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Not just "WannaCrypt,'' a cryptocurrency attack is generating digital cash fast

Not just "WannaCrypt,'' a cryptocurrency attack is generating digital cash fast

According to the researchers, the "Adylkuzz" attack is still growing.

Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

As the world struggles to identify the cybercriminals behind the global ransowmware attack that hit 150 countries over the weekend, Neel Mehta, an Indian-origin security researcher working with Google, has claimed on Twitter that the hackers may have links to North Korea.

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.

Chinese malware threat looms large over Android smartphones in India

Chinese malware threat looms large over Android smartphones in India

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: No news is worse for a smartphone user than the news that his or her smartphone may under a bug attack. More than 10 million Android devices have been infected by malware called HummingBadm and most of them in India and China.

'Cybercriminals using fake LinkedIn accounts to scam users'

 Cybercriminals are using fake LinkedIn profiles to map out the networks of business professionals to scrape contact information and later use these to send spear-phishing emails, security solutions firm Symantec today said.

WhatsApp security flaw puts 200 million users at risk

WhatsApp security flaw puts 200 million users at risk

A security flaw in Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has put some 200 million users at risk from hackers – allowing cyber criminals to install malware on their PCs.

Manual hijack of accounts leads to severe fin loss: Google

Google said these "needle-in-a-haystack" attacks are very challenging and represent an ongoing threat to Internet users.

New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers

A newly discovered family of malware has the capacity to infect iPhones via Apple computers, posing a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals, researchers said.

Cyber security market may reach $870 mn by 2017: Report

Cybercriminals use thousands of networked computers (botnets) to `jam' a website by directing excessive traffic to it, causing it to crash.

Spend less on antivirus software, more on policing: Study

The study by an international team of scientists led by the University of Cambridge recommends that society should spend less on antivirus software and more on policing the internet, a university release Monday said.