Internet of Things

Cyber Attack risk on IoT devices is too high says report

A recent study conducted by Unit 42, a threat intelligence platform of Palo Alto Networks has confirmed that the risk of a cyberattack on the Internet of Things(IoT) is too high than ever. And the study confirmed that all the 1.2 million IoT devices installed at more than 10,000 locations across enterprise IT and healthcare […]

Intel to acquire Broadcom to prevent its merger with Qualcomm

Intel is all set to acquire Broadcom in order to prevent the American Semiconductor manufacture from getting into a merger deal with Qualcomm- all a part of a defensive strategy to prevent the creation of a powerhouse competitor. According to a post on Friday in The Wall Street Journal, Intel advisors have come up with […]

What is a Cyber Kinetic Attack?

Before going directly to the meaning of a Cyber Kinetic Attack, let us first understand how the world around us is working these days. We all have to agree that our physical world is becoming more connected these days- all to make our busy lives a bit easy. But at the same time, we have […]

Avast says that IOT are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Renowned Security software provider Avast predicts that all devices running on the concept of ‘Internet of Things’ are vulnerable to cyber attacks in coming years. The company suggests that this could spell a digital doom if we humans fail to find a solution for such cyber attacks. Avast says that IOT devices aren’t just in […]

Most Dangerous Cyber Security Threats of 2017!

In the world of Cyber Security, hackers are always busy circumventing various cyber defenses and Security companies are always found racing to react to these emerging cyber threats. Intel Security, in its latest report, has listed out the following as the new cyber security threats of 2017 and the list starts with- Ransomware- Holding organizations […]

Cyber Attack on American University network makes IoT search for ‘Seafood’

A Cyber Attack on a computer network of an American University made all internet connected devices of the educational institution search for seafood in nearby restaurants. The said Distributed Denial of Service was so intense that it immediately slowed down and eventually brought down the entire network. NOTE- When abnormal traffic hits a computer network […]

Cyber Attacks on Japan’s Critical Infrastructure touches 128 billion mark

Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry of Japan has disclosed that the cyber attacks made on their nation’s critical infrastructure touched the mark of 128 billion- a 2.4 fold increase from the previous year.  And the Ministry added in their announcement that half of the attacks were launched from China. Initially, the primary targets of the […]

AT&T strengthens Internet of Things (IoT) offerings with Gemalto’s remote subscription management solution

 Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution that will help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the U.S. and globally. Gemalto’s LinqUS On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution and GSMA M2M 3.1 compliant Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) will […]

Companies in China witness a surge in cyber attacks

Firms operating in China and Hong Kong(HK) have witnessed a surge in cyber attacks in the past couple of years. This was confirmed by a PWC survey which added that cyber attacks grew 969 percent between 2014 and 2016. The surge in cyber attacks was witnessed due to a widely adopted trend where innovation has […]

FBI puts whole of US on a Cyber Security alert!

The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) has put companies operating in the whole of US on a high cyber security alert from a new malware threat. The newly released virus has already shown its aptness by disrupting a large segment of the internet in the United States last month. However, the domestic intelligence and security service […]

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