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Push attack! Beware of this latest cyber trap

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Credits: Indian Express

New age hackers are taking advantage of the convenience of browser or app-based push notifications to inject malicious links which when clicked can contain offensive or inappropriate material which could further lead to viruses and malware.

The same was highlighted in […]

By |November 11th, 2018|Cyber News|

India Saw 4.3 Lakh Cyber Attacks From Nations Including US, China: Report

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Credits: IndiaTimes

India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cybersecurity company.

According […]

By |November 11th, 2018|Cyber News|

US-CERT issues guide on how to properly dispose of your electronic devices

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Credits: ZDNet

Over the past few years, there have been numerous reports, and studies about how second-hand devices that have been put up for sale still contained information from previous owners, exposing those individuals to scams, blackmailing, or identity theft.

This week, the United […]

By |November 11th, 2018|Cyber News|

Accounting scandals prompt KPMG ban on non-audit work

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Credits: SKY NEWS

KPMG is to cease undertaking non-audit work for the FTSE-350 companies whose accounts it supervises, becoming the first of the ‘big four’ firms to make such a pledge in the aftermath of scandals surrounding the collapse of Carillion and […]

By |November 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

FASTCash: How the Lazarus Group is Emptying Millions from ATMs

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Credits: Symantec

Symantec uncovers tool used by Lazarus to carry out ATM attacks.

On October 2, 2018, an alert was issued by US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Treasury, and the FBI. According to this new alert, Hidden Cobra (the U.S. […]

By |November 9th, 2018|Cyber News|

Iran accuses Israel of failed cyber attack

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Credits: fijitimes

Iran’s telecommunications minister accused Israel on Monday of a new cyber attack on its telecommunications infrastructure, and vowed to respond with legal action.

This followed comments from another official last week that Iran had uncovered a new generation of Stuxnet, a virus […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Cyber News|

More than £540m wiped off value of cyber security firm Sophos after forecasts cut

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Credits: ABC News

The company said “challenging year-on-year” comparatives meant it now expected only a modest improvement in billings growth through to March 2019.

It had previously hoped for “mid-teens” billings growth after warning it wouldn’t be able to keep up with the […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Cyber News|

‘Almost all’ Pakistani banks hacked in security breach, says FIA cybercrime head

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Creidts: DAWN

In a shocking revelation, the head of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cybercrime wing has said data from “almost all” Pakistani banks was stolen in a recent security breach.

“According to a recent report we have received, data from almost all […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Cyber News|

Hackers are increasingly destroying logs to hide attacks

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Credits: ZdNET

Hacker groups are increasingly turning to log file destruction and other destructive methods as a means to hide their tracks, according to a report released this week and containing information from 113 investigations performed by 37 Carbon Black incident response […]

By |November 6th, 2018|Cyber News|

Mumbai cyber cops log into Facebook to curb suicides

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Credits: hindustantimes

Cyber police officers in Mumbai are now using their tech skills to save the lives of those contemplating suicide. Themove follows an incident in October in which the cyber cell was able to prevent a 21-year-old man from Mumbra from ending […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Cyber News|