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Your personal data is available on bot market for just Rs 490: NordVPN

December 08, 2022 4:25 pm

600 million India's personal data is available on bot markets for an average price of Rs 490 per user.

Brothers held for running portals containing personal data of Maharashtra, Delhi & Gujarat residents

November 25, 2022 9:23 am

The data was sold mainly to loan recovery agents at a monthly subscription of Rs 2,000, a half-year subscription of Rs 12,000 and an annual subscription of Rs 24,000, a police officer said.

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill: New draft privacy law eases cross-border flow of data, hikes penalties for breach

November 19, 2022 7:19 am

Centre to notify ‘data-secure’ regions to which data can be transferred

Draft digital personal data protection bill: Govt exemptions ‘vague’, little regulator independence, say experts

November 19, 2022 6:16 am

In the Bill, there are no specified safeguards around govt exemption, as has been prescribed in two earlier iterations of the Bill

The draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 released: Here are top points to note

November 21, 2022 10:37 am

The bill imposes heavy penalties for violations of any provisions of the legislation which will be decided by the Data Protection Board of India-- as established by the new law.

Former Uber security chief guilty of data breach coverup

October 06, 2022 10:04 am

Joseph Sullivan is convicted of trying to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed tens of millions of customer records from the ride-hailing service.

Robinhood says email addresses of 5 million customers exposed in security breach

November 09, 2021 2:30 pm

Robinhood said it believed no social security numbers, bank account numbers, or debit card numbers were exposed and that there has been no financial loss to any customer.

User data of adult dating sites from over 100 countries exposed

September 15, 2020 2:55 pm

The data leak was 882.1GB in size. The type of data leaked includes notification contents, PII data, private messages, authentication tokens and links, email content. The breach was first discovered on August 31.

More than 7 lakh RailYatri users' personal data exposed: Report

August 27, 2020 7:41 am

The data was exposed to an extent that anyone with an IP address could have accessed 43GB of data, the cybersecurity firm revealed in a blog. However, RailYatri denied the alleged data breach and released a statement.

Govt denies data breach of 7 million BHIM users, cybersecurity firm maintains its claim

June 02, 2020 12:27 pm

Rotem and Locar of vpnMentor said that developers of the CSC-Bhim website could have easily avoided exposing user data if they had taken some basic security measures to protect the data.