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Not just "WannaCrypt,'' a cryptocurrency attack is generating digital cash fast Not just "WannaCrypt,'' a cryptocurrency attack is generating digital cash fast

According to the researchers, the "Adylkuzz" attack is still growing.

Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

As the world struggles to identify the cybercriminals behind the global ransowmware attack that hit 150 countries over the weekend, Neel Mehta, an Indian-origin security researcher working with Google, has claimed on Twitter that the hackers may have links to North Korea.

48K ransomware attack attempts seen in India: Quick Heal Tech

A cyber security firm on Tuesday said it has detected over 48,000 ransomware attack attempts in the country, with West Bengal witnessing the most incidents.

WannaCry Ransomware: Here are best practices to prevent attacks WannaCry Ransomware: Here are best practices to prevent attacks

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that carries out the cryptoviral extortion attack from cryptovirology that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it.

WannaCry Ransomware attack: All you need to know WannaCry Ransomware attack: All you need to know

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that carries out the cryptoviral extortion attack from cryptovirology that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it. Simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse. 

Ransomware: No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network Ransomware: No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network

India's cyber security unit CERT-In on Monday said it has not received any formal report of cyber attack on India's vital networks by the crippling global ransomware, 'WannaCry'.

Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Companies around the globe are preparing for an imminent cyber attack as the offices re-open on Monday, media reports said.

 

More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

US and European officials scrambled to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that caused damage across the globe over the weekend, stopping car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, as Microsoft pinned blame on governments for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities.

Ransomware: World braces for more cyber attacks as work week begins Ransomware: World braces for more cyber attacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities like the one at the heart of the crisis.

 

Ransomware virus threat: Gujarat equips GSWAN comps with anti-virus Ransomware virus threat: Gujarat equips GSWAN comps with anti-virus

In face of ransomware virus threat to its information technology network, the Gujarat government has begun equipping its state computer system with anti-virus softwares and upgrading its Microsoft operating systems.

MeitY reaches out to RBI, others against Wanna Cry ransomware

The IT ministry has reached out to key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, NIC and UIDAI (Aadhaar) to advise them to protect their systems against 'Wanna Cry' ransomware to ensure that the digital payments ecosystem in the country is protected.

Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil

Critical infrastructure agencies including banks, airports, telecom networks and stock markets have been asked to take precautions to shield themselves against the crippling global ransomware attack 'WannaCry'.

Cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries: Europol

Friday`s cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, the head of the European Union`s police agency said on Sunday, adding he feared that number would grow when people return to work on Monday.

AI can play key role in good governance: Microsoft official AI can play key role in good governance: Microsoft official

Artificial intelligence or AI as it is called in cyber parlance, and believed to be the next big thing in information and technology, can play key role in good governance, a senior Microsoft official has said.

Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to restore access.

Amazon Prime video app coming to Apple TV Amazon Prime video app coming to Apple TV

Apple plans to announce Amazon Prime video app to its Apple TV App Store during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 5 in San Jose, California.

Snapdeal woos customers with 'Dhamaka Sale' Snapdeal woos customers with 'Dhamaka Sale'

Before its own possible sale to rival Flipkart, e-commerce firm Snapdeal has announced its 'Unbox Dhamaka Sale' offering customers huge discounts and attractive deals.

SBI denies service charge hike, says every cash withdrawal from e-wallet via ATMs to cost Rs 25 SBI denies service charge hike, says every cash withdrawal from e-wallet via ATMs to cost Rs 25

The largest lender State Bank of India will introduce new facility that would enable withdrawal of cash through ATMs using the bank's mobile wallet.

Will Java 9 release be delayed? Red Hat, IBM to cast explicit vote against JSR Will Java 9 release be delayed? Red Hat, IBM to cast explicit vote against JSR

Java Development Kit 9 had its planned release for July 27.

Apple buys Finnish sleep tracking app maker Beddit Apple buys Finnish sleep tracking app maker Beddit

Apple has acquired a sleep tracking app and hardware maker Beddit, the Finnish startup said on its website.

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Amazon is giving its voice-enabled Echo speaker a touch screen and video-calling capabilities as it competes with Google's efforts at bringing "smarts" to the home.

New technology can turn any surface into touchpads

While touch sensing is common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens, researchers have now developed a technology to turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint.

Google Doodle honours French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birthday Google Doodle honours French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birthday

Google has showed a doodle to honour the French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birth anniversary. 

Sebi allows investors to buy mutual funds via digital wallet

Markets regulator Sebi on Monday allowed investors to buy mutual fund schemes for up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets, making it easier for them -- especially the young generation -- to purchase these instruments.

Airtel partners Ola for joint digital offerings Airtel partners Ola for joint digital offerings

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel has partnered cab aggregator Ola to offer a range of digital services to customers.

TRAI to 'look into' complaints of customised retention offers TRAI to 'look into' complaints of customised retention offers

Telecom regulator Trai will "look into" the complaints about operators doling out customised retention offers to influence subscribers who want to shift to a rival network.

World Password Day: List of passwords you should NEVER use World Password Day: List of passwords you should NEVER use

Here is a list of 27 passwords, which you should strictly not use.

Amazon, Flipkart line up mega sale this month Amazon, Flipkart line up mega sale this month

Months ahead of the festive season, e-commerce majors Flipkart and Amazon have announced sale, wooing customers with deals and big discounts.

Reliance Jio topped chart with download speed of 18.48Mbps in March Reliance Jio topped chart with download speed of 18.48Mbps in March

Reliance Jio has topped the charts of mobile networks in March by registering an all-time high download speed of 18.48 megabit per second, as per the latest report published by telecom regulator Trai.

Microsoft May 2 event – Here's what to expect Microsoft May 2 event – Here's what to expect

If rumours are to be believed, Microsoft may unveil its Windows 10 Cloud operating system.