Cyberattacks

Cyberspace is new battlefield: Microsoft

Cyberspace is new battlefield: Microsoft

As a company, he said, Microsoft has launched a four-part approach to strengthen cybersecurity including identity and access management.

 

Jul 13, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

Putin congratulated Macron on his election, urging him to "overcome mutual distrust" and "join forces to ensure international stability and security".

May 27, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
Smart power grid technology may be prone to hacking: Study

Smart power grid technology may be prone to hacking: Study

Smart grid technology - such as management systems in power plants - may be prone to hacking, say scientists who delved into "nightmare" scenarios where hackers exploit security weaknesses and execute a disruptive plan of cyberattacks.

Feb 12, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

US intel agencies disagree on Russian election hacking

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the CIA disagree on the purpose of the alleged Russian involvement in the November 8 presidential election that resulted in Donald Trump winning the White House.

Dec 15, 2016, 04:17 AM IST

Trump rejects election hacking allegations

US President-elect Donald Trump said he does not believe the allegations by the US intelligence agencies that the Russian government helped him win the White House via election-related cyberattacks.
 

Dec 12, 2016, 02:07 AM IST
India among nations most vulnerable to cyberattacks

India among nations most vulnerable to cyberattacks

India, along with China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Korea ranked among the nations most vulnerable to damaging cyberattacks, according to scientists, including those of Indian-origin.

Mar 10, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
Consumers are more scared of cyberattacks than real-world financial theft

Consumers are more scared of cyberattacks than real-world financial theft

Across the 17 countries polled for the study, 47% revealed they'd been affected by cybercrime and that on average, dealing with the aftermath took 21 hours and cost $358.

Nov 25, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

US Senate passes cybersecurity bill despite privacy concerns

Ignoring privacy concerns, the US Senate Tuesday passed the cybersecurity bill that is being considered a critical step forward in addressing cyber threats.

Oct 28, 2015, 10:39 AM IST

US tax agency says cyberattacks more extensive than previously thought

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said Monday a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft.

Aug 18, 2015, 01:20 AM IST

US House takes up bill designed to thwart cyberattacks

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday is expected to pass long-awaited legislation designed to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to share information about the attackers' methods with the government.

Apr 23, 2015, 02:08 AM IST

South Korea accuses North of cyberattacks on nuclear plants

South Korea`s government accused North Korea Tuesday of carrying out cyber-attacks last December on its nuclear power plant operator, describing them as a provocation which threatened people`s lives and safety.

Mar 17, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

South Korea nuclear operator says cyberattacks continue, reactors safe

South Korea`s nuclear power operator said on Sunday that cyberattacks on non-critical operations at the company`s headquarters are continuing but the country`s nuclear power plants are operating safely and are secure from attack.

Dec 28, 2014, 14:47 PM IST
China condemns cyberattacks, but does not mention North Korea

China condemns cyberattacks, but does not mention North Korea

China has said it opposes all forms of cyberattacks, but it stopped short of directly condemning the hacking of Sony Pictures, or of responding to US calls for action against North Korea, blamed by Washington for the assault.

Dec 22, 2014, 11:34 AM IST
South Korea nuclear plant operator says hacked, but no risk to reactors

South Korea nuclear plant operator says hacked, but no risk to reactors

 Computer systems at South Korea’s nuclear plant operator have been hacked, but only non-critical data has been lost and there is no risk to the safety of nuclear installations including the country`s 23 atomic reactors, the company and the government said on Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

US asked for China`s help on North Korea cyberattacks: Official

The United States has asked China to help block cyber attacks from North Korea as it weighs a response to the crippling hack of Sony Pictures, a US official said Saturday.

Dec 21, 2014, 05:00 AM IST

'Indian organisations lack skills to combat cybercrime'

According to the EY Global Information Security survey, companies are lacking agility, budget and skills to mitigate known vulnerabilities and successfully prepare for and address cybersecurity.

Nov 16, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

Israel develops digital 'Iron Dome' to keep cyberattacks at bay

 Israel has come out with a digital Iron Dome to protect the country against cyberattacks.

Nov 12, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Two arrested in Ecuador for alleged cyberattacks

Ecuadoran authorities said Thursday they have arrested two people for alleged cyberattacks targeting President Rafael Correa.

May 30, 2014, 01:29 AM IST

Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks: Prosecutors

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the US government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

May 27, 2014, 10:31 AM IST

White House develops guide to prevent cyberattacks

The White House is hoping to help American industries help themselves prevent cyberattacks.

Feb 13, 2014, 09:59 AM IST