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Yahoo confirms data breach; 500 mn accounts hacked

Friday, September 23, 2016 | More »

Yahoo! Inc. on Friday confirmed that personal information associated with at least 500 million accounts was stolen from company’s networks and has blamed ‘state-sponsored’ hackers. In a statement the company said that information leaked includes names, email addresses, telephone numbers, date ...


Alleged IRCTC hacking could turn out to be India’s biggest data heist

Social media was abuzz on Thursday over reports that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website had been hacked and apprehensions that personal data of around 10 miIlion customers could have been stolen from the server of India’s biggest e-commerce player, which sees more ...

5 May, 2016 | More »

Sony Recruits Information Security Boss After Hacking

Sony Corp picked a former official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the new post of chief information security officer, months after a massive hacking attack leaked information on 100 million user accounts on its games networks. Philip Reitinger, previously director of the U.S. Nation...

6 September, 2011 | More »

Indian Emergency Response Team Needs An Upgrade Real Bad

According to a PTI report, 199 government websites have been defaced by foreign hackers in the last six months. This list ironically includes the website for the Central Bureau of Investigation as well. “The website of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was defaced by a foreign hacker ‘Pa...

25 February, 2011 | More »