15 Feb 2021
Researchers at the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) have identified loopholes in Clubhouse's data security protocol, which could potentially allow the Chinese government to access user data.
24 Jan 2021
In a memo to Senator Ron Wyden, the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) admitted to buying location data of the public (and not just US residents) from data brokers.
22 Jan 2021
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a complaint against United Kingdom-based consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research in connection with the Facebook data theft case.
14 Jan 2021
Flo, a popular period tracking app with a user base of over 100 million, was allegedly sharing user data with Facebook and Google discreetly. This was also reported in 2019 by The Wall Street Journal.
04 Jan 2021
Sensitive data of over 100 million users has been leaked on the Dark Web, according to security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia, who discovered the data dump last week.
30 Sep 2020
Amid growing cases of cyber-attacks and data breaches, Edureka, a renowned Bengaluru-based online learning platform, has been caught exposing personal user information.
24 Aug 2020
RailYatri, a renowned Indian platform for train and bus bookings, has publicly exposed the personal data of more than 700,000 of its users.
27 Feb 2020
Renowned sports retailer Decathlon has been embroiled in a major controversy.
17 Jan 2020
In a major shocker, sensitive data of thousands of actresses associated with a porn cam affiliate network has been leaked on the internet.
17 Sep 2019
In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.
31 Jan 2019
The largest financial institution of our country, State Bank of India, has leaked data of millions of its customers.
05 Jan 2019
A massive cyber attack has rocked Germany, and the personal details of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been leaked online.
02 Jan 2019
In a big ticketing blunder, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices this week.
18 Dec 2018
After Facebook and Google+, popular microblogging platform Twitter has also disclosed an 'unusual' bug.
15 Dec 2018
Seems like data privacy and Facebook just don't see eye to eye.
13 Dec 2018
Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently testified before the US Congress on the tech giant's use of consumer data and was grilled on a range of issues.
16 Oct 2018
A new dating app, meant exclusively for Donald Trump supporters and American conservatives, has found itself in a soup.
15 Oct 2018
As many as 30,000 Department of Defense (DoD) staffers' details have been compromised in a breach affecting one of Pentagon's contractors.
12 Sep 2018
Following a massive security breach that left the data of 380,000 British Airways customers compromised, cybersecurity firm RiskIQ has now found that it took hackers a mere 22 lines of code to steal the data.
11 Sep 2018
Ever since its inception, Aadhaar has faced one security issue after another.
07 Sep 2018
British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers who made bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving as many as 380,000 bank cards.
29 Aug 2018
At a time when hacking of banking data shows a sharp rise, retrieving your banking details from sold smartphones is a child's play.
27 Aug 2018
A 27-year-old got the shock of his life when he found out that he is a director of 13 companies and had made transactions worth over Rs. 20cr.
30 Jul 2018
Three people were arrested in Chennai on Saturday for allegedly leaking data of students who appeared for public school examinations.
30 Jul 2018
Customers of ICICI, HDFC and RBL, beware: bogus banking apps for these banks have been released on Google Play, which can dupe you of your money.
24 Jul 2018
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) over media reports claiming massive data breach of the candidates who appeared for the NEET examination this year.
23 Jul 2018
Gmail is in the midst of a redesign drive involving addition of new features, but US officials are concerned about a vulnerability that could potentially expose personal data of the users.
20 Jul 2018
Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5mn Singaporeans, including PM Lee Hsien Loong, who was specifically targeted in Singapore's biggest ever data breach, authorities said today.
19 Jul 2018
In yet another sign of how far India has come in terms of significance of the internet, personal data of 2.4L NEET candidates of 2018 are now available for sale online at Rs. 2L.
14 Jul 2018
Industry-leading threat intelligence group, Cisco Talos has discovered that a malware was used in a precise, targeted manner to infect 13 iPhones in India and steal data for three years.
05 Jul 2018
An online report has surfaced recently that claims that Reliance Jio's payments platform, Jio Money, carries a bug that exposes user data, including details like Aadhaar number, date of birth, and JioMoney mPIN.
29 Jun 2018
It has been found that a quiz app on Facebook called "NameTests" had a flaw which allowed anyone to access personal information of its over 120 million users.
12 Jun 2018
India is fast careening into the digital age, but its laws and regulations are dated and unsuited to the times, thereby raising concerns about privacy.
02 May 2018
New information has come to light about a data breach in the EPFO portal, which let subscribers link their Aadhaar to their Universal Account Number (UAN).
12 Apr 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg definitely faced more grilling questions in his second day of hearing before the US Congress.
11 Apr 2018
In his first ever appearance before the US Congress on Tuesday, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took personal responsibility for the Cambridge Analytica data-breach scandal.
09 Apr 2018
Mark Zuckerberg will be grilled by a US senate panel on Tuesday and the House of Representatives lawmakers on Wednesday over the data-breach scandal as pressure mounts for stricter regulations for social media platforms.
30 Mar 2018
The MyFitnessPal app, which is a widely used as free calorie counter and exercise journal, has been affected by a data breach that has compromised personal information of as many as 150 million users.
29 Mar 2018
Google Chrome is undoubtedly the world's most popular browser, but unfortunately, it's not among the most secure ones as it spies on its users.
28 Mar 2018
Cambridge Analytica (CA)'s net in India extends far wider than previously thought. Christopher Wylie, whistleblower, said it carried out "all kinds of projects" in different parts of India.