Cyber

'WannaCrypt' hero to pay $30,000 for bail, faces 40 years in prison

According to a report in Los Angels Times, Hutchins is described as "having created, maintained and marketed the Kronos banking Trojan from July 2014 to July 2015".

 

Aug 05, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Kerala to commission 'CyberDome' to fight online crimes

Kerala to commission 'CyberDome' to fight online crimes

The CyberDome, coming up in the premises of IT hub Technopark, will be the first such high tech public-private partnership centre in the country.

Oct 16, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by

Sep 22, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?- Part II

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by

Sep 22, 2015, 19:35 PM IST
Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report

Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report

The cyber insurance market will triple in size to $7.5 billion in annual premiums by 2020 and the insurance industry could face competition from disruptors such as Google if it does not act fast to develop products, a report said.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Cyber hacking: US plans sanctions against China

The US is planning to impose "a package of unprecedented sanctions" on Chinese individuals and organisations involved in cyber-economic espionage and series of attacks on American networks to steal sensitive business and trade secrets, a media report said here Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:43 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

Cyber terrorism a threat to border security: Defence Minister

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that cyber terrorism posed a major threat to the country's security.

Jun 14, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Govt, telecom, defence sectors most attacked by cybercriminals

Cybercriminals are increasingly targetting sensitive information from sectors including government, utilities and defence to access public data and other critical information, a government official on Friday said.

Mar 20, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

Cyber bullying not as bad as face-to-face attacks

 Although cyber-bullying is more rampant now, school and college students feel face-to-face bullying is worse, according to a new study.

Mar 12, 2015, 15:54 PM 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

DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises

Watch DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony.
Also watch: Audio clip of 'Anonymous hacker group'.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:15 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

Cyber cell to get more manpower; CERT centre proposed in Mumbai

Taking cognizance of increasing cyber crimes in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to grant additional manpower and facility to the cell formed to tackle the menace, besides proposing to set up a regional office of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the metropolis.

Jan 14, 2015, 19:19 PM IST
'Russian cyber threat more sophisticated than others'

'Russian cyber threat more sophisticated than others'

A top US intelligence chief has said that Russian cyber threat is much more sophisticated while China has robbed its industrial base information.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:06 PM IST
Motion picture giant struck by cyber attack

Motion picture giant struck by cyber attack

Sony Pictures Entertainment, the motion pictures giant, has been struck by a large scale cyber attack.

Nov 26, 2014, 15:21 PM IST
Social media use at work hampers productivity

Social media use at work hampers productivity

 The use of online social media for personal use during working hours can have a detrimental effect on employees' performance and the well-being of organisations, warn new research.

Nov 14, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

US eyes cyber `deterrence` to stop hackers

The US military is looking to flex its muscles in cyberspace as a "deterrence" to hackers eyeing potential American targets, the nation`s top cyber cop said Tuesday.

Oct 29, 2014, 10:29 AM IST
Hackers deface Press Club of India website, post derogatory cartoon against PM Modi

Hackers deface Press Club of India website, post derogatory cartoon against PM Modi

The conflict across the Line of Control in Kashmir has spawned a series of skirmishes in the cyber world as well.

Oct 09, 2014, 17:40 PM IST
Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study

Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study

Cyberbullying and hurtful 'fat jokes' are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, scientists say.

Oct 05, 2014, 12:51 PM IST