As COVID-19 cases in the country continue to climb, New Delhi has sought to aggressively to contain the spread of the deadly disease by essentially shutting down the world’s second most populated nation.
A China-based hacking group has been quietly carrying out a five-year cyber espionage campaign against Asia-Pacific governments after it previously “slipped off the radar,” a new report claims.
A lot of enterprise cybersecurity efforts focus on malicious hackers that work on behalf of larger organizations, be they criminal groups or state actors — and for good reason since the majority of incidents these days come from phishing and other malicious techniques that originate outside the enterprise itself.
Bottom Line: Existing approaches to securing IT infrastructure are proving unreliable as social engineering and breach attempts succeed in misdirecting human responses to cyber threats, accentuating the need for machines to protect themselves.
Hackers are taking advantage of the disruption and fears caused by the pandemic to steal personal information from people, cybersecurity experts told CNBC.
In a statement the MFSA said: “The scammers are taking advantage of the scenario. They are taking advantage of people who are more vulnerable and are now becoming more reliant on technology due to the mandatory social distancing we all have to follow.”
Investing in technology is top of mind for small business owners — with 44% saying they plan to invest in resources related to the Internet of Things, or IoT.
Hackers Join Forces Against U.S. And Israeli Targets: This Is What An Iranian Cyber Attack Looks Like In 2020
Ever since the 2010 Stuxnet worm attack on the Natanz nuclear plant that was eventually attributed to the U.S. and Israeli governments, Iran has been taking “cyber” seriously.
It often feels like half of the new security startups that receive funding are from Israel. As YL Ventures’ Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber wrote last month, investments in Israeli cybersecurity startups increased to $1.4 billion last year, with average seed rounds of $4.7 million, up 30.5 percent from 2018.
Cyberattacks, already seen as the top risk of doing business by executives, are likely to receive renewed attention — and spending — as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate.
When news emerged that Iranian general Qassem Soleimani had been killed in a U.S. airstrike on January 3, speculation about an imminent cyberattack was rife.
Dublin-based cybersecurity automation startup Tines raises €3.7M, plans to attract customers in US & EU
In the latest development, Dublin-based Tines, the cybersecurity automation company, has secured a $4.1 million (€3.7 million) Series A funding round to help it build its revolutionary security tools with the world’s leading companies.
We are approximately five years into the blockchain revolution, and the hype curve “peak of inflated expectations” has passed. We are now starting to see blockchain solutions appear across a multitude of industries.
Cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade, with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cybersecurity efforts do not keep pace with technological change.