5,000 Donors Affected by Data Leak at Recently Formed German Party

A data leak at the recently formed German political party Sahra Wagenknecht Alliance (BSW) has given unauthorized people access to information on thousands of donors and subscribers to a newsletter. A party spokeswoman confirmed a corresponding report by Der Spiegel news magazine on Thursday. According to the report, up to 35,000 people are affected, including…

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Current Scenario of Mobile Security Challenges & its Future Direction

Each smart phone is always connected to the internet and applications are downloaded from different sources. Hence securing all these applications is a monumental task as each application has its own security vulnerabilities. In an interview with securitydive.in, Clement SAAD, CEO, Pradeo, uncovered some of the startling revelations and explained how serious challenge it is…

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Eye Security Raises $39 Million Led by JPMorgan as EU Ransomware Attacks Jump

Dutch cybersecurity firm Eye Security has reportedly raised $39 million to expand throughout Europe. The company’s funding round was led by JPMorgan Chase’s growth investment arm, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Sunday (March 10), noting that the financing is happening amid a jump in ransomware attacks. The report, citing information from the European Digital SME Alliance, said that such…

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Chinese State Hackers Target Tibetans with Supply Chain, Watering Hole Attacks

The China-linked threat actor known as Evasive Panda orchestrated both watering hole and supply chain attacks targeting Tibetan users at least since September 2023. The end goal of the attacks is to deliver malicious downloaders for Windows and macOS that deploy a known backdoor called MgBot and a previously undocumented Windows implant known as Nightdoor. Key findings:…

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GISEC Global Celebrates Women in Cybersecurity Ahead of Annual Exhibition

Leading female figures in the global cybersecurity industry will unite at the regional super-connector to discuss the obstacles and opportunities shaping their careers As the Middle East’s largest and most impactful cybersecurity event, GISEC Global continues to provide a solid platform and expand the opportunities for women in the field, fuelling the growth of a…

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Google Launches AI Initiatives to Enhance Cybersecurity

Google has launched few AI based initiatives that is based on AI Cyber defense to leverage to boost cyber security. The company also announced $2 million in research grants and strategic partnerships to support research at several institutes, including The University of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon, and Stanford. The program supports universities to train the next…

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The Govt. Launches ‘Chakshu’ Portal for Customers to Report Suspected Fraud Communications

The government has been persistently making efforts to check cyber frauds under the secure India project, at three levels- National, Organisational and Individual, said Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Communications, Railway, and Electronics & Information Technology. For coordination among the stakeholders to curb misuse of telecom resources in cyber-crime and financial frauds, ‘Chakshu’ facility on Sanchar…

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U.S. Court Orders NSO Group to Hand Over Pegasus Spyware Code to WhatsApp

A U.S. judge has ordered NSO Group to hand over its source code for Pegasus and other remote access trojans to Meta as part of the social media giant’s on-going litigation against the Israeli spyware vendor.   The decision marks a major legal victory for Meta, which filed the lawsuit in October 2019 for using its infrastructure to distribute the spyware to approximately…

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President Biden Blocks Mass Transfer of Personal Data to High-Risk Nations

U.S. President Joe Biden has issued an Executive Order that prohibits the mass transfer of citizens’ personal data to countries of concern. Key pointers in The Executive Order: The Executive Order also “provides safeguards around other activities that can give those countries access to Americans’ sensitive data,” the White House said in a statement. This includes sensitive…

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Tata Elxsi Announces Partnership with AccuKnox for 5G Managed Security Services for Operators

Tata Elxsi, through its NEURON product suite, announces a strategic partnership with Accuknox, the developer of NIMBUS, a state-of-the-art cloud-native security solution. This collaboration marks a significant advancement in network transformation and security, offering operators a comprehensive solution for building and securing autonomous networks. NEURON, telco automation platform, comprises of a comprehensive suite of transformation…

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