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

US Nuclear facilities using obsolete systems due to data security concerns

Surprising! But now its a fact that nuclear facilities in United States are using obsolete computers due to data security concerns. As per the documents released by the US Audit Chamber, most of the nuclear arsenal of the country are still using old servers and storage media like floppy drives which are now considered as … More US Nuclear facilities using obsolete systems due to data security concerns

US 2016 Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton data hacked

SkyNews, a Britain based renowned news resource has disclosed that Russian government hackers have succeeded in penetrating Democratic National Committee (DNC)s computing network and stole research data of US 2016 Presidential candidate Donald Trump. This news was confirmed by DNC’s chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz this week. But she confirmed that no information including financial or … More US 2016 Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton data hacked

Data Security alert- Youtube videos spreading malware!

Data Security has turned paramount for those regularly watching Youtube Videos on Android and Mac OS based devices. A muffled voice hidden in a YouTube video can issue commands to a nearby smart phone without the user’s knowledge. This can lead to serious consequences to those using their device for banking activities and for email … More Data Security alert- Youtube videos spreading malware!