Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

Virtual Key Board unsafe under IE

Dec 13: A vulnerability in Internet Explorer is said to make it possible for a hacker to track the mouse cursor movements on the screen. This would make the “Virtual key board” system used by some Banks for password entry useless. … Continue reading

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FIR Filed Against Airtel CMD

Dec 12: Naavi has long been complaining that Airtel is practicing unethical practices for over charging its customers including placement of fraudulent transactions in the customer’s mobile and data usage accounts which amount to offences under ITA 2008. It is therefore … Continue reading

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Suspected Fraud-Make My Trip Credit Card offer

Dec 8: Today I received a telephone call from 040-40502373 in the name of Make My Trip with an offer for a special HSBC Platinum credit card with two free air tickets. The offer was too good to be rejected. However … Continue reading

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How the OTP system for Bank transactions is bypassed

Dec 7: The commercial banks in India have banked heavily on the two factor system where the OTP sent through a mobile is used to authenticate the password based access. Some Banks like SBI and ICICI Bank even tried to convince … Continue reading

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PWC Survey on Security preparedness

Dec7: PWC has released the findings of its “The State of Information Security survey-2013” indicating that there is an increasing interest and budget allocations for Information security in the Indian companies. Report

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Centralized IMEI data base to go on trial in a month

Dec 5: In a measure that could put a break on Mobile thefts, Government of India has approved a trial running of a centralized IMEI data base in India. This would enable tracking of stolen mobiles and make it difficult … Continue reading

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