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Tips to prevent Cyber Attack risks

Education and awareness is key- Often we found that hackers induced viruses by exploiting vulnerabilities that are caused by human errors and negligence. Therefore, it is better if the company heads like CIOs and CTOs educate themselves about the latest risks and threats existing in the current cyber landscape and create awareness about the same […]

Cyber Threats can target 1 in 5 home PCs operating across the world

According to the intelligence gathered from Avast Threat Detection Database, one in five home PCs operating across the world are vulnerable to cyber threats. The Global Risk Report 2019 which uncovers the digital threats luring on home and business PCs has stressed on the fact that home users of Win 7,8 and 10 Personal computers […]

Plug in devices make laptops and desktops vulnerable to cyber attacks

A study conducted by researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK and Rice University in the US has confirmed that most desktops and laptops fall prey to hackers due to plug-in devices used commonly like chargers and docking stations. The security researchers have found that the vulnerabilities were detected mostly in computers running […]

Cyber Attacks cause financial amercement and reputational damage to SMBs

Switzerland based insurance company Chubb says that cyber attacks can cause financial amercement and ruin the reputation of small and medium scale business on a permanent note. The recent report published by the cyber insurance provider says that on an average business face a loss of $400,000 which might push an SMB into doldrums forever. […]

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 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 […]

Booz Allen releases report on 2019 Cyber Threats

Booz Allen, the American IT consulting firm has released a report outlining the 8 critical cyber threats which are predicted to prevail in this year. And market experts from the Virginia based consulting firm say that the insights are being offered after their experts studied the cyber landscape for the past three consecutive years. The […]

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 […]

Tips to keep your Online banking safe

As more and more banks are encouraging customers to go digital, the risks associated with the use of online services is also surging up at an alarming rate. Therefore, here are some tips to protect your bank accounts from online thefts. Beware of Phishing Emails- Never click on links in your emails or in the […]

WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger raise mobile security alerts

Appthority, a leader in offering enterprise mobile threat protection has released its Enterprise Mobile Security Pulse Report for the second quarter of 2018. And the report says that WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger app usage are found to be most risky in enterprise environments on both iOS and Android devices. The company also specified in its […]

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