Attacks

Record 300 million Ransomware Attacks in first half of 2021

According to a report released by SonicWall, over 300 million ransomware attacks were observed in the first half of 2021, surpassing 2020s total of 302.73 million. And the highlight of the find is that the month June 2021 alone witnessed a record new high of 78.4 million file encrypting malware than compared to April and […]

Google asks users to be aware of Phishing Attacks on Google Drive

Google is urging users to beware of the phishing attacks that are taking place on Google Drive. In what is known to our Cybersecurity Insiders, hackers are seen launching phishing campaigns against Google Drive users by sending them email’s filled with malicious links and locking them from their accounts thereafter. Going by the details, a […]

Greatest cyber threats which trended on the Valentine’s Day

We all know that retailers, flower shops, online dating sites, and restaurants make the most of Valentine’s Day. But can you imagine that the day meant for reminiscing of love is also proving a boon to hackers these days? According to Comodo Cybersecurity, the 3 greatest cyber threats which trended this year on the Valentine’s […]

US Government Shutdown made NASA vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Recent US Government Shutdown which lasted for almost 35 days is said to have put the employees of NASA to extreme cyber risks. Yes, you’ve read it right! The shutdown not only failed to pay the employees the salary but also stalled several critical science missions and exposed them to cyber threats launched by the […]

Security in our Mobile Phones is extremely weak say CheckPoint experts

Security experts from the CheckPoint Software Technologies, the Israel based cybersecurity firm say that the security factor in our mobile phones is extremely weak making them vulnerable to cyber attacks in a big way in 2019. Tony Jarvis, a Security Evangelist for Asia Pacific region, CheckPoint Technologies said that the vulnerability scale in the year […]

Enterprises around the globe must be ready for Mega Cyber Attacks

Check Point Software Technologies, an Israel based cyber security firm has released a press statement which says that Enterprises operating around the world should prepare themselves to face ‘mega’ cyber attacks. “Large scale cyber attacks have been targeting mobile, cloud and on-premise networks and they are scaling and fast moving like never before. And fifth […]

Comcast to use AI to detect cyber threats on home routers

Comcast which offers telecommunication services and multichannel video services has announced that it is going to use the technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect malware intrusions and hacking activities on home routers and IoT devices. Xfinity xFi Advanced Security is the service that will use machine learning tools to automatically identify and block suspicious […]

All about the secret Israeli cyber attack firm Candiru

We all know that Israel is a hub to a lot of IT technology and cybersecurity companies and startups. But can you believe that the region is also home to more than 120 companies which are into nefarious cyber activities? Well, these findings were revealed by a Tel Aviv based newspaper ‘The Marker’ which was […]

Cyber attacks can cause transformer explosions

When the LaGuardia airport located in the northern part of New York City witnessed a blackout on December 28th of last month. Officials initially said that the disruption could have been caused by a power surge pushing the airport into the dark for well over 45 minutes and grounding flights for almost 2 hours. But […]

Devastating Malware Attacks of 2018

The year 2018 has just passed and a hearty welcome to 2019! Hope, this year brings an immense success, joy and wealth to all our readers of Cybersecurity Insiders along with good health- as that’s the need of the hour to many.  Coming to the article of ‘devastating virus attacks of 2018’ cybersecurity firm REVE […]

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