Online security

Police cracks the whip on world's largest DDoS marketplace

A joint operation by law enforcement agencies around the world has shut down webstresser.org, which launched 4 million DDoS attacks and targeted banks, governments and enterprises. 

97 percent organizations unprepared for Gen V attacks: Report

The Check Point Software Technologies’ security report states that 77 percent of CISOs expressed concern that their organizations aren’t equipped to handle these modern day attacks.

A10 Networks introduces ‘One-DDoS Protection’ to defend Denial of Service attacks

Integrated system gives service providers full-spectrum volumetric, network and application DDoS protection.

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe. 

More cyber criminals turn towards mining cryptocurrencies: Kaspersky

The experts at Kaspersky Lab found evidence showing that criminals are adding mining capacities into legitimate applications and spreading them under the guise of football broadcasting and VPN applications

CISOs will have increasing influence on the top management: Biju K, Federal Bank

Businesses across the globe have started to see information security as a business priority and this alignment has enhanced the influence of CISOs on top management, says Biju K, Chief Information Security Head of Federal Bank.

DDOS attacks decrease in Q4 2017: Verisign

Verisign observed a 25 percent decrease in the number of attacks in Q4 2017 compared to Q3 2017 and an 850 percent increase in the average of attack peak sizes.

The great privacy debacle: Congress, BJP find themselves a common adversary

Here's how both BJP and Congress dropped the ball in the data privacy game

ManageEngine fixes critical zero-day vulnerabilities that could affect close to 10,000 companies in India

Here’s all you need to know about ManageEngine’s zero-day vulnerabilities, and what the company has done to remediate the problem

Expedia-owned Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards were breached

The breach has accessed information such as name, phone number, date of birth and address.

Twitter, Google lose their top security executives

Michael Coates, CISO, Twitter, and Michal Zalewski, director, Information security engineering and assurance, Google have quit their respective companies. 

Cybersecurity is a team sport: Deborah Housen-Couriel

Israeli cybersecurity expert Deborah Housen-Couriel, was speaking to students at Christ University, Bangalore where she said, “It is the time when young students like you should come forward and start working to make our web space safer.”