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Fifa World Cup Apps are vulnerable to cyber threats- San Francisco based mobile security company named Pradeo has found that almost all the Euro Sports Apps related to the FIFA World Cup Football are filled with over 63 vulnerabilities each related to Cyber Threat. This includes apps which have been downloaded more than 1000 to […]

The Long Life of Zero Day and Its Implication

A zero day is an attack that exploits a previously unknown security vulnerability. The creation and distribution of zero days by cybercriminals is on the rise with 45 new ones already discovered in Q1 2018. According to a recent report from RAND Corporation called Zero Days, Thousands of Nights: The Life and Times of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and Their Exploits, […]

Canada Populace does not take Cyber Threats seriously

As data privacy concerns grow among online users, Canada’s former National security advisor disclosed that the population of Canada never takes cyber threats on a serious note. Speaking at the Urban Security and Resilience Conference in Toronto, Richard Fadden the former security advisor stated that every individual, organization and government entity is under threat from […]

Britain GCHQ unveils 6 level of Cyber Attacks

Government Communications Headquarters of Britain shortly known as GCHQ has released a new framework to rank 6 level of cyber attacks which have or are hitting its critical infrastructure. The report released by the boss of National Cyber Security Center(NCSC) Ciaran Martin states that the ranking will help in preparing the ministers, agencies and law […]

Google offers DDoS protection to its Google Cloud Platform and G Suite Customers

Google has launched a new tool named VPC Service Controls for protecting API based services on its Cloud and G-Suite Platforms. The objective of the service is simple to prevent hackers from exfiltrating data from the said platforms. And as far as DDoS attacks are concerned, Google is offering a service named Cloud Armor to […]

World’s first major coordinated Cyber Attack completes ten years of Journey!

In the year 2007, cyber crooks took advantage of the political unrest to unleash world’s first major coordinated cyberattack on the critical infrastructure of Estonia. And as a result of this cyber espionage, digital assets of many banks, media, the police and government departments went disrupted for many days. The attacks were carried out through […]

University of California gets $1.4 million funding to fight cyber attacks

University of California, San Diego has got a $1.4 million funding from The US Department of Homeland Security. The fund will be used to help scientists discover and invent better ways to spot internet vulnerabilities from Cyber attacks in advance. According to our sources, most of the funding will be used to model cyber attacks […]

Healthcare alert- Medical devices are more prone to cyber attacks

Medical devices are having cyber security flaws which when explored by hackers can cause serious hacking concerns. Recently, Johnson & Johnson(J&J) discovered that its OneTouch Insulin pump has a cyber security defect through which hackers can remotely reprogram the device in such a way that the device alerts additional doses of diabetes drug to users. […]

It’s time for organizations to put mobile security into spotlight!

Smart Phones usage is increasing in the corporate world and that’s due to the fact that we need to keep an instant access to work data, check emails on a regular note to stay updated and on a simultaneous note keep our social media status highly active for many reasons. Even employers are encouraging this […]

Connected cars can now smartly handle Cloud Security threats

Cyber security threats in the world of connected cars are getting paramount these days and to narrow them down, emerging technologies are being served by companies from time to time. One such innovative cyber security threat detection software is “The Intrusion detection system (IDS)” made in collaboration between software firms Harman and Airbiquity. This software […]

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