Cyberattacks

400 million unique malware samples detected globally in Q2 2018: Comodo Global Threat Report

In the second quarter of 2018, the leading cybersecurity firm Comodo detected more than 400 million unique malwares in the top-level domains of 237 countries. In its Global Threat Report, the cybersec...

Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech companies sign cybersecurity accord to not assist government in cyberattacks 

A group of 34 prominent technology and security firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, Cisco, Nokia, HP, and Oracle, signed a Cybersecurity Tech Accord agreement, meant to serve as a commitment t...

Acquisition of SiteLock by ABRY Partners strategically positions it for growth and product innovation

Global leader in cloud-based website security solutions – SiteLock, has announced that it has been acquired by the leading private equity firm – ABRY Partners. SiteLock’s CEO and President – Neill Fea...

Human error and misconfigured cloud servers responsible for most data breaches in 2017: IBM Security Report

Over 2.9 billion data records were leaked online globally in 2017, a drop of 25% from 4 billion records breached in 2016, according to a report from IBM Security. The report, IBM X-Force Threat Intell...

India faced over 53,000 cyberattacks in 2017: CERT report 

More than 53,000 cyber security incidents took place in India last year, as per a report by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). The report was submitted to Indian Parliament by IT Minis...

McAfee Labs’ Threat Report for Q3 2017 identifies 57.6 million new malware samples – an increase of 10% from Q2

McAfee, one of the leading cybersecurity companies, released its Threat Report for December 2017. The report identifies the growth and trends of latest malware, ransomware and malicious cyber threats ...

IBM, Packet Clearing House and Global Cyber Alliance’s new free service to protect users against cyberattacks

IBM Security, Packet Clearing House (PCH) and Global Cyber Alliance recently launched a privacy-enhancing technology – Quad9 Domain Name System (DNS). The new free service is designed to give internet...

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