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The 6 Biggest Data Breaches of 2015 So Far

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For those of you who are following the news about the leakage of Ashley Madison’s (an American adult dating site) confidential data, this blog post will highlight some more notable data breaches from the year 2015, so far. We are only 8 months into the year 2015 and there are...

Facebook scam, Snowden interview and other IT security news

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A new Facebook scam has been found doing the rounds recently, and it is something we here at Quick Heal have experienced as well. Apart from this, we have a special interview with Edward Snowden, infamous NSA whistleblower from Wired magazine that anyone interested in cybersecurity and state surveillance should...

eBay faces a major hack and other security news

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In massive security news this last week, eBay was hacked on a large scale. This is the dominant story emanating from IT circles in the week gone by, and all else pales in comparison. During the hack, large databases of user passwords were also stolen and this is a rather...

Latest IT Security News and Updates for the Week

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There are several interesting new developments in the security world, and here are some of the news stories from the week gone by that you should be looking at. Facebook Whatsapp deal for $19 billion still not completed due to privacy concerns If you have doubts about your private data...

Latest Security News and Updates from this Week

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Number of Government Websites Hacked so Far – 78 According to Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communications & IT, 78 government websites have been compromised by hackers till June 2013. 16,000 odd cases related to spam, malware infection, and data breach have also come to light. Victims mainly included...