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More than 2.5 million people encountered ransomware in last 12 months:...

The European police and Kaspersky Lab conducted a study that reported, “Ransomware has soared since 2012, with criminals lured by the promise of profit...

Victims lost more than $25 million to ransomware in last two...

A recent study by researchers at Google, Chainalysis, UC San Diego, and the NYU Tandom School of Engineering has revealed that the victims of...

Indian government strengthens efforts to promote cybersecurity startups

To accelerate the commercialization of cybersecurity products in India, the country’s government organizations Technology Development Board (TDB) and Data Security Council of India (DSCI)...

Simplilearn and EC-Council Partner to Train Tomorrow’s Cyber Security Experts

Digital economy training company Simplilearn and cyber security leader EC-Council announced their partnership to bridge the growing skill gap in cyber security, one of the fastest-growing careers in...

Botched data backup in Sweden

In a massive botched data transfer, Sweden’s Transport Agency sent information about every vehicle in the country to marketers. The agency believed it was...

Director of NSA Rejects Joint U.S.-Russian Cybersecurity Unit

The director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has publicly stated his objection to any cooperative U.S.-Russian cybersecurity unit. It has been reported...

Snap acquires Strong.Codes

Sources report that the company behind Snapchat has acquired Strong.Codes, a Swiss company that specialized in creating barriers to the lifting of code from...

Blackstone Group eyeing to buy 40% stake in Israeli firm NSO...

According to reports, Blackstone Group is in advanced stage of negotiations with Israeli cybersecurity firm NSO Group to acquire 40% of the stakes at...

EU Digital Chief Andrus Ansip eyes new cybersecurity center

European Commission vice-president and digital chief of European Union, Andrus Ansip, is planning to set up a new office to certify the cybersecurity level...

Illicit Dark Web sites shut down

The attorney general of the United States, Jeff Sessions, announced the shutdown of two “dark web” marketplaces, AlphaBay and Hansa. These sites were clearing...

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