Cyber threat

Paying ransom will make you hackers' preferred future target: McAfee

Paying ransom will make you hackers' preferred future target: McAfee

Ten years ago, McAfee Labs used to see 25 threats a day. Today, said Ramamoorthy, it sees about 500,000 daily.

Oct 09, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Data leak on Europol terror group investigations: Dutch TV

Data leak on Europol terror group investigations: Dutch TV

According the programme, the leak was caused by a former employee who took dossiers home, against Europol policy, and put them on a hard drive connected to the Internet without realising it was accessible to anyone.

Nov 30, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

Twitter Tuesday said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

Nov 15, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Is internet banking a risk due to cyber threats?

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Oct 19, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
Data breach threat is real and rising fast in India: Kaspersky Lab

Data breach threat is real and rising fast in India: Kaspersky Lab

If you are running an enterprise or planning a start-up in India, accepting the fact that cyber security threats are real and dangerous is the first step towards securing your data in the long run, a top cyber expert has suggested.

Oct 05, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

Nissan shuts websites after anti-whaling cyber attack

Carmaker Nissan Wednesday shut down its global websites after a cyberattack that may have been motivated by anger over Japan's controversial whale and dolphin hunts.

Jan 13, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Cyber threat cannot be eliminated: US intel chief

Chinese cyber espionage continues to target a broad spectrum of US interests, including national security information, sensitive economic data and intellectual property, America's spy chief Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Emerging technologies threat to privacy: Expert

Privacy and confidentiality of personal information is under assault by emerging technologies, according to an expert on IT laws.

Aug 18, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

Smartwatches open new hacking risk: Study

The surging market for smartwatches opens up new ground for hackers, according to researchers who found vulnerabilities in all the devices they tested.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

45% cos admit inability to measure cyber security risk: Survey

When it comes to cyber security, 45 percent organisations admit to their inability to measure, assess and mitigate risk, describing their capabilities in this area as "non-existent", a survey said Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Online Ads pose biggest security threats in 2015: Report

Online and mobile ads posed one of the biggest threats for IT security this year, cyber security Trend Micro said in its latest report.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

EU states endorse overhaul of data protection rules

European Union member states endorsed a sweeping overhaul of the 28-country bloc`s data protection laws on Monday, bringing a web of national laws into one set of rules that could see companies fined when they break them.

Jun 15, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Help us fight fakes, Alibaba tells global brands

When it comes to fighting fakes, Alibaba`s head of internet security says cooperation beats the courtroom any day.

May 18, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

Invasive cyber tech poses greater risk to legitimate trade

The easy availability of invasive cyber technology poses a greater risk now to legitimate trade, resulting in both economic and commercial damage to the operators, an insurance provider has warned.

May 05, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Raytheon buys cybersecurity firm in $1.9 bn deal

US defense contractor Raytheon announced Monday it is investing $1.9 billion to create a cybersecurity firm to combat growing threats in the business sector.

Apr 20, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Twitter working with probe on online threats

Twitter said Monday it was working with law enforcement officials on unspecified threats, amid reports that the social network had been targeted for blocking accounts linked to the Islamic State.

Mar 03, 2015, 00:10 AM IST
Govt to start internet safety programme with Google

Govt to start internet safety programme with Google

Government will launch Internet safety programme in partnership with Google in order to create awareness among users regarding cyber threat.

Feb 25, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

New US cyber defense agency to `connect the dots`

The Obama administration unveiled plans Tuesday for a new US intelligence center to integrate information about cyber threats, aiming for the same kind of coordination used to battle terrorism.

Feb 11, 2015, 03:02 AM IST

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.

Feb 10, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

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