Despite stepped up information security measures, businesses in India continue to be an attractive target for cybercriminals with as many as 69 percent targeted attacks being focused on large enterprises, a report said here Thursday.
Content distribution network Cloudflare has reportedly announced that the "Heartbleed" bug may not be as bad as feared, after a hacker used the bug to successfully retrieve a website`s private security keys.
In view of growing cyber crime and the threat that it poses to the online community, microblogging and social media site Tumblr has reportedly added a two-step authentication method for its users in a bid to keep hackers at bay, thus enhancing their security.
Black markets that sell computer hacking tools and services like stolen credit card numbers continue to grow, posing a growing hazard to governments, businesses and individuals, a study by RAND Corporation said.
A web server of the games firm Electronic Arts (EA), has been reportedly used by hackers to host a fake Apple login screen, aimed at stealing Apple ID usernames, passwords and credit card details, a security firm said.
In first of its kind international operation, CBI on Friday cracked down on hacking hubs at multiple locations in Mumbai, Pune and Ghaziabad on inputs received from the US probe agency FBI, arresting one person under the violation of Information Technology Act.
The Twitter account of Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor was hacked on Wednesday evening forcing the minister to temporarily deactivate his official account till the matter is resolved.