U.S. sanctions against Chinese firms could be next week - FT| Reuters
Sep 04, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
The United States is preparing to sanction Chinese companies connected to the cyber theft of U.S. intellectual property as early as next week, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.The FT cited three U.S. officials as saying the sanctions probably...
Ransomware jumps 127%, IoT malware on rise too: McAfee
Sep 03, 2015 at 14:27 | Source:
Ransomware continues to grow very rapidly with the number of new ransomware samples rising 58 percent in Q2. According toMcAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2015 released by Intel, the total number of ransomware samples grew 127 percent from Q2 2014 ...
Do companies really provide a secure app experience to end users?
Sep 03, 2015 at 11:14 | Source:
The eCommerce boom in India has pushed market players to bring in new strategies and tactics to rope in as many users as possible. Mobile apps have taken center-stage with customer acquisition campaigns placed around it. India's market players are to...
Top Islamic State hacker killed in US drone strike in Syria, say reports
Aug 27, 2015 at 15:58 | Source:
Washington: Junaid Hussain, a top Islamic State jihadist recruiter and an expert British hacker, has been killed in a US drone strike in Syria, according to a media report.The Birmingham-born Hussain, who adopted the nom de guerre Abu Hussain al-Brit...
Two people may have committed suicide after Ashley Madison hack
Aug 25, 2015 at 08:35 | Source:
Toronto:At least two people may have committed suicide following the hacking of the Ashley Madison cheating website, Toronto police said on Monday, warning of a ripple effect that includes scams and extortion of clients desperate to stop th...
Are Oxigen Wallet and others security threats in conveniences clothing?
Aug 13, 2015 at 16:26 | Source:
Mobile money, or branchless banking, is quite a boon to the developing world. It brings in financial services to the unbanked population and ease of use. All that is needed is a cellular network and the app on a smartphone to get an electronic paymen...
Here's what new age businesses should know about security
Aug 11, 2015 at 11:44 | Source:
According to Statista, people pay around $235.4 billion just for mobile transactions, and e-commerce sales are expected to touch $440 billion in US alone by 2017. Are global businesses prepared to process such transactions securely?With rise in inter...
Researchers show computers can be hijacked to send data as sound waves
Aug 06, 2015 at 12:40 | Source:
A team of security researchers has demonstrated the ability to hijack standard equipment inside computers, printers and millions of other devices in order to send information out of an office through sound waves.The attack program takes control of th...
The beauty of IoT and the lurking danger beneath
Jul 30, 2015 at 11:58 | Source:
By Sajan PaulThe rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), where all of our devices from cars to thermostats are seamlessly connected has the potential to improve not only the things around us but also how people interact. Recent studies have estimated...
Website of 'Antrix', commercial arm of ISRO, hacked
Jul 12, 2015 at 16:54 | Source:
The website of 'Antrix', ISRO's commercial arm, was hacked on Sunday according to television reports.Chinese hackers are believed to be behind the hacking and the hacking is being considered a part of a 'cyber war'.The website url, antrix.gov.in, ope...