Cyber

Cyber Attacks on fitness trackers, smartphones, and voice-activated gadgets

All those who are using Fitness trackers, smartphones and voice-activated gadgets such as Amazon Echo, here’s some bad news for you. The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) of UK have generated a report which states that hackers are targeting people using the above said sophisticated gadgets to hold people […]

Now Satellites face Cyber Attack threats!

Companies supplying Satellite services and equipment have been put on a high alert of a possible cyber attack by individual hackers or powerful nation states. The alert was issued by a team of veterans at the Satellite 2017 Conference, held in Washington. Vinit Duggal, Intelsat Director and Chief Information Security Officer who participated at the […]

Insurance companies are now covering Ransomware Cyber Attacks

Insurance companies are now coming forward to cover ransomware related cyber attacks. And the credit goes fully to broad thinking of the insurance providers who now offering services as per demand. We all know that from past couple of years, ransomware attacks have increased on public and private companies- all thanks to the era of […]

Cyber Attacks on Robots could spell a disaster to Human Kind!

Security Experts have discovered that world’s best-known robots are vulnerable to cyber attacks. This includes childlike Pepper Robots, Baxter Robot, and the robotic hotel receptionists. IOActive, a Seattle-based cyber security company has found these facts in a study made by its researchers. The company adds that after hacking, cyber crooks can use these artificial human […]

Reports confirm that US Power Grid is not prepared for Cyber Attacks

Security Researchers at the US Power Grid have confirmed media reports that the government’s critical infrastructure is not at all prepared to withstand cyber attacks. Known as the largest interconnected machine, the US electricity Grid is having more than 7,000 power plants, 55k substations, 160,000 miles of high voltage transmission lines and millions of miles […]

CloudPets Teddy Bears leak millions of voice recordings to hackers

Smart Teddy Bears which serve as toys to kids are leaking private voice recordings to hackers. Thus, Hackers are now holding these messages for ransom and are demanding $1190 worth of bitcoins as a payoff from parents. The recordings include some private conversations happening between couples captured via the toy. As per a report published […]

UK launches Cyber Attacks stimulation Program

The United Kingdom has launched a cyber attacks stimulation program to unearth fresh talent who could thwart cyber attacks on companies related to connected cars. The program was hosted by Protection Group International (PGI) and saw more than 60 top amateur cyber practitioners from over 30 countries participating in the event. The program which was […]

Cyber Attacks result in £8 billion loss to consumers of UK Financial Services

A recent study confirmed that cyber attacks have caused £8 billion loss to consumers of UK Financial Services in 2016. ThreatMetrix, a security watchdog that monitors 20 billion online transactions per year was the one which prepared the report and predicted that the consequences may deteriorate further in this year. ThreatMetrix says that the spike […]

Government to provide free Mobile Security to save users from Cyber Attacks

The government of India has decided to offer free mobile security features to all the mobile phone users in its subcontinent as a part of ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’. Thus, with this move, India will become the world’s first nation which is interested in keeping its populace isolated from cyber attacks. As a part of this […]

CompTIA offers certification to evaluate Cyber Threats detecting skills

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is offering a certification to people who want to make a career in the industry of Cyber Security. CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+) certification will be the first of its kind documentation which will help carry behavioral analytics to the vanguard of evaluating cyber threats. The CSA+ certification presented […]

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