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Oct 17, 2018
SEC says that companies not tightening cybersecurity could be violating federal lawPublic companies that fail to tighten their cybersecurity controls could be violating federal law says SEC.
Aug 15, 2018
Govt accepts National Housing Bank chief Sriram Kalyanaraman's resignation; to probe alleged misconductKalyanaraman was appointed as MD and CEO for a period of five years in 2015.
May 29, 2018
Cyberattackers claim to have stolen data of 90,000 customers of two major Canadian banksA spokesman for the bank said it believed that less than 50,000 of the bank’s 8 million customers across Canada were hacked.
May 04, 2018
Twitter urges users to change their account passwords after a glitch made some of them readable in plain textA person familiar with the Twitter's response said the number was “substantial” and that they were exposed for “several months.”
Apr 05, 2018
US court rules that Equifax can be sued for data breach which exposed personal details of about 147 million peopleThe lawsuit alleged that Equifax should have known by March 2017 that a security vulnerability existed in computer code but it failed to patch or upgrade its software.
Jan 05, 2018
Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI must address privacy concerns urgently; simply denying leak not enoughAsserting the technical security of the Aadhaar card and the safety of the biometric data alone as a response to privacy allegations is not enough.
Dec 12, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XI: Establishing proper deterrent consequences for privacy violationsLack of deterrent consequences is one of the key reasons why India’s current IT Act and Rules have failed to protect privacy
Nov 22, 2017
Uber reveals cover up of a data breach in 2016, which compromised the information of 57 million accountsAccording to Uber's statement, the 2016 incident revealed names, phone numbers and email addresses of about 50 million users across the world to hackers.
Nov 02, 2017
Yahoo and Equifax to testify before US senate panel on 8 November regarding the two data breachesEquifax disclosed in September that the data breach affected as many as 145.5 million U.S. consumers, and Smith has testified on the issue before three committees.
Nov 01, 2017
Malaysia launches a probe to investigate an alleged attempt to sell data of more than 46 million mobile subscribersCustomers of Malaysia’s biggest mobile service providers, including Maxis, Axiata Group’s Celcom and DiGi, among others, were affected.