Cyber

EMEA SKILLS GAP PUTS CYBER WORKERS AT A DISADVANTAGE AGAINST ATTACKERS

This post was originally published here by (ISC)² Management. A severe cybersecurity skills gap in EMEA (European, Middle East and Africa) is making it hard for cybersecurity staff to cope with their workloads or acquire the skills they need to handle emerging technologies, according to a new report by Symantec. Cybersecurity workers believe they are at a […]

Donald Trump not aware of US deployment of Cyber Attack Tools into Russian Infrastructure

American President Donald Trump has made it clear that he is unaware of Pentagon’s efforts to plant cyber tools into Russian Power Grids. At the same time, the 45th President clarified that whatever published in the New York Times was a virtual act of ‘treason’. On Saturday last week, the NYT reported an article saying […]

Cyber attack forces Moody’s to downgrade Equifax

Equifax data breach of 2017 has made Moody’s downgrade the company’s outlook from stable to negative. The American business and financial services company say that downgrade was essential due to cybersecurity issues. Moody’s’ Corporation has released a press statement saying that the credit monitoring company had to experience a downgrade due to a massive breach […]

Google Trending news related to Cyber Attacks

1.) From now on, the government of Maryland has decided to draw stringent penalties against ransomware developers and spreaders with state lawmakers already planning to transform the bill into law by March second week this year. Thus,  those convicted of ransomware crimes may face tougher penalties in coming weeks which include those who plotted ransomware […]

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 […]

Cyber Attack news currently trending on Google

1.) Instagram has tweeted yesterday that it was aware of a bug that could have caused the drain out of millions of followers from its celebrity profiles which includes some big names such as Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and such… The photo-sharing website is currently working on the […]

Cyber threat looming on Connected Cars

A survey conducted on behalf of US-based Society of Automotive Engineers International(SAE) has discovered that malicious cyber attacks will take place on IT systems of cars by next year. And 62% of security professionals belonging to the car industry anticipate that the looming cyber threat could hit targets in the UK in the next few […]

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 […]

Ransomware attack sends Sammamish City into Emergency

Sammamish, a city in Washington, United States has declared an emergency as soon as the city’s interim manager was informed that the digital assets of the Council were targeted by a ransomware attack. In a statement released a few hours ago, City Manager Larry Patterson confirmed the news and added that a third party security […]

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