According to the researcher, the problems included issues in biometric authentication, incorrect session handling, embedding of authentication credentials, API security and third-party risks like integration with WhatsApp.
Digital empathy involves assuming that employees have the absolute best intent, and building systems that are easy to use, says Ann Johnson, corporate vice-president of Microsoft’s cybersecurity solutions group.
Many black-hat hackers aren’t happy with those spreading malware capitalising on the coronavirus pandemic. In a Russian-speaking underground forum, a hacker revealed that while the person initially had plans to use the pandemic to make money, that idea was dropped.
Joker's laughing: Fresh database of half a million Indian payment card records on sale in the Dark Web
The source of this new breach is unknown. The total estimated value of the database is $4.2 mn.
"Very often by talking through what the impact (of data hoarding) can be, (and) by having very open conversations with business executives. The technical team for the most part understands this. It is now about having a conversation with the C-Suite and the boards, as they look at the overall business risk, because that is the job of the board."
A newly released report from Singapore-based cybersecurity and threat-intelligence firm Group-IB underlines what has been brewing in cybersecurity over the last few years — the dominance of the nation state as the primary threat actor. “The leading and most frightening trend of 2019 was the use of cyber-weapons in military operations,” the report says.
These include systems that are used in banks and govt. It is unclear if these systems are being upgraded.
Cryptojacking, a major concern for cybersecurity companies in late 2017, saw a downtrend last year.
"You can expect every responsible nation state to be conducting espionage of some kind. That is a normal nation-state behaviour," Joyce said.
Cosmos Bank, a Pune based co-operative had lost Rs 94.42 crore in one of the largest banking heists in the country through withdrawals from more than 14,849 ATMs transactions
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