20 Feb 2019

The official website of the popular state-owned LPG gas company Indane was found to be leaking the personal details of its millions of customers including their Aadhaar number. The data breach was discovered by French security researcher Baptiste Robert known by the nickname “Elliot Alderson” on Twitter together with the help of an Indian researcher…

15 Feb 2019

A collection of 127 million records were stolen from eight companies which was then put up for sale on the Dream Market marketplace by a seller named “gnosticplayers” and demands amount worth $14,500 in bitcoin for the whole batch. It was just a week ago that the same seller has listed another collection of 620…

31 Jan 2019

Airbus, the aerospace corporation headquartered at European Union revealed that they have been affected by a data breach which affected its commercial aircraft manufacturing business. As a result of the data breach there was unauthorized access to their employee’s data. Airbus stated that the credentials of the employees have been impacted, accessing mostly the professional…

23 Jan 2019

The PHP PEAR website has been hacked recently where the attackers managed to get access to the web server and make alterations to the “go pear.phar” file, that has the installation package with the go pear package manager. PEAR stands for “PHP Extension and Application Repository,” is the first package manager developed for the PHP…

18 Jan 2019

The biggest data breach of 2019 has been discovered which includes a huge database of 773 million email IDs and 21 million passwords. The breach was discovered by security researcher Troy Hunt and these data was found as a part of Collection #1. The breach was noticed when he was contacted by several people regarding…

17 Jan 2019

South Korea claims that unknown hackers have breached and stole data from the computer systems at their government agency that runs weapons and munitions acquisitions for the country’s military forces. The data breach occurred on last year October and the local reporters have reported it this week. It is reported that the hackers breached 30…

17 Jan 2019

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange based in New Zealand has found a security breach in their website which was pulled off as a result of huge losses. The website after becoming offline, has a message posted on its home page stating that their domain had suffered security breach and that they have put their site under…

15 Jan 2019

Amazon’s Ring security cameras had supposedly given unrestricted access to the company’s Ukraine-based research and development team and also the U.S. executives and engineers virtually round the clock to the customers live video feeds. The employees were able to access a folder on Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service which has every video created by all…

15 Jan 2019

Most of us consider using two-factor authentication as an added security measure to protect our accounts, but it has been proved otherwise. An automated tool developed for pen testers has been released which could intercept data in real time and can bypass 2-factor authentication. This open-source tool was released last week in Github by a…

14 Jan 2019

A MongoDB database was discovered by Bob Diachenko, director of cyber risk research at HackenProof that contains information of more than 200 million Chinese job seekers. The details include information such as the candidate’s skills, work experience, personal details like names, phone number, address, email IDs, family details, drivers license and much more. The database…