Microsoft Corporation Deal With Israeli Firm Poses Cyber Threats

Microsoft Corporation Deal With Israeli Firm Poses Cyber Threats

Microsoft Corporation, intended $320 million acquisition of an Israeli cloud security firm, Adallom, may expose it to serious cyber threats, analysts have suggested.  The Corporation, is believed to have signed a letter of intent to purchase the Israeli cyber security start up for, “quite a few hundred million dollars,” in July this year.  While this […]

North Korea Hit With Sanctions

North Korea Hit With Sanctions

Supposedly in response to the hacking attack of the Sony Corporation, U.S. President Obama has recently authorized additional sanctions against North Korea. The sanction specifically target three state-owned agencies and 10 persons, who are all now prevented from engaging in any business or financial transactions with U.S. entities or persons. U.S. citizens are also prohibited […]

MasterCard and Zwipe Partner in Biometric Card

MasterCard and Zwipe Partner in Biometric Card

MasterCard will launch a biometric card with partner Zwipe, a Norwegian startup, to incorporate security and EMV features. The cards will be the first with the technologies combined for cardholder protection. The authentication steps will make attempted hacking of cardholder data a waste of thieves’ time. Biometrics authentication may cause criminals to resort to stalking […]

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