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WhatsApp offering 1000GB free data on its birthday a scam

Researchers from cyber security firm ESET have received a message on WhatsApp stating that the app was giving away 1000 GB of internet data to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year.

Jul 30, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Hackers could be using DM route to hijack Twitter accounts

Twitter only contacts users in-app or via an email sent from an email address. The platform never asks users to provide their password via email, Direct Message, or reply.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Now on sale, a laptop with six dangerous viruses

The laptop is an art piece titled "The Persistence of Chaos". "The piece is isolated and air-gapped to prevent against the spread of the malware," says the web page of the art piece.

May 28, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Regulatory policies pose top risk to India Inc in next 3 years

The primary reason for this trend is that CXOs are considering regulatory compliance as a critical value protector exercise, the Deloitte India Risk Survey 2018 noted.

Sep 12, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

China hackers steal cache of US Navy data: Report

The data was reportedly stolen by Chinese hackers by breaching into the computers of a contractor.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:16 AM IST

Donald Trump's homeland security adviser Bossert resigns on new national security adviser Bolton's request

Bossert, who was a former deputy national security adviser to former President George W. Bush, had overseen the Trump administration`s response to the Hurricane Maria disaster in Puerto Rico, as well as cyber security policy. 

Apr 11, 2018, 07:47 AM IST

Demand for cyber security professionals up 3 times in 12 months: Report

With increasing incidents of large scale cyber-attacks and governmental cyber espionage.

Mar 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

India, Israel sign 9 agreements, including those on cyber security, oil and gas

India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu here.

Jan 15, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Here's how Bengal is planning to protect records from cyber attacks

The West Bengal government is planning to introduce the blockchain technology to protect its documents from cyber attacks.

Dec 19, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Britain`s main cybersecurity agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

Are online dating apps safe? Read

The study by global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab showed that many dating apps do not handle users' sensitive data with sufficient care.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:21 AM IST

Cyber security top concern for corporate IoT deployments: BlackBerry

BlackBerry has released findings from a new global research white paper which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments. 

Oct 17, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Kaspersky finds bug in Adobe Flash

The bug was used in an attack on Oct. 10 by a group called the BlackOasis, Kaspersky said.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Take measures to fix cyber security gaps: IRDAI to insurers

Insurers have also been asked to firm up their Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) for handling cyber incidents more effectively.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

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

Rising hacker threat will trigger boom in cyber crime insurance, Tryg says

He estimated that around 50 percent of the firm`s corporate clients would buy such an insurance by 2020 and from that point it would only take "a couple of years" to reach 90 percent. 

Oct 04, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

The Home Ministry is examining a report to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet.

Sep 29, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

If cyber experts are to be believed, a number of fictitious Blue Whale gaming apps and malware are still available on the internet which lure users to download them and in the process steal their personal information

Sep 28, 2017, 07:03 AM IST

New malware steals users' money through mobile phones: Report

A new malware Xafecopy Trojan has been detected in India which steals money through victims' mobile phones, cyber security firm Kaspersky said in a report.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Airtel, Symantec ally for cyber security solutions

India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Monday announced a partnership with Symantec Corp to provide cyber security solutions to businesses in India.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:26 PM IST