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India's cyber security  system still under threat of malware

India's cyber security system still under threat of malware

The Indian cyber security is under threat as there is no shield for malware. 

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

Yahoo slashed the price of the sale of its core Internet business to Verizon by $350 million following a pair of major data breaches at Yahoo, the two companies announced Tuesday.

France denounces cyber attacks blamed on Moscow

Suspected Russian cyber attacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said today, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted.

Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million

Verizon close to Yahoo deal, price cut of $250-350 million

Verizon Communications Inc is close to a revised deal to buy Yahoo Inc`s core internet business for $250 million to $350 million less than the original agreed price of $4.83 billion, according to a source briefed on the matter.

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Over one-third of organisations globally that experienced a cyber attack in 2016 registered a revenue loss of more than 20 percent, a new report has revealed.

Internet users lose USD 476 on average per cyber attack: Study

Internet users lost about USD 476 or Rs 32,400 on an average to cyber attacks, a study by security software firm Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development

So as to continue with investment on cyber security research and development in the coming years, US software firm Microsoft Corp will continue to invest over $1 billion annually, as per a senior executive of the company.

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europe.

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyber attacks

Obama orders review of 2016 election cyber attacks

US President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, the White House said on Friday.

5 easy ways to keep your smartphone secure from cyber attacks

5 easy ways to keep your smartphone secure from cyber attacks

Smart phone security has now become a top priority across the world.

Demonetisation: Micro-ATMs, POS asked to guard against cyber attacks

Demonetisation: Micro-ATMs, POS asked to guard against cyber attacks

With the usage of micro-ATMs and POS counters witnessing a sharp surge post demonetisation, the country's premier cyber security agency CERT-In has cautioned customers, bankers and traders against skimming and malware attacks on these systems and asked them to adopt high-end encryption to plug possible breaches.

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system.

Cyber attack disrupts internet service across US, Europe

Cyber attack disrupts internet service across US, Europe

 United States officials are investigating multiple attacks that caused widespread online disruption on both sides of the Atlantic on Friday.The incident took offline some of the most popular sites on the web, including Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, CNN, PayPal, Pinterest and Fox News, as well as newspapers including the Guardian, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

US accuses Russia of cyber attacks to disrupt election

US officials formally accused the Russian government Friday of trying to "interfere" with the American presidential election, and vowed to respond at an undisclosed time and place.

Central banks seek global standards in wake of Bangladesh heist

The world`s major central banks, stung by this year's USD 81-million heist in Bangladesh, have launched a task force to consider setting broad rules to protect the vast network of cross-border banking from cyber attacks, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

A team of student researchers in the US created a security protocol to protect from cyber attacks smart cars with GPS, Bluetooth and internet connections.

Linux operating systems vulnerable to cyber attacks: Report

Linux operating systems vulnerable to cyber attacks: Report

Researchers from University of California-Riverside have identified a weakness in the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) of all Linux operating systems that enables attackers to remotely hijack users` internet communications.

'Cyberattacks on the rise; 70% of Nifty 50 companies vulnerable'

'Cyberattacks on the rise; 70% of Nifty 50 companies vulnerable'

 Increased technology usage and digitisation of the economy have escalated cyber attacks in India, and nearly 70 percent of Nifty 50 companies are vulnerable to hackers, reveals a PwC survey.

US Federal Reserve records show over 50 of cyber security breaches

US Federal Reserve records show over 50 of cyber security breaches

Washington: The U.S. Federal Reserve detected more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015, with several incidents described internally as "espionage," according to Fed records.