15 Nov 2018

Police claimed that a fired Chicago Public School’s employee took a personal database of about 70,000 people contained in a CPS private database with her. According to CBS Chicago, Kristi Sims, 28-year old employee was working in the CPS information center on a temporary basis and have stolen the data in vengeance for being fired….

15 Nov 2018

The Bank of England (BoE) is checking the UK’s ability to withstand a major cyber-attack on financial institutions. Several firms including leading banks are participating in a one-day “war-gaming” exercise designed to assess their strength. The Bank is conducting the exercise on Friday together with the Treasury, City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority and UK…

14 Nov 2018

A motor industry employee has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing accident information and the names, phone numbers and vehicle details of those involved. This is the first prosecution to be done by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under legislation which carries a potential prison sentence. Mustafa Kasim worked for accident repair…

14 Nov 2018

A Chinese headmaster was found to be performing cryptocurrency mining secretly using the school’s electricity supply and was fired later. According to reports, the teachers were complaining about the excessive power consumption in the building to which Hunan man Lei Hua had dismissed the reports to be the fault of air conditioning units and heaters….

13 Nov 2018

Chip-and-PIN technology has become the actual standard for in-person credit and debit-card transactions in the U.S. but a lack of merchant compliance means that cards are still being compromised in the millions. Chip cards consisting of an embedded microprocessor that encrypts the card data is more secure when compared to magnetic stripe cards. They apply…

13 Nov 2018

According to a new study done by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the topmost business risk in the regions of Europe, North America, East Asia and the Pacific are the Cyber-attacks. The regional risks for doing business reports highlights the opinions of 12,000 executives from around the globe. Cyber threats have moved from eighth rank…

12 Nov 2018

Diagnostic handheld medical devices are normally used by patients for monitoring their health conditions. There are a wide range of medical diagnostic devices produced by Roche for checking the blood glucose levels, blood pressure, etc. But it was recently found that there are multiple flaws in these devices. The ICS-CERT warns patients and the healthcare…

12 Nov 2018

This week, Cisco has addressed multiple security vulnerabilities that had affected various Cisco products. Cisco had patched several critical security flaws that could permit a hacker to remotely attack a system, execute arbitrary commands, or bypass user authentication. In one of the advisories released by Cisco, a QA failure has been addressed. Cisco had mistakenly…

09 Nov 2018

A dangerous vulnerability has been found in the DJI Drone web app which could have permitted the hackers to access user accounts and the sensitive information within it which includes flight records, location, live video camera feed, and photos taken during a flight. The flaw has been discovered by the Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point…

09 Nov 2018

Google is providing a new feature that will enable the users to have up-to-date Android apps all the time. In the Android Dev Summit 2018, Google has launched numerous new tools and features and has also launched a new API, called “In-app Updates,” which will help the developers ensure that users are running the latest…