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Online Pornography Users Being Targeted By Extortion Scam

2022-08-16 16:07:02

The scammers acquire email addresses from adult pornography sites that users have visited, according to cyber security experts. The users then receive an...


Scheduled email send in iOS 16 will appease security professionals

2022-08-13 15:15:00

Scheduled Send in iOS 16 and macOS Ventura's email apps bring a long-requested feature for users in a way security professionals will love....


Four quick cybersecurity steps everyone must take right now

2022-08-12 19:03:13

As convenient as Google Maps and Apple Maps are, it’s unnerving when your house and address number are visible to anyone on the internet....


Here's how Microsoft is containing cybersecurity attacks in schools

2022-08-12 15:37:22

A lot of institutions have embraced online learning because of the vast resources available on the internet. However, this also comes with its fair share of...


Urgent security warning issued as hackers shift ransomware attacks to small businesses

2022-08-12 11:05:00

There has been a steady increase in ransomware attacks by cyber thieves in recent months....


Ransomware attacks against small Irish businesses on the rise

2022-08-12 10:03:49

Government advice is to avoid paying ransoms and report incidents to the National Cyber Security Centre and An Garda Síochána....


Garda cyber experts issue urgent warning to small businesses - as crime gangs zone in on firms

2022-08-12 09:23:46

GARDAI have issued an urgent warning to small businesses over their increased risk of cyber attacks.The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the...


The cybersecurity skills gap is about ‘more than the headcount’

2022-08-12 06:00:23

Templafy’s CISO discusses the importance of API integration and how companies can combat the cybersecurity talent shortage....


Cybersecurity guru Devin Redmond on the 'threat actors' making cyber such a hot sector in the private markets

2022-08-12 04:00:00

Theta Lake CEO Devin Redmond explains what companies are doing to protect themselves....


2 exciting ETFs for ASX investors to buy today

2022-08-11 22:45:00

Here's why BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF (ASX:HACK) and this ETF could be top options for investors right now......


FTC considers regulating Big Tech's data collection

2022-08-11 21:46:00

Federal regulators are looking at drafting rules to crack down on what they call harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security....


What to Do if a Big Tech Company Steals Your Code

2022-08-11 21:30:00

A cybersecurity professional presented research at Black Hat about how his algorithm was co-opted by at least three separate companies....


Cloudflare Details How It Thwarted The Same Smishing Attack That Stung Twilio

2022-08-11 20:20:00

Unlike Twilio, Cloudflare managed to prevent the attack from escalating to a data breach thanks to its strong security measures...


FTC weighs new rules to protect Americans’ personal data

2022-08-11 17:06:29

Commissioner Lina Khan aims to prohibit harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security...


Degrees of the Future 2022: Cybersecurity

2022-08-11 15:30:00

In 2020, a patient in Germany died after hackers disrupted IT systems at a hospital, forcing a delay in her treatment. Ransom-seeking cyberattacks on...


One of 5G’s biggest features is a security minefield

2022-08-11 14:41:06

There are vulnerabilities in 5G platforms carriers offer to wrangle embedded device data....


Luta Security and Emsisoft discuss how to fight ransomware at Disrupt

2022-08-11 14:00:05

Ransomware is an exponentially growing global threat. Here are just a few examples from 2022: Costa Rica declared a national emergency after a $20 million ransomware attack; ransomware caused one of the biggest U.S. health data breaches; and ransomware topped CSO’s list of nine hot cybersecurity trends. To hammer the point home, 14 of the […]...


How to keep your data private after Roe v. Wade reversal

2022-08-11 13:00:24

Keeping your data private after Roe v. Wade to avoid prosecution will be highly important. Read for data security recommendations....


Wipro launches Wipro Shelde Australia to bolster cybersecurity capabilities

2022-08-10 18:30:00

The new offering will advance Wipro’s competitive position with government agencies as well as in critical infrastructure industries...


More than a dozen companies developing single standard to detect cyberattacks faster

2022-08-10 14:44:02

More than a dozen companies in the cybersecurity space are developing a single, open standard for sharing data about hacking threats, a project the companies say could help organizations detect cyberattacks more quickly....


Social Security cost-of-living adjustment may be 9.6% in 2023

2022-08-10 14:32:22

High inflation points to a possible 9.6% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, according to a new estimate based on data released on Wednesday....


Tech leaders launch open-source project to streamline cybersecurity

2022-08-10 14:07:43

AWS, Broadcom, IBM and others have created an open-source initiative to help security teams stop cyberattacks faster and more effectively....


Group of security companies launches open source project to ease data sharing

2022-08-10 13:45:00

It’s long been known that security is not a problem that companies, even large corporations, can solve on their own. It takes a community working together to battle the kinds of problems that companies are facing today when it comes to cybersecurity. This morning at the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas; AWS, Splunk […]...


Google Meet is getting a serious security upgrade

2022-08-10 13:04:08

Protect your data with greater encryption on Google Meet....


Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

2022-08-10 10:37:27

A cybersecurity firm informed a major Indian online insurance brokerage last month that critical vulnerabilities in its network could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customers....


Cloud security startup Wiz reaches $100M ARR in just 18 months

2022-08-10 10:00:45

Cloud security startup Wiz launched just two years ago. It’s released its first product about 18 months ago. In December the company announced a $550 million Series A on a $6 billion valuation. That’s a lot of money for an early stage startup, and it’s put a lot of pressure on the founders to live […]...


