Indian BFSI Sector needs to be prepared for upcoming data protection laws

Data ProtectionLaws for Indians

The increase in financial crimes is not only a threat to BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance) companies but it also touches the daily life of millions of people across the globe. According to a recent study, only 1% of the $2.4 trillion laundered through international financial systems is believed to be confiscated. According to […]

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Internet Explorer Zero-day “Double-kill”

Internet Explorer zero-day

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code, host website and lead the victim to view compromised websites. Kaspersky and Qihoo360 independently discovered this zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2018-8174)  for Internet Explorer […]

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Data hacked during EPFO-Aadhar seeding

epfo aadhar

Cyber criminals seem to have hacked the EPFO data which holds information like name, Aadhar card number, bank details of 2.7 Cr Indians. The vulnerabilities in Aadhar seeding with PF accounts may have been exploited to steal the data. The statement from the EPFO came amid reports of a letter allegedly written by EPFO Central Provident […]

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Latest technology innovations affecting cyber security

latest technology innovations

Technology is building our future, there is no denying but with every new innovation comes new vulnerabilities and hence the responsibility to make the internet more secure. The increasing digital connectivity and the automation of virtually all processes around the world in business and otherwise at all levels in the value chain have led to […]

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With the increasing third party leaks, Aadhar Card systems need security reviews

Hacking the aadhar. UIDAI data breach

Aadhar Card database is by far one of the largest government databases on this planet consisting of more than 111 crore entries of Indian citizens. It contains both demographic and biometric data of all the citizens across India. While the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has claimed its database to be secure with no […]

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Diablo6 – a variant of Locky Ransomware

Diablo6 Ransomware

Many ransomwares continue to spread because email is ubiquitous and users are not cautious to maintaining cyber security. Such is an example of the latest ransomware – Diablo6, a variant of an older Locky ransomware. A spam mail with subject as E [random date]( random number). docx and an attachment of a Zip with the […]

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