Hacking

How H-Energy tackled emerging threats with an agile, scalable security solution

From safeguarding a massive mobile workforce to deploying an agile, scalable security solution, here’s how Vikas Gupta, CIO at H-Energy future-proofed cybersecurity at his organization.

Four white hat hackers who shot to fame in 2018

From exposing Aadhaar vulnerabilities to hunting down bugs in Microsoft. Here are four white hat hackers who made waves in the cybersecurity realm this year.

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.

Cybersecurity trends that 2019 might hold for us

With the cyber security industrial complex in full swing and good business for all the major players, from governments and state sponsored groups, to criminal attackers and the vendors as well as their shareholders, we wonder what horrors this dystopian hell world will spew forth next.

Experian exec says biometrics won’t save you from mobile hacks

Experian's annual data breach forecast predicts that biometric hacking will continue to surge as more mobile devices use fingerprint scans and Face ID technology to protect corporate and consumer data. But there are ways to avoid being hacked.

Live hacking to rise in 2019: Report

‘Live hacking’ will become more popular as attacks that originate in this way don’t require traditional software packages that can be detected or destroyed.

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.

DXC Technology provides post cyber-attack services to APAC insurers

DXC Technology has won a contract with German reinsurance firm Munich Re to deliver post-cyber-attack services to insurers across Asia Pacific.

100 million Quora users hit by massive data breach

Knowledge-sharing platform Quora targeted by hackers - user names, email IDs and encrypted passwords compromised. As of February 2018, there were an estimated 880,000 Quora users based in India.

10 things you should know about dark web websites

Catch a glimpse of what flourishes in the shadows of the internet.

The OPM hack explained: Bad security practices meet China's Captain America

How the OPM hack happened, the technical details, and a timeline of the infiltration and response.

Zero-day vulnerability with file-deleting capability found in Windows 10

A security researcher unearthed a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 10. And this one goes beyond altering system files – it actually deletes them.