Even as the threat landscape for cyber attacks is expanding on a rapid scale, about one-third organisations in India have no real-time insight on cyber risks necessary to combat these threats, a survey by global consultancy firm EY has found.
With rising incidents of cyber attacks on individuals, government and enterprises, IT training firm NIIT has joined hands with EC Council to skill up to 15,000 people over the next 3 years on ethical hacking.
A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale.
Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week.
Warning against the threats posed by ransomware such as Cryptlocker, AVG Technologies Australia security advisor Michael McKinnon has reportedly said that the emergence of such sophisticated modern malwares can result in scams and scoops.
More than 42 million people in India have fallen prey to cybercrime in the past 12 months, suffering about USD 8 billion in direct financial losses, estimates a report by security solutions firm Norton.