Virus attack

Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

Ransomware: Is North Korea behind the global cyber-attack?

The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 has been paid in the ransomware attack globally.

May 16, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

`Virus epidemic` reaches space, infects ISS computers

International Space Station`s computers have been attacked by `virus epidemic` after Russian cosmonauts carried USB storage devices infected with malware onboard.

Nov 13, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Phishing attacks surge 87% over last year globally

Thousands of Internet users have faced phishing attacks on a daily basis, a computer security company has revealed.

Jun 25, 2013, 15:20 PM IST

'Phishing' scams explode worldwide: researchers

Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year, a security firm has said.

Jun 22, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Reputed websites under hacker threat: CERT-In

Websites of reputed government and private organisations are under threat from hackers, the Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-In) has said, warning users to be extra cautious while using the internet.

May 27, 2012, 19:09 PM IST

Indian Home Ministry computers under virus attack

Unknown hackers hacked the internet account of the Indian ambassador to Uzbekistan and dispatched virus-attached emails to some officials of the home ministry, sending the security establishment in a tizzy.

Aug 16, 2010, 17:36 PM IST

CAT extended by a day, disrupted by virus attacks

The first computer-based Common Admission Test (CAT) that has been disrupted by virus attacks has once again upset students with the test extended by a day till December eight.

Dec 05, 2009, 11:51 AM IST