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Learn about the ways to do safe banking online

Learn about the ways to do safe banking online

Your password plays the most important role here. It’s through your password that you can access the funds in your account. 

60% digital businesses to face service failures by 2020: Gartner

60% digital businesses to face service failures by 2020: Gartner

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Around 60 percent of digital businesses face the future of major service failures due to inadequate risk management skills of IT security teams, said a special report by market research firm Gartner.

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.

Beware of these top internet or email scams!

Beware of these top internet or email scams!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: If Internet connectivity has made informational available at a click of the mouse, it has also opened another option for scamsters to con people online and deprive them of their hard earned money.

Novel typing method to prevent cyber crime

Novel typing method to prevent cyber crime

Researchers have developed a new keystroke algorithm that can make online authentication processes more secure, reliable and cheap.

Google's 'Password Alert' to thwart phishing attacks

Google's 'Password Alert' to thwart phishing attacks

Google has launched a new Chrome add-on that stops users from recycling their Google password on other sites.

Junk 'information-rich' e-mails to avoid fraud

Indian American researcher Arun Vishwanath from the University at Buffalo has revealed that online phishers are increasingly using "information-rich" e-mails with graphics, logos and markers that communicate authenticity to lure people.

Phishing successful 45% of the time: Study

Certain websites included in phishing emails successfully lure users up to 45 percent of the time, according to a new Google study.

Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study

Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.

Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords leaked online

Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords leaked online

In a latest data breach incident, a database containing nearly 4.93 million usernames and passwords for Google accounts like Gmail have been reportedly posted online by cyber criminals.

Email authentication reduces phishing scams: Google

The development of email authentication standards has finally reduced email phishing scams, according to Google security researchers.

NYT `phishing attack` may have come from Indian ISP

The latest attack on the New York Times` website is speculated to have come from an internet service provider based in India.

India faced over 40 phishing attacks daily in Jan-Jun: Report

Facing over 1,200 phishing attacks every month, India is the fifth most targeted country for such attacks, a report by leading IT services firm EMC said.

Every 5th phishing attack targets banks: Report

Every one in five phishing attack is mainly targeted at Internet users of banks and other financial organisations, says a report by security solutions provider Kaspersky.

Phishing attacks surge 87% over last year globally

Thousands of Internet users have faced phishing attacks on a daily basis, a computer security company has revealed.

`Phishing` scams explode worldwide: Researchers

Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year, a security firm said Friday.

'Phishing' scams explode worldwide: researchers

Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year, a security firm has said.

Cyber attack on White House: `No breach of classified system`

The White House has said that it has experienced a "spear phishing attack against an unclassified network".

Facebook launches new system to report phishing attacks

Social networking giant Facebook has formed a new reporting system that would prevent the service from scammers and phishing attacks.

Google alerts users of suspected state-sponsored cyber attacks

Search giant Google has warned users that their accounts may be "targetted" by state-sponsored cyber attacks and asked them to take immediate steps to protect their data.