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Ripple20 Malware highlights IoT Industry challenges

With the growing statistics and people being reliant on technology and devices connected through the internet, a new dreaded threat has been released for awareness of the public. Consist of 19 zero-day attack vulnerabilities for low-level TCP/IP software library that has been used to millions of devices manufactured, the report was collaboratively named ‘Ripple20’. Exploiting...
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1 Million USD to go Rouge; How Rogue employees are made

Local Authority and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently apprehended in Los Angeles airport a 27-year-old Russian National for a violation of conspiracy to cause damage to a protected computer. The conspirator was named Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, who visited the United States with a tourist visa to personally meet his contact or a rogue...
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Capital One fined $80 Million for 2019 Data Breach affecting 106 Million Users

The Capital One Financial Corporation was fined by the U.S. Treasury Department for $80 million for last year’s hack that exposed the personal information of the 106 million credit card information of the bank. According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, they were able to identify “numerous weaknesses” on the management of the bank’s...
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European Union imposed first-ever sanction against hacker organizations

The first-ever sanction against Cybercriminals that are targeting European Citizens was imposed by the Council of the European Union. There were six individuals and three entities that were involved in various Cyber-attacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya, and Operation Cloud Hopper. The six individuals involved include Chinese Citizens and Russian Nationals. Technology companies from Russia and...
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Crackers gatecrash on Zoom meetings

With their regular website and app scanning, Cybersecurity researcher spotted an unusual patch released by Zoom Company. Zoom is a popular application that is usually used for voice and video conferencing by many prominent businesses worldwide. The in-depth analysis confirmed that the patch was their resolution to the recently discovered vulnerability of the application. The...
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Vanity URL: Newly discovered Zoom vulnerability

A cybersecurity researcher has recently discovered a flaw in Zoom conferencing software. The newly discovered Zoom vulnerability is relatively minor but it is easy to exploit the flaw. This flaw can allow mimicking an Organization and would trick employees divulging their personal and confidential information by using Social Engineering. As we all know, Zoom’s popularity...
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Treck Inc put Internet of Things in peril

You probably never heard of IoT or perhaps came across the term, and you might have never really known what it was. The  Internet of Things, aka IoT, is connecting any machine capable of connecting to the internet. Research from different experts shows that by 2021 there will be over 26 billion connected devices globally....
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Aerospace and Military intercepted using LinkedIn profile

Cybersecurity researchers from a renowned Software Security company recently submitted their recent paper about the unfortunate event in the aerospace and military logistics deployed in Europe and the Middle East region. The report confirmed that this infiltration targeted high profiled employees in LinkedIn from the mentioned key field and had been taken place between September...
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CPA Canada Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, or known as CPA Canada is a national organization, the largest of its kind in the world, governing and representing the accounting profession in Canada and around the world. They issue guidance, leadership, quality assurance standards for businesses, audits, and financial assurance all across the country and their clients all...
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How Cybersecurity enables Government, Health, EduTech cope with COVID-19

There is no doubt that this COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we all live for these past few months. Cybersecurity has to be part of our daily lives. Be it in traveling, working, interacting with people, even the way we buy our everyday necessities. The spike in the use of video conferencing software has skyrocketed...
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