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Yanluowang Ransomware Attack on Cisco confirmed

In May this year, noted networking technology provider Cisco was targeted by a ransomware group that demanded millions to free up data from encryption. On August 10th 2022, Cisco released a press statement that the cyber-attack it experienced a few months ago was targeted by Yanluowang Ransomware Group, that has a history of stealing critical […]

Top 8 trusted cybersecurity companies in the world

As soon as the government of the United States announced a ban on Russian security software provided by Kaspersky, all the system administrators working across the world searched for the most trusted cybersecurity software companies in the world. Here’s an article that throws some light on this issue and will help in providing the best […]

Cisco to acquire Cloud Security startup Epsagon

Cisco, the American tech company that is renowned for selling networking equipment, has announced that it is going to acquire cloud security startup Epsagon for a price of $500 million. Thus, with the latest business purchase, Cisco is all set to step-up its Cloud based security business with a portfolio related to applications monitoring. Israeli-based […]

Cynet 2021 CISO Survey Reveals Need for SMEs with Small Security Teams to Rethink Cybersecurity Strategy

With Fewer Resources, Smaller Security Teams Forced to be Innovative in Dealing with Enterprise Threats   New York, NY – January 27, 2021 — Cynet (http://www.cynet.com) today announced a new survey titled “2021 CISO Survey of Small Cyber Security Teams.” According to the findings in this survey, companies with small security teams, generally SMEs, are facing […]

Cisco announces merger with Acacia for $4.5 billion to strengthen its IOT base

Cisco, the computer networking giant of America, has announced a merger deal with optical Technology specialist Acacia for $4.5 billion. The plan of the former will be to use the technology acquired from the latter to strengthen its stand in the Internet of Things (IoT) world. After the deal, Cisco has announced that it will […]

Cisco and NEC partnership to offer Cyber Threat proof network equipment

Amid claims that Chinese 5G network equipment supplier Huawei is offering products with backdoors for conducting espionage, Japanese IT Giant NEC and Cisco have decided to offer network equipment under a partnership deal where the supplied equipment will be cyber threat proof by 100% all down the supply chain.   Cisco aims to achieve its […]

China accuses Apple Inc with spying through iPhones

China has directly accused Apple Inc of installing monitoring software on its iPhones and computers to conduct espionage on ordinary users as well as country leaders. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the US tech company has been conducting espionage through backdoors on its device users for as long as ten years. However, […]

Cisco sends fake phishing emails to its employees

Networking Giant Cisco has sent its employee’s fake phishing emails in order to train them against cyber attacks. The objective was to educate them on how phishing emails hit targets and how a corporate network can be defended against such attacks. Steve Martino, the Chief Information Security Officer at Cisco is said to have developed […]

FBI says Russia’s Fancy Bear was behind VPN Filter malware attack

United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has made a public announcement on Friday which states that owners of all routers operating in small offices and homes have to restart their devices in order to shake off the after-effects of VPN Filter malware attack. The statement clearly specifies that some hackers funded by a nation […]

Cisco acquires Accompany for $270 million

Cisco, a world leader in offering networking and IT services has agreed to acquire business intelligence firm named ‘Accompany’ for $270 million in cash and stock. The networking giant said that the deal will get completed by the 3Q of this year and the staff of the ‘Accompany’ will get onto the rolls of Cisco […]

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