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NASA investigating first space crime after astronaut accused of identity theft by spouse, says report
World

NASA investigating first space crime after astronaut accused of identity theft by spouse, says report

Astronaut Anne McClain is reportedly accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station

Researchers find marketplace on dark web that sells tools to commit identity theft
News & Analysis

Researchers find marketplace on dark web that sells tools to commit identity theft

Networked machines use SSL/TLS certificates to authenticate themselves when connecting to each other.

Indian finance companies two times more likely than US companies to spot frauds: Report
Business

Indian finance companies two times more likely than US companies to spot frauds: Report

For nearly 62 percent of the Indian firms, one of the major problems in fraud prevention and detection is that many solutions lack the flexibility to adjust in real time

Aadhaar privacy issues extend beyond the security of its biometric database
News & Analysis

Aadhaar privacy issues extend beyond the security of its biometric database

There is a robust need for safeguarding our data and own responsibility for it.

Urvashi Rautela in a double role she never signed up for: Hotel room booked using actress' Aadhaar details
Bollywood

Urvashi Rautela in a double role she never signed up for: Hotel room booked using actress' Aadhaar details

Take it easy, Urvashi! While Urvashi Rautela has never shied away from baring it all, the Aadhar card did contain life-threatening details, like her age.

OnePlus confirms security breach, announces that credit card details of up to 40,000 users may have been stolen
News & Analysis

OnePlus confirms security breach, announces that credit card details of up to 40,000 users may have been stolen

The breaches were first reported on OnePlus’ forums when users noticed unusual activity on their credit cards (CC) following a purchase from OnePlus.net

Malicious attack on Zomato among the sixth biggest data breach globally in the first half of 2017
News & Analysis

Malicious attack on Zomato among the sixth biggest data breach globally in the first half of 2017

The malicious attack on food delivery app Zomato that exposed 17 million records was the sixth biggest data breach globally in the first half of 2017.

Girl Scouts are learning to fight cyber crime rather than selling cookies
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Girl Scouts are learning to fight cyber crime rather than selling cookies

Girl Scouts as young as 5 are to be offered the chance to earn their first-ever cyber security badges.

Bengaluru tops India in cyber crime with identity theft, impersonation taking up majority of reported cases
News & Analysis

Bengaluru tops India in cyber crime with identity theft, impersonation taking up majority of reported cases

Most cyber crime complaints registered in Bengaluru have been of cheating through impersonation.

Imposing Aadhaar on people robs citizens of one of their most basic rights
India

Imposing Aadhaar on people robs citizens of one of their most basic rights

Let us not turn Aadhaar into some kind of an existential dilemma for the State and the individual.

Your personal information is already up for sale, and there's little you can do about it
News & Analysis

Your personal information is already up for sale, and there's little you can do about it

Data can be used for both good and bad. In a country that’s only recently taken its first steps towards its digital future, an understanding of the dangers, as well as advantages, of this digital world is paramount.

Kareena Kapoor’s income tax account hacker arrested by Mumbai cops; accused wanted her number
Entertainment

Kareena Kapoor’s income tax account hacker arrested by Mumbai cops; accused wanted her number

The Mumbai crime cell on Monday arrested a central armed police official for hacking into the account of actor Kareena Kapoor and filing her income tax returns.

Yahoo data breach: What does it mean for you?
News & Analysis

Yahoo data breach: What does it mean for you?

Yahoo has finally acknowledged a 2014 hack of their servers that resulted in the leak of login information belonging to an estimated 500 million users.

Identity theft: Fraud cases in auto, mortgage loans and credit cards segment rise
Money

Identity theft: Fraud cases in auto, mortgage loans and credit cards segment rise

Frauds due to applicants submitting fraudulent contact information has risen by 3% contributing to 18% of all detected frauds

Online Identity Theft is rising: Here's how to protect yourself against it
News & Analysis

Online Identity Theft is rising: Here's how to protect yourself against it

Whether shopping, banking or going to the hospital, Americans are mostly at the mercy of companies to keep their sensitive details safe.

Expert wants to help nab Russian hackers who stole 1.2 bn passwords, user names
News & Analysis

Expert wants to help nab Russian hackers who stole 1.2 bn passwords, user names

Alex Holden, Chief Information Security Officer for Hold Security which discovered the breach wants to help the enforcement agencies but hasn't been approached by any.

Watch out: Scammers build fake AAP Facebook page to dupe users
Politics

Watch out: Scammers build fake AAP Facebook page to dupe users

According to Symantec, the fake site spoofs Facebook’s appearance and includes a photo of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on the page to lure in unsuspecting users.

Indians Most Impacted by Ransomware, Identity Theft And Phishing Incidences
Biztech

Indians Most Impacted by Ransomware, Identity Theft And Phishing Incidences

Connectivity over security, risky online behaviour and increased use of mobile Internet contributes to increase in cybercrime.

Identity Theft - A reality in India
News & Analysis

Identity Theft - A reality in India

Have you ever paid attention to the fact that in today’s digital age, your personal information like name, date of birth, address, phone number, email