Security

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 ...

After Rahul Gandhi, Hacktivists Target Vijay Mallya on Twitter

December 9, 2016

After Rahul Gandhi, convicted liquor baron Vijay Mallya is facing the ire of hacktivist group Legion on twitter. His twitter and email accounts were hacked today and details regarding his ...

62 New Families of Ransomware Introduced this Year

December 9, 2016

In 2016 ransomware attacks on business increased three-fold: which represents a change from an attack every 2 minutes in January to one every 40 seconds by October.  For individuals, the ...

Cyber-Security Predictions 2017 for Cloud

December 8, 2016

Hackers have grown more and more sophisticated, and a large cloud service provider is a data-rich target, holding the sensitive information of thousands of companies and perhaps millions of consumers. ...

Top Seven Cyber-Security Predictions for 2017

December 8, 2016

In 2016 we witnessed large cyber-security breaches and other cyber-security incidents spanning across multiple industries and large-size enterprises from all over the world. Each year, the security industry faces new types ...

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Fortinet Predicts Cyber Threats to be More Intelligent, Autonomous, and Difficult to Detect in 2017

December 7, 2016

By Michael Joseph, Regional Director – System Engineering, India & SAARC, Fortinet “The expanding attack surface enabled by technology innovations such as cloud computing and IoT devices, a global shortage of ...

One Billion Items of Malware Held in Kaspersky Lab’s Cloud Database

December 7, 2016

Kaspersky Lab’s cloud malware collection now carries billion malicious objects, including viruses, Trojans, backdoors, ransomware, and advertisement applications and their components. A fifth was discovered and identified as ...

SMBs Underestimate the Cyber Threats of Irresponsible Employee Actions

December 6, 2016

SMBs (up to 50 employees) are significantly less concerned about employee activities leading to cybersecurity breaches than larger corporations. Only 36 percent of small businesses worry about their staff’s carelessness while ...

Five Biggest Data Breaches in History

December 5, 2016

According to the data collected by Breach Level Index (BLI) database, there were 974 data breaches worldwide in the first half of 2016, up 15 percent from the 844 breaches ...

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FireEye Researchers Discovered Phishing Websites Spoofing 26 Indian Banks

December 1, 2016

FireEye researchers in India recently discovered phishing websites created by cyber criminals that spoof 26 Indian banks in order to steal personal information from customers. Although these phishing websites were ...

Gooligan, New Android Malware Variant

Over 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan

December 1, 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. announces its security researchers that revealed a new variant of Android malware, breaching the security of more than one million Google accounts. The new malware ...