computer security

Students are responsible for cyber attacks on Universities and Colleges

A research conducted by a government-funded agency has discovered that students are more responsible for cyber attacks on Universities and Colleges than hacking groups doing the organized crime. Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) which conducted the survey by examining around 850 attacks in 2017-18 concluded that most of the incidents were conducted by either staff […]

McAfee says fileless cyber attacks are on the rise

American Computer security software McAfee has released a security report for 2Q 2018 which says that ‘fileless’ cyber attacks are on the rise in 2018 and they are leveraging the trusted Windows executable to invade systems and breach corporate networks. Note- A fileless cyber attack also called as zero footprint attack, macro attack or non-malware […]

Super Spectre vulnerability triggers another Computer Security Scare

Intel’s former cybersecurity researcher Yuriy Bulygin has made it public that the famous Spectre exploit could be further exploited to gain access to all the sensitive info stored on the machine. The newly discovered cyber attack variant exploiting Spectre flaw on a further note was discovered in April this year and Intel has been informed […]

Consumers Have Given Up on Security

According to a recent study, online security for most people is too bothersome. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology published the study, which shows that most people who use the internet have just given up and don’t follow the advice given to them about online security. The result of this is that consumers […]

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