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New Ransomware variants double in Q2: Kaspersky

The increase in malicious modifications and the appearance of new families is a dangerous sign that criminal activity is intensifying.

Aug 22, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Be careful while installing remote desktop app

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) earlier this year even alerted banks and payment systems operators against use of such applications.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Hackers can detect what is being typed with a smartphone

According to researchers from Dallas-based Southern Methodist University (SMU), it's possible to access your information in a subtler way: by using a nearby smartphone to intercept the sound of your typing.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps

While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same backend systems.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Tech Mahindra inks deal with Airbus for cabin, cargo design engineering

Karthikeyan Natarajan, global head of engineering and IoT at Tech Mahindra, said the partnership will strengthen the company's aerospace engineering portfolio, especially in areas like cabin engineering and customer services.

Jun 21, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Twitter acquires start-up to spot network manipulation

According to a report released by US cybersecurity firm FireEye, some Twitter accounts were posing as US Republican Congressional candidates to push pro-Iranian political messaging, CNET reported.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law, tighten rules on Google, Facebook

The law would require Facebook, Google and other global technology firms to store locally "important" personal data on users in Vietnam and open offices in the country.

Jun 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Ministry of Defence website hacked, Chinese characters spark cyberattack speculation

However, the hit didn't come with the usual owning of responsibility by a group of hackers.

Apr 06, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

Cybersecurity, AI top technologies for healthcare firms: Infosys report

According to the report, around 76% of the life sciences firms were surveyed considered investing in cybersecurity in next three years for protecting patient data. 

Mar 05, 2018, 19:28 PM IST

46% IT security professionals don't change security strategy after cyber attack: Report

This level of cybersecurity inertia and failure to learn from past incidents puts sensitive data, infrastructure, and assets at risk.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

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

India, Israel relations are much larger than a single issue: MEA on Palestine

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu was granted a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. 

Jan 15, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

All 3 billion accounts were hacked in 2013 data theft, admits Yahoo

Yahoo said last December that data from more than 1 billion accounts was compromised in 2013, the largest of a series of thefts that forced Yahoo to cut the price of its assets in a sale to Verizon.

Oct 04, 2017, 07:33 AM IST

New Android malware steals users' data from cab-hailing apps

The trojan virus has an identical interface, with the same colour schemes and logos, which creates an instant and completely invisible overlay. 

Aug 18, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Expert who stopped ''WannaCry'' outbreak held in cyber fraud in US

The allegations that the author of this malware has been arrested could discourage malicious actors from continuing to use it," Miller added.
 

Aug 04, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

North Korea hacking increasingly focused on making money than espionage: South Korea study

The US government has blamed North Korea for the Sony hack and some US officials have said prosecutors are building a case against Pyongyang in the Bangladesh Bank theft.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said on Thursday.

May 25, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon

Data breaches are becoming more pervasive and damaging and are now affecting every department within an organisation -- leaving a lingering, if not lasting, imprint on an enterprise.

Feb 14, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

New method to boost cybersecurity developed

This new method sidesteps both of those restrictions and allows the use of two sequences that are only weakly random.

May 17, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Cybersecurity $35 bn opportunity, to create 1 million jobs: Nasscom

Increasing incidents of cyber attacks and data protection efforts globally are expected to create USD 35 billion revenue opportunity and employment opportunities for about a million professionals by 2025 for India, IT industry body Nasscom said Monday.

Apr 18, 2016, 19:13 PM IST