Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

February 18, 2019

Attackers exploit two-year-old vulnerability to infect MSPs with GandCrab ransomware

Attackers are exploiting the SQL injection vulnerability in the Kaseya VSA plugin to infect the MSPs with Gandcrab ransomware. ConnectWise noted that only companies who have […]
February 12, 2019

Wipro for data localisation, differs from Nasscom stand

While Nasscom calls for data rules based on open internet, IT firm feels localisation needed for safety. BENGALURU: WiproNSE -0.84 % has favoured mandatory domestic incorporation […]
February 11, 2019

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

Parenting site Mumsnet has reported itself to the UK’s data protection watchdog after an upgrade let some people see details of other accounts. In a message […]
February 9, 2019

Media discovery platform Trakt notifies customers of data breach that took place in 2014

The breach that occurred in 2014 included loss of personal information such as usernames, emails, and passwords. Trakt also mentioned that it has now changed to […]
February 8, 2019

Big data: enabling new approaches to IT infrastructure security

Big data technologies and advanced analytics, including AI, are promising a way to get ahead of cyber threats. Consider modern enterprise IT infrastructure. Increasingly, it is […]
February 7, 2019

Unauthorized intruder preys on Bayside Covenant Church

The Bayside Covenant Church of Roseville, Calif. reported that for three months last year unauthorized personnel accessed some employee information. In a statement, the church said access […]
February 6, 2019

500 Million Personal Records were Stolen in 2018

According to an annual report by the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of U.S. data breaches tracked in 2018 decreased from last year’s all-time high […]
February 5, 2019

Three UK’s brief homepage error reveals customer data

The mobile operator’s website homepage showed other customer details when searched by visitors. Upon informing, Three UK patched the issue within hours but failed to provide […]
February 4, 2019


This is a special digest prepared by InfoWatch Analytics Center in recognition of the International Data Privacy Day. This unusual holiday has been celebrated every year on […]
February 1, 2019

Airbus Suffers Data Breach, Some Employees’ Data Exposed

European airplane maker Airbus admitted yesterday a data breach of its “Commercial Aircraft business” information systems that allowed intruders to gain access to some of its […]