Why govt orders security audit of IT infrastructure?

NEW DELHI: Alarmed at the rising cases of cyber attacks emanating from the web space of a host of nations, including Pakistan, China and the UAE, the Centre has ordered security auditing of the entire IT infrastructure of the central and the state governments. There has been a spurt in cyber crimes against Indian establishments and the exercise has been initiated to check the preparation of government establishments against such…

10 Core Beliefs Of Incredibly Successful People

LinkedIn Influencer Jeff Haden published this post originally on LinkedIn. Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.Here are some of those beliefs… no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel this is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to do with fame or fortune.) With that out of the…

How the first mobile malware Cabir was discovered?

Ten years ago, digital security experts reported the discovery of Cabir – the first ever worm designed to attack mobile phones. Unlike most modern malware samples, Cabir wasn’t equipped with a wide range of malicious functions. Instead it made history by proving that it was possible to infect mobile phones. Experts first encountered Cabir at the beginning of June 2004. One of Kaspersky Lab’s virus analysts was just ending his…

Heartbleed, Google Play and XP – 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

60 Second Security: • How hard is Heartbleed recovery? • How hard does Google Play try to keep the garbage out? • And how hard are you trying to get over XP? 60 Second Security has the answers in a short, fun security video [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sc_2Fst4NLI] Read more at Heartbleed, Google Play and XP – 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

How not to tell your customers how much you care about their security

We’ve written several times before about “what not to do” when sending important emails to your customers. For example, after the recent Heartbleed data leakage revelations, there was widespread fear that most websites you’d visited in the past two year might, just might, have yielded up your password to the cybercriminal underworld or to one or more intelligence services. In fact, your password very probably wasn’t seen by anybody (except…