Cybersecurity (141)

IT Provider Cognizant Suffers Ransomware Attack

Cognizant Technology Solutions has revealed that its services were disrupted by a “Maze” ransomware attack. So reports Reuters.


Google: We Stop 18 Million COVID-19 Scam Emails a Day

Google just blocked 18 million malicious emails related to the coronavirus pandemic in one week alone, the company said. So reports CNET.


Hackers Slam Hospitals Already Swamped with COVID-19

As healthcare providers grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, they’re also battling an outbreak of cyberattacks.


How Zoom’s COVID-19 Spotlight Exposed Cybersecurity Flaws

The video conferencing app Zoom was a rare business success story as the coronavirus pandemic upended daily life, but where cybersecurity is concerned, it may end up as a cautionary tale.


Cyber Insurer Chubb Investigates Reported Ransomware Attack

Chubb, a leading cyber-insurance provider, has become a target of a cyberattack itself. So reports TechCrunch.


Coronavirus Cybersecurity Impact Might Be Felt for Years

Authorities have been warning that hackers are attempting to exploit the coronavirus pandemic. But, the full implications of cyberattacks related to the COVID-19 outbreak may not be known for some time.


Cybersecurity VC Funding Plummets Even Before Coronavirus

An analysis by cybersecurity venture capital outfit DataTribe has found that early-stage venture investment in the industry declined sharply to start the year, ahead of another predicted fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. So reports Politico.


Congressional Report Urges Cybersecurity Overhaul

A bipartisan congressional report pushes for the United States to rethink how it handles cybersecurity in the face of threats from Russia, Iran and North Korea. So reports The New York Times.


Spending Increases Not Sufficient to Curb Breaches: Surveys

The strategic threat to businesses from lax cybersecurity is significant, and boosting spending hasn’t been enough to stop breaches. That’s the takeaway from sifting through a pair of recent surveys.


Cybersecurity Execs Still Suffer from High Stress

A new report finds that, just like last year, top cybersecurity pros are reporting high degrees of stress that are affecting their work and personal lives.


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