The suspected Pakistani hackers have allegedly taken down the official website of Indian Revenue Service (IRS). The website of Income-Tax (I-T) Department, a part of IRS, was down on early Saturday (6 February) and the site is still offline.
Internet of Things (IoT) has appeared as an exciting new technological chapter. Inclusion of more devices to the network poses huge risks of cyber attacking. Raising awareness among the device users has become a prime concern while combating with cyber threats. Despite all precautionary efforts, war against cyber hackers will cost around $6 trillion by the next five years.
Zscaler, a California-based cloud security firm, has mobilized $25million from Google Capital, an equity investment arm of Google. Adding to the oversubscribed round, the total amount raised by Zscaler reaches $110mn. The cyber security firm raised $85million in August. Zscaler was waiting for a strategic partner to close the round. Google Capital is engaged in late-stage financing activity.
More than one in 10 people picked for the top jobs in British finance pull out during a regulatory vetting process which has got tougher since the financial crisis.
China's regulators are targeting foreign firms, a majority of respondents said in a survey by an American business lobby, citing protectionism among the top concerns for their operations in the world's second largest economy.
Internet services that allow people to freely access blocked websites and apps from within China have seen more severe disruptions this week, said three providers, moves that Chinese state media said were justified.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational institutions, according to a confidential agency document.
Hackers used tools in a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that were based on ones used in similar attacks conducted against South Korea by North Korea, a person familiar with the company's investigation said on Wednesday.
Israeli-based cyber security company ThetaRay bagged a substantial investment from General Electric (GE) reported to be worth "several million dollars."