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Your digital life can be sold for as low as Rs 3,500 on the Dark web: Kaspersky Lab
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Your digital life can be sold for as low as Rs 3,500 on the Dark web: Kaspersky Lab

This can include data from social media accounts, banking details, even services like Uber, Netflix.

Cyber attackers to use sophisticated tools against Cloud in 2019: Report
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Cyber attackers to use sophisticated tools against Cloud in 2019: Report

Attackers believe the attackers will leverage proven methods against growing Cloud adoption.

Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report
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Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report

Spam campaigns disguised as delivery notifications, shopping invoices are popular ways to spread malware.

Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more
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Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more

Online safety begins with awareness, and knowing the threat that sits behind your computer.

Over 180 million threats on Windows device detected in Q2 2018 alone: Report
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Over 180 million threats on Windows device detected in Q2 2018 alone: Report

More than two million malware, 16,000 ransomware, and more were detected on a daily basis on Windows.

Only 65 percent organisations globally have cyber-security expert: Gartner
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Only 65 percent organisations globally have cyber-security expert: Gartner

"The bad news is that cyber security threats will affect more enterprises in more diverse ways"

Microsoft starts rolling out new security features for Office 365 to protect users from phishing scams and ransomware
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Microsoft starts rolling out new security features for Office 365 to protect users from phishing scams and ransomware

Ransomware has become an attack method in which cybercriminals 'lock up' and prevent access to files in an effort to extort money from victims.

Indian businesses are at high risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits: Report
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Indian businesses are at high risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits: Report

While $13.74 million was spent by 3 percent of organisations worldwide to rectify the impact of ransomware, India's share was the highest at $1.17 million

Ransomware grew by 3,000 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016 and could get more vicious in 2018: Report
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Ransomware grew by 3,000 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016 and could get more vicious in 2018: Report

The proliferation of fake apps and downloading of apps from third-party stores were the biggest mobile security concerns in the previous year.

CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
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CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS

The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them

Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab
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Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab

It was designed to trick users of Telegram’s desktop computer software into enlisting their machines to mine cryptocurrencies.

US intelligence officials sent coded messages via Twitter to Russian spy who claims to have NSA data
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US intelligence officials sent coded messages via Twitter to Russian spy who claims to have NSA data

The NSA reportedly paid about $100,000 to the Russian in hopes of recovering Shadow Brokers data.

The future of cybersecurity will require humans to team up with machines
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The future of cybersecurity will require humans to team up with machines

"Machine Learning in cybersecurity is here to stay and will be a critical component of any enterprise endpoint security strategy," says Anand Ramamoorthy.

Aadhaar Virtual ID is a proactive move to fix privacy holes but might be useless without critical updates
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Aadhaar Virtual ID is a proactive move to fix privacy holes but might be useless without critical updates

Virtual ID is a welcome acknowledgment of the privacy and security issues with Aadhaar, as opposed to the UIDAI’s characteristic denial of privacy.

Malware detections continue to decline in Q3 2017: Quick Heal
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Malware detections continue to decline in Q3 2017: Quick Heal

According to the report, nine new families of ransomware emerged on Windows in the third quarter.

Cybercriminals can use AI and Machine Learning to exploit network vulnerabilities says Symantec
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Cybercriminals can use AI and Machine Learning to exploit network vulnerabilities says Symantec

In 2017, we saw massive DDoS attacks using hundreds of thousands of compromised IoT devices in people's homes and workplaces to generate traffic.

Odisha police issues an advisory to identify and arrest those involved in circulation of obscene content
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Odisha police issues an advisory to identify and arrest those involved in circulation of obscene content

The advisory has been issued by Odisha Police in the wake of several obscene pictures and videos going viral on the social media.

Kaspersky Lab discovers 'CryptoShuffler Trojan'; used to steal cryptocurrencies
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Kaspersky Lab discovers 'CryptoShuffler Trojan'; used to steal cryptocurrencies

According to the Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash and Monero.

Android devices used for DDoS attack through WireX botnet targeting CDNs
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Android devices used for DDoS attack through WireX botnet targeting CDNs

The 'WireX' botnet comprises primarily Android devices running malicious applications and is designed to create a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

As Trump seeks warmer ties with Moscow, US intelligence continues the crackdown on Russian cybercriminals
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As Trump seeks warmer ties with Moscow, US intelligence continues the crackdown on Russian cybercriminals

Some U.S. officials acknowledged that individual agents may be more motivated to move against Russian cybercriminals following the election hacking scandal.