Security

The World’s Most Popular Password is 123456, Study Reveals

January 16, 2017

According to the US-based password management company Keeper Security,  ‘123456’ was the most common password of 2016, after ‘123456789’ and ‘qwerty’. Researchers came to this conclusion after reviewing over 10 ...

Fortinet Proofs Network Security with Future-ready Framework

January 16, 2017

According to a recent report on network security by Joe Skorupa and Andrew Lerner, “Intent-based networking adoption is being driven by digital business transformation's requirements to increase network ...

IoT: Internet of (Unsafe) Things

IoT: Internet of (Unsafe) Things

January 11, 2017

Internet of Things is under threat from its ancestor – the world wide web (www or web as we know it). The market of IoT devices is flourishing on the ...

How Our Downloading Habit Has Led Us into a Blind Alley of Adware

How Our Downloading Habit Has Led Us into a Blind Alley of Adware

January 9, 2017

Have you recently downloaded smart software that was too good to be free? The silicon legend says that the crack to which you just leased some space on your computer ...

Four in Ten Businesses Unclear How to Save Themselves from DDoS

January 6, 2017

Research from Kaspersky Lab has found that businesses are not ready to protect themselves against DDoS, with four in ten (39 percent) businesses unclear about the most effective protection strategy ...

8 Mobile Payment Solutions Free from Malware and Cyberattacks

January 5, 2017

There are innovative mobile payment platforms, social peer-to-peer payment apps, digital wallets, payment apps for wearable devices, and alternative payment systems for mobile customers of which consumers and the merchants ...

No Hardware Level Security on Digital Payment Applications and Websites in India

January 5, 2017

Recently, chipset maker company Qualcomm revealed that in India online banking, mobile banking and digital wallets applications and websites are not utilizing hardware level security that can led to serious ...

The Four Mega Trends Transforming Indian Payment Trajectory

January 5, 2017

Over the last few years, digital transactions have shown speedy growth of 50 per cent Y-o-Y, followed by ATM transactions growing at 15 per cent. The branch-based transactions have almost ...

Scientists to Discard RFID Technology Used in Passports, Credit Cards from Being Hacked

January 2, 2017

Scientists are trying hard to replace RFID technology used in passports, credit cards and online transactions from being hacked.

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CMAI Urged PM for Domestic Manufacturing of PoS Machines to Tackle E-Frauds

January 2, 2017

Post demonetization, a lot of transformation in Indian Business has been taking place. One of the most notable changes the common public has adopted pertains to shifting towards cashless economy ...

The Rise of Digital Wallets: Top Predictions for 2017

January 2, 2017

To stay ahead of the rapid changes in payment technology, digital wallet firms need to understand who is driving these changes. As currency is disappearing from people’s wallet they are turning ...

Rising Cyberthreats Make Data Security a Hot Career Prospect

January 2, 2017

With reports of data breaches every other day, leading to grave financial losses, it’s time to sit up and take note of the vulnerable IT networks for spying, data leakage, ...

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Evolving Threat Landscape Reveals a Growing Need for Security Intelligence

December 16, 2016

In 2016, the world’s biggest cyber threats were related to money, information and a desire to disrupt. They included the underground trade of tens of thousands of compromised server credentials, ...

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Security Concerns Rise as India Aims Cashless Economy

December 16, 2016

Post demonetization, we are making strides toward becoming a cashless society. This has led to digital wallet firms witnessing an unprecedented rise in their usage and popularity. Recently chipset maker Qualcomm ...

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IoT Revolution Can Severely Unsettle Network Security: Fortinet

December 16, 2016

Expect security risks both significant and unplanned in the new era of technology personalization with multiple connected devices Fortinet, provider of cyber security solutions, warns that the IoT revolution is poised ...

Yahoo Reports Breach of One Billion Accounts: Know How to Protect Yourself

December 15, 2016

Yahoo announces data breach of 500 million user accounts in September, the company has reported that they have suffered another breach of one billion accounts. As Yahoo previously disclosed in November, ...

Demonetization Escalated Malware and Cybersecurity Threats on Micro-ATMs and ATMs

December 15, 2016

CERT-In, India’s cybersecurity agency has warned customers, bankers, and traders against skimming and malware attacks on micro-ATMs and ATMs and requested them to implement high-end encryption to stop these probable ...

Yahoo Suffers World’s Biggest Hack, 1 Billion Users Affected

December 15, 2016

More than one billion user accounts may have been affected by a hacking attack dating back to 2013, Yahoo has said. This hack is different from 2014 breach in which 500 ...

Here’s How Employees Could Compromise Enterprise Security

December 14, 2016

The enterprise and consumer worlds are merging closer together, with enterprise security teams under increasing pressure to implement the same type of authentication methods typically seen in consumer services, such ...