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Aviation industry vulnerable to cyber attacks: IATA

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:42

Faced with cyber security threats, the aviation industry, which has spent over USD 100 billion on security since 9/11, should share best practices and partner with governments to adapt to new challenges and tackle them, airlines' body IATA has said.

Chicago hacker tied to Anonymous given 10 years in prison

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:14

A Chicago computer hacker tied to the group known as Anonymous was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for cyber attacks on various government agencies and businesses, including a global intelligence company.

Cyber attack "war game" tests London banks

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 21:07

A cyber attack by a foreign government on financial markets played out in one of London`s historic halls on Tuesday in a "war game" simulation designed to test the City`s defences against online saboteurs.

Anonymous Philippines pledge more cyber attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 14:44

Some 100 masked members of the hacking group Anonymous Philippines marched on parliament yesterday, denouncing corruption and pledging more cyber attacks.

Britain plans hi-tech cyber army

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 20:36

Britain is working on creating an army of hundreds of tech-savvy recruits to tackle cyber attacks.

Australia fast becoming global hub of cyber attacks: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 11:30

Australia is increasingly becoming a hot-spot for targeted cyber attacks as online criminals shift their focus towards Asia.

Hacker group in China linked to big cyber attacks: Symantec

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 11:56

Researchers have discovered a group of highly sophisticated hackers operating for hire out of China, a U.S computer security company said on Tuesday, and it linked them to some of the best-known espionage attacks in recent years.

Geniuses predict how our world could end

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 15:09

Some of the world`s geniuses have come together to draw up some real-life doomsday scenarios - and work out how mankind could avoid getting wiped out.

US may launch cyber attacks on Syria: Experts

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 14:33

The US is certain to launch cyber attacks on Syria if Washington goes ahead with its military action to punish Damascus for its alleged chemical weapons use, American experts said.

Outgoing US official warns of `major cyber event`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 11:00

Outgoing US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today warned of a "major cyber event" in the future that would have a "serious" impact on American society.

Obsolete software makes govt sites vulnerable to attacks: Study

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 22:01

It is very important for the nation to start upgrading its IT infrastructure and keep up with the latest security guidelines & practices, the study said.

Obsolete software makes govt sites vulnerable to attacks: Study

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 20:56

Many servers that host government websites are plagued by various problems like obsolete software and poor secure coding, making them vulnerable to cyber attacks, a study has said.