India encountered the third-highest number of malware attacks after the US and Japan.
Cozy Bear: Russian cyberthreat to COVID-19 vaccine research identical to a skilled intrusion in 2016 US elections
While some patriotic hackers in Russia may indeed operate independently of Moscow, others seem to have strong ties to national intelligence services.
An estimated per capita cost per lost or stolen records reported last year was Rs 4,552.
Report surfaces regarding a hacking campaign in Lebanon where cybersecurity data was left exposed to open internet
Lebanon has historically been a hub for espionage and Lebanese spies have a documented interest in surveillance software.
Hackers, reported to be associated with the Russian government, were calling themselves "Fancy Bears" , a trolling reference to the Games' mascots.
FBI Director terms the inability to access data from encrypted electronic devices as an 'urgent public safety issue'
The FBI was unable to access data from nearly 7,800 devices with technical tools despite possessing proper legal authority to pry them open
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke about the importance of the social media and about greater information sharing on illicit financial dealings.
Researchers claim that North Korea has netted millions in virtual currency by staging multiple cyberattacks
North Korea’s government-backed hackers have been blamed for a rising number of cyberattacks, including the so-called WannaCry cyberattack.
Security researchers claim North Korea-based advanced persistent threat groups are increasingly attacking financial institutions and Bitcoin exchanges.
The blockchain is an online ledger of digitally recorded transactions which is encrypted in the form of blocks.
Digitisation has made services accessible but it has exposed them to cyberthreats also: Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT Minister
IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad was speaking at the inauguration of the "NIC-CERT", a setup of National Informatics Centre.
45 percent of industrial companies are not adopting reliable cybersecurity measures to protect data: Report
It added that although many companies are conducting regular risk assessments, 20 percent are not doing them at all.
Hacker groups backed by nation-states are termed as APTs. The changing geopolitical situation in the Asia-Pacific region will give way to such threats.
More than 60 percent of organisations globally will invest in multiple data security tools by 2020, up from 35 percent today, it added.
On 10 November, PayPal suspended TIO's operations after it discovered security vulnerabilities in the firm's platform.
The programme envisaged to educate teachers, parents and children about cybersecurity, is designed by the Cyberdome, the technological research and development centre of the state police here.
A Russia-based cyber firm Group-IB, had said that BadRabbit shared an important piece of code with NotPetya.
Jim Lewis, a cyberexpert with Washington’s Center for Strategic and International Studies, said it is unlikely that North Korea would launch destructive attacks on American banks because of concerns about US retaliation.
Hyatt Hotels discovers data breach related to card payment information at 41 properties in 11 countries
The owner of Andaz, Park Hyatt and Grand Hyatt chain of hotels said a total of 41 properties were affected in 11 countries, with China accounting for 18 properties, the most among impacted countries.
Vietnam denies allowing cyberespionage although it has also been accused by FireEye of carrying out attacks.