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US Senate plans to upgrade IoT cybersecurity

An effort in the U.S. Senate has been launched to impose tougher information security protocols for the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT Cybersecurity...

Cybercriminals using Steganography in their attacks: Researchers

Steganography, an ancient practice of hiding secret content and text messages inside non-suspicious messages, is being increasingly used by cybercriminals to attack the businesses...

HBO targeted in major security breach

In a major cyber breach, hackers have reportedly broken into the American television network HBO and subsequently leaked the forthcoming episodes and scripts of popular...

OpenText to acquire Guidance Software

In a recent announcement, Ontario-based content management company OpenText said it is all set to acquire Guidance Software as a fully owned subsidiary for...

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...

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...

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...

Malware threats to Apple iOS triple, study says

The number of malicious apps dedicated to attacking the Apple iOS — which is the system for devices such as the iPad, iPhone, and...

Rise of medical IoT devices may pose risk, report says

The healthcare field has incorporated a wide variety of IoT devices into its infrastructure in recent years. Both doctors and nurses use everything from...

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