Hackers Gain Notoriety As Cyber Attacks Increase
by p b    Jun 21, 2011
Category : Case Studies
Attacking a high profile website for fun or fame continues to motivate hackers. However, a larger number are now doing it for money. The industry hopes that these attacks raise awareness, and the Internet emerges stronger as a result.
Data breaches increased, while data loss decrease: Verizon
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 21, 2011
Category : Columns
The report also found that outsiders are responsible for 92 percent of breaches, although the percentage of insider attacks decreased over the previous year, this is largely due to the huge increase in smaller external attacks
Get the employee on your side
by Abhinna Shreshtha    May 03, 2010
Category : Columns
Technology : Infrastructure
When we talk of a secure environment let's take a look at all the stakeholders involved. You have the security companies, who keep an untiring eye on what the bad guys are up to, then there is the organization's IT team who diligently work to...
Twitter Hacking - Lessons to be Learnt
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jul 20, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
TechCrunch, the site that published some of the documents stolen by Twitter hacker - Hacker Croll, said the hacker made use of poor password practices to hack into accounts of a Twitter employee, Evan Williams, CEO of Twiter, and Biz Stone...
Banking/ Financial SMBs To Increase Security Spend
by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 03, 2006
Category : Banking
AMI's latest study indicates that SMBs across the Asia-Pacific region outside Japan involved in the banking and financial services sector will spend upwards of $42 million (up 40% from last year's $30 million) in the current year. "SMBs...
American Express Alerts Against Phising Pop-ups
by CXOtoday Staff    May 10, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
American Express has alerted its customers about a pop-up message that appears while you try to access the actual website of the credit card firm. A trojan causes this popup and it appears only on infected computers. The Pop-up box appears...
Secure Identities With Smart Cards, Says Alliance
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 27, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
Despite multiple layers of security, hackers are still breaching computer networks, gaining access and exploiting sensitive data of customer accounts. To strengthen the information security and also to converge authentication and access control...
Microsoft vexed by hacker software distributors
by CXOtoday Correspondent    Sep 17, 2003
Category : News & Analysis
WASHINGTON: Following last week¨s reports of holes in some versions of Microsoft Windows operation system, hackers have developed and are distributing software to break into computers exploiting the newfound vulnerability. According to...
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