Data Security News Headlines 22nd June, 2016

  1. China Develops world’s most powerful supercomputer without US chip

China beats its own record with the World’s fastest supercomputer. Sunway TaihuLight, a newly built supercomputer from China, now ranks as the world’s most powerful machine, the world’s previous fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-2 Features of this computer are, 93 quadrillion floating point, can perform around 93,000 trillion calculations per second.

  1. Twitter’s e x-CEO,Dick Costolo got hacked

The hacker group from Saudi Arabia dubbed OurMine, compromised Twitter account of former Twitter x-CEO on Sunday and managed to post three tweets on Costolo’s Twitter timeline, first spotted by a Recode reporter.It is happened because he was using the old service. The ourMine said that they do it for testing security.

Cyber Security Tips:Solution for such kind of attack is making sure that which service you are using.

  1. Russian hackers reportedly access Clinton Foundation

The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation was among the organizations breached by suspected Russian hackers in a dragnet of the US political apparatus ahead of the November election, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Cyber Security Tips:To prevent from such kind of attack, Clinton foundation needs to monitor network for the malicious activity, be careful while using any computing devices during meeting, regularly backup data.

  1. SecureAuth Threat Service Helps Protect Against Cyber-Crime

The SecureAuth Threat Service offers a combination of multiple threat feeds targeted at defending the identity perimeter, offering protection against advanced persistent threats (APTs), as well as cyber-crime, hacktivism and anonymity infrastructure, such as Tor.

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