Latest Facebook bug may have affected nearly 7 mn users

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login ....

14 December, 2018

Google+ shutdown fast-tracked as new privacy bug affects 52.5 mn users

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of ....

11 December, 2018
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Large Indian cos may take a $10-mn hit from cyberattacks: Microsoft study

Shweta Sharma

A large organisation in India incurs an economic loss of $10.3 million on average from cyberattacks whereas a mid-sized organisation ....

6 December, 2018

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data

Reuters

Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Knowledge-sharing site Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

Reuters

About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorized access to one of its systems by a “malicious third party,” ....

4 December, 2018

Govts of Karnataka, Netherlands partner for healthcare and cybersecurity research

Team TC

The Karnataka government has partnered with the Dutch government to leverage the latter's expertise in healthcare, infotech ....

30 November, 2018
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Luxury hotel chain Marriott says 500 million guests at risk after database hack

Reuters

Marriott International said on Friday that hackers illegally accessed its Starwood Hotels brand's reservation database ....

30 November, 2018

Hackers will use as well as exploit AI systems to carry out attacks in 2019: Symantec

Shweta Sharma

Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp. said hackers will use artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out attacks as well as exploit the ....

30 November, 2018

Machine learning, swarm intelligence may drive cyberattacks in 2019: Fortinet

Shweta Sharma

US cybersecurity firm Fortinet Inc. on Thursday said hackers could use machine learning and swarm intelligence to carry out attacks ....

29 November, 2018

International regulators probe Facebook over fake news and data violation

Shweta Sharma

On Tuesday, lawmakers from nine countries took Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, to task over fake ....

28 November, 2018
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AI-based cybersecurity firm CloudSEK gets pre-Series A funding

Team TC

CloudSEK, a security risk-management startup which operates on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, has raised Rs 14 crore (a ....

27 November, 2018

SonicWall aims to be an all-round player in security solutions: COO Atul Dhablania

Anand J

Network security solutions provider SonicWall’s research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru, set up in July 2007, ....

26 November, 2018

How Indian banks are using emerging tech to do more than just acquire customers

Shweta Sharma

In a bid to reduce costs, create product and service differentiation, and in turn, gain more market share in a crowded segment, ....

23 November, 2018

Cyberattacks more premeditated with IoT and mobile vulnerable targets: Sophos report

Anirban Ghoshal

Cybercriminals are now premeditating ransomware attacks and reaping millions of dollars by exploiting the availability of Windows ....

22 November, 2018

Indian banks may partner with SWIFT to launch blockchain platform

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian banks are in talks with global payments solution Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) to ....

21 November, 2018

Scamsters use Google Maps flaw to dupe people: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Scamsters have identified a loophole in the Google Maps interface that allows them to con users to give up sensitive personal ....

20 November, 2018

Indian govt’s data requests to Facebook jump 68% in first half of 2018

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government’s requests for data to Facebook Inc., amid concerns surrounding fake news and data privacy, jumped ....

19 November, 2018

BlackBerry to acquire AI and cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 bn

Reuters

BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion ....

16 November, 2018

Freshworks strengthens top deck, appoints info and security chiefs

Kavya Kothiyal

US business software provider Freshworks Inc. said it has appointed Prasad Ramakrishnan as information chief and Shivanath Somanathan ....

15 November, 2018

Digital disruption to add 1.4 mn IT jobs in India by 2027: Cisco-IDC study

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital disruption in India is expected to add nearly 1.4 million information technology jobs in the country by 2027, a study ....

15 November, 2018

Google to roll out Safety Center in India in nine local languages

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google said it is expanding its Safety Center, an online platform for protecting users' privacy, to India with ....

14 November, 2018