Microsoft dismantles 90% of trickbot network, which had potential to disrupt 2020 U.S. Presidential elections

In a breaking development, U.S. tech giant Microsoft Corp stated, it had disabled by more than 90%, machines that were used by a gang of Russian-speaking cyber criminals to control a massive network of computers which had the potential to disrupt the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. The development was aided by a series of U.S. court…

Work-from-home creates perfect opportunities for cyber criminals, corporates spies and hackers: cyber security experts

With companies temporarily closing their offices and with more people working from home with company data because of the Wuhan coronavirus, hackers are likely to take advantage of the situation, said cyber security experts. Government officials from the United States and Britain along with others have warned on the cyber security dangers of working remotely…

Hackers accessed personal data of 10 million customers in 2017: Dixons Carphone

Hackers were able to go through the personal records of 10 million customers of British electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone, in 2017. On Tuesday, British electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone disclosed, hackers have been able to access 10 million personal data of customers in 2017. “While there is now evidence that…

Cyber security researchers attribute string of recent cyberattacks on virtual currency exchanges on North Korea-backed hackers

With much of its exports to China being blocked by U.N sanction, an impoverished and increasingly cornered North Korea has taken the cyber route to enriching itself. With the recent surge in the price of bitcoins, cyber security experts opine the net worth of its stolen tokens amount to $82 million. With more international sanctions…