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Shanghai Cyberattack Exposes Dangers of China's Data Trove

Shanghai Cyberattack Exposes Dangers of China’s Data Trove

Since the beginning of 2018, cyberattacks against businesses and organizations in China have increased. The latest attack took place on July 5th, when a data trove belonging to Shanghai’s municipal government was exposed on the internet. This Shanghai Cyberattack Exposes Dangers of China’s data trove included personal information, contact information, and financial details of over …

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India’s Farmers Exposed By New Aadhaar Data Leak

India’s Farmers Exposed By New Aadhaar Data Leak

A security researcher claimed that an Indian government website was potentially exposing the Aadhaar numbers of India’s farmers, thereby potentially jeopardizing the lives of several million people. India’s Farmers exposed by new Aadhaar data leak. Atul Nair told TechCrunch that he found a part of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi website that was revealing …

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Political Fallout Over Calif.’s Concealed Carry Data Leak

Political Fallout Over Calif.’s Concealed Carry Data Leak

California’s Department of Justice angered Tim Sylvester, a self-described gun collector in northern California’s Central Valley, when it unveiled the personal information of perhaps hundreds of thousands of gun owners, likely including Sylvester’s own. Sylvester, an almond and grape farmer who taught firearm safety classes for several years, told RealClearPolitics that it’s a breach of …

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Joker spyware infests Android devices

Joker spyware infests Android devices. PFC discloses data breach. Massive data exposure reported in China.

A Cursory Glance Shows This The Joker spyware infests Android devices. PFC discloses a data breach. Massive data exposure reported in China. Software That Steals Personal Data Is Labeled Bread Researchers at ESET, Inc., an internet security company, have discovered that the Google Play store contains 20 applications, known as Joker (also known as Bread), …

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CERT-IN Flags Multiple Weak Spots In Android OS Carrying Data Leak Risk

CERT-IN Flags Multiple Weak Spots In Android OS Carrying Data Leak Risk

Google has released the first public version of its Android operating system, but security researchers warn that it may contain multiple weak spots that could lead to data leakage. The CERT-IN Flags Multiple Weak Spots in Android OS carrying data leak risk through its use of certificates, which can be exploited by attackers to steal …

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Policybazaar Suffers Security Breach, No Significant Data Lost

Policybazaar Suffers Security Breach, No Significant Data Lost

Indian company Policybazaar has notified that it has suffered a data breach. The company is the proprietor of PB Fintech, which announced in a memo post-Sunday that it had discovered unauthorized and illegal access exploiting vulnerabilities in its internal systems on July 19. “The identified vulnerabilities have been fixed and a thorough audit of the …

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Joshua Schulte: Former CIA Hacker Convicted Of 'brazen' Data Leak

Joshua Schulte: Former CIA Hacker Convicted Of ‘brazen’ Data Leak

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hacker has been found guilty of stealing a trove of classified hacking tools from Wikileaks. Joshua Schulte was convicted for sending the U.S. federal government’s Vault 7 cyber-warfare tools to the whistleblowing platform WikiLeaks. He denied the accusation of ‘brazen’ data leak. In 2017, the international press publicized the …

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Why Is BGMI Banned In India?

Why Is BGMI Banned In India?

India has banned Krafton’s Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), a flash game produced by Alphabet Inc’s Google and Apple. The game became unavailable in India on July 28, 2022, when the government requested BGMI Banned In India and especially in the event that it served to be a game of violent multiplayer activity with which the …

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