Cybercriminals target telcos in India, other nations with Regin
Cybercriminals target telcos in India, other nations with Regin

Cyber criminals are using a new malware -Regin to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in India and other countries including Pakistan, Brazil, Germany and Russia, security researchers have said.

Hacked e-mails spread spam faster
Hacked e-mails spread spam faster

Spams spread faster and to more people when it is sent out of hacked or compromised email accounts, research shows.

Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware
Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers.

Self-repairing software that fights back malware
Self-repairing software that fights back malware

New software has been recently developed that not only eradicates viruses and other malware but also automatically repair the damages caused by them.

Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014
Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

International comedian and host Jimmy Kimmel has topped the Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014 list, released by computer security company McAfee.

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.

Global crackdown nabs 90 `BlackShades` webcam spies

An international crackdown by the FBI and police in 19 countries has exposed a malware called "Blackshades" that enabled hackers around the world to secretly and remotely control victims` computers.

`Govts can lose $50 bn due to malware in pirated software`

Governments could lose more than USD 50 billion in dealing with costs associated with malware on pirated software, shows a study by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and research firm IDC.

Cyber criminals entrenched in `Dark Web`: Researchers

Cyber criminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.

Fake Flappy Bird versions running malware on Android

Soon after the original Flappy Bird was taken down by its creator, a host of fake apps mushroomed in third-party Android app marketplaces reportedly directing malware to unsuspecting users.

Indian scientists develop software to catch computer botnets

Indian scientists have developed a monitoring software that can detect the telltale signs of botnet activity on a computer and disable the malware.

Information stealing virus detected in online banking space

Cyber security sleuths have detected a "black" private information stealing virus in the Indian online banking transactions space and have alerted consumers who swipe debit or credit cards at shopping counters to make payments.

Amazon tops malware-hosting servers ahead of Google, GoDaddy

Amazon web services have become the biggest malware server in the world along with GoDaddy and Google, a new report revealed.

Microsoft to provide Windows XP anti-malware support until 2015

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it would stop supporting Windows XP this April but would continue to provide anti-malware support till 2015.

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 fourth most vulnerable to cyber attacks on gamers in 2013

India is among the four countries that faced the highest number of cyber attacks aimed at gamers in 2013, security solutions provider Kaspersky Lab said.

`Locker` malware demands ransom to restore infected files

A latest malware reportedly demands ransom to restore the files that the hackers have encrypted.

Microsoft joins move to encrypt web traffic

Microsoft is joining the movement to encrypt traffic that flows across its networks, citing "serious concerns" about government surveillance.

Kaspersky rated best in malware removal tests

Kaspersky Lab has reportedly topped the list of antimalware programs that are best at removing the bug from an already infected system.