Cyber security and policing meet in Kochi

New methods to tackle cyber crimes will be discussed at a two-day conference on cyber security and policing at Kochi from August 22.

Internet privacy service Tor warns users it was attacked

Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers.

Proper security measures needed in creating wi-fi zones: Fadia

Lauding the proposals to create wi-fi zones at different places in the country, a cyber security expert today said the government needs to take appropriate security measures to prevent cyber crime.

Australian children hide internet usage from parents

In a survey released Monday, 70 percent of Australian children aged between 8-17, said that their parents did not know about their internet usage.

`India should be more aware of cyber security threats`

India should be more aware of cyber security threats and the time to act in this regard is now, an Israeli security solutions firm has said even as it averred that the two countries have many common "opponents".

Indian firms face deficit in cyber security infra: Report

Cyber security infrastructure in enterprises in India faces a startling deficit and there is a disconnect between executives and security teams, a report said today.

Rama Rao urges industry to partner Govt to curb cyber crimes

Telangana Minister today asked the industry to collaborate with the government to combat cyber crimes while stressing on the need to have a dedicated workforce to defeat the hackers.

BRICS should take lead in preserving cyber space as a global common good: Modi

Pitching for `zero tolerance" against terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told leaders of five-nation grouping BRICS that the "choices" they make now will shape the future of the world at large.

Indian Internet users alerted against suspect digital signs

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Internet users in the country against phishing attacks from suspect digital signatures which got "unauthorisedly" issued through the state-owned National Informatics Centre (NIC).

Cyper operation centres to be set up for threat management: Arun Jaitley

Cyber Operation Centres will be set up for threat management and mitigation as part of efforts to protect defence networks from cyber attacks, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha on Friday.

China, US say committed to managing differences

China and the United States need to manage their differences, the leaders of both countries said on Wednesday at the start of annual talks expected to focus on cyber-security, maritime disputes, the Chinese currency and an investment treaty.

Month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime launched

The police jointly with Tata Motors Wednesday launched a month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime in the steel city from where at least 15 cyber related crimes were being reported every month.

Internet Explorer 8 under threat in India: Cyber agency

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian users against a "high" level virus activity in a select version of popular Microsoft-owned web browser - the Internet Explorer.

Cyber security on Obama administration`s top priority: White House

The issue of cyber security is a high priority for the Obama Administration, the White House on Monday said, asserting that it would not tolerate any cyber espionage and other attacks that badly hit the American national security and economic interests.

Cyber space, a new domain of war: AK Antony

Against the backdrop of rising incidents of hacking of military networks, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said cyber space was the new domain of war.

Cybercrime part of sophisticated online economy: Study

The dark world of cybercrime has evolved from one of rogue individuals to a functioning market-based economy with its ups and downs, code of conduct and "innovation."

NSA`s hacking into Huawei servers reveals agency`s role in cyber-intrigues with China

The National Security Agency hacked into Chinese tech company Huawei`s networks and spied on the company`s top executives, according to reports based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

`Govts can lose $50 bn due to malware in pirated software`

Governments could lose more than USD 50 billion in dealing with costs associated with malware on pirated software, shows a study by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and research firm IDC.

Expert says global attack needed to catch credit thieves

Following a spurt in incidents of massive data breaches, a more sophisticated, collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies around the world is needed to put a stop to it, a Michigan State University cyber security expert argues.

Hackers knock out Kremlin`s website

In what is seen as `hacktivisim,` cyber criminals reportedly hacked Kremlin website, apart from the central bank and Foreign Ministry website.