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Airtel denies hackers’ claim of data breach involving 2.5 million customers’ records

Cybersecurity researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia thinks the hackers gained access to Airtel’s customer database using the company’s Subscriber Details Record (SDR) portal and that there are signs of a Pakistani hacker group being behind...

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Supply chain attacks show why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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Sprite Spider emerging as one of the most destructive ransomware threat actors

Having flown under the radar for several years, the Sprite Spider group is using a ransomware code suite that is effective and hard to detect.

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TrickBot returns with campaign against legal and insurance firms

The new iteration of the TrickBot botnet, which had enabled Ryuk and other ransomware attacks, uses malicious links in emails rather than rogue email attachments.

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Will India’s Data Protection Bill finally see the light of day in the 2021 Union Budget?

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill 2019, after being trudged through numerous parliamentary sessions, is once again expected to be presented in the upcoming Union Budget. And as before, it’s unlikely to be passed.

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Law enforcement takes over Emotet, one of the biggest botnets

Multi-national cooperation removes this key malware delivery service as a threat, at least temporarily.

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SonicWall warns customers about zero-day vulnerabilities

Attack targets SonicWall's SMA Series access management gateways and is another in a string of incidents against security vendors.

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Flaws in widely used dnsmasq software leave millions of Linux-based devices exposed

A set of seven vulnerabilities, called DNSpooq, allows attackers to redirect users or execute malicious code. Patch dnsmasq now.

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New Intel CPU-level threat detection capabilities target ransomware

The new capabilities in the Intel mobile processors will make it harder for ransomware to avoid detection.

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The biggest data breaches in India

CSO Online tracks recent major data breaches in India.

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Juspay data breach could have far-reaching consequences

Data from the breach, affecting millions of customers, is up for sale on the dark web.

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