Cyber security

SolarWinds hack infected major techies like Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco with Malware

During the previous week, reports were coming in that SolarWinds, an IT organization, was being hacked. While the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo felt that the Russian government was the mastermind behind this attack, Trump felt that all of this was some China-based hackers’ work. Some major sectors, including the US Treasury, Commerce, State, Energy, …

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Inrupt, a Tim Berners-Lee Startup, Launches an Enterprise-Friendly Solid Privacy Platform

Tim Berners-Lee, the well-known computer scientist who got a lot of credit for inventing the World Wide Web, went on to launch a commercial startup organization called Inrupt. According to the latest piece of information, Inrupt has brought forth a new version of the Solid privacy platform exclusively for the enterprise. For those who are …

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Google New Proactive Security: Not an Email but Direct Notification for Immediate Action

If there is any security issue with your account then you will get a google alert instead of mail. If this critical alert pops up, there is something wrong happening with your account. The alert also specifies the accurate place where the activity happened like before. Formerly these alerts are sent to the email under …

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Intel Cybercrime Alert!! About 20GB Internal Documents Surface Online

It seems like a major instance of cyber crime has occurred within Intel. About 20GB worth or perhaps even more internal information of the chipmaker has been reported to be leaked online. Amongst these documents, some were even designated as “confidential” or “restricted secret.” According to ZDNet, these files have been uploaded on Mega, the …

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Anyone Identifying any Foreign Interference in the US Elections will Get about $10 Million.

The US Presidential Elections are barely 100 days away. As most of us are aware, foreign interference changed a lot many things during the 2016 elections. In a bid to thwart any situation like that, the US Department of State has stated that any person who could provide any information about any interference in the …

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Twitter Could End up Paying $250 Million as Fine for Privacy Infringement

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has put Twitter under scanner from October last year over personal data usage such as phone numbers and email addresses for ad targeting. This big revelation was made by none other than the social media giant during a regulatory filing with the Security and Exchange Commission. According to the document, …

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US Marshals claim a data breach has leaked prisoner’s personal information

The US Marshals Services have exposed and bought out in light about a recent data breach that has resulted in exposing the confidential and personal information of former prisoners. Sources have also reported that all those who were affected by the breach were sent personal letters informing them of the breach. On December 30, 2019, …

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