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McAfee Labs 2019 Cybersecurity Threats Predictions: Underground Cybercriminal Collaboration to Propel Threat Volume and Ingenuity

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The McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report, identifies rising trends and how they are predicted to change the cyberthreat landscape in 2019. McAfee researchers expect malware-as-a-service families to strengthen, energizing the market for attack outsourcing and the evolution of increasingly

AI is Changing the Landscape of Cybersecurity

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It’s no surprise that artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most searched technological terms in Google; however, ironically this function itself is also executed by AI. This emerging technology has made its presence felt in every conceivable domain. Automation

DIMENSION DATA LAUNCHES ANNUAL ‘TECH TRENDS’ FORECAST FOR 2019

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Dimension Data launched its Tech Trends 2019 Report developed by its team of technology experts. It identifies fundamental industry trends that will come to define the business technology landscape in 2019 across customer experience, cybersecurity, digital business, digital infrastructure, digital workplace, technology futures,

New Cyber Espionage Campaign Using Source Code from Chinese Hacking Group

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MPOWER 2018, Las Vegas, NV, October 18, 2018 – McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today at MPOWER 2018 released a report announcing the discovery of a new cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the United States and Canada. The new

3 Essential Tips to Protect You from Cyber Attacks

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By Ellie Martin, co-founder of Startup Change Group One of the most pressing issues of the technological age goes largely overlooked. Cybersecurity is our last line of defense against cyber warfare. Virtually all of our information is online. So much

Thales Data Threat Report 2018: 93% of Indian respondents plan on increasing IT security spending this year

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Thales announces the findings of it’s 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, India edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The report finds that a striking 93% of Indian respondents plan on increasing IT security spending this year, the

Gartner Survey Finds Only 65 Percent of Organizations Have a Cybersecurity Expert

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Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue

Critical Cybersecurity threats in India prompt CompTIA to launch new training collaborations

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With India’s cybersecurity market set to grow at an astounding rate of 19% every year from 2018 to 2023, global IT certifications leader, CompTIA has entered into commercial training partnerships with four of the most dominant entities in the IT

BSNL database found vulnerable to hacking; the loophole is fixed now

By : CIOL Writers

French security researcher Robert Baptiste who goes by the name Elliot Alderson on his Twitter account revealed several vulnerabilities in the database of India’s state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, containing names, passwords and mobile numbers of its 47,000 employees. Baptiste found

Hackers use Tesla’s cloud to mine cryptocurrency

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Tesla’s cloud storage on Amazon Web Services(AWS) was hacked and used to mine cryptocurrency. RedLock, an Indian security research firm detected and reported about the security breach. RedLock’s researchers say they found Tesla’s unprotected information on a Kubernetes console, a Google-designed

Alphabet launches Chronicle, a cybersecurity firm that aims to fight off hackers

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Alphabet, the parent company of Google has unveiled a new cybersecurity company that aims to make a business by preventing cyber attacks. The new company called Chronicle is betting on the premise that machine learning software, a type of artificial intelligence,

Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre patches causing older machines to reboot

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Intel has warned its users that its fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities may have inadvertently made PCs and servers less stable. According to an announcement by Intel, the issue may cause reboot issues in systems running older Broadwell and

All Mac and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre bugs

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Apple isn’t immune to Meltdown and Spectre bugs that took the technology world by surprise on Wednesday. In an official statement, the company said that “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at

How to avoid phishing attacks in the garb of Black Friday?

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This week cyber criminals will be in their element using Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a hook to lure consumers to fall for their sophisticated phishing attacks. Security solutions provider Sophos’ Senior Security Advisor, John Shier has a few tips on safe shopping

Centre to offer grants to bring newer cybersecurity solutions

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The Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that to encourage the development of newer technologies in the field of cybersecurity, the Centre has decided to offer grants to startups. The grants will be up to Rs 5

Anyone can track your location using $1000 worth of mobile ads: Report

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How would you feel if you got to know that someone is constantly tracking your location by showing mobile ads? Wierd right. A new report has emerged that says anybody can track anyone’s location using $1000 worth of mobile ads. The

Google launches new security features for Chrome

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Since October is celebrated as CyberSecurity Awareness Month, Google is celebrating the Awareness Month by announcing two new security protections. The company has announced an upgrade to its Security Checkup and a new phishing protection for Chrome. Security Checkup presents

The most costly cyber security breaches result from third-party failures

While more companies are investing in cyber security regardless of ROI (63% in 2017 compared to 56% in 2016), a new study from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has found that the average cost of a cyber security incident is

Aruba brings analytics-driven, advanced cyber protection with 360 Secure Fabric

BANGALORE, INDIA: Aruba announced the 360 Secure Fabric, a security framework that provides 360 degrees of analytics-driven attack detection and response to help organizations reduce risk in today’s changing threat landscape. To help organizations address new and unknown threats, the

Indian government issues alert over ‘Locky ransomware’

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2017 may well go down in history as the year of ‘ransomware-attacks’. After WannaCry, Petya/NotPetya, Mamba etc, we have ‘Locky’ ransomware that’s spreading fast amogst Indian users. State-run Indian Computer Emergency Response Team(CERT-in) has issued an advisory on the spreading of