Identity Management

SBI fails the security game yet again; millions of accounts left exposed

The country’s largest bank has once again dropped the ball when it comes to protecting customer accounts. Millions of accounts were left exposed after SBI left its server unprotected.

Authentication, encryption and AI – the key components in securing connected cars

The single biggest threat to widespread proliferation of connected cars is data security. A conversation with two giants in the Indian auto space – Tata Elxsi and Tata Technologies brings to light why the threat is of paramount importance and what can be done to bolster security.

Indian bounty hunter exposes bug that made 400M Microsoft accounts easily hackable

A Kerala-based bug bounty hunter, Sahad NK discovered a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s login that made it possible to hack into anyone’s MS Office and Outlook account.

Instagram security bug inadvertently exposed user passwords

Instagram’s ‘Download Your Data’ tool accidentally put user credentials at risk. What’s particularly worrisome though, is the possibility of Instagram storing passwords in plain text.

Symantec makes double acquisition to boost endpoint security

Symantec has enhanced its security portfolio through acquiring mobile application provider Appthority and advanced persistent threats specialist Javelin Networks.

Gemalto misreports 1.2 billion Aadhaar data breach; apologizes to UIDAI

Gemalto took a U-turn on its report of the Aadhaar data breach. Buckling under pressure from UIDAI, the security major has now issued an apology statement.

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma blackmailed with stolen data

Here’s how two Paytm employees tried to fleece their CEO of Rs 20 crore through extortion calls.

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Open banking APIs: Huge opportunity for fintechs

Digital identity management specialist ForgeRock clearly sees the new open banking regulations popping up across the UK, Europe and New Zealand as a huge opportunity.

Pune-based Cosmos Bank loses Rs 94 crore to hackers

A malware attack helped hackers clone thousands of debit cards and siphon off over ₹94 crore from Cosmos Bank over a period of two days.

Take-aways from Black Hat USA 2018

Black Hat USA 2018 had record crowds, revealed a growing attack surface, and proved we have lots of work ahead.

Archaic practices, skills shortage biggest gaps in security today: Rajnish Gupta, RSA

Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA explains why identifying critical assets and assigning a risk score is imperative to new age cybersecurity.