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Cybercrimes cause losses of $600 billion a year to global economy, says report

Cybercrime losses are greater in richer countries; however, the countries with the greatest losses are mid-tier nations.

Feb 22, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Israel thwarts major cyber-attack

The hack came amidst a worldwide wave of cyber-attacks that started in Russia and Ukraine on Tuesday. 

Jun 29, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

India's plans to ban Chinese power firms will backfire: Report

For a long time, Indian power companies have been calling for a complete ban on Chinese companies in the domestic power sector.

May 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Ransomware attacks: What makes healthcare most vulnerable

The NHS cyber-attack should be treated as a wake-up call for organisations around the world, particularly, the health sector. 

May 16, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

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

NHS cyber-attack: Patients asked to use services 'wisely'

The ransomeware, which locked files and demanded payment to allow access, has infected 200,000 machines in 150 countries since Friday

May 15, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Moscow fears foreign secret service`s cyber-attack on financial system

Russia`s Federal Security Service (FSB) denounced on Friday a foreign secret service`s cyber-attack plan to destabilise Russia`s financial system.

Dec 02, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

After Yahoo data breach, some angry users close accounts

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close accounts, some of which they had not used in years, after the internet company announced it suffered one of the world`s largest cyber breaches.

Sep 24, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Yahoo pressed to explain huge 'state-sponsored' hack

Yahoo faced pressure Friday to explain how it sustained a massive cyber-attack -- one of the biggest ever, and allegedly state-sponsored -- allowing hackers to steal data from half a billion users two years ago.

Sep 23, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

South Korea says North hacked phones of key officials

South Korea`s spy agency said Tuesday that North Korea had hacked into smartphones belonging to a number of key government officials, intensifying cyber-attacks after conducting its fourth nuclear test.

Mar 08, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

UK police arrest 15-year-old boy after telecoms cyberattack

British police say they have arrested a teenage boy in Northern Ireland in connection with a cyber-attack on British telecoms company Talk Talk.

Oct 27, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

US says data on 4 million government staff hacked

The US government on Thursday admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:27 AM IST

North Korea offers direct talks with US

North Korea on Tuesday offered to hold direct talks with the United States on its proposal to suspend nuclear tests, and suggested dialogue could pave the way to changes on the Korean peninsula.

Jan 14, 2015, 04:21 AM IST

US reviewing naming North Korea as sponsor of terrorism

The US is considering once again including North Korea on its list of countries that sponsor terrorism, President Barack Obama said in an interview released Sunday after Washington blamed Pyongyang for launching a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.

Dec 22, 2014, 00:55 AM IST

Nintendo says server breached

Nintendo says it was targeted in recent online data attacks, but no data was lost.

Jun 05, 2011, 12:23 PM IST

N Korea denies cyber-attack on S Korea bank

S Korean prosecutors say the North brought down computer system of Nonghyup.

May 10, 2011, 22:19 PM IST

Chinese school `denies cyber-attack on Google`

A Chinese school linked to cyber-attacks on Google denied any involvement, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

Feb 20, 2010, 21:10 PM IST