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SonicWall Report: Internet of Things Can Trigger Large-Scale DDoS Attacks

February 9, 2017

Key Highlights:  ·         The volume of unique malware samples declined to 60 million, a 6.25 percent decrease. ·         Point-of-sale malware creation declined by 93 percent since 2014. ·         Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security ...

Intel Security: Connected Devices Lead to Challenged Relationships This Valentine

February 8, 2017

Key Highlights ·         57% of Indians say that they have had to compete with their partners device for attention on a first date ·         60% of adults thought that their significant other ...

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Content Injection Vulnerability in WordPress 4.7.0

February 8, 2017

According to a blog on Sucuri, they discovered a severe content injection (privilege escalation) vulnerability affecting the REST API on WordPress. Here we present the details. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated user to modify ...

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True Cost of Cybersecurity Breaches in Today’s Shadow Economy

February 6, 2017

Ten years ago, malware attacks were on the rise, with organized crime profiting from them. In today’s shadow economy, thieves now run cybercrime as a business, offering low barrier-to-entry options ...

Just One in Five Banks Confident they Could Detect a Cybersecurity Breach

February 3, 2017

Banks and insurers enjoy a significantly higher level of trust from consumers in the cyber security of their systems (83%) than any other sector (with e-commerce firms at 28% and ...

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Cyber Security: A Major Focus For Government in Union Budget 2017

February 1, 2017

  The finance minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, made a substantial announcement on enhancing the security of digital transactions and overall cyber security environment in India. Presented below are views from some ...

Cyber criminals target Netflix Again with Ransomware

January 31, 2017

If you’re planning to free ride your way into binge-watching your favorite shows on Netflix, think again. Your computer’s files may end up getting held hostage. Since the development and expansion ...

Attack on Critical Infrastructure a Serious Cause of Concern: Kaspersky Lab

January 27, 2017

Kaspersky Lab held a multi-city press conference focusing on Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity Solutions (KICS). The company brought together its senior team of experts to share their views at the gathering. In ...

54% Parents Worried About Cyber Bullying of Kids: Norton Research

January 23, 2017

Norton by Symantec released findings from the 2016 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition, which sheds light on parents’ perceptions of cyberbullying and the preventative measures they are putting ...

Norton Research: Children More Likely to be Bullied Online than on a Playground

January 23, 2017

Norton by Symantec, today released findings from the 2016 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition, which sheds light on parents’ perceptions of cyberbullying and the preventative measures they are ...

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Tips and Trick to protect your devices

January 20, 2017

It’s not a rocket science to do this. It can be easily managed, even by those who are not technically sound. Following are ...

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Cybersecurity in an Ever-Expanding Cyber-Tech Age

January 20, 2017

You are at risk and no one can safeguard you except yourself; think a million times before making any move From students to professionals, from homemakers to public icons, everyone is ...

Security Snub Threatens to Derail the Great Indian Cashless Express

January 20, 2017

The rapid deployment of mobile telecommunications infrastructure and the emergence of the budget smartphone market has fuelled the cashless economy in India. The country's mobile phone subscriber base has already ...

Internet of Everything (IoE): Here's what Cisco Security Chief Thinks about Security of Consumer Technology IoT: Internet of (Unsafe) Things

Internet of Everything (IoE): Here’s what Cisco Security Chief Thinks about Security of Consumer Technology

January 20, 2017

The following opinion has been contributed by Mr. Pravin Srinivasan (LinkedIn), Lead, Security Sales, Cisco India & SAARC. Any discussion on ...

India Sees Large Rise In Cyber Crime in 2016: ASSOCHAM-PwC Study

January 19, 2017

Cyber security incidents are seeing a rise in India, with a total of 39,730 incidents reported in the first 10 months of 2016, as against 44,679 and 49,455 observed during the ...

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Three Pre-requisites for Transformation of Smart Cities in 2017

January 19, 2017

  Harsh Marwah, Country Manager, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, India   We live in a tech-savvy, digital world, where smart living is increasingly becoming a part of our lifestyle. India is rapidly moving towards ...

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Chrome Extensions – The Dirty Pirates of Privacy and User Data

January 19, 2017

Do you find yourself ransacking web pages in order to escape the circle of unwanted chrome alerts or add-ons which you do not remember installing? It is vehemently the most ...

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4 Top Technology Trends in Identity Technology for 2017

January 18, 2017

  Stefan Widing, CEO &President, HID Global The four significant trends in 2017 that will influence how organizations create, manage and use trusted identities in a broad range of existing and new ...

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Here’s Why Surveillance is Vital for Smart Cities

January 18, 2017

Smart Cities Council (SCC) along with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) organized a round table in New Delhi to discuss the role of surveillance for a safe and secure ...

58% Consumers Fear A Cyber Security Threat: Gemalto Study

January 17, 2017

Gemalto, a cyber security solutions provider, today released the findings of its 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report, revealing that consumers put responsibility for protecting their personal data firmly at the hands ...