IoT devices and ddos attacks

ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper September 26, 2016

Swiss People have voted over Surveillance Power against Threats Swiss voters have given additional power of surveillance with a 66.5% majority of voting. After Paris attack, the Swiss people have shown concern on growing threat from terrorists and they are ready for surveillance on their privacy fo
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ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper September 19, 2016

Blizzard admitted about cyber-attack by PoodleCorp - a hacking group is believed to be responsible. The company disclosed about the incident on twitter page. This is the fourth cyber-attack that Blizzard faced but soon Blizzard came back online. Besides DDoS attack, the company had also technical is
http non secure error

ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper September 12, 2016

Data of severs belonging to PCIA (Project on Crowdsourced Imagery Analysis) have suffered from DDoS attack. The attack was severe that compelled PCIA to take down its “geoserver”, this server handles satellite imagery database. PCIA did not point out at any country but the attack was happened ju
Shadow IT

Ways to Reduce Risks in Shadow IT

Shadow IT coves a broad spectrum but for ease, the general accepted definition is : Shadow IT is used within organizations without approval of organization and it describes information technology systems and its solutions. Sometime, it is termed as “Stealth IT” to define solutions given by ot
lightspeed pos vendor server breach

ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper September 05, 2016

Lightspeed suffered from Data Breach Lightspeed a seller of POS system has notified its clients about data breach. Company's engineers detected the breach. Unknown attacker has gained access to the retail system as the retail system stores the data of buyers who have purchased via POS system with P
ransomware affected six out of ten uk universities

ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper August 29, 2016

Firefox is going to introduce its version-50, which will bring protection against MIME confusion attack. The browser receives a file from the server; it checks the response of server for content-type header. The content type header indicates the type of file that a server is sending to the browser.
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Seven Predictions for Cognitive Analytics in 2016

The last few years has seen a rise in discussion pertaining of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with particular interests on its impact on business and the society. Well, some once said that necessity is the mother of invention and the growth of unstructured data around the world has surely contributed
chrome and firefox url spoofing

ClickSSL Weekly InfoSec Snipper August 22, 2016

The Global Rate of Phishing is Snowballing Cyren Cyberthreat report said that the global rate of phishing URLs jumped to 14% that comes to 4.44 million in first quarter of 2016. It is believed that if the trend continues then the days are not so far when it will cross 18 million levels in around up