Cyber threats

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

Sebi to beef up IT team with cyber security experts

Market regulator Sebi is planning to beef up its IT team with experts from cyber security arena to ensure stronger firewalls against such attacks and faster corrective measures.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Sebi goes all-out to up cyber security, hire advisor

Sebi goes all-out to up cyber security, hire advisor

To firewall securities markets from cyber threats, Sebi is looking to further beef up policy framework on this front and plans to appoint an advisor for such security and other IT initiatives.

Aug 06, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
 Personal data to attract attention of hackers in year 2017: Report

Personal data to attract attention of hackers in year 2017: Report

As the number of mobile internet users are on rise in India, cases of malware attacks on smartphones` operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.

Dec 29, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

SEBI to beef up cyber security framework for markets

To protect securities markets from cyber threats, regulator SEBI is looking to further beef up its policy framework on this front and plans to appoint a chief IT security officer to head these initiatives.

Sep 25, 2016, 16:04 PM IST
Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

A cyber threat operation in which malware 'Seedoor' was used has been targeting in India since at least 2013, FireEye said in a report.

Mar 16, 2016, 22:03 PM IST
HCL, Symantec to address cloud security, cyber threats

HCL, Symantec to address cloud security, cyber threats

Software services provider HCL and US software security firm Symantec Corporation on Monday expanded their partnership to help enterprises in the areas of cloud security, cyber threats and forensic solutions.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Cyber Security main concern for organisations: Survey

Cyber security remains a "pain point" for a majority of organisations as they are struggling to find solutions and adding to their woes is the dearth of talent in this segment, says a global survey of senior IT managers.

Feb 15, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Symantec predicts rise in cyber attacks in 2016

US software security firm Symantec Corporation warns cyber threats would increase in the next year, especially risks to Apple devices, internet of things (IoT), and critical infrastructure.

Dec 20, 2015, 22:38 PM IST
India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India is increasingly on the radar of cybercriminals from countries like China, Russia and the US, who are using advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks to steal data from consumers and enterprises, security software firm Kaspersky said Thursday.

Nov 26, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
Could 2016 see the first cyber attacks on wearables?

Could 2016 see the first cyber attacks on wearables?

 The only way to protect a computer from ransomware is to make sure it is fully up to date in terms of virus protection and software patches

Nov 13, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

China says up to United States to resume cyber security talks

It is up to the United States to create conditions to resume regular talks on cyber security, China`s foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as the two countries began three days of high-level meetings in Washington.

Jun 23, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes

India has sought assistance from Japan on the latest technologies and expertise to tackle cyber criminals in Internet espionage, cyber terrorism and stealing personal as well as critical data.

May 03, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

SIM maker Gemalto confirms spy attacks likely

European SIM maker Gemalto said Wednesday it had suffered hacking attacks that were likely conducted by US and British intelligence agencies but denied any "massive theft" of encryption keys that could be used to spy on conversations.

Feb 25, 2015, 22:27 PM IST
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.

Feb 10, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Cyber crimes in India may double in 2015: Study

The number of cyber crimes in India may touch 300,000 in 2015, almost double the level of last year, causing havoc in the financial space, security establishment and social fabric, a study said.

Jan 04, 2015, 10:39 AM IST

NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut US infrastructure

China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of US power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the US National Security Agency, said on Thursday.

Nov 21, 2014, 14:59 PM IST
Cyber threats among greatest national security dangers: US

Cyber threats among greatest national security dangers: US

Terming Cyber threats as one of the greatest national security dangers, the US has said Obama administration has significantly enhanced government's capabilities to address this challenge.

Sep 10, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

'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".

Jul 24, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

`Cyber education needed to tackle threats`

India needs secure systems and networks to tackle the increasing threats against the cyber security of the country, Gulshan Rai, director general of the Indian government`s Computer Emergency Response Team said Thursday.

Jan 23, 2014, 22:23 PM IST