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9 out of 10 websites found vulnerable to hackers

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 13:17

A new research shows that more than 90 percent of the websites are vulnerable to hackers, including some of the biggest brands.

After Google, Yahoo set to bring end-to-end encrypted emails by 2015

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 13:10

Yahoo Chief Information security officer Alex Stamos announced on Thursday that users will soon have the option to send end-to-end encrypted emails next year, enabled via a browser plugin.

Britain moves to keep email, phone data for security

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:07

Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain customers` data for a year, saying the move was vital to protect national security following a decision by Europe`s top court.

New system helps you to secure your data

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:21

MIT scientists have developed a new system that can protect your privacy by allowing you to pick and choose what data to share with websites and mobile apps.

Google set to improve users` security, privacy with easy high-end encryption

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 11:43

Google is working to improve users` security by making high-end encryption easy, while Apple is set to add privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo to their next OS.

Data Security Council to offer cyber forensics certification

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 19:43

Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a body set up by Nasscom, Friday said it will offer cyber forensics certification in India in collaboration with ISC2 (ISC-squared).

`Cyber crime complexity making traditional probe ineffective`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:19

The complex structure of cyber crime which thrives on mostly private infrastructure spread globally is making "archaic" investigation techniques ineffective, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said Wednesday.

76% of American teens concerned about online privacy: Survey

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:58

A recent study has revealed that a growing number of American teenagers are worried about their online privacy and the possibility of identity theft.

Software guru John McAfee to sell anti-snooping device next yr

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:56

Anti-virus guru John McAfee, who is facing criminal charges in Central American nation Belize, plans to launch by next year `D-Central`, a gadget to prevent snooping into computers and phones, for less than USD 100.

Experts warn of risk to cloud storage amidst growing cyber threat

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 22:22

With more businesses storing their crucial data on virtual spaces, security experts have reportedly warned that with lack of security measures, the cloud data is as prone to cyber attack risk as any other data.

Adobe data breach more extensive than previously disclosed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 09:36

Adobe Systems Inc said on Tuesday that the scope of a cyber-security breach disclosed nearly a month ago was far bigger than initially reported, with attackers obtaining data on more than 38 million customer accounts.

US agencies moving slowly to tighten data security, despite major leaks

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 23:23

Despite saying they suffered major damage from classified documents made public by an Army soldier and a National Security Agency contractor, US government agencies have fallen behind in installing computer software to stop such leaks, US officials say.