Rs 800-crore centre to help people check malware in computers

Amid growing use of IT, the government today said it will step up cyber security measures under Digital India programme starting with a Rs 800 crore centre that will help people check and clean their computer system from viruses and other malwares.

Counter cyber attackers with same tech they use: NTRO Chief

The technology used by cyber attackers like malwares and tor can be used to counter them, a top official of country`s technical intelligence body NTRO said Monday.

Andriod-based malicious softwares grow by 35% in Apr-Jun

"In the second quarter of 2013 Android-based malware achieved a 35 percent growth rate which was not seen since early 2012," it said.

Consumers to spend USD 22 bn to check malwares in 2013

Consumers will spend USD 22 billion on checking malware attacks this year, while companies will invest a whopping USD 114 billion in dealing with such malicious softwares, a study has said.