Cybersecurity

Hacked Apps Put on iPhones Using Hijacked Apple Technology

Bad news for iPhone users! Apple technology has been hijacked by software pirates and used to put hacked apps on iPhones. Reuters reports that software pirates, using hijacked Apple technology, have distributed hackers’ versions of some popular apps, including Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go and Minecraft. As per the report from Reuters, illicit software distributors

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The Four Ways Cyber Security Can Be Improved for SMMEs

Majority of cybercrimes target small to medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs), and research shows that most of these business owners don’t consider it a risk, and the consequence of falling prey to cybercriminals. This is according to Bruce Murphy, Microsoft SA’s OEM Technical Sales – design in strategist, says why more and more unprepared organizations

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Canadian Banks and Government Institutions Targeted By Foreign Hackers

A leading Cybersecurity analyst tells MPs that foreign hackers have targeted Canadian banks, mining companies, and government institutions to steal information and infect the system with malware. Christopher Porter, the chief intelligence strategist at security firm FireEye, says in February 2017 multiple major Canadian financial institutions were exposed to the risk of state-sponsored cybertheft from

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Cyber Security Is A Culture That Needs To Be Practiced

The biggest weakness of security breaches are the people, but at the same time, they can also be your organization’s biggest defence. The massive telecom data breach, stolen credentials, data compromised are some of the daily issues that we see these days. All of these major breaches resulted from mistakes of individuals. Despite years of

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Japan Set to Survey 200 Million Gadgets for Cybersecurity

Japan is all set to beef up cybersecurity as the country gears up to host some notable global events. As Japan gets ready to host events like the Rugby World Cup, the Group of 20 meetings and the Summer Olympic Games, Tokyo decides to survey 200 million network-connected gadgets for cybersecurity lapses. The survey starts

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Steps to Prevent Data Breaches Quickly

Normally, it takes around 6-months for an organization to realize that their system is infected with malware or data breach. This is a good time for the hackers to play around and get the maximum out of it. So it is quite obvious that the organization will not have enough time in hand to mitigate

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Data Breach Hits Malaysian University, Personal Data Leaked

A massive data breach that had reportedly hit a prominent Malaysian university has resulted in personal data of over one million people being leaked online. As per reports, personal details of over one million students and alumni of the UiTM Universiti Teknologi Mara have been breached and leaked online. This breach has reportedly occurred between

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Cyber Security Hacking Tools You Must Be Aware Of

Not all cyber attacks are caused by newly developed tools, nor by advanced hackers using zero-day exploits. Many of the hacks occur due to the use of off-the-shelf hacking tools and exploits, which are available for download on the Internet today. A pattern for use of off-the-shelf hacking tools was detected 5 African states: Ivory

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How to Secure Your ACS (Access Control System)

We live in a world where cybercrime has become a very common thing. Cybercriminals, who are turning more and more sophisticated with evolving technology, are always on the lookout for security holes that they can exploit to access systems, devices and networks to steal all kinds of data, ranging from corporate data to sensitive personal

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18-25 Age Group Poses Great Threat to Business Cybersecurity

Which age-group poses the greatest threat to business cybersecurity? Well, a recent study points out that it’s the millennials- those in the 18-25 age group who tend to break basic security rules. A new research report from identity governance platform SailPoint states that nearly 90 percent of youngsters in the 18-25 age group break basic

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