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Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said on Thursday.

Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon

Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon

Data breaches are becoming more pervasive and damaging and are now affecting every department within an organisation -- leaving a lingering, if not lasting, imprint on an enterprise.

New method to boost cybersecurity developed

New method to boost cybersecurity developed

This new method sidesteps both of those restrictions and allows the use of two sequences that are only weakly random.

Cybersecurity $35 bn opportunity, to create 1 million jobs: Nasscom

Cybersecurity $35 bn opportunity, to create 1 million jobs: Nasscom

Increasing incidents of cyber attacks and data protection efforts globally are expected to create USD 35 billion revenue opportunity and employment opportunities for about a million professionals by 2025 for India, IT industry body Nasscom said Monday.

Barack Obama launches cybersecurity action plan

Barack Obama launches cybersecurity action plan

President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a new cybersecurity "national action plan" calling for an overhaul of aging government networks and a high-level commission to boost security awareness.

US Senate passes bill to push sharing of information on hackers

The US Senate has passed a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity by encouraging companies and the government to share information about threats. It took six years to win approval.

Internet firms to be subject to new cybersecurity rules in EU

Internet firms such as Cisco, Google and Amazon will be subject to a new EU cybersecurity law forcing them to adopt tough security measures and possibly report serious breaches to national authorities, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Raytheon buys cybersecurity firm in $1.9 bn deal

US defense contractor Raytheon announced Monday it is investing $1.9 billion to create a cybersecurity firm to combat growing threats in the business sector.

Barack Obama sharply criticizes China's plans for new technology rules

President Barack Obama on Monday sharply criticized China`s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change the policy if it wants to do business with the United States and saying he had raised it with President Xi Jinping.

Obama seeks enhanced cybersecurity laws to fight hackers

"We`ve got to stay ahead of those who would do us harm. The problem is that government and the private sector are still not always working as closely together as we should," Obama said.

FBI probing reported theft of 1.2 bn Internet passwords

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a report by a US cybersecurity firm that it uncovered some 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data.

Japan, EU to launch dialogue on cybersecurity: Draft

Japan and the European Union (EU) will agree to launch a dialogue to boost cybersecurity next month amid suspected cyber attacks from Chinese entities.

'Russia hacked hundreds of Western, Asian companies'

A US cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been linked to cyber attacks for alleged economic - rather than political - gains.

FireEye buys cyber forensics firm Mandiant for about $1 billion

Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc has acquired Mandiant Corp, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secretive Chinese military unit believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks on US companies.

Cybersecurity to get more complicated in 2014: ISACA

IT and cybersecurity professionals should resolve now to gear up for accelerated change and complexity in 2014.