Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicData leak

Topic: Data leak

‘Data breach at India’s biggest demat depository exposed 4.39 cr investors’: E-security firm

CyberX9 claims a vulnerability in CDSL, which manages trading accounts on BSE, NSE & other exchanges, exposed sensitive data. CDSL denies breach, says it was fixed quickly.

‘Pandora Papers’ reveal how world’s rich & powerful hid wealth in offshore firms

Pandora Papers, an unprecedented leak of financial records, names former UK PM Tony Blair & Pakistan PM Imran Khan's ministers among world leaders who concealed millions from tax authorities.

India’s cyber security agency advises Facebook users to enhance privacy after global data leak

As Facebook evolves, parts of your account could be public and data could be shared in unknown ways, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team said in a public advisory.

Facebook data of 533 million users leaked online

Data leaks threaten to undermine Facebook’s business model of gathering a large amount of personal information and using that to sell targeted ads.

WhatsApp hack lasted 2 weeks, but Israeli spyware used on Indians since 2017

Following reports that spyware was deployed against Indians via WhatsApp, the govt said it had asked the firm for an explanation. 

Data lakes: Where businesses store excess data and hackers have a field day

Data lakes are often considered a panacea for big data issues. But all it takes for hackers is to hide a dangerous virus within a harmless-looking file.

Unmarried UPPSC candidates ‘harassed’ after list with personal details goes viral

Over 400 candidates for civil judgeship — women & men — are being bombarded with marriage proposals, as are another 400-plus from a 2016 UPPSC exam.

Lucknow medical institute server not secure, ripe for data theft, says expert

Ethical hacker says server allows access to Aadhaar, PAN cards, and details of organ donors and recipients among others.

Last Laughs: Re-exam warriors, curbing khap panchayats and PM Modi’s many leaks

The best Indian cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.