At a time when cyber attacks to steal key data are proving to be a real nightmare for nations and companies, global software and cloud major Oracle has launched the world's first silicon-based microprocessor that has taken data security to an entirely new level.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for an international framework to prevent the Internet from being "weaponised" as a tool of national aggression, while holding out the prospect of a forceful US response to China over hacking attacks.
Cyber attacks and cyber espionage are on the rise in Latin America, and the source of much of it is Brazilian hackers and Peruvian recent university graduates linking up with Russian-speaking experts, according to Internet security analysts.
The advanced persistent threat (APT) group behind the operation, which FireEye believes is most likely based in China, sent targeted spear phishing emails containing Microsoft Word attachments to its intended victims.
Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday it would buy OpenDNS, a privately held cloud-based security firm, for $635 million, the latest move to boost its security business as cyber attacks increase in number and sophistication.
The United States said on Tuesday that cyber theft sponsored by the Chinese government was a major problem and stressed the need to keep Asian sea lanes open as the world`s two biggest economies held annual talks aimed at maintaining working relations in spite of rising tensions.
The defence services have set up cyber emergency response teams to prevent and react to cyber attacks, government told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday against the backdrop of hacking of the defence accounts website.
If you feel that your car`s remote-controlled security system is full-proof, you may be wrong as a team of engineers has shown how easily a malicious attack could hijack remotely-controlled operations in the future.