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Here's how Bengal is planning to protect records from cyber attacks

Here's how Bengal is planning to protect records from cyber attacks

The West Bengal government is planning to introduce the blockchain technology to protect its documents from cyber attacks.

Dec 19, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
India among top 7 countries at high ramsomeware risk: Sophos

India among top 7 countries at high ramsomeware risk: Sophos

According to "SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast" by global network and endpoint security leader Sophos, two types of Android attack methods are emerging -- locking the phone without encrypting data and locking the phone while encrypting the data. 

Nov 04, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
New Microsoft Azure features to encrypt data while in use

New Microsoft Azure features to encrypt data while in use

The new features would safeguard enterprises from malicious insiders with administrative privilege or direct access to hardware on which its being processed.

Sep 14, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
 Angela Merkel`s party alleges cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses ahead of elections

Angela Merkel`s party alleges cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses ahead of elections

A top leader of Conservative Party said her website had been hit by thousands of cyber attacks before Sunday`s televised election debate.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Cyber attacks on India minimum, but govt alert: IT minister

As per the information reported to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERTIn), a total of 65 incidents involving ransomware were reported between 2014 and 2017 till June, he said in the Lok Sabha.

Aug 02, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Mere spends on IT can't prevent cyber attacks, says report

Mere spends on IT can't prevent cyber attacks, says report

Operational technology and consumer technology systems have long been used in industrial and end-user products to monitor and control physical processes.

Aug 01, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Pranksters fool US Energy Secretary into believing he was talking to Ukrainian PM

They discussed the energy policy, US sanctions on Russia, an upcoming visit by Perry to Ukraine, and what steps are being taken to counter cyber attacks -- including from Russia.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
Microsoft using lawyers to tackle top Russian hacking group

Microsoft using lawyers to tackle top Russian hacking group

So far, Microsoft has used the lawsuit to wrest control of 70 different command-and-control points from Fancy Bear.

Jul 22, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia denies allegations from governments and intelligence services that it is behind a growing number of cyber attacks on commercial and political targets around the world, including the hackings of recent US and French presidential election campaigns.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
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.​

Jun 11, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
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.

May 29, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

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.

May 25, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

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.

 

May 15, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
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.

 

May 15, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
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. 

Feb 23, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
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.

Feb 21, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
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.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
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.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:11 PM IST