Poor router security is making Indians vulnerable to cyberattacks : Avast research

Bangalore: New research from Avast, the global leader in digital security, reveals that 32% of Indians have never logged into the web administration interface to change the factory login credentials. Another concerning finding is that nearly one fourth (23%) of Indians have logged into their router’s web administration interface, but continue to use the default login credentials their router came with.   Only 44% of Indians have changed the login credentials of their router’s web administrative interface. Of those who logged into their router’s web administration interface, 65% surveyed have…

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Companies must be clearer on consumer data usage to prevent further privacy scandals

Bangalore: With new data privacy controversies continuing to emerge on a frequent basis, putting the issue front and center for US and European lawmakers, companies must do more to reassure consumers with clearer explanations about how their data is used, according to GlobalData. Earlier this year, it came to light that Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data without permission to target US and European voters in elections. This resulted in Facebook being fined by the UK regulator. Furthermore, a recent investigation from Dutch news site De Correspondent and Bellingcat has found…

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