cybercrime

Qatar `hacking` revives Gulf tensions

The blocking of Al Jazeera`s website and Qatar TV in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is an indication that deeper tensions may occur. 

May 26, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
More than 55% millennials in India have experienced cybercrime: Report

More than 55% millennials in India have experienced cybercrime: Report

Over 55 per cent of millennials (born between 1980-2000) in India have experienced cybercrime in the past year and globally, millennials are the most commonly affected victims, with 40 per cent experiencing it last year, a report revealed on Saturday.

Nov 19, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
OLX, Gurgaon Police join hands to create awareness on ''Cybercrime''

OLX, Gurgaon Police join hands to create awareness on ''Cybercrime''

India`s number one online classifieds OLX has announced its initiative to increase cybercrime awareness among different sections of the society in association with Cyber Peace Foundation.

Sep 30, 2016, 19:04 PM IST
 New tool can recover smartphone data to help solve crimes

New tool can recover smartphone data to help solve crimes

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help law enforcement officials gather data from smartphones while investigating crimes.

Aug 13, 2016, 14:17 PM IST
Check out: These are the top 20 most common passwords

Check out: These are the top 20 most common passwords

Do you ever wonder which are the most common passwords in the world? Check out the list here!

Jun 15, 2016, 21:43 PM IST
This is Mark Zuckerberg's password and its funny!

This is Mark Zuckerberg's password and its funny!

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest were recently hacked by a group who called themselves “OurMine Team” and they revealed his password.

Jun 15, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

Intelligence sharing key to fighting cybercrime, terror: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday stressed on the importance of coordination between various agencies in sharing intelligence for curbing cyber crime and terrorism.

Jun 15, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
Employees in 31-40 age group commit 61% of economic crimes: Report

Employees in 31-40 age group commit 61% of economic crimes: Report

Around 61 percent of the economic crimes in the country are committed by employees within an organisation which fall under the age group of 31-40 years, according to a report by PwC.

Apr 15, 2016, 18:19 PM IST
80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

The University of California Berkeley has notified 80,000 people of a possible cyber attack on a system that storessocial security and bank account numbers.

Feb 27, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Kuwait passes law tightening online media controls

Kuwait's parliament today passed legislation to regulate all web-based "professional" media, a day after a controversial cybercrimes law came into effect.

Jan 14, 2016, 00:56 AM 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
One in five fall foul of the flash drive security test

One in five fall foul of the flash drive security test

The study is a great way of highlighting how simple it is to fall victim to a potential cyber attack -- especially when not in a digital safety frame of mind.

Oct 27, 2015, 09:44 AM IST
Four quick tips to protect yourself from cyberattack!

Four quick tips to protect yourself from cyberattack!

ASD provides some basic tips that will safe your digital life and business from getting hacked.

Oct 20, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

India becoming strategic target for cyber-criminals: Report

India is fast becoming a "strategic target" for cyber-criminals with an estimated 38 percent of organisations exposed to targeted attacks in the first half of 2015, a report said.

Oct 02, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

US wants to build lasting peace and fellowship in Sri Lanka

The United States wants to build a lasting peace and fellowship among Sri Lanka's various religious and ethnic groups, President Barack Obama's ambassadorial nominee for Sri Lanka told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Australian web provider iiNet in possible database hacking

Australian Internet provider iiNet Ltd has urged more than 30,000 customers to change their passwords after claims emerged online that hackers had been attempting to sell personal information stolen from one of the firm`s databases.

Jun 09, 2015, 13:56 PM IST
India saw 60,000 ransomware attacks in 2014: Symantec

India saw 60,000 ransomware attacks in 2014: Symantec

India witnessed as many as 60,000 ransomware attacks on computers last year, making it the third-most attacked nation in Asia, according to security solutions firm Symantec.

Apr 22, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Cybercrime now 'number one' threat: Europol chief

Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned today.

Apr 18, 2015, 02:50 AM IST

56 hackers arrested in anti-cybercrime operations

Fify-six suspected hackers have been arrested in separate anti-cybercrime operations carried out across England, Scotland and Wales, authorities said Friday.

Mar 06, 2015, 19:29 PM IST
Hackers controlling millions of PCs disrupted in Europol sweep

Hackers controlling millions of PCs disrupted in Europol sweep

A cybercrime operation that stole banking information by hacking more than 3 million computers in Indonesia, India and other countries has been disrupted by European police with assistance from three technology companies, officials said on Wednesday.

Feb 26, 2015, 10:05 AM IST