Cyber-attacks

Putin puts Russia on war footing by telling businesses to be ready to switch to war production

Russia has spent record amounts of their GDP on defence in the last two years.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin has seemingly put his country on a war …

Russia

How to Make Your Employees Care About Cybersecurity 10 Tips

With workplaces and work becoming increasingly virtual, cybersecurity incidents have risen multi-fold. Data theft, virus attacks, ransomware attacks, …

Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks On NATO Networks About 500 A Month, European Defense Agency Says

The European Defense Agency (EDA) tweeted Thursday that NATO networks encounter about 500 cyber attacks every month.<p>EDA is an EU organization whose …

Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks a significant threat to democracy: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said cyber protection must become a reliable career option for youth. Photo: Vipin Kumar/HT<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Cyberattacks are a …

India

Facebook will soon let you check if you followed and 'liked' Russian troll farm propaganda

The move comes after prodding and criticism by lawmakers urging Facebook to be more transparent with users over Russia's disinforrmation …

Internet Research Agency

Global Mobile Encryption Market Volume +32.1% Increasing Concern for Data Security Issues and Privacy of Data

According to new research report titled <b>“Global Mobile Encryption Market, By Geography; Component (Solutions, Services); Application (Disk Encryption,</b> …

Mobile

Firms warned vs dealing with hackers after Uber attack

An internet security provider on Thursday warned companies against dealing with cyber-criminals after ride-sharing service Uber was found to have …

Security

We are using mobile power or M-power to empower our citizens

<b>New India creates a new record and enhances defence potential with #Brahmos</b><p>Heartiest congrats @DRDO_India , @defenceMinIndia for this awesome success …

Narendra Modi

Uber-like hacks ‘happen all the time,’ Israeli cyber expert says

CEO reveals a 2016 cyber-attack in which hackers stole data on 57 million of Uber's drivers and riders

Cybersecurity

10 unexpected ways hackers can steal your data, cool infographic

Globally, cybercrime is increasing. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021. For …

Security

Travis Kalanick Needs to Explain His Role in Uber's Cyberattack - Bloomberg Gadfly

What did Travis Kalanick know, and when did he know it?<p>That's the question Uber needs to answer after a stunning revelation that the company …

Uber

Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People’s Data

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more …

Uber

Schools Are Training Students to Be Cyber Sleuths

With a growing field and a dearth of skilled workers to fill available jobs, it's little wonder there's a push to get middle and high school students …

Cybersecurity

Hacking gets physical


Target, Yahoo, Equifax: the list of prominent victims of cyber-attacks is already long, and will surely lengthen further in 2018. But in the year …

Cybersecurity

Understanding the Product Life Cycle of a Smartphone

The product life cycle of a smartphone is not just about physical attributes; it is heavily impacted by software in order to ensure security, …

Java

Ransomware Damages Estimated to Cost the World $5 Billion in 2017 and $11.5 Billion in 2019

When you think of ransomware, you may think back to one of the largest cyberattacks this year, the WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware attack. In May …

Cybersecurity

Experts Meet in Addis Ababa to Discuss Blockchain Technology in Africa

Addis Ababa — Experts are gathered in Addis Ababa to review a new Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) report which aims to explore opportunities for …

Bitcoin

Letters: 11/23/17

Wikimedia Commons<p><b>Combat fracking</b><p>The people of Boulder County must unite and utilize every conceivable option available in order to combat the …

HBCUs

Protect your business against email borne cyberattacks this Black Friday

Black Friday (24 November 2017) is marked with a flurry of online activity, which cybercriminals see as an opportunity to target victims using</b> …

Cybersecurity

Micro-segmentation Solutions Market’s Lead to Remain Unchallenged throughout 2017 to 2025

Micro segmentation solutions are a process of segmenting a crash area into various divisions. Micro segmentation solutions are generally used to …

Analytics

Airport Digitization Market Research| CAGR of 7.26% | Drivers, Trends, Challenges

<b>Airport Digitization market</b> research provides actionable intelligence on major parameters impacting the market; analyses the market performance of …

Determine

Uber Paid $100,000 to Cover Up a Cyberattack That Exposed Personal Data of 57 Million People in 2016

The hackers gained access to names, emails and phone numbers of Uber riders and drivers.<p>Uber paid hackers $100,000 to cover up a 2016 cyber attack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people, including both riders and drivers, the company announced.<p>The data breach, which occurred in October …

Uber

'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi authorities said Monday they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt …

Cybersecurity

Defining and securing the Internet of Things

The EU Cybersecurity Agency ENISA published a report on the security of the Internet of Things (IoT). The study aims to set the scene for IoT …

Internet of Things

Would cyberattacks be likely in a U.S.-North Korea conflict? Here’s what we know.

Monday’s announcement that the United States would label North Korea a “state sponsor of terrorism” may see a heated response from Pyongyang. For months, President Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un have been trading insults and threats, raising concerns about an open military …

North Korea

Uber reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to cover up a cyber attack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people

Filed under: Finance, Business, News<p>Uber paid hackers $100,000 to cover up a 2016 cyber attack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people, including both riders and drivers, Bloomberg's Eric Newcomer reported Tuesday.<p>Here’s why your jeans have that tiny front pocket<br>• Uber is donating $1 …

AOL

Litecoin (LTC) now listed on Gatecoin – Gatecoin Blog

HONG KONG — 21 NOVEMBER 2017 — Gatecoin is very excited to announce that we have listed litecoin (LTC), a major cryptocurrency and one of the first …

Bitcoin

Jennifer Lawrence Revisits 2014 Nude Photo Hack

Jennifer Lawrence is still pulling herself together after the hacking incident that caused nude photos of the star to be leaked online three years …

Hollywood

BEWARE! Hackers can now cause car accidents, sends messages to stop brakes from working

Next time, while driving a car or while riding, be extra cautious for you might never know, who is in control of the car. Terrorist hackers can turn …

India News

Uber's Bata Breach Highlights Why Mandatory Breach Notification Is A Good Thing

Image: iStock<p>It has been revealed that Uber was the victim of a cyber-attack that resulted in the personal data of 57 million customers being …

Uber