Cybercriminals work 24/7 - so should your cybersecurity

2022-08-10 10:00:00

Cybereason study shows hackers seek to exploit lax cybersecurity during off-hours; announces new XDR mobile app at Black Hat....


Tech, Cyber Companies Launch Security Standard to Monitor Hacking Attempts

2022-08-10 09:30:00

Amazon’s AWS, Splunk, IBM and others are cooperating on a format for cyber alerts....


IIT Madras Offers Free Courses in AL, ML, Cyber Security & Computer Graphics With Placement Option

2022-08-10 09:17:45

Sony India Software Centre will extend employment to the top 15 performers of this course. The duration of the course is approximately six months. It will be a full-time course, conducted in physical mode in classrooms...


Government’s inaction on cybersecurity leaves everyone vulnerable

2022-08-10 06:30:00

Stasis and dysfunction in Congress have consequences that multiply with time. Nowhere is this more striking than the federal government’s failure to address......


ODNI to Investigate National Security Risk of Adtech

2022-08-10 04:00:00

The Office for the Director of National Intelligence has been asked to assess the "foreign weaponization" of adtech data....


Cyber-attack concerns over DNA database security

2022-08-09 23:00:00

The "robustness and security" of Ireland's crime-solving DNA database will be "kept under active review" by an oversight group tasked with monitoring its operation and security....


How to password protect Outlook PST files

2022-08-09 14:54:56

In a world racked by constant cyber-attacks and never-ending security loopholes, you wouldn't be wrong to take extra precautions to password protect your...


Ski-Doo maker BRP hit by cyberattack, temporarily suspends operations

2022-08-09 14:51:15

The Quebec company says it took immediate action after determining that it has been ‘the target of malicious cybersecurity activity’...


Spyware is huge threat to global human rights and democracy, expert warns

2022-08-09 10:10:26

Cybersecurity expert Ron Diebert to testify to Canadian MPs about troubling spread of invasive surveillance tools...


Spin Technology raises $16M to protect SaaS apps against attacks

2022-08-09 09:00:27

Spin Technology, a cybersecurity vendor developing a platform to defend SaaS apps against attacks, has raised $16 million in a venture funding round....


Cyber Threats at Organization Level, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Framework, Explains HPE India CTO Ranganath Sadasiva

2022-08-09 08:11:50

Cyber Threats at Organization Level, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Framework, Explains HPE India CTO Ranganath Sadasiva...


How digital twins are transforming network infrastructure: Future state (part 2)

2022-08-08 21:40:00

Future digital twins are expected to be more involved in performance, security, compliance and provisioning for wireless networks and more....


Curtis Gervais Is Helping Companies Grow With Cyber Security

2022-08-08 18:30:00

He is on a mission to help businesses reach their complete potential without fearing cyber crimes or illegal hackers...


Login Flow Faux Pas Enabled Twitter's 5 Million Account Data Leak That Sold For $30K

2022-08-08 18:11:00

Twitter login flow security flaw creates a leak of more than 5 million accounts....


Cybercriminals Are Using Bots to Steal Online Pharmacy Accounts

2022-08-08 12:00:00

The bots are cracking account passwords, a cybersecurity company says, allowing criminals to buy controlled substances and sell them on the black market....


NHS services disrupted in the UK following cyberattack

2022-08-08 10:46:25

Camellia Chan of cybersecurity firm X-Phy said that while ‘relatively little’ damage was done, it could have been ‘an awful lot worse’....


Twitter security flaw may have exposed over 5 million accounts

2022-08-08 09:58:19

Twitter has confirmed that a code vulnerability resulted in a security breach that allowed bad actors to obtain data on at least 5.4 million accounts....


Buying Cyber Insurance Gets Trickier as Attacks Proliferate, Costs Rise

2022-08-08 09:30:00

Security chiefs should shop early for coverage and prepare for long questionnaires about their companies’ cyber defenses, industry professionals said....


Warning for MILLIONS of PayPal users - your bank account could be emptied

2022-08-08 09:20:52

PAYPAL users are the latest targets of cyber crooks looking to make a quick buck using devious online scams.According to security experts, fraudsters...


Una Mullally: Government betting on data centres to anchor Big Tech in Ireland indefinitely

2022-08-08 04:00:00

The risk to both our energy security and our climate targets is seen as secondary to the risk of corporation tax receipts drying up...


The cybersecurity funding bubble hasn’t burst - but it’s starting to deflate

2022-08-07 13:30:33

Despite a slowdown in financing and an apparent over-investment in certain cybersecurity subsectors, investors don’t expect doom and gloom for the cybersecurity market going forward....


US strategic advantage depends upon addressing cybersecurity vulnerabilities of weapon systems

2022-08-06 21:00:00

Known digital vulnerabilities in Joint Force weapon systems introduce unintended and unrealized risk....


A decade after the Oak Creek shooting, Sikh community members and experts push for improved policy and resources

2022-08-06 18:23:13

Years later, the community is still lobbying to get improved hate crime tracking data and federal funding for security....


Hackers target unsecured Amex and Snapchat sites to steal user data

2022-08-06 17:37:00

Maryland-based security firm Inky Security tracked attack activity related to the vulnerability from mid-May through mid-July. The phishing attack relies on a known open redirect vulnerability (CWE-601)......




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