Wednesday, 28 September, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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