NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India
NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India

With rising incidents of cyber attacks on individuals, government and enterprises, IT training firm NIIT has joined hands with EC Council to skill up to 15,000 people over the next 3 years on ethical hacking.

Email services like Gmail may be banned for official use
Email services like Gmail may be banned for official use

Popular email services like Gmail and Yahoo! are likely to be banned for official use to safeguard critical and sensitive government data.

JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers
JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers

The largest bank in the US and sixth largest in the world, JPMorgan, and several other banks could be the latest target of hackers.

Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware
Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware

A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale.

Microsoft says cybercrime bust frees 4.7 mn infected PCs

Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week.

US, South African police smash cybercrime network

South African police today said they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.

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."

Ransomware, scams and scoops predicted for 2014

Warning against the threats posed by ransomware such as Cryptlocker, AVG Technologies Australia security advisor Michael McKinnon has reportedly said that the emergence of such sophisticated modern malwares can result in scams and scoops.

Target breach linked to global cybercrime: Researchers

The massive data breach at US retailer Target is probably linked to a broader global network of cybercrime that may have affected other merchants, security researchers said.

Target breach linked to global cybercrime: Researchers

The massive data breach at US retailer Target is probably linked to a broader global network of cybercrime that may have affected other merchants, security researchers said.

20-year-old women college student arrested for cybercrime

A 20-year-old woman, student of a private college, was today arrested by the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell (CCIC) for allegedly defaming her batchmate, police said.

Cryptolocker ransomware `infects about 250,000 PCs` since September

A powerful form of ransomware, Cryptolocker, has infected about quarter of a million Windows computers, a new report by security researchers has revealed.

India favours setting up of portal with US to check webcrime

India has suggested setting up of a portal jointly with the US to check cybercrime such as hacking and misuse of social media platforms.

Microsoft leads attack on search traffic thieves

Microsoft announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.

Digital Evidence – Across Borders

The Lochard’s principle of forensics is that the perpetrator of a crime will bring something into the crime scene and leave with something from it.

Microsoft busts global `botnet cybercrime ring`

Software giant Microsoft has disrupted a network of infected computers that was helping cyber criminals commit fraud.

Two held for posting `derogatory` remarks against

The cybercrime wing of the police arrested two people, on the charge of posting "derogatory" remarks against women on a social networking site.

Cybercrime cost India USD 8 bn in last 12 months: Norton

More than 42 million people in India have fallen prey to cybercrime in the past 12 months, suffering about USD 8 billion in direct financial losses, estimates a report by security solutions firm Norton.

`Over 100 govt websites hacked in 3 months`

A total of 112 government websites belonging to various state government agencies, Planning Commission and Finance Ministry were hacked in the three- month period ending February 2012.

30 mn Indians victims of cybercrime in 2010: Study

In India every four out of five adults using online services have been victims of cybercrime.