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Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

Railways launched RailCloud this month, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

Apple names new managing director for China amid localisation drive

Apple Inc on Wednesday said it has appointed a managing director for Greater China - a newly created role - in its latest move to localise product features and comply with new cyber regulations in China governing foreign technology firms.

Sebi seeks detailed report from NSE on technical glitch

Sebi seeks detailed report from NSE on technical glitch

The exchange made a submission to the regulator on the glitch and informed that all executed trades in cash and F&O (Futures & Options) segments remain valid.

PM Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Cooperation in cyber security top on agenda, says Netanyahu

PM Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Cooperation in cyber security top on agenda, says Netanyahu

Cyber security is one of the key areas of cooperation to be discussed with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said ahead of his Indian counterpart's visit to Israel.

Petya or 'NotPetya', the ransomware mystery lingers

Petya or 'NotPetya', the ransomware mystery lingers

Researchers at Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have labelled the malware a "wiper."

India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th globally: Symantec

India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th globally: Symantec

India has been the worst hit in the Asia Pacific region by the 'Petya' ransomware that has claimed thousands of victims globally.

Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

The government on Wednesday said it has initiated proactive measures and is keeping a close vigil on the ransomware attack that has hit Europe, maintaining that there is no large-scale impact on India yet.

Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco

The computer virus that is affecting companies and institutions around the world is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya -- WannaCry`s bad cousin -- according to networking and security major Cisco.

Factbox: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

Factbox: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

Here is the list of companies and organisations that have reported being hit by cyber attacks.

Petya Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended

Petya Ransomware hits India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, operations suspended

The ransomware is similar to WannaCry in terms of demanding bitcoins to unlock the encrypted files.

Petya ransomware virus is back; affects computer systems primarily in India, Ukraine, Russia, England

Petya ransomware virus is back; affects computer systems primarily in India, Ukraine, Russia, England

Ransomware known as Petya seems to have re-emerged to affect computer systems across Europe, causing issues primarily in Ukraine, Russia, England and India

Wipro flags cybersecurity breaches as potential risk to biz

Wipro flags cybersecurity breaches as potential risk to biz

IT major Wipro has listed cybersecurity breaches as a potential risk to its business, stating that such attacks could lead to financial obligations to its customers.

'Need to firewall systems to counter cyber risks around GST'

'Need to firewall systems to counter cyber risks around GST'

As the country is gearing up to usher in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from next month, experts have cautioned that the government as well as firms should firewall their systems to deal with increasingly more complex cyber threats.

Cyber firms warn of malware that could cause power outages

Two cyber security firms said they have uncovered malicious software that they believe caused a December 2016 Ukraine power outage, warning that the malware could be easily modified to harm critical infrastructure operations around the globe. 

DU to start two new courses in this academic session

A nod was also given to set up 'School of Transnational Affairs' - a forum on virtual platform for intellectuals and academics for discourse among scholars across the world.

As China ushers in new cyber law, misgivings remain

China maintains a strict censorship regime, banning access to foreign news outlets, search engines and social media including Google and Facebook.

Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches: F-Secure

Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches: F-Secure

Most of the companies fall victim to cyber attackers either because of unpatched software with known vulnerabilities or because of the human factor like people falling victim to phishing emails, Finland-based cyber security firm F-Secure said on Monday.

 

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.

Mobile ransomware grows three-fold in Q1: Kaspersky Lab

Mobile ransomware grows three-fold in Q1: Kaspersky Lab

As global ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, the volume of mobile ransomware has grown over three-fold during the first quarter of the year, a cyber security firm said on Friday.

Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella

Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella

Microsoft and Citrix have partnered for over 25 years on remote desktop devices and have nearly 230,000 joint customers and millions of users that rely on their joint solutions.