Backing Up May Be Easier, But There’s More to It Than You Think

652855 It Watch Why You Need To Back Up More Than You Think

Yes, of course you need to back up your critical data files, and yes, the cloud has made that task easier. But the cloud and virtualization have also added a whole new aspect to backup and many people are forgetting about it. This may not be a valid assumption but, if you’re in business, then … Read moreBacking Up May Be Easier, But There’s More to It Than You Think

সাম্প্রতিক এটিএম মেশিন হ্যাকিং প্রচেষ্টা প্রসঙ্গে:

সম্প্রতি খবর এসেছে এটিএম মেশিন হ্যাক করার অপরাধে কয়েকজন ইউক্রেনিয়ান পুলিশের হাতে ধরা পড়েছে। আমাদের ব্যাংকিং সিস্টেমের দুর্বলতার সুযোগ নিয়ে সেখানে দেশিদের পাশাপাশি বিদেশিরাও অনেক আগে থেকেই হামলা করে আসছে। এটা জানা ছিল বলেই এটিএম হ্যাকের চেষ্টার খবরে অবাক হইনি। কিন্তু কিছু কিছু খবরের হেডলাইন দেখে, আর পরে পুরো খবর পড়ে যেটা অবাক হয়ে দেখলাম, … Read moreসাম্প্রতিক এটিএম মেশিন হ্যাকিং প্রচেষ্টা প্রসঙ্গে:

Bangladesh arrests six Ukraine nationals for ATM fraud

Police have been granted three days to grill six foreigners arrested for hacking into an ATM of a private bank using digital forgery to withdraw money from it. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mondol passed the order on Monday after police sought eight days to question the alleged fraudsters. The suspects are all Ukrainian nationals, … Read moreBangladesh arrests six Ukraine nationals for ATM fraud

Hackers reportedly used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore’s computer systems

EternalBlue was also used in the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks in 2017 Since May 7th, the Baltimore’s city government has been dealing with a ransomware attack that has shut down everything from its email to the systems that allow residents to pay water bills, purchase homes, and other services. According to a report in The New York Times, … Read moreHackers reportedly used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore’s computer systems

885 Million Records Exposed Online: Bank Transactions, Social Security Numbers, and More

Several million records said to include bank account details, Social Security digits, wire transactions, and other mortgage paperwork, were found publicly accessible on the server of a major U.S. financial service company. More than 885 million records in total were reportedly exposed, according to Krebs on Security. The data was taken offline on Friday. Ben Shoval, … Read more885 Million Records Exposed Online: Bank Transactions, Social Security Numbers, and More

UK to invest $28M in cyber operations centers

The United Kingdom is preparing to invest 22 million pounds, the equivalent of almost $28 million, to open new cyber operation centers. British Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt is set to make the announcement during a conference in London at the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre.   “It’s time to pay more than lip service to cyber,” she … Read moreUK to invest $28M in cyber operations centers

How Hackers Access Direct Deposit Paycheck — And What to Do About It

Getting your paycheck deposited directly into your bank account seems like a handy solution but in some cases. hackers can access them. Getting your paycheck deposited directly into your bank account seems like a handy solution because you don’t have to pick up the check from your workplace and take it to the bank to … Read moreHow Hackers Access Direct Deposit Paycheck — And What to Do About It

Windows 10 WARNING: Huge vulnerability discovered as Microsoft releases May 2019 Update

WINDOWS 10 users have been warned about a newly discovered security vulnerability shortly after Microsoft started releasing its May 2019 Update for the operating system. Windows 10 May 2019 Update is the latest improvement to hit the software and touts a wealth of improvements for users to look forward to. The software grants fans access to … Read moreWindows 10 WARNING: Huge vulnerability discovered as Microsoft releases May 2019 Update

Hackers have been holding the city of Baltimore’s computers hostage for 2 weeks

A ransomware attack means Baltimore citizens can’t pay their water bills or parking tickets. Thirteen bitcoins are standing between the city of Baltimore and many of the services and processes its citizens rely on after hackers seized thousands of government computers at the start of the month. The ordeal has been going on for two weeks, and … Read moreHackers have been holding the city of Baltimore’s computers hostage for 2 weeks