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VOIP Services hit by DDoS attack

A Distributed Denial of Service(DDoS) attack was launched on Canada-based VOIP services provided named VoIP.ms, disrupting its phone calls and other of its web services. From the past few days, all those accessing the website were being invited with an Error 1020 or access denied message. To those uninitiated, the Quebec based web related service […]

Manual work is better than automated operations, suggests Kaseya Ransomware Attack

In this digital age, every company is interested in hiring new talent as it is more skilled to use the automated tools. Meaning those who are above 50 should either work for a very less pay or consider retirement…..isn’t it? But the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack that took place in May this year and the […]

A Cyber Attack probability on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp cannot be ruled out

From the past few hours social networking platform Facebook and its messaging sharing subsidiary WhatsApp and Instagram were down because of some unknown reasons. The disruption was felt mainly by users in North and South America; some parts of UK and Africa. And the outage existed even till the time this article was in writing. […]

Ransomware news trending for the day

INTERPOL, a globally recognized crime-fighting agency has teamed up with Cybersecurity firm to declare the WannaCry 3rd anniversary as the ‘Anti-Ransomware Day’. On May 12th, 2017, hackers suspected to be from North Korea launched a ransomware attack on the hospital networks of NHS and across the world disrupting operations of more than 300,000 computers worldwide. […]

Ransomware attack on companies operating in Spain

A ransomware attack is reported to have crippled the digital networks of several companies operating in Spain which includes Cadena SER Radio and Spain’s National Security Department. The disruption was huge as it has impacted a chain of local and countryside stations of the National Broadcaster severely.   Highly placed sources from Cadena Ser’s Local […]

Cyber Attacks on Asian Ports cost $110 Billion

A survey conducted by London firm Lloyd says that the cyberattacks on Asian Ports could cost as much as $110 Billion which is equal to the loss borne by natural catastrophes in 2018. Therefore, covering commercial risks has become a lucrative earning option for insurance providers having businesses in Europe, Asia, and the United States. […]

Cyber Threat to over 50000 UK SMEs

Over 50,000 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises(SMEs) are on the verge of collapsing to a cyber attack says a research conducted by Gallagher. The Illinois based Insurance and Risk Management company concluded after gathering viewpoints from over 1000 respondents of Managerial Level operating in more than 250 UK Firms. Estimates suggest that last year more than […]

Texas Ransomware attack to cost $12 million and more

A recent ransomware attack which took place on 23 local government entities of Texas is believed to cost the entire state at least $12 million loss which could surge if the incident gets unwrapped further during investigations. Hackers are reportedly demanding $2.5 million on a collective note to free up the database from malware.   […]

Ransomware Attack on Eurofins delays 20K forensic sample research of UK Police

A ransomware attack which took place on Eurofins Scientific is said to have resulted in the delay of 20K forensic sample research- says a statement issued by UK’s National Police Chief Council(NPCC). Since the attack was severe locking down the entire database of the forensic research firm, the UK police decided to cut ties with […]

Ransomware attack on Canon DSLR Cameras

Canon DSLR Cameras which are renowned among professional photographers are said to be vulnerable to ransomware attacks over the air. According to research conducted by a security professional named Eyal Itkin from CheckPoint, Canon EOS 80D DSLR cameras are susceptible to malware attacks due to a flaw in their image transfer protocol. The security researcher […]

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