An update on Ransomware- a major threat to data security

Ransomware spreading cyber criminals are turning into dedicated services providers these days. As per the recent report released by F-secure on cyber crime, these malware spreading criminals are now forming into groups offering businesses different services based on their needs. This was discovered in a recent experience of F- secure on five current crypto-ransomware variants … More An update on Ransomware- a major threat to data security

Riffle to offer more data security and privacy than TOR

TOR, a favorite browser of privacy minded people is all set to get tough compete soon. Researchers from MIT have devised a new web browser which is said to offer better performance and protection than the onion browser, widely known as TOR. Riffle, is the web browser which has been architected by a group of … More Riffle to offer more data security and privacy than TOR

Microsoft wins epic battle with US Government on internet surveillance!

Microsoft has won an epic battle with US government on internet surveillance. As per the latest hearing, US NSA cannot force Microsoft to give authorities access to the firm’s servers located in other countries. The US vs Microsoft case summary goes as follows—In relation with a drug case investigation, The US Department of Justice (DOJ) … More Microsoft wins epic battle with US Government on internet surveillance!

What does data security mean in technological world

Data Security has become a prime concern for enterprises serving different business verticals. In simple words, information security is protecting data, such as databases, from unwanted actions of unauthorized users such as cyber criminals. That can be done by implementing measures related to digital privacy to prevent destructive forces from accessing computers, data bases and … More What does data security mean in technological world

Florida University researchers find CryptoDrop to tackle Ransomware

Researchers from University of Florida in association with Villanova University have developed a kind of anti-ransomware program called CryptoDrop which detects ransomware in early stages i.e. as soon as it starts the process of encrypting significant number of files. In tests of 492 distinct ransomware samples, researchers report that CryptoDrop detected and stopped all those … More Florida University researchers find CryptoDrop to tackle Ransomware

SSDs can mitigate data security risks from hidden data

Solid State Drives based which work on flash technology can save you from data security concerns related to hidden data or deleted data. Yes, you’ve read it right! A research carried out by Dave Richardson, an under graduate student from America Military University along with some support from a senior researchers from MIT has discovered … More SSDs can mitigate data security risks from hidden data