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UK spy agency says to share cyber threat data with private firms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:59

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency said on Tuesday it would start to share classified cyber threat information with private companies amid concerns over increasingly sophisticated targeting of businesses by hackers.

New bugs found in software that caused "Heartbleed" cyber threat

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 08:18

Security researchers have uncovered new bugs in the Web encryption software that caused the pernicious “Heartbleed” Internet threat that surfaced in April.

Android's Jelly Bean, Kit Kat under cyber threat: CERT-In

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 10:18

A "critical flaw" has been detected in the virtual private network offered by Android operating systems in the Indian cyberspace leading to "hijack" of personal data of users.

Target to accelerate $100 million chip-enabled smart card program: CFO

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 07:25

Target Corp, which suffered a massive data breach during the holiday shopping season, is speeding up a $100 million program to implement the use of chip-enabled smart cards to protect against cyber theft, a senior company executive said.

Experts warn of risk to cloud storage amidst growing cyber threat

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 22:22

With more businesses storing their crucial data on virtual spaces, security experts have reportedly warned that with lack of security measures, the cloud data is as prone to cyber attack risk as any other data.

Personal computers `weak link` in cyber security: NTRO

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 22:20

Personal computers and other private users of data are "weak links" when it comes to implementing cyber security norms in the country

German agency warns Windows 8 PCs vulnerable to cyber threats

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:27

The warning comes after weeks of public indignation in Germany over leaks related to U.S. surveillance programs.

Cyber-threat ‘most serious’ challenge for US: Obama

Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 12:59

US President Barack Obama has expressed concerns over increasing cases of cyber-attacks, calling it the ‘most serious economic and national security’ challenge that America faces.

Conficker worm a continuing threat: Microsoft

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 21:20

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 12 (SIRv12) also revealed the worm continues to spread because of weak or stolen passwords and vulnerabilities for which a security update exists.

Cyber-threats will become top worry: FBI

Last Updated: Friday, March 02, 2012, 19:49

The director of the FBI told an annual gathering of cyber-security professionals on Thursday that the agency needs the private sector to help combat what he believes is becoming the nation`s No. 1 threat.

Bigger US role against companies` cyberthreats?

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 08:29

A new Senate proposal would give the government more power to regulate the computer security of critical industries.

New initiative to tackle cyber threats launched

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 20:51

A new initiative on cyber security has been launched at the World Economic Forum to strengthen efforts to combat rising cyber risks.