India’s digital transformation cannot be fashioned on the foundations of decades-old legal infrastructure like the Information Technology Act 2000 and the National Cyber Security Policy 2013 among others
SpiceJet flights delayed due to ransomware attack, passengers complain of lack of communication from staff
SpiceJet said that certain systems faced an attempted ransomware attack that impacted and slowed down the morning flights. The situation has now been rectified and flights are operating normally now
Apple targeted in a $50 million ransomware attack, hackers get access to schematics of future products
The hacker group has given Apple until 1 May to pay up the ransom and promises to post new images from the leak daily until it does.
The value of Kremlin protection isn’t lost on the cybercriminals themselves. Earlier this year, a Russian-language dark-web forum lit up with criticism of a ransomware purveyor known only as 'Bugatti', whose gang had been caught in a rare US-Europol sting.
The ransomware uses various social engineering lures like masquerading as popular apps, cracked games, or video players.
US govt fears voter registration databases could be targetted by ransomware, takes preventive measures
A ransomware attack typically locks an infected computer system until payment, usually in the form of cryptocurrency, is sent to the hacker.
Hackers could easily transfer malware on the camera using the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP), which is unauthenticated
The hacker is nothing more than a figment of the US law enforcement's imagination says North Korea.
TSMC has said it maintained its previous forecast of high single-digit revenue growth for 2018.
The coin miner malware grew a stunning 629 percent to 2.9 million in the first quarter of 2018.
MysteryBot has commands which can steal your emails and remotely start app.
Around 57% Indian IT managers can't identify network traffic and 61% are clueless about bandwidth consumption: Sophos report
According 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
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.
Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report
According to Symantec's "Internet Security Threat Report", detection of coin miners on endpoint computers increased by a whopping 8,500 percent in 2017.
Atlanta faces its worst ransomware cyber attack even as public servants manually restore data using paper
Atlanta 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.
Ransomware attacks, which encrypt and hold a user's files hostage in exchange for payment, comprise one of the fastest growing forms of cyber attack.
No IT system including Aadhaar can claim to be 100 percent safe, says security software maker Sophos
When 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".
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.
Nearly 40 percent of over 53,000 cyber attacks in India occurred in the financial services sector during 2017.
According to the report, nine new families of ransomware emerged on Windows in the third quarter.