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.

Govt clears setting up of National Cyber Coordination Centre

Government has approved setting up of the National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC), which will screen online threats and coordinate with the intelligence agencies to handle issues related to the national security.

US targets overseas cyber attackers with new sanctions program

President Barack Obama launched a new sanctions program on Wednesday to target individuals and groups outside the United States that use "malicious" cyber attacks to threaten U.S. foreign policy, national security or economic stability.

Cyber attackers leaving warning `messages`: NSA chief

Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, the top US cyber-warrior said Thursday.

CIA begins reorganisation, increases cyber focus: John Brennan

The Central Intelligence Agency is starting one of the most sweeping reorganisations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said.

IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi
IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Information Technology has revolutionised the way the world looks at India, adding that progress is incomplete without `information ways`.

Experts' panel on cyber security to submit report in 3 months

Terming the cyber security threat as a "big challenge", Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said an experts committee set up to suggest ways to tackle the problem is likely to submit its report in three months.

NSA chief declines comment on spyware reports, says program are lawful

The head of the US National Security Agency declined comment Monday on reports that the United States implants spyware for surveillance purposes, saying "we fully comply with the law."

Obama to promote sharing of cyber security threat information

Amid increased cyber threats from overseas, US President Barack Obama is set to put in place measures aimed at encouraging and promoting sharing of cyber security threat information.

Obama to promote sharing of cyber security threat info

Amid increased cyber threats from overseas, US President Barack Obama is set to put in place measures aimed at encouraging and promoting sharing of cyber security threat information.

New US cyber defence agency to 'connect the dots'

The US administration is launching a new cyber intelligence centre which aims to integrate information about threats to critical computer networks, a senior official said Tuesday.

India is best partner to combat shared cyber threats: US
India is best partner to combat shared cyber threats: US

The US wants India to be its "best partner" to combat "shared" cyber crime threats in specific sectors of finance, infrastructure and energy, a top American official said here Tuesday.

Banking passwords stealing virus prowling in Indian cyberspace
Banking passwords stealing virus prowling in Indian cyberspace

Cyber security sleuths have alerted e-banking users in the country against the infectious and destructive activity of a "worm" virus which attacks and steals personal login secrets and passwords of an individual.

Tokyo cyber security competition draws 90 hackers

A cyber security competition began Saturday in Tokyo, with organisers aiming to show off the skills of young Japanese hackers by testing them against international rivals.

Porn-based malware on Facebook infects thousands of accounts in two days

 A porn-based malware on Facebook is believed to have affected over 1,10,000 accounts in the past two days that dupes users into clicking on an adult link that infects their computers with a Trojan to hijack vital parts.

Hackers target thousands of French websites

Almost 20,000 websites in France have come under attack from hackers in the aftermath of attacks by jihadist gunmen that killed 17 people last week, the defence ministry said Thursday.

Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a US company.

US intelligence chief dined with North Korea general responsible for Sony hack

The US intelligence chief revealed on Wednesday that he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Hollywood studio Sony, during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago.

India, South Korea to boost ties in defence, cyber security

India and South Korea have sought to enhance bilateral ties based on cooperation in matters of defence and cyber security under the Make in India initiative.

India, South Korea shore up strategic ties

In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.