Apple devices under 'masque attack' threat: Cyber agency
Apple devices under 'masque attack' threat: Cyber agency

 Cyber security sleuths have alerted users of 'Apple' iphones and ipads against a lurking "masque attack" on their devices that could compromise gadget safety and steal sensitive private information.

Spate of cyber-attacks hit US government systems

The US has suffered a spate of cyber-attacks, reportedly from overseas, successfully infiltrating key government systems including the White House and National Weather Service and prompting authorities to shut down the unclassified e-mail system at the State Department.

8-year-old Indian-origin CEO to address cyber security summit

An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting Thursday where Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker.

International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced: Ravi Shankar Prasad

International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced and greater efforts should be made for plugging security breaches, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

Cyber security experts reveal US admins' flaws in fixing Heartbleed bug

Cyber security experts from a university conducted a detailed analysis and found that website administrators nationwide tasked with patching security holes exploited by the Heartbleed bug might not have done enough.

China's Internet chief accuses US of hacking but says talks “unhindered”
China's Internet chief accuses US of hacking but says talks “unhindered”

Eighty percent of Chinese government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most of the assaults launched from the United States, a top Chinese Internet regulator said on Thursday.

Cyber breaches put 18.5 million Californians' data at risk in 2013: Report

Cyber intrusions and other data breaches put the personal records of 18.5 million Californians, nearly half the state`s population, at risk in 2013, a seven-fold increase over the year before, the state attorney general reported on Tuesday.

Cyber breaches put 18.5 million Californians' data at risk in 2013: Report

Cyber intrusions and other data breaches put the personal records of 18.5 million Californians, nearly half the state`s population, at risk in 2013, a seven-fold increase over the year before, the state attorney general reported on Tuesday.

Facebook to locate your stolen passwords
Facebook to locate your stolen passwords

In a bid to keep its users' accounts safe, social networking site Facebook has created an automated service that monitors the web for stolen email addresses and passwords.

International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced: Ravi Shankar Prasad
International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced: Ravi Shankar Prasad

International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced and greater efforts should be made for plugging security breaches, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.

NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India
NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India

With rising incidents of cyber attacks on individuals, government and enterprises, IT training firm NIIT has joined hands with EC Council to skill up to 15,000 people over the next 3 years on ethical hacking.

Cyber breaches rare among US state-registered investment advisers: Study

Cyber security breaches are rare among investment advisory firms registered with U.S. states, but improvements to technology and procedures could still bolster protection of client information, state securities regulators said on Wednesday.

CCRA certification to India will boost digital agenda: Deity
CCRA certification to India will boost digital agenda: Deity

The recognition of India as an 'Authorising Nation' for CCRA certification to test IT and electronics products for cyber security will give fillip to digital agenda of the country.

Cyber security and policing meet in Kochi

New methods to tackle cyber crimes will be discussed at a two-day conference on cyber security and policing at Kochi from August 22.

Internet privacy service Tor warns users it was attacked

Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers.

Proper security measures needed in creating wi-fi zones: Fadia

Lauding the proposals to create wi-fi zones at different places in the country, a cyber security expert today said the government needs to take appropriate security measures to prevent cyber crime.

Australian children hide internet usage from parents

In a survey released Monday, 70 percent of Australian children aged between 8-17, said that their parents did not know about their internet usage.

`India should be more aware of cyber security threats`

India should be more aware of cyber security threats and the time to act in this regard is now, an Israeli security solutions firm has said even as it averred that the two countries have many common "opponents".

Indian firms face deficit in cyber security infra: Report

Cyber security infrastructure in enterprises in India faces a startling deficit and there is a disconnect between executives and security teams, a report said today.