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North Korean hackers behind WannaCry cyber-attack

The same group is believed to have targeted Sony Pictures in 2014 during the release of the film 'The Interview', a satire about the North Korean leadership.

Companies more prone to cyber attack, 60% software unregulated: EY

Companies more prone to cyber attack, 60% software unregulated: EY

More than 60 per cent of the software used by companies in India is unregulated which poses a threat of cyber attacks, according to business practices firm EY.​

India's ethical hackers rewarded abroad, ignored at home

India's ethical hackers rewarded abroad, ignored at home

India produces more ethical hackers -- those who break into computer networks to expose, rather than exploit, weaknesses -- than anywhere else in the world.

India's plans to ban Chinese power firms will backfire: Report

India's plans to ban Chinese power firms due to concerns over cyber-attacks could backfire on India even though the move would cause losses to companies from China, a report in a state-run daily said on Thursday.

Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Companies around the globe are preparing for an imminent cyber attack as the offices re-open on Monday, media reports said.

 

Ransomware: World braces for more cyber attacks as work week begins

Ransomware: World braces for more cyber attacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities like the one at the heart of the crisis.

 

India's cyber security  system still under threat of malware

India's cyber security system still under threat of malware

The Indian cyber security is under threat as there is no shield for malware. 

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

Yahoo slashed the price of the sale of its core Internet business to Verizon by $350 million following a pair of major data breaches at Yahoo, the two companies announced Tuesday.

France denounces cyber attacks blamed on Moscow

Suspected Russian cyber attacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said today, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.

Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million

Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million

Verizon Communications Inc is close to a revised deal to buy Yahoo Inc`s core internet business for $250 million to $350 million less than the original agreed price of $4.83 billion, according to a source briefed on the matter.

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Over one-third of organisations globally that experienced a cyber attack in 2016 registered a revenue loss of more than 20 percent, a new report has revealed.

Internet users lose USD 476 on average per cyber attack: Study

Internet users lost about USD 476 or Rs 32,400 on an average to cyber attacks, a study by security software firm Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development

So as to continue with investment on cyber security research and development in the coming years, US software firm Microsoft Corp will continue to invest over $1 billion annually, as per a senior executive of the company.

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europe.

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyber attacks

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyber attacks

US President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, the White House said on Friday.

5 easy ways to keep your smartphone secure from cyber attacks

5 easy ways to keep your smartphone secure from cyber attacks

Smart phone security has now become a top priority across the world.

Demonetisation: Micro-ATMs, POS asked to guard against cyber attacks

Demonetisation: Micro-ATMs, POS asked to guard against cyber attacks

With the usage of micro-ATMs and POS counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country's premier cyber security agency CERT-In has cautioned customers, bankers and traders against skimming and malware attacks on these systems and asked them to adopt high-end encryption to plug possible breaches.

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system.

Cyber attack disrupts internet service across US, Europe

Cyber attack disrupts internet service across US, Europe

 United States officials are investigating multiple attacks that caused widespread online disruption on both sides of the Atlantic on Friday.The incident took offline some of the most popular sites on the web, including Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, CNN, PayPal, Pinterest and Fox News, as well as newspapers including the Guardian, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.