Virus attack, malware, spyware, adware, etc., are some of the well-known threats in the cyber world. But in the recent times, ransomware is much in debate. This is the deadliest infections of the all. WannaCry ransomware cyber security attack is the most recent one. This badly affected computer networks in more than 150 nations. These
Why Is Cyber Security Essential? Cyber security is vital for everyone. As almost all of us share important information over the internet. Such sensitive data include bank account details, company information, important trade figures and other personal data. But, the hackers are smart enough to even target the companies offering the digital security services. Such
About 1 million Google Docs users became the target of a dangerous phishing scam recently. However, the company was able to effectively neutralize the phishing email attack within an hour. In order to stay safe, you should refrain from giving away your user credentials on any such website, as it may only be a phishing
It’s risky to allow kids surf Internet without any restrictions. So, Internet filtering is vital to protect kids from the unsafe side of the cyber world. The whole new world of Internet fascinates kids these days. As sad as it sounds, to half of the population, the Internet is everything. They depend on the Internet
Kaspersky Lab and B2B International have released new data from the Financial Institutions Security Risks 2016. The report reveals that the expenses related to cyber-attacks on the financial firms are mounting as the firms face increasingly modern threats. For each cybersecurity incident, financial firms witness losses of over half a million pounds (£742,003) on average.
Are you looking for a VPN to bypass internet censorship? Information security indeed is now becoming a major concern. Information security is the set of processes which maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business data in its various forms. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the Web
Massive surveillance can now be officially done in the UK. The new British law which has just been approved by Queen Elisabeth II will force ISP to store Internet users’ activity for one year. This text, which is very favorable towards the British police and intelligence services, was approved by the Queen on November 29th.
According to the Washington Post and the Guardian, the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI have access to the servers of nine U.S. Internet giants, including Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google and Facebook so as to monitor what foreign web users are doing. This of course has been denied by the IT groups concerned. This
It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month once again, do you know where your security weaknesses are? Read on to find out how you can stop the leaks and block the freaks. Internet Security, A Game You Can Not Afford To Lose October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) which means it is once again
FireEye released its report on advanced threats (ATR), which covers the main malicious activities identified by the FireEye Security Platform in 2013. This report highlights the very rapid growth of cybercrime globally, with 206 countries hosting servers carrying malware. The study analyzed and compared about the 40,000 unique cyber-attacks that took place in 2013, which