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Tackling Malware attacks: Google introduces 'panic button' feature in Android

Tackling Malware attacks: Google introduces 'panic button' feature in Android

Some malware has been successful in dodging from the inflexible security measures and victoriously entering the Google Play app store. 

Japan arrests 14-year-old for creating ransomware similar to WannaCry

Japan arrests 14-year-old for creating ransomware similar to WannaCry

Japanese authorities on Monday arrested a 14-year-old boy for creating a ransomware virus similar to WannaCry which was responsible for global cyberattacks last month.

Stellar cracks WannaCry, working on 5 India cases

In a good news for those struggling to gain access to locked data after the "WannaCry" attack hit Windows users in 150 countries, Stellar Data Recovery on Friday claimed it has cracked the ransomware at its R&D labs and is currently working on five cases from India.

BEWARE! Don't install this fake WhatsApp.com URL – Know details

BEWARE! Don't install this fake WhatsApp.com URL – Know details

A fake WhatsApp URL is doing the rounds --Know how you can identify it.

Around 600 Japanese firms reportedly hit by malware

According to the Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, around 2,000 computers across 600 different companies were hit by the ransomware named "WannaCry".

Pakistan's ISI spying on Indian security using malwares through mobile gaming, music apps: Govt

Pakistan's ISI spying on Indian security using malwares through mobile gaming, music apps: Govt

Indian security forces are being spied by Pakistan's snooping agency ISI using malware through mobile gaming and music applications such as Top Gun, mpjunkie, vdjunky, talking frog, the government said in Parliament on Wednesday.

Make your Android device smarter, safer with this mobile security app

Make your Android device smarter, safer with this mobile security app

If you are concerned about personal data breaches being reported on the popular Android operating system worldwide and want your device to remain safe from malware, here`s a new mobile security app that claims to fully protect your data and much more.

Know how a single click online can ruin your life!

Know how a single click online can ruin your life!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Technology has made the world a smaller place to live in - bringing shopping marts, banking, entertainment, and above all—your friends and relatives closer to you.

Attention users: New malware commits data theft by the sound of your processor!

Attention users: New malware commits data theft by the sound of your processor!

Once installed, it locates data on the machine and transmits it by controlling the speed of the machine's CPU and cooling fans, creating acoustic waveforms that are then received and deciphered by a nearby listening device.

Hope you are not exposing your smartphones to these risks?

Hope you are not exposing your smartphones to these risks?

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: How soon is it before you replace your old smartphone for a new one? If you are not following these tips, you may open your smartphone to malware risks and retire your smartphone sooner than you would like to:

Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Recently, the country has definitely seen a decrease in the amount of spams and malicious activities but sadly, it continues to be on the third spot when it comes to cyber crimes like malware and phishing hosts and bots.

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.

Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs

Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs

A team of scientists, who are hunting for malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter, has created an intelligent system to stop and search malware links.

Malware infection hits Apple's App Store

Computing giant Apple said Monday it has removed software from its App Store, after reports said hundreds of apps including some of China's most popular were infected with malware.

Facebook to now help spot malware on computers

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers.

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.

Advanced cyberspying tool dates from 2008: researchers

The largest number of infections discovered - 28 percent - was in Russia, and Saudi Arabia was second with 24 percent.

New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers

A newly discovered family of malware has the capacity to infect iPhones via Apple computers, posing a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals, researchers said.

Over 4 lakh Android malware detected in Jan-March: Quick Heal

With a majority of smartphone users adopting Android as their mobile platform, over 4 lakh Android malware were detected during the January-March period this year, security solutions firm Quick Heal said today.

'Govts can lose $50 bn due to malware in pirated software'

The study, titled 'The Link Between Pirated Software and Cyber security Breaches', expressed concern over the potential impact of cyber security threats on nations.