Cyber security

India, Israel sign 9 agreements, including those on cyber security, oil and gas

India, Israel sign 9 agreements, including those on cyber security, oil and gas

India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu here.

Jan 15, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
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
UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Britain`s main cybersecurity agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:14 AM IST
Are online dating apps safe? Read

Are online dating apps safe? Read

The study by global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab showed that many dating apps do not handle users' sensitive data with sufficient care.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:21 AM IST

Cyber security top concern for corporate IoT deployments: BlackBerry

BlackBerry has released findings from a new global research white paper which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments. 

Oct 17, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Kaspersky finds bug in Adobe Flash

The bug was used in an attack on Oct. 10 by a group called the BlackOasis, Kaspersky said.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Take measures to fix cyber security gaps: IRDAI to insurers

Insurers have also been asked to firm up their Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) for handling cyber incidents more effectively.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

Spam rate which was on a slow but steady decline since 2011 is beginning to rise now.

Oct 11, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Rising hacker threat will trigger boom in cyber crime insurance, Tryg says

He estimated that around 50 percent of the firm`s corporate clients would buy such an insurance by 2020 and from that point it would only take "a couple of years" to reach 90 percent. 

Oct 04, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

The Home Ministry is examining a report to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet.

Sep 29, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

If cyber experts are to be believed, a number of fictitious Blue Whale gaming apps and malware are still available on the internet which lure users to download them and in the process steal their personal information

Sep 28, 2017, 07:03 AM IST
New malware steals users' money through mobile phones: Report

New malware steals users' money through mobile phones: Report

A new malware Xafecopy Trojan has been detected in India which steals money through victims' mobile phones, cyber security firm Kaspersky said in a report.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Airtel, Symantec ally for cyber security solutions

India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Monday announced a partnership with Symantec Corp to provide cyber security solutions to businesses in India.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
HBO offers $250,000 as ''bounty payment'' to hackers: Variety

HBO offers $250,000 as ''bounty payment'' to hackers: Variety

The hackers behind HBO`s recent data breach have leaked an email in which the U.S. cable channel offered them $250,000 as a "bounty payment," Hollywood trade paper Variety reported on Thursday.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
RBI has asked banks to go for periodic vulnerability test:Govt

RBI has asked banks to go for periodic vulnerability test:Govt

According to the Reserve Bank, 'WannaCry' ransomware attacks were reported from banks during May and June this year and a few computers in two bank branches and one ATM unit were impacted "though no data loss was reported".

Aug 08, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
Govt develops tech to check officials' mobile information leak

Govt develops tech to check officials' mobile information leak

The same was confirmed by a senior Army officer, clarifying that immediate action was taken and things were brought under control.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
221 government websites defaced since 2014

221 government websites defaced since 2014

As precautionary measures relevant advisories are circulated among the NICNET from time-to-time.

Aug 04, 2017, 17:47 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
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.

Jul 21, 2017, 15:30 PM IST