India in touch with foreign Govts on cyber security: Prasad
India in touch with foreign Govts on cyber security: Prasad

With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Sunday.

S Korea says suspects N Korea may have attempted cyber attacks
S Korea says suspects N Korea may have attempted cyber attacks

South Korea said on Wednesday that it suspects North Korea of attempting cyber attacks against targets in the South.

Two million sets of data stolen in Japan cyber attacks

At least two million sets of personal data were stolen or feared leaked from 140 companies and other organisations in Japan that were hit by cyber attacks in 2015, the media reported on Monday.

Symantec predicts rise in cyber attacks in 2016

US software security firm Symantec Corporation warns cyber threats would increase in the next year, especially risks to Apple devices, internet of things (IoT), and critical infrastructure.

World must oppose cyber attacks, arms race: China's Xi Jinping

All countries should jointly oppose internet surveillance and cyber attacks in cyberspace, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday

'India ranks 3rd in Asia when it comes to ransomware attacks'
'India ranks 3rd in Asia when it comes to ransomware attacks'

Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system.

On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game
On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

Hackers have expanded their attacks to parking malware on popular file-sharing services including Dropbox and Google Drive .

Could 2016 see the first cyber attacks on wearables?
Could 2016 see the first cyber attacks on wearables?

 The only way to protect a computer from ransomware is to make sure it is fully up to date in terms of virus protection and software patches

Oracle's silicon-based microprocessor takes data security to new level

At a time when cyber attacks to steal key data are proving to be a real nightmare for nations and companies, global software and cloud major Oracle has launched the world's first silicon-based microprocessor that has taken data security to an entirely new level.

Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report
Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report

Organisations in India are looking towards innovative cybersecurity solutions to combat the increasing threats of cyber attacks.

Nuclear power plants warned on cyber security

The nuclear industry "is beginning -- but struggling -- to come to grips with this new, insidious threat," the Chatham House think-tank in London said in a study based on 18 months of investigation.

Obama warns China on cyber spying ahead of Xi visit

President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for an international framework to prevent the Internet from being "weaponised" as a tool of national aggression, while holding out the prospect of a forceful US response to China over hacking attacks.

Obama says Chinese cyber practices are not acceptable, calls for faster US response

President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States needs to be much more rapid in its response to cyber attacks. 

India worst hit by malware attacks: Report

India has emerged as the top targeted nation by data-stealing malware to hijack business transactions and steal information from small and medium sized businesses, a report says.

LatAm cyber attacks rise as Peru, Brazil hackers link up with Russians

Cyber attacks and cyber espionage are on the rise in Latin America, and the source of much of it is Brazilian hackers and Peruvian recent university graduates linking up with Russian-speaking experts, according to Internet security analysts.

FireEye reveals cyber attacks on India, neighbouring nations

The advanced persistent threat (APT) group behind the operation, which FireEye believes is most likely based in China, sent targeted spear phishing emails containing Microsoft Word attachments to its intended victims.

John Kerry says China and Russia `very likely` reading his emails

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused China and Russia of "very likely" reading his emails Tuesday, adding that the US has and will continue to discuss cyber attacks with China.

Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $635 million to boost security business

Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday it would buy OpenDNS, a privately held cloud-based security firm, for $635 million, the latest move to boost its security business as cyber attacks increase in number and sophistication.

US airs deep concerns over cyber security in China meetings
US airs deep concerns over cyber security in China meetings

 The United States said on Tuesday that cyber theft sponsored by the Chinese government was a major problem and stressed the need to keep Asian sea lanes open as the world`s two biggest economies held annual talks aimed at maintaining working relations in spite of rising tensions.

Emergency response cells to counter cyber attacks

 The defence services have set up cyber emergency response teams to prevent and react to cyber attacks, government told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday against the backdrop of hacking of the defence accounts website.