Pune: Security solutions provider Barracuda Networks said its researchers have identified a new type of brand impersonation attack that is disproportionately using Google-branded sites to trick victims into sharing login credentials. Of the nearly 100,000 form-based attacks detected between January 1 and April 30, Google file sharing and storage websites were used in 65% of attacks, making up 4% of all spear-phishing attacks in the first four months of 2020. In this type of brand impersonation attack, scammers leverage file, content-sharing, or other productivity sites like docs.google.com or sway.office.com to convince victims to hand over their credentials. “There has been an exceptional spike in cybersecurity threats and an increase in a variety of phishing campaigns. While phishing tactics are common in nature, this is a new kind of form-based attack that our researchers have been steadily detecting throughout the beginning of the year. They are expecting the numbers to … [Read more...] about Scammers target Google Docs and Microsoft Sway to steal user credentials: Barracuda Networks
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In common with other news organisations, PA Media is facing tough financial challenges and has had to furlough some staff and ask others to take pay cuts. The company has expanded outside its traditional news agency business, recently buying stock image business Alamy shortly before the pandemic devastated the media industry. … [Read more...] about Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots
Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced Wednesday that Microsoft plans to spend $64 million on the new hub, which will be located in Reston Town Center in Fairfax County. … [Read more...] about Microsoft to build new software hub in northern Viriginia
He mentioned the role of sci-tech workers in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak and said they have risen to the challenge and worked day and night on clinical treatments and vaccine research and development, material support and big data applications as well as providing technological support against the epidemic. … [Read more...] about President calls for sci-tech powerhouse
Amazon is discontinuing its Echo Look camera, a standalone device that gave owners fashion advice using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Look’s companion app and the device itself will stop functioning on July 24th. Between now and July 24th, 2021, Look users can back up their images and videos by making a free Amazon Photos account. (People with existing Photos accounts will have their media backed up automatically.) Anyone who wants to delete all their existing photos and videos will have to do so before the July 2020 deadline; otherwise, they’ll have to call Amazon’s customer service to have them deleted. They can currently delete them through the Look app. … [Read more...] about Amazon will no longer support the Echo Look, encourages owners to recycle theirs
Amid the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, Bollywood celebrities have been doing their best to help the frontline warriors in their battle against the deadly outbreak. In an effort to do do, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan offered their four-storeyed office to BMC for quarantine facility. The superstar, through his NGO Meer Foundation, also set up 22 beds in the building. … [Read more...] about BMC Starts Using Shah Rukh Khan’s Office As COVID-19 Isolation Centre!