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Ransomware as National Security Threat

US Tech companies like Microsoft, Amazon and Google are likely to urge the Biden led government to announce ransomware attacks as a threat to national security. The development comes after the white house launched a detailed investigation in the December 2020 discovered SolarWinds Hack revealed by security firm FireEye. FBI and US Department of Justice […]

THREAT HUNTING: IS YOUR SECURITY OPERATION READY TO LAUNCH SUCH A PROGRAM?

This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. It could be a blended attack as slick as a multichannel marketing campaign. Or a spontaneous crime of opportunity by a single dis-gruntled employee. It could even be an innocent configuration error. When a threat exists, there will be indicators. The perennial challenge is to hunt for […]

Major Mobile Security Threats of 2019

As businesses are going mobile, data security seems to be a top precedence for most enterprise leaders in 2019. And that’s because securing information at every level has become a priority than just a necessity. So, Cybersecurity Insiders has outlined a list of major Mobile Security Threats of 2019 which might hinder the growth of […]

Cyber Threat to over 50000 UK SMEs

Over 50,000 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises(SMEs) are on the verge of collapsing to a cyber attack says a research conducted by Gallagher. The Illinois based Insurance and Risk Management company concluded after gathering viewpoints from over 1000 respondents of Managerial Level operating in more than 250 UK Firms. Estimates suggest that last year more than […]

Ransomware attack on US 2020 election data

US officials along with some dignitaries from the white house are worried that the voter registration database and polled results data of upcoming 2020 elections will be vulnerable to cyber threats such as a ransomware attack. According to a report of Reuters, Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has reacted to the issue early […]

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 […]

DHS issues cyber threat alert for US Government websites and suspects Iran

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a cyber threat alert for US government websites after it discovered a recent wave of DNS Hijacking attempts possible made by a government-funded hacking group from Iran. Readers of cybersecurity Insiders have to notify a fact over here that the cyber crooks on a recent note […]

Top 15 Cyber Threats for 2019

CYFIRMA, a cybersecurity intelligence division of Antuit Group has come up with the list of cyber threat predictions for 2019. The firm adds in its predictive analysis that hackers will see to capitalize on GDPR, invade more cloud platforms for vulnerabilities and expand the use of multi-homed malware attacks in the coming year. The Texas-based […]

Sophos gives a new report on premeditating Ransomware Attacks

Hackers have started launching a new method of ransomware attacks where millions of dollars are being reaped by exploiting the availability of Windows System Administration Tools. Yes, a report from the Britain based cybersecurity company Sophos claims these findings to be absolutely true. The Sophos study claims that cyber crooks have devised a new method […]

Russia invades into digital systems of Ukraine Government Agencies

Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team along with Foreign Intelligence Service claims that a new strain of Pterodo Windows Backdoor virus was found targeting the computer systems of government agencies running in Ukraine. And the investigating officials suspect that this could be a conspiracy of Russia which could be planning large-scale cyber attacks in near time. […]

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