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Tag: Cyber Threats

3.1 Million External Attacks On Cloud User Accounts In Q4 2020

San Francisco: Anti-virus software company McAfee on Tuesday said it has observed an average of 648 cyber threats per minute in the fourth quarter of 2020, an increase of 60…

Trump declares national emergency over cyber threats

Washington: With a motive to protect US communications network from “foreign adversaries”, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Wednesday. The executive order gives the federal government powers to restrict US companies from doing business transactions with certain foreign tech suppliers “posing an unacceptable risk to the national security”, said White House Press Secretary […]

Less than 10% of Gmail users enable two-factor authentication: Google

San Francisco: Despite the growth of sophisticated cyber threats globally, Google has said that less than 10 per cent of active Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication making the remaining 90 per cent more vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to Google engineers, compromised passwords are the top way hackers gain access to accounts and all […]

Seven of Trump's cybersecurity advisors resign

Washington: Seven members of Donald Trump’s cybersecurity advisory council have resigned, citing the US President’s insufficient attention to cyber threats. According to a Fortune report late on Saturday, seven members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, whose purview includes national cybersecurity, resigned en masse expressing concern over how Trump and his administration undermined the “moral […]