Cyber attack

Britain issues warning over Russian anti-virus software

Britain issues warning over Russian anti-virus software

The British government has issued a fresh warning about the security risks of using Russian anti-virus software.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Karna student develops tool to thwart cyber-attacks

Termed as 'honeypots', the Modern Honey-Pi network is a defensive tool which can be used by cyber security professionals to gather intelligence and monitor attacks aimed at their organisation, it said.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Using public Wi-Fi at airports, railway stations? You could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

Using public Wi-Fi at airports, railway stations? You could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

Users of Android, iOS, Linux, macOS and Windows devices were most vulnerable to cyber attacks, the research found.

Oct 20, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Hillary Clinton falls victim to cyber attack: Reports

Hillary Clinton falls victim to cyber attack: Reports

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has fallen victim to a cyber attack after she endorsed a start-up that is reportedly trying to become a social media platform for her political supporters.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Indian hackers take down major Pakistani govt sites on 70th Independence Day

Indian hackers take down major Pakistani govt sites on 70th Independence Day

The hackers allegedly posted pro-India content while defacing the websites.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Religare Securities says it suffers cyber attack

The attack comes at a time of heightened attention on cyber security after global businesses were hit by two major infections containing ransomware requests in recent months. It was unclear what type of disruption had hit Religare.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Ukraine police prevent second cyber attack: Interior Minister

Experts are still trying to establish who was behind an attack by a malware virus that crippled computer systems at major companies around the world.

Jul 05, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco

The computer virus that is affecting companies and institutions around the world is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya -- WannaCry`s bad cousin -- according to networking and security major Cisco.

Jun 28, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Cyber attack hits oil giant and banks in Russia and Ukraine

Russia`s top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighbouring Ukraine were also disrupted.

Jun 27, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

British Parliament hit by cyber attack

The British Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, officials at Westminster said.

Jun 25, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
'Ransomeware' virus strikes SMS hospital in Jaipur

'Ransomeware' virus strikes SMS hospital in Jaipur

As per reports, a 'ransomeware virus' attack on the online system of the SMS hospital on Thursday has led to disruption of a wide range of services, including, the registration, blood test and lab reports.  

Jun 09, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Qatar says state news agency was first hacked in April

 Qatari investigators have said that a cyber attack which saw the publication of explosive fake news last month that helped trigger a crisis with Gulf neighbours was prepared in April.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

Qatari investigators have said that a cyber attack which saw the publication of explosive fake news last month that helped trigger a crisis with Gulf neighbours was prepared in April.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

GSTN IT system fully secure against any cyber attack: CEO

GST Network has used 'best in class' security solutions to ensure that the IT backbone for the new indirect tax regime is protected from cyber attacks, its CEO Prakash Kumar said on Wednesday.

May 31, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches: F-Secure

Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches: F-Secure

Most of the companies fall victim to cyber attackers either because of unpatched software with known vulnerabilities or because of the human factor like people falling victim to phishing emails, Finland-based cyber security firm F-Secure said on Monday.

 

May 29, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
New, scarier ransomware 'EternalRocks' found

New, scarier ransomware 'EternalRocks' found

After a host of different ransomware attacks that hit enterprises across the globe, security researchers have now identified a new strain of malware "EternalRocks" that is more dangerous than WannaCry and is potentially tougher to fight.

 

May 22, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea's deputy UN envoy said on Friday "it is ridiculous" to link Pyongyang with the WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack.

May 19, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
Key government networks well-protected from ransomware: IT Secretary

Key government networks well-protected from ransomware: IT Secretary

The government has installed necessary security in batches to protect its key networks from the cyber attack by ransomware virus `WannaCrypt`, Information Technology Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 has been paid in the ransomware attack globally.

May 16, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
No serious impact in India due to ransomware: Govt

No serious impact in India due to ransomware: Govt

The government on Monday said there was no serious impact in the country due to a global ransomware cyber attack, except for a few isolated incidents in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.

May 15, 2017, 20:29 PM IST