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Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister calls on Modi

 Visiting Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dato Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Government working on cyber law amendments, new encryption

Government working on cyber law amendments, new encryption

Government is working on amendments in cyber law and new encryption policy to protect data by addressing rapid changes in technology domain, a senior official said on Saturday.

How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

How to 'uncensor' your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to "uncensor" the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see.

Beware! Your smartwatch can reveal your ATM PIN

Beware! Your smartwatch can reveal your ATM PIN

Cyber criminals can easily exploit wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers to steal sensitive information like your ATM PIN or passwords for electronic door locks, warns a new study.

Microsoft sets up cyber security centre in Gurgaon

Microsoft sets up cyber security centre in Gurgaon

New Delhi: Showcasing its commitment to enhancing cyber security, US-based technology company Microsoft on Tuesday said it has set up a Cyber Security Engagement Centre (CSEC) in Gurgaon near here.

Maharashtra requests UN body to train police in cyber security: Ranjit Patil

The minister represented Mumbai at a recent meeting of the global body.

Qatar National Bank says its systems were "fully secure" following cyber attack

Qatar National Bank says its systems were "fully secure" following cyber attack

Qatar National Bank said on Sunday that its systems were "fully secure" following a cyber attack which potentially exposed the names and passwords of tens of thousands of customers.

India still lucrative destination for cyber criminals: Report

India still lucrative destination for cyber criminals: Report

Although India has seen a steady decrease in the amount of spam originating from its land, it continues to rank as the third top source of overall malicious activity, including malware, phishing hosts and bots, a new report said 

Australia launches new cyber security strategy

Australia launches new cyber security strategy

 The Australian government on Thursday launched a $180 million cyber security strategy, in an effort to shore up Australia`s defence against cyber attacks and online fraud.

British Telecom to recruit 900 for cyber security biz

British Telecom to recruit 900 for cyber security biz

BT already employs over 2,500 security professionals and has security operations centres all around the world. 170 of the new posts will go to graduates and apprentices who will be trained at BT's Security Academy, the statement said.

India fourth country with highest Downadup malware attacks

India is the fourth country that has most number of attacks by the Downadup malware family, a report by Finland-based online security and privacy company F-Secure, said. It added that besides India, this threat was most frequently detected in Finland, France, Germany, Italy and Norway.

China launches first cyber-security organisation

China launches first cyber-security organisation

In February, China launched its first special fund for cyber security with an initial capital of 300 million yuan ($46 million) to realise the nation's strategic goal of becoming a strong internet power. 

Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

A cyber threat operation in which malware 'Seedoor' was used has been targeting in India since at least 2013, FireEye said in a report.

80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

The University of California Berkeley has notified 80,000 people of a possible cyber attack on a system that storessocial security and bank account numbers.

BlackBerry buys cyber security consultancy; moves deeper into services

BlackBerry buys cyber security consultancy; moves deeper into services

BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it has acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription, moving the company deeper into the services business as it continues to morph into a more software-focused entity amid its ongoing turnaround.

Digital 'magic wand' to improve healthcare, cybersecurity

Digital 'magic wand' to improve healthcare, cybersecurity

One of the main challenges is that most people do not know how to set up and maintain a secure network in their home, which can lead to compromised or stolen data or potentially allow hackers access to critical devices such as heart rate monitors or dialysis machines.

Cyber Security main concern for organisations: Survey

Cyber security remains a "pain point" for a majority of organisations as they are struggling to find solutions and adding to their woes is the dearth of talent in this segment, says a global survey of senior IT managers.

How to keep your kids safe online!

How to keep your kids safe online!

Here are a few tips to keep your little ones safer online.

Google rolls out features to strengthen online security

Google rolls out features to strengthen online security

Google India released some key interesting search trends of last year that point towards the demand of greater cyber security.

India in touch with foreign Govts on cyber security: Prasad

India in touch with foreign Govts on cyber security: Prasad

With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Sunday.