29-year-old reporter covering illegal land sale hacked to death near Chennai

A 29-year-old reporter working with the Tamilan TV channel, who was reporting on illegal sale of government poramboke land and on ganja sales in Tamil Nadu’s Kundrathur, was hacked to death on Sunday night. Kundrathur is a suburb in the outskirts of Chennai and falls under Kancheepuram district, and Moses who lived in the area at Puthu Nellore village, focused on local problems. A duo intercepted Moses, who was already facing death threats, and attacked him with sickles leaving him dead in a pool of blood. Following this, Somangalam police have arrested four people of a gang involved in illegal land sale and ganja sales in connection with the death.

Moses used to expose the undercover operations of anti-social elements in the region through the Sirappu Paarvai (Special focus) show on Tamilan channel. Last week, he had reported on ganja sales carried out by a gang in the region and

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Nitro Software hacked with customer data offered for sale on the dark web

Australian document productivity company Nitro Software Inc. has suffered a data breach with customer data being offered for sale on the dark web.

The company, which provides services to much of the Fortune 500, was hacked sometime earlier this month. In a statement last week to the Australia Stock Exchange, Nitro advised that they had been impacted by a “low impact security incident” involving “limited access to a Nitro database by an unauthorized third party.”

“Low impact” is an interesting choice of words. According to Bleeping Computer, the data stolen included the company’s user and document databases along with 1 terabyte in documents created by Nitro’s customers.

The data, offered at a starting price of $80,000 on a dark web site is said to include 70 million user records containing email addresses, full names, bcrypt hashed passwords, titles, company names, IP addresses and other system-related data.

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