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Dec 14, 2017
Bitcoin rally: Income tax sleuths conduct surveys on 9 major exchanges, detect HNI entriesSleuths detected a number of high net worth individuals (HNIs) and customer IDs in these databases and prima facie about 20-25 lakh such entities have been traced.
Dec 07, 2017
Malware detections continue to decline in Q3 2017: Quick HealAccording to the report, nine new families of ransomware emerged on Windows in the third quarter.
Dec 07, 2017
Cybercriminals can use AI and Machine Learning to exploit network vulnerabilities says SymantecIn 2017, we saw massive DDoS attacks using hundreds of thousands of compromised IoT devices in people's homes and workplaces to generate traffic.
Nov 29, 2017
SWIFT urges banks to upgrade their security as threats from digital heists are on the riseSWIFT has declined to disclose the number of attacks, identify victims or say how much money has been stolen. Still, details on some cases have become public.
Nov 15, 2017
US says North Korean malware Volgmer and Fallchill lurking in computer networks; suspect hacker group Hidden CobraUS claims that malware Volgmer and Fallchill developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations
Nov 06, 2017
India tops the list in ransomware cyberattack on Android, Linux and MacOSOne reason they believe ransomware on Android is taking off is because it's an easy way for cybercriminals to make money instead of stealing contacts and SMS, popping ups ads or bank phishing which requires sophisticated hacking techniques.
Nov 01, 2017
Ukraine says NotPetya virus creators are also behind the BadRabbit cyberattackA Russia-based cyber firm Group-IB, had said that BadRabbit shared an important piece of code with NotPetya.
Oct 31, 2017
CERT-In issues medium severity alert on DoubeLocker ransomware affecting Android smartphonesThe malware encrypts all the data on the smartphone, changes the PIN of the device, and demands a bitcoin payment for decryption of the files.
Oct 31, 2017
North Korea denies UK accusation of being responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attackA third of Britain's public hospitals were affected by the WannaCry worm in May, according to a government report.
Oct 28, 2017
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team issues medium severity alert on 'Bad Rabbit' ransomwareThe ransomware infects a machine by pretending to be an Adobe Flash Installer and then encrypts the files and the drive.