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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.

Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach
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Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach

The government has highlighted the need for advanced cybersecurity solutions to thwart the plans of cyberattackers.

After Britain's national health service, Scotland's health service faces a malware attack
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After Britain's national health service, Scotland's health service faces a malware attack

NHS Lanarkshire said in a Facebook post it was investigating and working to resolve the issue of a malware attack.

WannaCry ransomware cripples Delhi publishing firm; demands up to $1000 ransom in bitcoin
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WannaCry ransomware cripples Delhi publishing firm; demands up to $1000 ransom in bitcoin

A publishing firm in New Delhi has fallen victim to the WannaCry ransomware which crippled thousands of computer systems across the world back in May.

Hacker who stopped WannaCry must pay $30,000 bail in 'Kronos' trial
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Hacker who stopped WannaCry must pay $30,000 bail in 'Kronos' trial

Marcus Hutchins, gained celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was credited with neutralizing the global "WannaCry" ransomware attack.

Ministry of Shipping and JNPT team up to contain disruptions caused by the ransomware attack
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Ministry of Shipping and JNPT team up to contain disruptions caused by the ransomware attack

Since the congestion could create difficulties in traffic management, JNPT has opened up its parking lot for cargo marked for this private terminal.

WannaCry ransomware causes Honda plant to shut down in Tokyo
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WannaCry ransomware causes Honda plant to shut down in Tokyo

The exploit infected over 200,000 computers in 150 countries, crippling everything from hospitals to logistics firms.

FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Centre reports 24 percent rise in cyber crime
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FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Centre reports 24 percent rise in cyber crime

Losses from cyber crimes rose 24 percent in 2016 to over $1.33 billion, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's IC3.

SoftBank invests $100 million in Cybereason, a cybersecurity-focused startup
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SoftBank invests $100 million in Cybereason, a cybersecurity-focused startup

Modern encryption standards make it almost impossible to recover encrypted data without an immense amount of computing power at your disposal, and even then, the chances of recovery are slim.

After Wannacry ransomware attack, Wipro lists cybersecurity breaches as a risk to its business
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After Wannacry ransomware attack, Wipro lists cybersecurity breaches as a risk to its business

Wipro's larger rival Infosys also has a similar cautionary note in its annual filing.

It is ‘highly likely’ that a group from North Korea is behind WannaCry ransomware, says Symantec
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It is ‘highly likely’ that a group from North Korea is behind WannaCry ransomware, says Symantec

WannaCry cyber attack this month infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted hospitals, banks and schools across the globe.

Cyber specialists warn against 'ransomware' attacks on connected devices
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Cyber specialists warn against 'ransomware' attacks on connected devices

Cyber security experts have warned that more 'ransomware' attacks may follow because of to the interconnectivity of devices heralded by the Internet of things.

Unit 180, a special cyber warfare cell in North Korea maybe behind most notable attacks around the world
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Unit 180, a special cyber warfare cell in North Korea maybe behind most notable attacks around the world

North Korea has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors.

More ransomware attacks may follow after WannaCry, security experts warn
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More ransomware attacks may follow after WannaCry, security experts warn

Researchers are struggling to try to find early traces of WannaCry ransomware, which remains an active threat in hardest-hit China and Russia.

Indian government claims that ransomware attacks contained as infection reports spike
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Indian government claims that ransomware attacks contained as infection reports spike

The number of computers reported infected by a global ransomware attack in India has more than doubled to around 193 on Thursday from a day ago.

Computer Emergency Response Team claims no reports of 'ransomware' attack in India
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Computer Emergency Response Team claims no reports of 'ransomware' attack in India

After a global ransomware attack by "Wannacrypt", Sanjay Bahl, Director General of CERT- In, told that India was safe from a cryptocurrency attack.

Ransomware: It cost a 22-year old blogger just $10 to temporarily halt the spread of WannaCry
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Ransomware: It cost a 22-year old blogger just $10 to temporarily halt the spread of WannaCry

Twenty Two year old Marcus Hutchins has emerged as an “accidental hero” in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attacks that have swept the world.

Researchers find a new ‘ransomware’ that installs a digital currency miner on machines
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Researchers find a new ‘ransomware’ that installs a digital currency miner on machines

Researchers at security firm Proofpoint said the related attack, which installs a currency “miner” that generates digital cash, began infecting machines in late April.

WannaCry ransomware: Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code
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WannaCry ransomware: Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

The hacker group that has taken credit for that leak, has threatened to release more recent code to enable hackers to break into the world's most widely used computers, software and phones.

WannaCry ransomware: Despite govt denials, experts say that India is the third largest source of attacks
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WannaCry ransomware: Despite govt denials, experts say that India is the third largest source of attacks

Despite government statements to the contrary, it appears that the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in India is much wider than initially reported.