Russian cyber attack on Ukraine downs government websites

A few hours ago, Ukraine government’s critical websites were hit by a cyber attack, blocking access to thousands of users from the past 6 hours. Reports are in that the most affected were the embassy websites belonging to UK, US and Swedish operating in Ukraine pointing the suspicion finger towards Russia. From the past 5-6 […]

Massive Iran Cyber Attack on Israeli Websites

Operations of over a thousand websites or even more could have been disrupted in Israel due to a coordinated cyberattack launched by Iranian hackers on Thursday morning. And the highlight of this attack was that the home page of most of these websites was replaced with the following messages posted in English and the Hebrew […]

Websites that sell personal data

Nowadays, as more and more people are getting addicted to the digital world, the concern for data privacy is rising. Adding to this concern is the speculations which say that the online privacy of users is being breached by certain website owners who sell info to companies or the threat actors to make money. You […]

Over 2K of Media, Government and TV station websites hacked in Georgia

More than 2,000 websites are reported to be hacked in Georgia in a massive cyberattack launched late yesterday. And security analysts suggest that it was a sophisticated attack made on web hosting provider Pro-Service which led to the disruption. Highly placed sources say that the shutdown websites include those related to government agencies, Media and […]

Google exposes Apple iPhones getting infected by Website Spyware

Google Project Zero security researchers have discovered recently that some websites were infecting Apple iPhones with spyware from the past two years. And the tech giant identified the vulnerability in Feb this year and offered a security patch along with the FaceTime eavesdropping bug susceptibility. Security analysts say that those who visited the malicious websites […]

Finland starts probing cyber attacks launched on its government websites

Finland government has joined forces with UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) to investigate the recent cyber-attacks which took place on state-run public service websites in the country this August. Among the attacks, the most serious were those which targeted National Police Service and other public websites. Thus, the National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) of […]

Britain to ‘Kitemark’ electronic devices in the wake of Cyber Attacks

Government of Britain has decided to introduce a new ‘Kitemark’ system for electronic devices and websites as the populace of the United Kingdom are becoming super- vulnerable to cyber attacks. As it is getting a lot more difficult for consumers to know whether the Internet of Things enabled devices or online website are safely holding […]

WordPress and Joomla websites serving ransomware

Research conducted by Cloud-based Information security company Zscaler says that websites which are built on WordPress and Joomla backgrounds are now reportedly acting as platforms to distribute ransomware and phishing links to hackers. Zscaler security experts say that cyber crooks are exploiting the vulnerabilities exhibited by the said platforms to serve Shade ransomware and other […]

US Shutdown makes government websites vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

US shutdown has started to show its repercussions on many of the official websites in the United States leaving users vulnerable to cyber attacks, say cybersecurity experts. The websites which are vulnerable include US Department of Justice, The Court of Appeals and NASA and a few portals related to the Utilities & municipalities operating in […]

Safest websites when it comes to Cyber Security

Dashlane, a New York-based mobile security provider conducted a survey recently and came to a conclusion that most of the popular websites are not well equipped when it comes to protecting their customer’s critical data with two-factor authentication. Note 1- 2FA or 2 Factor Authentication adds an extra layer of security protection to a service […]

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