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NSA Issues Guidelines on Securing Virtual Private Networks

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) issued a set of guidelines on securing IPsec (IP security) and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) against potential cyberthreats....

Lucifer Malware Exploits Windows Vulnerabilities to Launch DDoS Attacks

Security experts from Palo Alto Networks discovered a new malware dubbed “Lucifer” targeting Windows systems with cryptojacking and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The researchers...

Half of Mobile Banking Apps are Vulnerable to Fraud Data Theft

A recent study by Positive Technologies revealed that over 50% of mobile banking applications are vulnerable to fraud and data theft due to inadequate...

Over 100,000 Security Cameras in U.K. Are Hackable: Report

New research from consumer advocacy organization Which? revealed that more than 100,000 wireless security cameras installed in U.K. homes and businesses are vulnerable to...

Flaw in Facebook Messenger App Allows Attackers to Run Persistent Malware

Security researchers from Reason Labs disclosed a critical vulnerability in the Facebook Messenger application for Windows that could allow attackers to hijack a call...

June 2020 Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes 129 CVEs

Microsoft released its June 2020 Patch Tuesday software security update to fix a total of 129 newly discovered CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) affecting...

Open Source Software Flaws Rise by 130% in 2019: RiskSense

A recent study by vulnerability management firm RiskSense revealed that the number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities increased in 2019 compared to 2018. The...

Cyberattacks on Automated Vehicles Rise by 99%: Report

A recent study from Uswitch, a UK-based price comparison service and switching website, stated that threat actors are constantly enhancing their attack vectors and...

Cybercriminals Tried to Access Database Logins of 1.3 Mn WordPress Sites

Cybercriminals targeted around 1.3 million WordPress websites in a single day to steal database login credentials. It is found that hackers tried to steal...

Indian Professionals to Set Up Intensive Cybersecurity Training Programs: JA Chowdary

Covid-19 has pushed everyone to go digital, but they need to adapt and learn to use digital assets securely, said JA Chowdary, IT Advisor,...

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