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Equifax Inc's hacked accounts count rises to 145.5 mn; CEO admits that company took months to patch vulnerability
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Equifax Inc's hacked accounts count rises to 145.5 mn; CEO admits that company took months to patch vulnerability

Equifax said late Monday that an outside review determined about 2.5 million additional US consumers were potentially impacted - total rising to 145.5 million

Election Commission to challenge the public to hack Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in May
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Election Commission to challenge the public to hack Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in May

From the first week of May, the EC may ask experts, scientists, technocrats and representatives of political parties to attempt hacking into the EVMs.

The Cyber Swachhta Kendra is a concrete step to tackle the alarming botnet situation in India
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The Cyber Swachhta Kendra is a concrete step to tackle the alarming botnet situation in India

The Cyber Swachhta Kendra launched by the IT Ministry, will go a long way in tackling the prevalence of botnets in India.

IT Ministry launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra for botnet cleaning and anti-malware analysis
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IT Ministry launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra for botnet cleaning and anti-malware analysis

The IT Ministry launched botnet cleaning and anti-malware analysis centre to provide free anti-virus to computers and mobile phones.

Study reveals
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Study reveals "123456" was the most common password in 2016

The numeric combination of '123456' was the most common password of 2016, followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty'.

New RFID protocols with enhanced security features under testing, to prevent snooping
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New RFID protocols with enhanced security features under testing, to prevent snooping

Scientists are developing better ways to prevent everyday radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology used in passports, credit cards and mobile transactions from being hacked.

Indian-origin student charged with carrying out DDoS attacks in the US
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Indian-origin student charged with carrying out DDoS attacks in the US

An Indian-origin student was arrested after a operation to crackdown on young hackers has been charged with carrying out cyber attacks on a chat site.

Legion hacker group: India's IT Minister calls for complete audit of India's IT and banking infrastructure
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Legion hacker group: India's IT Minister calls for complete audit of India's IT and banking infrastructure

India's IT Act is over 16 years old and archaic in a modern world. Our banking and IT infrastructure is also il-equipped to deal with cyber security threats

ImageGate: Locky ransomware images now spreading via Facebook, LinkedIn
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ImageGate: Locky ransomware images now spreading via Facebook, LinkedIn

Ransomware is a kind of malware that encrypts the data on your computer, and demands a ransom to unlock the data.

Blu is facing the possibility of a class action lawsuit because of China backdoor
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Blu is facing the possibility of a class action lawsuit because of China backdoor

Blu is facing a class action lawsuit in the US after mobile phones by the company were found to be secretly sending user information to servers in China.

LastPass will now sync your passwords for free across all your devices
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LastPass will now sync your passwords for free across all your devices

With all this news of email hacks, DNS and DDOS attacks, Windows and Android kernel vulnerabilities and more, it’s clear that data security is getting to be a big deal.

Curiosity makes users click on potentially dangerous links
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Curiosity makes users click on potentially dangerous links

Most people click on links from unknown sources on Facebook and email despite knowing the dangers mainly due to their inability to contain their curiosity.

Scorpène data leak: Who is responsible for the massive information security breach?
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Scorpène data leak: Who is responsible for the massive information security breach?

The onus of the Scorpene submarine leak seems to lie on French company DCNS, not India.

Global spending on information security grew by 7.9 percent to $81.6 billion in 2016: Report
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Global spending on information security grew by 7.9 percent to $81.6 billion in 2016: Report

The global spending on information security products and services will reach $81.6 billion in 2016 — an increase of 7.9 per cent over 2015 — market research firm Gartner said on Tuesday.

Gartner identifies the top 10 technologies for information security in 2016
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Gartner identifies the top 10 technologies for information security in 2016

Gartner has highlighted the top 10 technologies for information security and their implications for security organisations in 2016.

More CEOs, boards taking IT risk management seriously: Survey
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More CEOs, boards taking IT risk management seriously: Survey

About 54 percent Indian respondents indicated explicitly that the most senior person responsible for information security reports outside of the IT organisation.

Cyber warfare is a reality, how prepared are we to tackle this threat?
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Cyber warfare is a reality, how prepared are we to tackle this threat?

Looking at how cyber warfare is becoming a reality and how prepared is India to tackle large scale cyber attacks

Indian information security spending shrinks, despite mega breach losses
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Indian information security spending shrinks, despite mega breach losses

"The average cost of a security incident for Indian companies has more than doubled from $194 in 2013 to $414 in 2014 and there has been a 20 percent increase in the average losses as a consequence," said the PwC report.

'Information security a top concern for management', Uniken summit reveals
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'Information security a top concern for management', Uniken summit reveals

A recently held summit recognised that recent instances of data-breaches and info-security lapses have had a far-reaching impact on an organisation on various fronts: financial, legal and reputational.

Information security spending to hit $71.1 billion in 2014: Gartner
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Information security spending to hit $71.1 billion in 2014: Gartner

More than 30 percent of security controls deployed to the small or midsize business (SMB) segment will be cloud-based by 2015, says Gartner.