Tag Archives: cyber security
Now, Microsoft Spots Remote Security Flaw In Google Chrome
Microsofts Windows security team has discovered a remote security flaw in Google Chrome that can be exploited by hackers. "Our discovery of 'CVE-2017-5121' indicates that it is possible to find remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in modern browsers. Chrome's relative lack of remote code executio..
Searching For Comedian Kapil Sharma May Lead You Towards Cyber Security Threat
Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has become the most riskiest celebrity searched online in 2017 -- one who could expose consumers to malicious websites and malware -- a survey from cyber security firm McAfee revealed on Tuesday. The study, conducted by McAfee and now in its 11th year, highlights the d..
Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence Top CIOs’ Minds: Survey
For the majority of CIOs, cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly change how they do their jobs in the near future, a new survey said on Tuesday. Cyber security continues to threaten the global landscape in 2018 and 95 per cent of CIOs surveyed said they expect cyber th..
Airtel, Symantec Ink Partnership On Cyber Security For Businesses
To serve the growing cyber security needs of businesses in India, Bharti Airtel and cyber security provider Symantec have inked a strategic alliance to protect customers from increasing online threats. Under the terms of the agreement, Airtel will be the exclusive cyber security services partner ..
NIT Srinagar Website Blocked After It Is Hacked
Authorities on Tuesday blocked the website of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar after it was hacked by a group that posted anti-India slogans on it. Hackers had taken over the site in the aftermath of India's victory over Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy in Edgbaston on Sund..
China Launches Cyber Security Law
China on Thursday launched a controversial cyber security law, claiming to ensure its national security, amid criticism from foreign companies which say it might hamper their operations. The new legislation came into force on Thursday, provoking criticism and posing uncertainty among the busines..
China To Implement Cyber Security Law From June 1
China's Cyber security Law will take effect on June 1, banning online service providers from collecting and selling users' personal information. According to the new law that was adopted by China's top legislature in November last year, Internet service providers cannot collect user information t..
Q1 2017 Saw Fall In DDoS Attacks, Says Cyber Security Firm
Although, the first quarter of 2017 saw a 23 per cent decrease in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, the average peak attack size increased 26 per cent compared to the previous quarter, a new report revealed on Wednesday. According to VeriSign, a global leader in domain n..
Citrix Digital Workplace Services To Address Growing Cyber Threats
Aiming to make governments and enterprises more secure in the wake of the recent global 'WannaCrypt" ransomware attack, leading IT company Citrix on Tuesday announced new secure digital workspace offerings. The new innovations include a new secure digital workspace, Cloud services and a new pro..
New, Scarier Ransomware ‘EternalRocks’ Found
After a host of different ransomware attacks that hit enterprises across the globe, security researchers have now identified a new strain of malware "EternalRocks" that is more dangerous than WannaCry and is potentially tougher to fight. According to the researchers, "EternalRocks" exploits the s..