Category: Security

Do Macs get viruses? | Do Macs need antivirus software: Why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and our Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses? | Do Macs need antivirus software: Why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and our Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses? And do Macs need antivirus software? macOS is inherently secure, but after various flaws and attacks in recent years – including scam websites and the SSL bug/Gotofail error – Mac users are understandably concerned. We explain why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and offer simple steps you can take to tighten up your […]

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Cyware Labs and Telangana government to train and make government employees “cyber-aware”

Cyware Labs and Telangana government to train and make government employees “cyber-aware”

Cyber security awareness platform Cyware Labs and the Telangana government on Thursday announced they would make the government employees “cyber-aware” to report suspicious cyber security incidents. Cyware Labs will deploy its cyber situational awareness and incident reporting solution ‘Cyware Enterprise System’ (CES) to educate the employees of the Telangana government about cyber-related issues. “Cyber attacks are no more fantasy but […]

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50,362 cyber security related incidents were logged in 2016, says CERT-In

50,362 cyber security related incidents were logged in 2016, says CERT-In

Over 50,300 cyber security incidents like phishing, website intrusions and defacements, virus and denial of service attacks were observed in the country during 2016, Parliament was informed today. “As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total number of 44,679, 49,455 and 50,362 cyber security incidents were observed during the year 2014, […]

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A study indicates that cyber attacks took 20 percent of the company revenue in 2016

A study indicates that cyber attacks took 20 percent of the company revenue in 2016

Over one-third of organisations globally that experienced a cyber attack in 2016 registered a revenue loss of more than 20%, a new report has revealed. According to global networking giant Cisco’s annual report, ‘Annual Cybersecurity Report 2017’, more than 50% of organisations faced public scrutiny after a security breach. Operations and finance systems were the most affected, followed by brand […]

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76 iOS apps are vulnerable to attacks, user data can be easily stolen: Report

76 iOS apps are vulnerable to attacks, user data can be easily stolen: Report

A cybersecurity firm recently discovered a number of vulnerabilities in 76 iOS apps that could leave user information open to interception. Researchers at Sudo Security Group discovered that the way these 76 apps deal with encrypted communications was flawed. As ArsTechnica reports, the flaw will enable a hacker to introduce a ‘man-in-the-middle’ attack that can intercept and read user data. […]

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