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THE WORST HACKS OF 2017

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Credits: Wired

2017 WAS BANANAS in lots of ways, and cybersecurity was no exception. Whether critical infrastructure attacks or insecure databases, hacks, breaches, and leaks of unprecedented scale impacted institutions around the world—along with the billions of people who trust them with their […]

By |December 31st, 2017|Cyber News|

Hackers can guess PINs using your smartphone’s sensor data

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Credits: ABC NEWS

Data from your smartphone sensors can reveal PINs and passwords to hackers and allow them to unlock your mobile devices, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Instruments in smart phones such as the gyroscope and proximity sensors […]

By |December 31st, 2017|Cyber News|

Government hacking in 2017

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If 2016 was the year government hacking went mainstream, 2017 is the year government hacking played the Super Bowl halftime show. It’s not Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear making headlines. This week, the Trump administration publicly attributed the WannaCry ransomware attack to […]

By |December 31st, 2017|Cyber News|

Parliament house panel seeks federal body to tackle cyber attacks

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Credits: Hindustan Times

A parliamentary panel is set to recommend the creation of a federal authority amid growing apprehensions of hacks, cyber attacks, and data breaches even as the government pushes ahead with its vision of Digital India and as more financial […]

By |December 31st, 2017|Cyber News|

Rachakonda worst in cyber crime

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Credits: TOI

Cyber crime is on the rise, with the three police commissionerates in the city recording as many as 887 cases in the past one year. Rachakonda reported 336 cases, the maximum among the three commissionerates. Police attributed it to the fact that many […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|

Expert: Malaysia ill-prepared for cyber attacks

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Credits: Malaysia Today

A cyber security expert today urged the authorities to take cyber security and cyber warfare more seriously.

CF Fong, who is the founder of security services firm LGMS, said the country was currently ill-prepared to face such attacks.

He cited the […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|

China’s cyber watchdog raps top news apps over vulgar content

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Credit: reuters

China’s internet watchdog has ordered two top news feed sites to temporarily suspend parts of their platforms for broadcasting “vulgar” content and failing to implement censorship measures, amid tightening state control of what appears online.

Toutiao and Phoenix News, which host popular […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|

Ukrainian cyber police block over 1,000 pro-suicide social media groups, stop deadly challenge

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Credit: unian

Chief of the National Police of Ukraine Serhiy Kniaziev says Ukrainian cyber police have blocked over 1,000 pro-suicide social media groups.

“We’ve blocked more than a thousand pro-suicide social media groups, and this problem has almost disappeared as of today,” Kniaziev said […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|

Jailed hacker claims Kremlin intelligence official wanted by FBI ordered the cyber attack on DNC

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Jailed Russian hacker Konstantin Kozlovsky claims that a Russian intelligence officer directed him to hack the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential elections, McClatchy reports.

Kozlovsky made the admission in a written interview with Russia’s independent RAIN television channel.

The hacker claims a data […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|

Security in IoT space to be of prime focus in 2018: Experts

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Credits: EconomicTimes

Amid a rise in cyber attacks across the world, ensuring the security of devices linked to the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem will be a key focus of companies in 2018, say experts.

The IoT is a growing network of inter-connected devices that […]

By |December 30th, 2017|Cyber News|