Malware

New malware spreading fast via Facebook Messenger: Report

New malware spreading fast via Facebook Messenger: Report

"Digmine" is coded in AutoIt and sent to would-be victims posing as a video file but is actually an AutoIt executable script.

 

Dec 25, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

Spam rate which was on a slow but steady decline since 2011 is beginning to rise now.

Oct 11, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

'WannaCrypt' hero to pay $30,000 for bail, faces 40 years in prison

According to a report in Los Angels Times, Hutchins is described as "having created, maintained and marketed the Kronos banking Trojan from July 2014 to July 2015".

 

Aug 05, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Wannacry ransomeware attack preventer accused of creating bank malware

Marcus Hutchins, known by the alias "Malwaretech," was charged in an indictment dated July 12 and unsealed by federal authorities in Wisconsin.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Tackling Malware attacks: Google introduces 'panic button' feature in Android

Tackling Malware attacks: Google introduces 'panic button' feature in Android

Some malware has been successful in dodging from the inflexible security measures and victoriously entering the Google Play app store. 

Jul 17, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Japan arrests 14-year-old for creating ransomware similar to WannaCry

Japan arrests 14-year-old for creating ransomware similar to WannaCry

Japanese authorities on Monday arrested a 14-year-old boy for creating a ransomware virus similar to WannaCry which was responsible for global cyberattacks last month.

Jun 06, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Stellar cracks WannaCry, working on 5 India cases

In a good news for those struggling to gain access to locked data after the "WannaCry" attack hit Windows users in 150 countries, Stellar Data Recovery on Friday claimed it has cracked the ransomware at its R&D labs and is currently working on five cases from India.

May 19, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
BEWARE! Don't install this fake WhatsApp.com URL – Know details

BEWARE! Don't install this fake WhatsApp.com URL – Know details

A fake WhatsApp URL is doing the rounds --Know how you can identify it.

May 18, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Around 600 Japanese firms reportedly hit by malware

According to the Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, around 2,000 computers across 600 different companies were hit by the ransomware named "WannaCry".

May 15, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Pakistan's ISI spying on Indian security using malwares through mobile gaming, music apps: Govt

Pakistan's ISI spying on Indian security using malwares through mobile gaming, music apps: Govt

Indian security forces are being spied by Pakistan's snooping agency ISI using malware through mobile gaming and music applications such as Top Gun, mpjunkie, vdjunky, talking frog, the government said in Parliament on Wednesday.

Dec 14, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Make your Android device smarter, safer with this mobile security app

Make your Android device smarter, safer with this mobile security app

If you are concerned about personal data breaches being reported on the popular Android operating system worldwide and want your device to remain safe from malware, here`s a new mobile security app that claims to fully protect your data and much more.

Nov 29, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Know how a single click online can ruin your life!

Know how a single click online can ruin your life!

Zee Media Bureau

Sep 23, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
Attention users: New malware commits data theft by the sound of your processor!

Attention users: New malware commits data theft by the sound of your processor!

Once installed, it locates data on the machine and transmits it by controlling the speed of the machine's CPU and cooling fans, creating acoustic waveforms that are then received and deciphered by a nearby listening device.

Jun 26, 2016, 16:47 PM IST
Hope you are not exposing your smartphones to these risks?

Hope you are not exposing your smartphones to these risks?

Zee Media Bureau

May 14, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Cyber criminals see India as lucrative destination

Recently, the country has definitely seen a decrease in the amount of spams and malicious activities but sadly, it continues to be on the third spot when it comes to cyber crimes like malware and phishing hosts and bots.

Apr 21, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

Indian defence sites main target of Pak-based cyber attackers

A cyber threat operation in which malware 'Seedoor' was used has been targeting in India since at least 2013, FireEye said in a report.

Mar 16, 2016, 22:03 PM IST
Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs

Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs

A team of scientists, who are hunting for malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter, has created an intelligent system to stop and search malware links.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Malware infection hits Apple's App Store

Computing giant Apple said Monday it has removed software from its App Store, after reports said hundreds of apps including some of China's most popular were infected with malware.

Sep 21, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise: Report

Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.

Sep 02, 2015, 19:18 PM IST
Android flaw lets hackers control your phone

Android flaw lets hackers control your phone

Yet another security flaw for android users has been discovered that might affect 90 million android users across the globe.

Aug 24, 2015, 14:38 PM IST