Data breach News
According to CyberX9, the problem could have been resolved in two hours. This breach will have an impact on investors since they will almost certainly become the target of phishing attacks in which hackers impersonate brokers, banks, and corporations in order to defraud them of their money. The people whose data was exposed were those who did their market securities KYC,' according to the cybersecurity firm SAID.
Microsoft`s email to customers said there was no evidence the flaw had been exploited. The flaw was in a visualization tool called Jupyter Notebook. Luttwak said even customers who have not been notified by Microsoft could have had their keys swiped by attackers, giving them access until those keys are changed.
The details of the breach in the two regions were the outcome of an investigation by external consultants following an unauthorized activity on the company's network. The company will take steps to notify regulators and customers listed in the files. Some companies have had to pay a ransom to gain control of their operations and restart production.
Domino’s India became a victim of a major data leak as more than 18 crore orders’ data has been put up on the dark web for sale as a searchable database. Last year, even companies like Haldiram, WhiteHatJr, and others were not spared from such attacks. India has been at the receiving end of such dastardly attacks because of a lack of investment in IT infrastructure.
This global survey was conducted by independent market researcher Vanson Bourne on behalf of Barracuda. It included responses from 100 application security decision makers in India responsible for their organisation's application development and security. Respondents in India identified their top application security challenges as software supply chain attacks (59 percent), security slows application development time (48 percent), bad bots (45 percent), securing APIs (44 percent), and vulnerability detection (38 percent).
This could potentially lead to a data breach of over 1.5 billion Apple users and can further cause security issues. Any person can access Apple users’ email addresses and mobile numbers, despite being a stranger and it is done by just sharing pane on the device after the sharing process is initiated. The basic requirement to perform this is a stable Wi-Fi connection and the proximity between the two Apple devices.
As per a report, not only his phone number but other personal details like location, marriage details, birth date, and Facebook user ID was also leaked. This shocking development comes at a time when Facebook-owned WhatsApp is already facing backlash over its controversial privacy policies. Apart from Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founders Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz were also among the affected users whose data was leaked in the Facebook breach.
The JCP was constituted in Lok Sabha in December 2019 and was expected to submit its report in the budget session. The panel has 19 members from Lok Sabha and nine from Rajya Sabha currently. The Personal Data Protection Bill seeks to regulate the use of individual data by the government and private companies.