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Kaspersky Lab says gas stations are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks!

Kaspersky Lab has issued an alert saying all gas stations operating around the world are exposed to remote takeover, often for years, if remain unchecked. The Russia based software provider said that hackers can launch cyber attacks on embedded gas station controllers of which there are currently over 1,000 installed and operating online. Researchers from […]

Ransomware news on Spartanburg Public Library and GandCrab

Spartanburg County Public Library was hit by a ransomware cyberattack on Monday this week and so the users of the library were not in a position to check out or return books from that day onwards. The library staff has issued a notice on Tuesday saying the computer systems were down for maintenance and so […]

Britain accuses Kaspersky Lab of spying on Gamma Group!

Kaspersky, a Russia based cybersecurity firm is now facing a tough time in business as it being plagued by a number of allegations made by various government heads. Last year, on the basis that the security software was spying and leaking data to Russian Intelligence, US President Donald Trump banned the software usage in all […]

Can Antivirus Software be used as a Spying Tool?

Yes, says a security analyst named Patrick Wardle, Chief Research Officer at Digita Security.  As the software runs close to a computer’s bare metal, it has the privilege to access every program, application, web browser, email, and file. And so a company offering antivirus software can easily spy on its users as it tracks each […]

Kaspersky Lab issues Cyber Threat warning to Users of Cryptocurrency Wallets

Kaspersky Lab has recently issued a cyber threat warning to all users of Cryptocurrency wallets. And said that the hackers both individuals and groups are on the prowl to steal cryptocurrency from those using bitcoin and other cryptocurrency wallets. As the cryptocurrency market is witnessing a boom and might reach enormous heights in the upcoming […]

Kaspersky appeals to US Government on banning its Security Software

US Government imposed a ban on the usage of Kaspersky Security Software in all government departments from early August this year. Britain decided to follow the decision of US President Donald Trump by announcing the same order to be implemented across all government organizations operating across the UK in October this year. Cybersecurity Insiders has […]

Britain to ban Kaspersky Software usage in Government Departments

The British Government is planning to impose a ban on the usage of Kaspersky Security software on PCs and mobile phones used by government agencies from early next year. It is said that officials from the UK’s NCSC are recommending a ban based on a risk analysis rather than evidence that such espionage has already […]

Kaspersky discovers 90 million malicious apps this year triggering Cyber Threat concerns!

Kaspersky Lab has issued a warning that the scale and complexity of global cyber attacks are growing at an exponential rate triggering major concerns for the evolution of IoT. The company came to the said conclusion after it found that more than 90 million malicious apps were infected in this year in which half of […]

Russian Cyber Attack on Kaspersky Software is unreal!

From the past four months, there have been enough reports suggesting Russian government influence on the computer networks of US government agencies through Kaspersky software. The Wall Street Journal was seen quoting two stories in this time frame saying that the Russian government got hold of critical national security info by penetrating into a home […]

Hackers launch Global Cyber Attacks by exploiting Adobe Flash Software

Adobe Systems Inc. has issued a public statement on Monday saying that hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in its Flash Multimedia software platform to launch cyber attacks. So, the company is requesting its users to quickly patch their systems to prevent such attacks and avoid embarrassment. The alert was issued by Adobe as soon as […]

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