Online security

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Your Outlook may be hacked; Microsoft confirms breach

Around late Friday evening, Microsoft announced a data breach that resulted from a Microsoft technical support agent’s credentials being compromised.

Cyber espionage shows no signs of slowing down: Michael Sentonas, CrowdStrike

The bears, pandas, kittens and chollimas are out in the open, and the military top-brass is apprehensive. Michael Sentonas, VP of Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike, gives us a dekko at the cyber espionage threat landscape.

Indian Oil’s LPG flagship – Indane puts an estimated 6.7M Aadhaar numbers at risk

Indian Oil denies leaking Aadhaar and personal data of an estimated 6,791,200 Indane users in face of irrefutable evidence. 

Latest Hacks: Updates on hacking news for cybersecurity experts, researchers and infosecurity leaders

The cybersecurity update from India and around the globe on the latest hacks, information security loopholes, hacker groups and their targets. 

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.

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.

Sify Technologies, GlobalSign to jointly offer SSL/TLS certificates in SAARC region

GlobalSign SSL/TLS certificates are being offered by Safescrypt, the data security business of Sify across India and other SAARC countries.
 

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.