Monday, 25 October 2021

Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Zoom bug allowed anyone to use a company’s custom meeting URL

NEW YORK: Cybersecurity professionals are still finding some big problems with Zoom. Researchers at online security firm Check Point detailed their latest discovery: an exploit in Zoom which would have allowed any bad actor to use a company’s vanity URL for their own video meeting. Here’s what this means. Basically, companies and organizations ...

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Broadcom to buy Symantec enterprise unit for $10.7bn

WASHINGTON: Broadcom announced plans Thursday to buy the enterprise unit of cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp. for $10.7 billion in a move to further diversify the US semiconductor maker. The all-cash deal was revealed after reports that Broadcom’s efforts to buy Symantec in its entirety had stalled. The purchase gives Broadcom, ...

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4bn

CALIFORNIA: BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion in cash to help expand its QNX unit that makes software for next-generation autonomous cars. Besides the cash component, the deal includes the assumption of Cylance’s unvested employee incentives, BlackBerry said. ...

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OnePlus Was Hacked to steal credit card details

LONDON: Anybody who used at credit card to purchase their flashy new OnePlus handsets from the company’s official site ought to immediately contact their bank: hackers might be out to steal your funds. Following a slew of complaints about possible credit card fraud from a flock of concerned OnePlus users, ...

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Yahoo sets hack record at 1 billion accounts

Yahoo says hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013. The company says it’s a different breach from the one it disclosed in September. Pictured here Marissa Mayer, who took the job as CEO at Yahoo in 2012 The company said Wednesday that it was ...

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