Subex ties up with Telefonica for cybersecurity venture

Telecom Analytics Solutions provider Subex Limited said that it has partnered Spanish multinational telecommunications company Telefonica on a new cybersecurity venture focussed on Internet of Things (IoT) security. IoT security refers to safeguarding connected devices and networks in the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT involves adding internet connectivity to devices and machines and animals to […]

No, India’s AADHAAR database has not been compromised

Social and mainstream media is abuzz with headlines that scream that the Aadhaar database has been ‘leaked’ or ‘breached’ by miscreants and that the UID Authority of India has been caught napping. “Personal data of a billion Indians sold online for £6”, screams the Guardian. “Local Indian newspaper was able to access the private data […]

Smart fridges, ovens make for easy hacking targets – Wipro report

There was a massive 54% increase in the number of records stolen by cyber criminals across the globe in 2016, and the expanding adoption of connected devices is increasing the danger of hacking, Wipro Ltd said in its State of Cybersecurity Report. The report found that the emergence of smart devices like connected cameras, cars, […]

Credit, debit card fraud down sharply this year in India

Incidents of fraud and theft involving credit and debit cards have fallen sharply in the current financial year, according to data for the first nine months provided by the Reserve Bank of India. While the exact reasons for the sharp decrease is not known, banks in India have been putting in more and more precautions after […]

Cyberinc to launch malware isolation product in India

Cyberinc, an Aurionpro solutions company, said it will launch a malware isolation product ‘Isla’ in India on December 1st. “Cyberinc’s Isla web malware isolation system protects organizations from the most advanced web borne threats by isolating all web content outside the network perimeter,” said the company. “This approach will help eliminate the risk of drive-by-downloads, […]

AGC Networks to offer self-learning technology from UK’s Darktrace

Darktrace, a British cyber security company, said it partnered with AGC Networks, an India-based technology solutions provider to expand the market for the company´s self-learning technology. “This partnership allows more and more organizations to benefit from Enterprise Immune System technology across Asia, helping defend against today’s advanced cyber-threats,” said Sanjay Aurora, Darktrace Managing Director, Asia-Pacific. […]

HP Study Finds Smartwatches Vulnerable to Attack

HP said smartwatches with network and communication functionality represent a new and open frontier for cyberattack, quoting results of a study. The study conducted by HP Fortify found that 100 percent of the tested smartwatches contain significant vulnerabilities, including insufficient authentication, lack of encryption and privacy concerns1. In the report HP provides actionable recommendations for […]