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Ghana to establish a national cybersecurity center

The government of Ghana is mulling on establishing a national cybersecurity center to safeguard the nation against cybercrime. According to the President Nana Akufo-Addo,...

‘Absent’ Trump’s cybersecurity official invites subpoena threat from Senator McCain

Senior Senator from Arizona John McCain on October 19 suggested that Senate Armed Services Committee chaired by him may consider issuing a subpoena to...

Organized cyber crime originates from Eastern Europe, says NCSC CEO

Britain’s cybersecurity agency National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) CEO Ciaran Martin on October 21, 2017 revealed that Northern Ireland infrastructure has been hit by...

Pizza Hut suffers data breach; nearly 60,000 customers affected

Quick Service Restaurant Chain Pizza Hut reportedly suffered a massive data security breach on October 1 and October 2. The chain notified the patrons...

66% of IT employees admit to snooping sensitive company info: Survey

A recent global survey revealed what percentage of information technology professionals access unauthorized resources and who snoops more – executives or middle management, big...

Wi-Fi networks using WPA2 protocol vulnerable to KRACK attack: Research

Any device using Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) encryption could allow nearby attackers to intercept and steal data transmitted across a Wi-Fi network, as...

DHS issues directive for federal agencies to use DMARC, HTTPS, and...

In an attempt to secure emails and deploy authentication technologies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on October 16, 2017, issued a binding...

Auto industry finally serious about cybersecurity: Jeep Hackers

Modern-day connected cars carry million lines of code. In fact, the technology is almost 100 times more powerful than Apollo 11, the first spacecraft...

New US revenge law allows you to “hack the hackers who...

As part of the cybersecurity awareness month, the US Congress has reportedly introduced a ‘hack back’ revenge law. As its name suggests, the new...

Equifax temporarily loses contract worth $7.25 million with IRS

Amid the second malware incident, the credit reporting agency Equifax on October 12, 2017, temporarily lost a fraud prevention contract worth $7.25 million with...

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