Cyber threat

Cyber Threat by using own name as Password

An annual report released by NordPass states that online users are repeatedly committing the same mistake by using their own name as a password, which could put their online identity at a major risk in coming years. According to the list of Most Common Passwords used in 2020, a majority of them either used their […]

Cyber Threat ranking for countries across the world

A research carried out by fraud detection firm SEON has ranked Denmark as the safest nation to spend time online, followed by Germany and United States. Releasing a report on this note, security researchers compiled their report based on the information passed on by the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) and the Global Cybersecurity Index […]

Now a device to thwart USB drive loaded malware attacks

Researchers from UK based University have developed a device to thwart malware based attacks spreading through USB Drives. It is actually an external device that scans for malicious content and alerts a computer admin about the lurking cyber threat. The university that is under discussion is Liverpool Hope University, where a group of security researchers […]

Cyber Threat to Labor Day Weekend

FBI and CISA on a joint note issued a public alert that computer networks of government and corporate companies were on the verge of being targeted by a cyber attack on this coming Labor Day weekend, i.e on September 6th of 2021. So, companies are being urged to step-up their security of systems proactively to […]

Cyber Threat to Glasgow COP26

UN Climate Change Conference, shortly known as COP26, scheduled to be held in between November 1st, 2021 to November 12th, 2021 at Glasgow, Scotland and an alert issued by the Sunday Mail says that the conference that is to be attended by many supreme world leaders including United States Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir […]

Cyber Attacks on Global Education Sector witness a jump

According to a study by Check Point Software, there has been an increase in cyber attacks on the Education Sector operating across the world. And the survey confirmed that the education sector operating in United States, UK, Israel, India and Italy were deeply affected from January to July this year. Educators have become vulnerable to […]

Insider Threat to Google as it fires 36 employees in 2020

Well, this is indeed an interesting news piece to all those who are interested in Information Security. A leaked internal document of Google that was accessed & disclosed by Vice.com, a tech subsidiary of Motherboard Tech, states that the internet juggernaut fired 36 employees in 2020 for fraudulently accessing Google user or employee data. Insider […]

Cyber Threat in 3D Printing says Pentagon

Pentagon, the headquarters for United States Department of Defense has issued a special cyber threat alert to the military sector using Additive Manufacturing(AM) through 3D printing technology. The warning says that military agencies are using the systems without knowing the fact that they are suffering with certain vulnerabilities that could put the entire DoD information […]

Cyber Threat to Telecom, Energy and Transport infrastructure in Ireland

An official statement released by a top Cyber Official of UK says that telecom, energy and transport sectors in Ireland are facing extreme cyber threats from foreign nations. Lindy Cameron, the CEO of NCSC, was seen taking part at a virtual event in Dublin related to Institute o International and European Affairs. And at this […]

Chinese Cyber Threat to Indian Defense and Telecom Sector

Recorded Future that offers Enterprise Security Intelligence to American companies has revealed that there has been a persistent cyber threat to Indian Defense and Telecom sector from Chinese Military Intelligence since 2014. This news was disclosed to the world in a media update released by Insikt Group, the business unit of Recorded Future. And the […]

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