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‘John Wick’ Hacker Group Claims to Breach Paytm Mall and Demands Ransom

The e-commerce arm of payment giant Paytm has suffered a data breach according to US-based cyber research firm Cyble, after a hacker group targeted the company’s PayTM Mall database.

FB sues developers for collecting users' data, selling fake likes

Facebook has filed lawsuits against a UK-based app developer for illegally harvesting the data of its users and another developer in the US for operating a fake engagement service on Instagram.

Blocked 438mn email-borne threats in India in H1 2020: Trend Micro

Business Email Compromise (BEC) detections increased by 18 percent from the second half of 2019, in part due to scammers trying to capitalize on home workers being more exposed to social engineering.

Ransomware attacks have doubled year-on-year in April-July: Report

Cybersecurity firm Seqrite said ransomware attacks doubled year-on-year in first quarter of this financial year to 400,000, largely due to the cybersecurity challenges amid a surge in remote working.

Open-source security: Securing the world's code, together

A key aspect of making security a collective responsibility is that developers are empowered to continually check for vulnerabilities as part of the development and testing phase.

The average cost of data breach in India in 2020 is $2M

The rapid technology shifts paired with new ways of accessing data creates more opportunities for security incidents if companies don’t ensure the right tools and policies are in place.

Remote working linked to data breaches in 66% Indian firms: Survey

Nearly 66 percent of Indian organizations have had at least one data breach or cybersecurity incident since shifting to a remote working model during the pandemic, as per a Barracuda Networks survey.

Think 3,2,1 to protect your business against ransomware

The 3-2-1 rule recommends that there should be at least three copies of important data, on at least two different types of media, with at least one of these copies being off-site.

'Dharma' ransomware attacking SMBs, average loss is $8,620

The "Dharma" ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) attacks are troubling small and mid-sized businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 85 percent of such attacks are focusing on exposed access tools like RDP.

CERT-In: Logins from Taiwan & Hong Kong IPs found during June cyberattack on NHAI

The attackers had compromised Windows Active Directory Server of the NHAI network and subsequently compromised internal systems, mail server, and anti-virus server.

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