Russia’s leading financial group VTB and the biggest lender Sberbank said on Friday cyber threats have not affected their activities.
Earlier in the day, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that foreign special services were plotting a series of cyber
A new cybersecurity report by Symantec equates the public’s past dismissal of seatbelts in cars with consumer’s laissez-faire attitude when it comes to defending their devices against hackers.
Cyberattacks are a risk many consumers are ignoring – and a number
During the first weekend in February this year, Bangladesh Bank became the victim of one of the biggest cyber-heists of all time. Criminals managed to hack into the central bank’s security system, falsely masquerade as official banking authorities, and illegally
Chances are, many of you have seen a drone hovering around your neighborhood at some point. They’re becoming more and more popular, but also a lot more vulnerable to hacking.
The next cybersecurity threat could come in the form
Everyone knows that hackers can steal your identity and break into your bank account, which is why consumers take pains to protect their accounts. But did you ever think about protecting your frequent-flier miles, credit card points or other loyalty
There’s no sign that the USA president-elect, Donald Trump, has given up his personal Android device. The security experts have called his regular Android smartphone a security threat to the USA and its allies. While Trump wishes to continue using
Citing urgent cyberthreats, a junta-appointed body Monday considered a proposal to create a temporary authority to police online content before supporting legislation is passed.
A report prepared by members of the National Reform Steering Assembly indicated that computer and internet
The number of active malware families and number of attacks increased by 5% in October, according to the Global Threat Index, a monthly ranking from Check Point Software Technologies.
The company’s threat intelligence research team found that locky ransomware attacks
Cybersecurity is fast becoming personal as well as a national threat as Google warned prominent educators and journalists that hackers have been trying to get into their accounts.
Reports of cyberhacking the accounts of prominent people in education and journalism
Google is warning prominent journalists and professors that nation-sponsored hackers have recently targeted their accounts, according to reports delivered in the past 24 hours over social media.
The people reportedly receiving the warnings include Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York
When the Twitter account of the CEO of the world’s biggest social media network is hacked, you can be certain that social media platforms are ripe for cyberattacks. No amount of cyber planning by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prevented the
The FBI is warning that potential ATM attacks, similar to those in Taiwan and Thailand that caused ATMs to dispense millions, could happen in the US.
The FBI said in a recent bulletin that it was “monitoring emerging reports indicating
Why are people still such suckers for phishing? At a security event in New York this week, top law enforcement officials shared their concerns and, to my surprise, their biggest pre-occupation was plain old e-mail.
“The most devastating attacks by
In the past five years, hackers have gained sophistication with constantly evolving attack methods, and for state and local IT pros on the front lines, battling cybersecurity threats can seem like trying to stop a waterfall with a thimble.
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge issued a stern warning to delegates at the recent Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) conference in Toronto that cyber attacks could have profound consequences on critical infrastructure and urged them to
Following the news that Kaspersky recently released figures on ransomware attacks against SMBs, FalconStor’s UK & Ireland Managing Director commented below how to recover from an attack if businesses are caught out.
Even though research from Kaspersky shows a rise
Cybersecurity employers in Colorado Springs have at least 450 openings they are trying to fill, and that number probably will climb in coming months and years in the fast-growing industry, a local economist said Thursday.
That’s before the industry growth
During an unforgiving earnings season in a weak market, even stocks that post solid quarterly EPS growth can run into resistance. Just ask cybersecurity firms like Proofpoint (PFPT), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Barracuda Networks (CUDA) and Qualys (QLYS).
Take a look at some of these numbers from Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report. In 2015, Symantec discovered more than 400 million new pieces of malware, an increase of 36 percent over 2014. On average, there was one new
A new report shows there is certainly no confidence crisis with your average company security executive when it comes to preventing cyberattacks, despite recent worrying trends.
Despite the near-daily reports of major cyberattacks conducted on big online entities, like the