Cyber criminals

Deadline for ITR filing 2017 ends today: Beware of these online fraudsters

Deadline for ITR filing 2017 ends today: Beware of these online fraudsters

Know how to deal with cyber criminals while filing your Income Tax Returns.

Aug 04, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
1.1 billion identities exposed by cyber criminals in data breaches in 2016: Symantec

1.1 billion identities exposed by cyber criminals in data breaches in 2016: Symantec

In a major breach of data across the globe, 1.1 billion identities were exposed by cyber criminals in 2016, as per a report by Symantec. The number is almost double that compared in 2015.

Apr 26, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Indians risk online security for diet tips: Intel Security

Indians risk online security for diet tips: Intel Security

The study conducted in multiple countries by the chip giant's security unit in April involved more than 15,000 people between ages 21-54. In India, the study included responses from nearly 1,500 people.

Jun 28, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Recently, the country has definitely seen a decrease in the amount of spams and malicious activities but sadly, it continues to be on the third spot when it comes to cyber crimes like malware and phishing hosts and bots.

Apr 21, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
India still lucrative destination for cyber criminals: Report

India still lucrative destination for cyber criminals: Report

Although India has seen a steady decrease in the amount of spam originating from its land, it continues to rank as the third top source of overall malicious activity, including malware, phishing hosts and bots, a new report said 

Apr 21, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
Cybercrooks eye Indian startups to steal consumer data: Report

Cybercrooks eye Indian startups to steal consumer data: Report

According to a report by UK-based data security firm BugsBounty.Com, 72 out of the 100 major startups it analysed were "negligent" in implementing and maintaining reasonable security practices and procedures.

Mar 06, 2016, 12:17 PM IST
Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

The company emphasised on the criticality of maintaining 360 degrees of vigilance. 

Feb 27, 2016, 13:49 PM IST
India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India is increasingly on the radar of cybercriminals from countries like China, Russia and the US, who are using advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks to steal data from consumers and enterprises, security software firm Kaspersky said Thursday.

Nov 26, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
New laws needed to fight cyber crime, terror: Justice Thakur

New laws needed to fight cyber crime, terror: Justice Thakur

Cyber crime has emerged as a major challenge for law enforcement agencies.

Nov 19, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Apple chief warns UK against new spying law: Report

A new planned Internet spying law in Britain could have the perverse effect of giving cyber criminals a "back door", Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday.

Nov 10, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Cyber risk for global nuclear facilities

Cyber risk for global nuclear facilities

Cyber criminals, state-sponsored hackers and terrorists were all increasing their online activity, said a report.

Oct 05, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

India becoming strategic target for cyber-criminals: Report

India is fast becoming a "strategic target" for cyber-criminals with an estimated 38 percent of organisations exposed to targeted attacks in the first half of 2015, a report said.

Oct 02, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

US tax agency says cyberattacks more extensive than previously thought

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said Monday a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft.

Aug 18, 2015, 01:20 AM IST
Cyber safety: Avoid putting phone number on Facebook

Cyber safety: Avoid putting phone number on Facebook

Beware! If you put your phone number on your Facebook profile, anybody can then find your details and location by just typing the number in Facebook search bar despite your privacy settings -- and your details could be misused by cyber criminals.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:16 PM IST
India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes

India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes

India has sought assistance from Japan on the latest technologies and expertise to tackle cyber criminals in Internet espionage, cyber terrorism and stealing personal as well as critical data.

May 03, 2015, 12:48 PM IST
Study says 1 in 5 internet users think their passwords are of no value to criminals

Study says 1 in 5 internet users think their passwords are of no value to criminals

One in five Internet users assumes their passwords are of no value to cyber criminals, according to a survey.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:52 PM IST
Cyber criminals will soon exploit IoT networks: Websense

Cyber criminals will soon exploit IoT networks: Websense

As the Internet of Things (IoT) turns into a trillion dollar opportunity, cyber security firm Websense has said that cyber criminals will soon start exploring ways to exploit the technology.

Apr 15, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Protect business from cyber criminals: Maharashtra governor

Maharashtra Governor CV Rao on Wednesday said financial institutions and business organisations in India must be ready to thwart challenges posed by cyber criminals.

Apr 08, 2015, 19:28 PM IST
Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012

Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012

Over 700 government websites that are hosted under 'gov.In' and 'nic.In' domains have been hacked by cyber criminals since 2012, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 16:52 PM IST
FBI's most wanted cybercriminal arrested in Pakistan

FBI's most wanted cybercriminal arrested in Pakistan

To combat the menace of cybercrime, Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing of Karachi nabbed high profile and one of the most wanted cyber criminals, Noor Aziz and Farhan Arshad.

Feb 16, 2015, 14:28 PM IST