Yashwant S Rathore

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Cloud Access Security Brokers A Silver Line in Dark Clouds: Are you ready for the perfect storm? consider this technology.

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This new virus can hack stored credit card details saved in your internet browser

Chrome and Firefox users listen up!<p>Saving your credit or debit card details in your internet browser definitely saves you time and effort when …

76% Of IT Security Breaches Are Motivated By Money First

• Organized crime organizations are behind 62% of external actor-based breaches.<br>• System admins are the top internal actors responsible for breaches 25.9% of the time.<br>• 76% of breaches are financially motivated, and 68% took months or longer to discover.<br>• 58% of security breach victims are small …

Adobe Acrobat vulnerability can compromise you with just a click

A flaw in the popular Acrobat DC document reader could let hackers into your computer, researchers from Cisco Talos revealed Tuesday. There's a fix out for the vulnerability already.<p>That's good, because just clicking on a malicious PDF would be enough to let hackers run nasty software on your …

Information Security

This new type of DDoS attack takes advantage of an old vulnerability

The new technique has "the potential to put any company with an online presence at risk of attack", warn researchers.<p><i>Video: US service provider</i> …

Kaspersky to move to Switzerland following latest government ban

Things are going from bad to worse for Kaspersky Labs, the Russian anti-virus software developer. The Dutch government says it's planning to phase out the use of the software "as a precautionary measure", and is proactively suggesting other companies do the same.<p>Justice Minister Ferdinand …

India needs 3 million cyber security professionals right now: IBM

Global technology major IBM has said there is a massive shortage of cyber security professionals in the country, urging young graduates to look this …

Cyberwar: How Nations Attack Without Bullets Or Bombs

When the U.S., U.K. and France attacked Syria in April to punish the government for its alleged use of chemical weapons, there was concern about …

EternalBlue Lives On A Year After WannaCrypt Wrought Havoc

Image: iStock<p>It's been a year since WannaCry caused massive disruption to companies all over the world. The highly virulent ransomware, which was …

China-developed cyber mimic defense withstands 500,000 attacks - Xinhua

NANJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- A cyberspace security system based on the China-proposed mimic defense theory has withstood over 500,000 hacker attacks …

Mexico Says Possible Bank Hack Led to Large Cash Withdrawals

Several Mexican banks experienced large cash withdrawals in recent weeks after possible cyber attackers infiltrated some financial institutions, …

Report: Chinese Actors Steal Code-Signing Certificates

ProtectWise Says Group's Mistakes Proved Helpful During Investigation Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • May 7, 2018<p>Obtaining a code-signing certificate …

How AI and Machine Learning Are Redefining Cybersecurity

We are now a connected global community where many digital natives cannot remember a time before the iPhone. The rise of smart homes means that we are increasingly attaching our lighting, door locks, cameras, thermostats, and even toasters to our home networks. Managing our home automation through …

Machine Learning

17 Things We Should Have Learned in 2017 But Probably Didn't

The worm has returned and the Yahoos have all been exposed, but did 2017 teach us any genuinely new lessons we shouldn't already have known?<p><i>(Image:</i> …

Cybersecurity

Firewall-as-a-Service industry will top $2.5b by 2024

The Firewall-as-a-Service industry is expected to undergo rapid growth that could surpass $2.5 billion by 2024.<p>Global Market Insights’ Firewall as a …

How four Microsoft engineers proved that the “darknet” would defeat DRM

From the archives: How this quartet nearly got fired for it.<p>It's Thanksgiving week in the US, and most of our staff is focused on a morning coffee or …

The New DDoS Landscape

News outlets and blogs will frequently compare DDoS attacks by the volume of traffic that a victim receives. Surely this makes some sense, right? The …

DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months

11/20/2017<br>11:30 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>Organizations face an average of eight attempts a day, up from an average of four per day at the beginning of this year.<p>A …

5 cloud storage predictions for 2018

At this point, the cloud is old news. This does not, however, diminish its continuing impact on individuals and businesses worldwide. As cloud-based …

Cisco, Interpol team up to share cybercriminal threat data

The tech giant and law enforcement agency will share intelligence on the latest cyberthreats.<p>Cisco and Interpol have announced a new agreement to …

Cyber security startup raises $10m to help protect industrial internet systems

ScadaFence founders Ofer Shaked (L) and Yoni Shohet. Photo credit: ScadaFence.As connected devices find their way into large-scale industrial …

Threat Predictions for Connected Life in 2018

<b>Download the Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for Connected Life in 2018</b><b>Introduction: To be awake is to be online</b>The average home now …

How to give your parents the security talk this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family to gather together at the dinner table. If you're the family tech whiz, brace yourself for a feast of security questions.<p>Given the cornucopia of high-profile hacks over the last year, you can bet that a relative will bring up cybersecurity over turkey and gravy. …

Information Systems

Info From 15 Million Breached Kickstarter and Bitly Accounts Is Now Publicly Available [Updated]

This morning I got two friendly alerts from Have I Been Pwned, a free service that tracks data breaches and tells you if your info was exposed. It …

Security

Google: Windows 10 patches put Windows 7 users in danger

If Microsoft is going to patch Windows 10, it should patch the same bugs in Windows 7, says Google's Project Zero.<p>Google's Project Zero researcher …

'The nail in the coffin': Russia's top cyber firm may have made a 'catastrophic' mistake

Investigators believe that software from Russia's top cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab, was involved in a theft of top-secret National Security Agency intelligence outlining how the US hacks its adversaries, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.<p>And depending on what was stolen, the breach …

Markets Will Need Sophisticated Cyber Security, Says Sebi Chief Ajay Tyagi

Sebi chief Ajay Tyagi on Thursday emphasised the need to put in place sophisticated cyber security for capital markets even as he wondered about ways …

Microsoft Prepares for GDPR and Builds for Security at Scale

By Ann Longmore-EtheridgeIt’s a mad, data-thieving world, and Microsoft is trying to safeguard corporate data by asking the right questions and …

Exclusive: From cyber unit to troops, South Korea adds extra layer of Olympics security amid tensions | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Rattled by rising tensions with North Korea, South Korea is taking extra measures to try to ensure the safety of the 2018 Winter Games, including setting up a crack cyber defense team and doubling the number of troops, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.<p>FILE …