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Card skimming alert! Man loses Rs. 87,000 after swiping his debit card at Pune-Mumbai toll plaza

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 September 14, 2017
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This post is based on a story that featured on mid-day.com. On September 9, 2017, a sales account manager from Pune lost Rs. 87,000/- from his bank account 2 hours after he paid a toll tax at the Khalapur toll plaza. According to the report, he had used his debit...

4 tips on how to protect yourself from ATM skimming

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 June 27, 2016
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It so happens that a vacation taken by a cyber security expert turns out to be yet another eye-opener for many. While holidaying in Vienna, Austria, cyber security expert Benjamin Tedesco comes across a well-camouflaged ATM skimming machine. Before we continue, let us tell you a little about what is...

Is the End of Windows XP Support Putting ATMs at Risk?

 March 28, 2014

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The impending deadline of the discontinuation of Windows XP support by Microsoft (April 8, 2014) is fast approaching. Quick Heal has proactively warned retail users and enterprise users about the risks involved, but it is now time to understand a very different kind of threat associated with this approaching date....

Latest IT Security News and Updates from Last Week

 August 19, 2013

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Google Sleeps for 5 minutes, 40% of Internet Traffic Goes Kaput Google is not called the Big G for nothing. Google and all of its services suffered a downtime for up to five minutes last Friday. This caused global Internet traffic to drop by about 40%. It is estimated that...