DVRs Prove IoT Malware Is Still Dangerous

Security is a constant concern within the Internet of Things (IoT), especially with the emergence of IoT malware such as the Mirai bot. Researchers recently discovered more about Mirai, rendering it potentially even more dangerous than previous iterations. The firm investigated the hardware and software in connected devices to determine what is possible — other …

Cyber insecurity biggest threat to Indian businesses: Survey

Information and cyber insecurity has emerged as the biggest threat to business operations in India, followed by terrorism and insurgency, a survey today revealed. The findings were released shortly before a spokesperson for the BJP outlined job creation and capital formation as major challenges before the government. "The biggest challenge for us is how will …

Smart eye in the sky’: ISRO’s Cartosat-2 will boost India’s military surveillance / Interception capabilities directly from space

India successfully put into orbit a satellite that will give a boost to its military surveillance capabilities along with 30 other tiny satellites --all but one of them foreign--from a single rocket in yet another milestone for its low-cost space programme. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) in its 40th …

Kulbhushan Jadhav video: Facing US ire, a desperate attempt from Pakistan to salvage narrative

Not for the first time, Pakistan is playing a game of smoke and mirrors with Kulbhushan Jadhav Sir. The latest so-called confessional video of 9 minutes & 48 seconds aired by Rawalpindi and an attendant claim that the retired Indian naval officer has sought "clemency" from Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa for his "acts …

CIA Reveals It Was Hacked by an Insider Network of Snack Thieves

The Central Intelligence Agency admitted this week that it had been compromised for months by a network of high-tech snack thieves. A report released this week shows the premier US intelligence body discovered that insider hackers had stolen more than $3,300 worth of potato chips, chocolate bars and other snacks from its vending machines. The …

Can AI and Machine Learning Help Fill the Cyber Security Skills Gap

Think about an industry that has had a huge labor problem for decades. Hiring managers can’t find enough skilled people, and it takes way too long to train someone to an effective level. With all of the advances in technology, why hasn’t there been a complete automation of procedures? The truth is that new technologies …

Microsoft to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

The Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) — a 30-year-old file sharing protocol which came to light last month after the devastating WannaCry outbreak — will be removed from the upcoming Windows 10 (1709) Redstone 3 Update. The SMBv1 is one of the internet's most ancient networking protocols that allows the operating systems and applications …