Data breach

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

Your Outlook may be hacked; Microsoft confirms breach

Around late Friday evening, Microsoft announced a data breach that resulted from a Microsoft technical support agent’s credentials being compromised.

Here’s how one company is simplifying secure access in the age of hybrid

With enterprises moving towards hybrid ecosystems, security leaders need to strike the right balance between user experience and the zero-trust approach.

Cyber espionage shows no signs of slowing down: Michael Sentonas, CrowdStrike

The bears, pandas, kittens and chollimas are out in the open, and the military top-brass is apprehensive. Michael Sentonas, VP of Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike, gives us a dekko at the cyber espionage threat landscape.

Triton malware strikes again, intrusion discovered at second industrial facility

The Triton malware allows such systems to be controlled remotely – potentially allowing malicious actors to cause explosions or release toxic gas.

The 6 biggest ransomware attacks of the last 5 years

The biggest ransomware attacks illustrate how this particularly nasty genre of attack software has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.

Toyota reports yet another data breach; 3.1 million customer accounts exposed

Japanese automaker, Toyota, announced on Saturday that a data breach resulted in the data of 3.1 million customers being compromised. This is in fact the second data breach the company faced in the last five weeks. 

The need of the hour is not just AI, but explainable AI: Subram Natarajan, CTO, IBM India/South Asia

From explainable AI to blockchain to building a super-fast processor, Subram Natarajan, CTO of IBM India/South Asia tells us how IBM does what it does best – innovate to stay ahead. 

APT group Elfin switches from data destruction to data stealing via WinRAR vulnerability

Iran-linked hacker group switches techniques from Shamoon wiper attacks to WinRAR exploits.

Firms pay CEOs more, shareholders less in wake of data breach, analysis reveals

​Companies give CEOs a pay rise while cutting dividend payments and research and development investment in the wake of a data breach, analysis by researchers at Warwick Business School has revealed.

Behavioral analytics - The key to fight against cyber threats

The key to better security lies in adopting a differentiated human-centric approach to cybersecurity, where people—rather than IT infrastructure—become the new perimeter.