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Under Armour Data Breach: 150 million MyFitnessPal users account affected

Under Armour reports massive data breach of 150 million MyFitnessPal users

American sports gear maker Under Armour has accepted that as many as 150 million MyFitnessPal users account is affected with data breach which is believed to have happened in February 2018.
Trend Micro, Cybersecurity, Email Threat, Trend Micro Cloud App Security

We detected and blocked 3.4 million high-risk email threats in 2017, claims Trend Micro

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro said that its Cloud App Security detected and blocked 3.4 million high-risk email threats in 2017. It also managed to detect over 50,000 ransomware and 3,000 BEC threats in the last three quarters of 2017.
DDoS, Verisign, DDOS Attacks, Cybersecurity

DDoS attacks in Q4 2017 decreased by 25%, says Verisign

Verisign observed a 25 percent decrease in the number of DDoS attacks in Q4 2017 compared to Q3 2017 and an 850 percent increase in the average of attack peak sizes.
Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy, Data Protection Laws, Privacy Rules, Altaf Halde, Network Intelligence

Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy: Lack of data protection laws, privacy rules in India, makes privacy a farce

India has many compliances that companies follow for data protection and privacy issues, but, the adoption is not yet reached the stage where one can confidently say that citizens are protected in case of any privacy issues.
Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy, Data Security Framework, GDPR

Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy is a warning for India’s relatively weak data security framework

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica controversy should be seen as a warning for the country’s relatively weak data security framework, and strict protection and privacy laws need to be put in place having minimum loopholes.
Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Facebook–Cambridge Analytica Scan-dal, Information Technology Act 2000

Facebook Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Article 72A of Information Technology Act not enough to protect user’s data

As per section 72A, securing access and providing ‘any material containing personal information about an-other person’ without consent of that person, or in breach of contract of a service is punishable with imprisonment or fine, or both.
Limelight Networks, Advanced Bot, Digital Content

Limelight Networks launches Advanced Bot to protect digital content

Limelight Networks has launched a new Advanced Bot Manager option for its Limelight Web Application Firewall solution for protecting digital content
Fortinet, Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program

Fortinet adds 11 technology firms to its Fabric-Ready Partner Program

Fortinet has added eleven information technology providers to its Fabric-Ready Partner Program. These new partners further extend the Fortinet Security Fabric across cloud, virtual, and software-defined environments.
Gartner, Internet of Things, IoT Security, IoT, Cybersecurity

IoT security spending to reach $1.5 billion in 2018: Gartner

According to Gartner forecasts, the worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion.
Sophos, Ransomware, Cybersecurity

Healthcare sector is becoming hotspot for ransomware attack: Sophos

According to cybersecurity firm Sophos recent report, healthcare sector was most impacted by ransomware attack across globe and same of the case with India.