Benefits on sharing cyber attack information

Sharing information about cyber attacks provides several benefits to individuals, organizations, and the broader cybersecurity community. Here are some key advantages: 1. Early Threat Detection: Information sharing enables early detection of cyber threats. When organizations share details about the attacks they’ve experienced, others can learn and proactively defend against similar tactics, techniques, and procedures. 2. […]

Microsoft to offer glass based storage tech that is ransomware proof

Microsoft is actively engaged in the development of a glass-based data storage medium slated for integration into its data centers that facilitate Azure Cloud services. This innovative ceramics-based storage solution is specifically designed for archival purposes and is touted to be impervious to ransomware attacks. In contrast to conventional SSD and Hard Disk drives, this […]

Avoid storing this data on mobile to curb privacy and security concerns

To mitigate privacy and security concerns, it’s advisable to refrain from storing certain types of data on your mobile devices. While smartphones are indispensable for staying connected and managing various aspects of our lives, safeguarding personal information should be a top priority. Here are some steps to help protect your privacy and security: a.) Password […]

Breached credentials of UK top universities available on dark web

Nowadays, those interested can sieve some of the sensitive to very sensitive information from the dark web and that includes banking and email credentials of individuals and businesses. And according to a report compiled and released by Crossword Cybersecurity, information related to over 2.2 million students and staff from UK’s 100 top universities is now […]

How is information stored in cloud secure from hacks

The rise of cloud computing has provided individuals and businesses with a convenient way to store and access their data. However, with this convenience comes a concern about data security. Cloud storage services have become a target for hackers, and the theft of personal and sensitive information can have serious consequences. So, how is information […]

People disclose more personal info when question is repeated

According to research and understanding carried out by UEA’s School of Psychology, people tend to reveal more personal details when they are targeted with the same question twice. This means that when a person is asked the same question repeatedly, they tend to over-disclose information, leading to identity theft and cybercrimes. Personal data can be […]

Data Security Threat to UK Government Ministers and Civil Servants

All the ministers and government employees working in the UK were issued a warning when their official contact details were publicly available online until March 2020. The Government Communication Service website was publicly displaying information of about 45k Govt employees and details include email address, phone numbers and job titles, along with the social media […]

Google SMS and phone app, sending user data to remote servers

To all the millions of android users, here’s some news that needs your attention on an immediate note. According to a research conducted by Douglas Leith, a Computer Science Professor working at Trinity College of Dublin, Google Phone and Messages app have been sending data to Google servers without the consent of its users. “The […]

Hackers selling high-value targets in the United States

According to a study made by CrowdStrike, hackers are seen selling high-value targets from the United States for profits and the buyers on the dark web are preferring data related to targets from technology, government, and academics. Usually, such information selling takes place on the dark web in the initial days of every month and […]

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