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Apr 25, 2018
Around 57% Indian IT managers can't identify network traffic and 61% are clueless about bandwidth consumption: Sophos reportAccording to British IT security company Sophos' global survey titled The Dirty Secrets of Network Firewalls, 89 percent of Indian IT heads opined that stopping malware threats have become harder over the last year
Apr 06, 2018
Microsoft starts rolling out new security features for Office 365 to protect users from phishing scams and ransomwareRansomware has become an attack method in which cybercriminals 'lock up' and prevent access to files in an effort to extort money from victims.
Apr 04, 2018
Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec ReportAccording to Symantec's "Internet Security Threat Report", detection of coin miners on endpoint computers increased by a whopping 8,500 percent in 2017.
Apr 02, 2018
Atlanta faces its worst ransomware cyber attack even as public servants manually restore data using paperAtlanta officials have not disclosed the extent to which servers for backing up information on PCs were corrupted or what kind of information they think is unrecoverable without paying the ransom.
Mar 25, 2018
South Koreans paid as much as $2.5 million in ransomware payments over the last two yearsRansomware attacks, which encrypt and hold a user's files hostage in exchange for payment, comprise one of the fastest growing forms of cyber attack.
Mar 15, 2018
No IT system including Aadhaar can claim to be 100 percent safe, says security software maker SophosWhen Sophos was asked on Aadhaar, which claims to be safe and secure, it said "in terms of vulnerabilities, no one can claim that his system is 100 percent safe".
Mar 14, 2018
Indian businesses are at high risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits: ReportWhile $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
Feb 26, 2018
Ransomware grew by 3,000 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016 and could get more vicious in 2018: ReportThe proliferation of fake apps and downloading of apps from third-party stores were the biggest mobile security concerns in the previous year.
Feb 21, 2018
India ranks seventh in Web Application Attacks with a majority aimed at financial service sectorNearly 40 percent of over 53,000 cyber attacks in India occurred in the financial services sector during 2017.
Dec 26, 2017
North Korean ambassador to UN demands US prove claim that Pyongyang was behind Wannacry ransomware attackNorth Korea's envoy in charge of US affairs at the United Nations demanded Washington provide evidence to back up its claim Pyongyang was behind the Wannacry ransomware attack