Data Loss Prevention

Increase in Cyber Attacks Leads to Data Loss and Makes Data Security a Hot Career Prospect

The recent years have witnessed an unprecedented increase in the number of cyber threats and cyber security breaches, all across the world. We hear every now and then of cyber criminals hacking systems or networks, getting away with all kinds of data and playing mischief wit...

Point of Sale Security

Many Retail Stores Still Lack Basic Security – How to Prevent Data Breaches

Security breaches are common in the retail industry these days. We hear of POS malware strikes and POS security breaches very frequently and now retail stores pay too much attention to data security. But ask security experts and analysts and they’d say that there are m...

Security

Why Privacy, Security and Encryption are given 1st priority

In nearly every online interaction sensitive personal data is involved – browsing, Facebook posts, emails, YouTube postings, etc…, There has been a drastic increase in cyber attacks by both state-sponsored and private threat actors that threaten privacy of common...

Data Loss Prevention

Ukrainian Artillery suffers Data Loss by Fancy Bear Hackers with the help of POS Malware

The Ukrainian Artillery units seem to have been sitting ducks for the Russian army. Reason: Android malware. Analysis by the cyber security firm – CrowdStrike reveals that the Russian MilitaryIntelligence (GRU) had possibly had access to the location and communications of th...

POS Malware

Things to be done to combat FlokiBot Malware

Reports are afloat about a POS malware named Floki Bot, a banking Trojan that’s based on Zeus, which is evolving fast in the cybercrime underground. The Floki Bot malware, as per reports, has been developed starting from the Zeus code that was leaked five years ago, in...

POS Malware

Huge Decline in Point of Sale Malware in 2016 as per Survey Reports

As per cyber security-related survey reports, 2016 has witnessed a decline in the incidence of POS malware attacks and Point of Sale security breaches. The last two years had seen POS malware evolving into a great security threat worldwide. POS malware had been impacting bus...

POS Malware

POS Malware Increase over Thanksgiving Weekend Reported

As per reports, there has been a surge in the incidence of POS malware strikes over the Thanksgiving weekend this year. Reports say that the increase in Point of Sale malware strikes and POS security breaches over the Thanksgiving weekend, across the US, has been as great as...

POS Malware

Zeus-Based Banking Trojan Flokibot Evolves in Cybercrime Underground

Floki Bot, a POS malware, a banking Trojan that’s based on Zeus, is evolving fast in the cybercrime underground, as per recent reports. Well, POS malware is sort of a trend these days. Hackers are targeting enterprises with POS malware and enterprises too are giving to...

Ontario Casino Data Breach

Cybercriminal Claims that Ontario Casino Data Breach is Really Huge

On the one hand, Ontario police are investigating what could have been one of the biggest data breaches in the province, the data breach that has reportedly happened at the Casino Rama Resort in the cottage country north of Toronto. On the other hand, the hacker who is behin...

Mobile Point of Sale

Guidelines on Choosing and Securing Mobile Point of Sale System

Mobile POS (Point of Sale), also referred to as mPOS, makes things easy for sellers as well as buyers. But if sufficient care is not taken while choosing a Mobile Point of Sale system and also in securing it from threats, then mobile POS could turn a big headache for sellers...

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