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Virgin Media customers asked to change passwords over hacking alert

800.000 Virgin Media customers advised to change their passwords over imminent hack risk Virgin Media, one of UK’s larger Internet providers, has advised more than their 800.000 customers using a specific router (Super Hub 2), to change their passwords immediately after an investigation revealed they are prone to hacking. The warning comes after ethical secu
Publish At:2017-06-23 16:50 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity Hackers news

In India, Personal Data of Millions Exposed by Gov’t Mistake

Around 1 billion citizens registered with a twelve-digit number and recorded in a database with their biometric and personal information. India has scanned the iris and fingerprint of its citizens as part of the Aadhaar initiative, the largest biometric project on the planet, for identification purposes upon accessing social security and other services. Sinc
Publish At:2017-06-23 16:50 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:News biometrics india leaks

Skype down due to a DDoS cyberattack

Cyber-crime gang boasts of bringing down Skype on Twitter If you’ve had problems connecting to Skype recently it could well be the result of the latest attack launched by the ‘CyberTeam’ gang. This group of cyber-criminals have been boasting on Twitter, under the hashtag #SkypeDown, of crashing the Microsoft video chat platform. Skype down by CyberTeam Hell
Publish At:2017-06-20 15:10 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News cybersecurity DDoS DDOS

Panda Security Warns of a New Phase in Cybertheft

Cybercrime is a very profitable and attractive business. This is a new phase of cyber theft that involves stealing money directly from banks, rather than from their customers, using phishing attacks to infect the computers of bank employees. The million-dollar question is: where are the largest sums of money? They are, without a doubt, in the financial insti
Publish At:2017-06-15 06:15 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Panda Security adaptive defense bank ciberheists compan

Should we worry that the UK General Election is hacked?

Should we worry about UK election tampering? When Donald Trump won the 2016 US Election, political experts were shocked – most had failed to predict that he would go on to become the President. The UK’s decision to leave the European Union earlier in the year had been similarly surprising – again, most had expected a narrow win for the “Remain” campaign. Sin
Publish At:2017-06-08 08:30 | Read:246 | Comments:838 | Tags:Mobile News News Cybercrime cybersecurity Hackers

Panda Security at Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Panda Security will be attending this year’s Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit. The event, organized by IT research and advisory company Gartner, will be held in National Harbor, Maryland, United States, from June 12 -15. Panda Security will be at Booth #643, presenting the new corporate cyber-security paradigm based on Adaptive Defense. The Spanis
Publish At:2017-06-07 14:05 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Panda Security adaptive defense advanced cyber-security

Did democracy win with Macron? Doubtful

Did democracy win with Macron? Doubtful Posted by Kevin on May 8, 2017.My first thoughts on Macron’s victory were that democracy had prevailed. But second thoughts made me wonder. We’re too accustomed to thinking of democracy in old-fashioned Left (socialist) and Right (fas
Publish At:2017-06-06 19:56 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Expert Views Kevin Townsend's opinions News News_politics po

China’s New Cyber Security Law Will Affect the Rest of the World

As the new Cyber Security Law (CSL) comes into force June 1, more details of regulations are coming to light that will affect no small number of companies around the world who wish to do business with China. Every one of them should radically change their way of operating in China, especially as regards the processing of their customers’ data. Although
Publish At:2017-05-30 14:55 | Read:274 | Comments:0 | Tags:News businesses china cyber security law

Introducing Moby Project: a new open-source project to advance the software containerization movement

Since Docker democratized software containers four years ago, a whole ecosystem grew around containerization and in this compressed time period it has gone through two distinct phases of growth. In each of these two phases, the model for producing container systems evolved to adapt to the size and needs of the user community as well as the project and the g
Publish At:2017-05-24 19:05 | Read:322 | Comments:0 | Tags:Engine Engineering Networking News Orchestration Registry Re

An Anatomy of the WannaCry Cyberattack

 On Friday, May 12, a ransomware known as WannaCry spread to every corner of the globe. As of now, there are still many questions left unanswered, but the how of the attack is now well known by cybersecurity experts. For those who want to know more about how WannaCry developed, we’ve put together an infographic detailing the various stages of the attack, or
Publish At:2017-05-16 19:15 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:News infographic wannacry wannasaveu

Who’s Behind the WannaCry Ransomware Attacks?

Many countries are still reeling from the overwhelming ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, that took the world by surprise last Friday. In the wake of these attacks, cybersecurity experts are scrambling to figure out the details and take preventive measures against further propagation. Given the extensive nature of the attacks, and the enormous number of v
Publish At:2017-05-16 19:15 | Read:433 | Comments:0 | Tags:News north korea nsa wannacry

From WannaCry to WannaSaveYou, Thanks to Adaptive Defense’s Visibility

Hacker groups have become highly trained organizations with access to very sophisticated and easily accessible tools and techniques. Cyberattacks have become professionalized and their economic profitability has been demonstrated countless times, turning it into a billion-dollar industry in recent years. Economic profit and jeopardizing the confidential data
Publish At:2017-05-16 00:50 | Read:335 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Ransomware wannacry zero day

Are Hackers Holding Macron Hostage?

A massive hacking attack hit Emmanuel Macron’s Presidential campaign Seeing hackers intervene in elections is already starting to not feel like news anymore, but as to something that happens in every recent election, all over the world. On Sunday, Emmanuel Macron did not disappoint his supporters and won the presidential elections in France with a land
Publish At:2017-05-13 17:35 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security News cybersecurity Hackers Phishing

PandaLabs: Hacking Attacks Carried Out in Real Time is the Latest Cybersecurity Trend

Pandalabs, the anti-malware laboratory at Panda Security, takes a look at some trends in the billion-dollar cybercrime industry and gathers the main data points for its quarterly report. Note that businesses are still the primary target with 2.45% of devices attacked, compared with 2.19% with domestic users. Hacking attacks that involve direct interaction wi
Publish At:2017-05-13 17:35 | Read:283 | Comments:0 | Tags:News PandaLabs cybersecurity malware study

Asia Leading The Way: Pros and Cons of Future Smart Cities

Asia is the future leader in smart city initiatives It’s unlikely to surprise many that Asia has been named in a recent study as the global smart city leader of the future. The study, a Government Technology white paper titled “Evolution of Smart Cities and Connected Communities”, has singled out Asia as a future leader in smart city initiatives. Tech inclin
Publish At:2017-05-13 17:35 | Read:267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security News cybersecurity Hackers IoT

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