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Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
India

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace

The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape

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.

The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017
News & Analysis

The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017

According to the global Internet security firm Verisign, the average attack peak size also decreased by 81 percent in the quarter.

Bots are responsible for more internet traffic than humans: Report
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Bots are responsible for more internet traffic than humans: Report

A new internet traffic report indicates that bots are responsible for more internet traffic than humans.

IoT Zombies are eating the Internet
Biztech

IoT Zombies are eating the Internet

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have always been a problem for popular hosted sites, but the ones from the last few weeks are different.

Every industry is at an increased risk of DDoS attacks: Verisign report
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Every industry is at an increased risk of DDoS attacks: Verisign report

If a Verisign report about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is to be believed then they are now frequent and bigger than ever before.

Millions of home and small office routers hijacked for DDoS attacks
Business

Millions of home and small office routers hijacked for DDoS attacks

According to cybersecurity firm Incapsula, lax security practices has resulted in hundreds of thousands—more likely millions—of routers being hijacked.

26% of DDoS attacks this year originated from India: Symantec
Biztech

26% of DDoS attacks this year originated from India: Symantec

"However, it is a reflection of India emerging as a hotbed to launch these attacks, potentially because of the low cyber security awareness, lack of adequate security practices and infrastructure," he said.

Global market for cyber security will be worth $870 mn by 2017: IDC
Tech

Global market for cyber security will be worth $870 mn by 2017: IDC

The global market for cyber security solutions may grow to $870 million by 2017, says research firm IDC.

Global market for cyber security will be worth $870 mn by 2017: IDC
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Global market for cyber security will be worth $870 mn by 2017: IDC

The global market for cyber security solutions may grow to $870 million by 2017, says research firm IDC.

UK hackers admit plotting attacks on CIA, firms
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UK hackers admit plotting attacks on CIA, firms

Two British hackers pleaded guilty in a London court on Monday to plotting attacks against computers of international firms, law enforcement bodies ...

Anonymous fooled bystanders into taking part in Megaupload revenge attacks
Tech

Anonymous fooled bystanders into taking part in Megaupload revenge attacks

Until now, Anonymous has relied on volunteers to help with attacks, but last week’s Operation Megaupload fooled bystanders into taking part simply by clicking a link.

Anonymous fooled bystanders into taking part in Megaupload revenge attacks
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Anonymous fooled bystanders into taking part in Megaupload revenge attacks

Until now, Anonymous has relied on volunteers to help with attacks, but last week's Operation Megaupload fooled bystanders into taking part simply by clicking a link.