional specifics. An unidentified hacker alleged to have leaked Twitch data, which included details of the company's source code, clients, and upcoming games. According to a source, the hacker's goal was to "foster more disruption and competition in the online video-streaming space." Approximately 125GB of data was exposed, including… read-more

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Amazon, Twitch, Data Breach, e-sports platform

Courtesy: Reuters

Air India

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10 Year Data Base Of Air India Flyers Breached; 45 Lakh Affected

About 45 lakh Air India passengers data stored in its database ‘SITA PSS’ was stolen in a cyber-attack, the airlines confirmed on May 21. The data stolen includes passports, credit cards and contact details of passengers registered between August 26, 2011 and February 3, 2021. However, assuring remedial actions, the national carrier asserted that no passwords are affected and CVV or CVS numbers on credit cards are not stored.

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Air India, Cyber Attack, Data Breach, Credit Card, Airlines

Domino's Data Breach

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Details Of 10 Lakh Domino's India Users Sold On Dark Web

Cybersecurity researcher Alon Gal, CTO of Hudson Rock, has claimed that the data of 10 lakh Domino's Pizza India users have been sold on dark-web. Sized over 13TB, the data includes name, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and payment details of over 1,000,000 credit cards. Moreover, the hacker has demanded $550,000 for the data available on the Dark Web, Gal added. However, Domino's is yet to react o the breach claim.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 06:28 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Dark Web, Data Breach, Data hacked, dominos

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Broking App 'Upstox' Alarms User Data Breach; Assures Safety Of Funds

Wealth management firm, Upstox has alerted users of a security breach targeting contact data and KYC details of customers stored in the third-party warehouse. However it assured that users funds and securities are safe. While the data has been put on dark web, Uptsox, with over three million users assured that an international cyber-security firm has been hired. Moreover, retail broking firm said it also initiated password resets via OTP.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:44 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Stocks, UPSTOX, Hackers, Data Breach

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MobiKwik Plans Third Party Forensic Audit Over Data Breach Claims

Mobile payment application MobiKwik has announced a third-party forensic data security audit after claims of a data breach resurfaced. Reportedly, it has been claimed that the data of 10 crore MobiKwik users have been put on for sale on Darkweb. Denying the breach, MobiKwik stated, "All MobiKwik accounts and balances are completely safe.” However, mentioning Darkweb data, MobiKwik said that "any user could have uploaded her/ his information… read-more

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 04:55 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Data Breach, Mobikwik, cybersecurity, Data Privacy

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1000s Of Security Cameras Installed In Tesla Factory, Jails, Hospitals Hacked

A huge amount of security-camera data collected by startup Verkada has reportedly been hacked, exposing live feeds of 150,000 surveillance cameras inside hospitals and companies like Tesla and Cloudflare. Hackers said they have obtained footage from 222 cameras in the Elon Musk-owned Tesla factories and warehouses. Taking responsibility of the data breach, one of the hackers, Tillie Kottmann, said they aimed to show the ease with which… read-more

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 03:10 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Tesla, Hackers, Data Breach, surveillance camera

Courtesy: Bloomberg Quint