Airtel Allowed Limited Use Of Aadhaar; Gets Away With An ‘Interim Penalty’ Of Rs 2.5 Cr!

Airtel, India’s largest telecom provider which had created around 31 lakh Airtel Payments Bank without the users’ consent, and directly transferred Rs 190 crore worth of LPG subsidy of around 50 lakh consumers into Airtel’s own bank without any intimation, has now been allowed to use Aadhaar, albeit in a limited manner. After this incident, […]

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Security Flaw in Nordstrom Gift Cards Revealed by Security Expert

Cybersecurity expert Jim Stickley has found a flaw in the Nordstrom gift cards that allows hackers to drain money from the card by pulling the pins from the website. He demonstrated the same in an interview with TODAY by hacking a $50 gift card from Nordstrom. According to Stickley, the Nordstrom cards have shorter PINs […]

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Journalists, Bloggers are targeted by Russian Hackers

A Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was shocked when he a message flashed across his that most of his intimate messages had just been published to the web. Few days before this incident, the veteran journalist had done a mind-blowing story about a people living as HIV-positive, which showed a taboo-breaking revelations that drew a […]

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Bitcoin Exchange Files for Bankruptcy After Being Hacked Again

Earlier this week, a major South Korean bitcoin exchange, Youbit, was hacked for the second time in less than 8 months. It has since filed for bankruptcy after releasing that the hackers had stolen 17% of its digital currency reserves. The exchange trades ten virtual currencies, including bitcoin and ethereum. Youbit says that the hackers […]

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Security That Restores Patients as Priority

Recently, Fortinet CISO Phil Quade spoke with Hussein Syed, CISO at RWJBarnabas Health, and Erik Devine, CISO at Riverside Healthcare, about how they are addressing some of the most pressing IT challenges facing healthcare while enabling technical innovation. Powered by WPeMatico

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North Korea denies “WannaCry” cyber-attack allegations

North Korea on Thursday has denied all US’s allegations that it was behind the massive cyber attack “WannaCry” earlier this year which affected more than 150 countries. A spoke person from North Korea’s Foreign Ministry described the accusation as a “grave political provocation” and said Washington had “ulterior motives.” “This move is a grave political […]

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