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Oct 03, 2017
A forum on DarkNet is selling data stolen from over 6,000 Indian businesses including ISPs: QuickHealAn advertisement on DarkNet forum claims to have access to data of over 6,000 Indian businesses that include ISPs, some of the government organisations.
Sep 28, 2017
The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017According to the global Internet security firm Verisign, the average attack peak size also decreased by 81 percent in the quarter.
Sep 08, 2017
Personal details of 143 million US consumers accessed by hackers from US credit score firm EquifaxEquifax Inc said that personal details of as many as 143 million US consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July.
Jul 18, 2017
FBI has issued a warning to parents about privacy and safety risks from internet-connected toysThe FBI said that such toys may contain parts or capabilities that may disclose personal information.
Jul 16, 2017
Quantum communication devices brings 'complete privacy' dilemma to foreQuantum communication devices being explored by Indian firm Srei Infrastructure Finance to protect information.
Mar 15, 2017
E-wallet platforms have seen significant increase in cyber attacks according to AkamaiAs traffic to e-wallet platforms grows, there has been a significant increase in cyber attacks on online payment gateways to steal data than to disrupt operations, a new report said on Wednesday.
Jan 30, 2017
Ex-Mozilla Firefox developer says anti-virus software does more harm than goodBugs in anti-virus software open up additional vector attacks and anti-virus software developers in general do not follow standard security practices.
Oct 01, 2016
Apple owes $302.4 million after losing patent retrial to VirnetX for technology used in FaceTimeA federal jury in Texas on Friday night ordered Apple Inc to pay more than $302 million in damages for using VirnetX Holding Corp's patented internet security technology without permission in features including its FaceTime video conferencing application.
Apr 23, 2015
India saw 60,000 ransomware attacks in 2014: SymantecIndia witnessed as many as 60,000 ransomware attacks on computers last year, making it the third-most attacked nation in Asia, according to security solutions firm Symantec.
Apr 22, 2015
India ranked No.2 globally in social media scams in 2014; digital extortion on rise tooIndia’s growing social media population has become a hotbed of cybercrime. India ranked No.2 globally in social media scams, just behind the United States. Globally, 70% scams on social media fooled users into "manual sharing" scam.