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AA Edit | Cyber warfare and state surveillance new normal

The government has a great responsibility towards funding cyber security measures in all sectors that are strategically important

04 Mar 2021 7:36 AM

IT support staff beware, hackers could be using your troubleshooting software for attacks

Software employed by IT support staff for everyday tasks were used in 30 per cent of cyber attacks, security solutions firm Kaspersky said.

09 Aug 2020 6:50 PM

Cyber attacks on India rise, here's what you can do to keep your data safe

India sees second highest drive-by download attacks in Asia Pacific region in 2019, says Microsoft

29 Jul 2020 6:09 PM

Use of Microsoft Office files to perpetrate cyber crime rises by 176 pc

SonicWall Capture Labs publishes findings from intelligence data gathered from 1.1 million sensors in 215 countries and territories.

27 Jul 2020 6:26 PM

Websites taken down, police radio radio disrupted amid Black Lives Matter protests in US

There were interruptions to police radio frequencies in the last weekend of May as despatchers tried to direct responses to large protests.

12 Jun 2020 8:50 PM


Indians were the target of 9,100 coronavirus cyber attacks in the past three months, says Microsoft

About 19 million such attacks were detected in the whole of Asia during the same period of February 2 to May 2.

12 May 2020 10:38 PM

Home computers increasingly targeted by hackers: Use VPNs, take safety measures

Change passwords of your home Wi-Fi router to strong and unique ones on every account and device and use two-factor authentication

27 Mar 2020 7:06 PM

Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers target sports organizations

The group, also called APT28, has been linked to the Russian government, Microsoft said in a blog post.

29 Oct 2019 11:03 AM

US launched cyber strikes on Iranian spy group after oil tanker attacks: Officials

The cyber attacks, coordinated with US Central Command, disabled Iranian computer systems used to control rocket and missile launches.

23 Jun 2019 2:48 PM

Secure yourself from potential cyber threats this World Cup

ICC also warned fans against scams claiming to be associated with the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.

21 Jun 2019 3:36 PM


India ranks 14th in global online cyber attacks

India is placed 14th worldwide, as the country of origin for global online attacks, according to Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019.

23 May 2019 3:26 AM

Hacktivism declines 95 per cent since 2015

Looking at the hacktivism incidents in 2019, it is expected that this year may see an uptick in attacks.

21 May 2019 3:18 PM

Kaspersky for Android enables ML technology to protect against advanced threats

Mobile threats have evolved at such a rapid pace that existing protective systems can't always keep up with ever-changing threats.

07 May 2019 4:32 PM

Worldwide cyberattacks continue to rise, but India bucks the trend

Ransomware attacks reduced by 49 per cent but malware attacks rise by 53 per cent.

28 Mar 2019 5:01 PM

State-sponsored cyberattacks on banks on the rise

Out of 94 cases of cyberattacks reported as financial crimes since 2007, the attackers behind 23 of them are believed to be state-sponsored.

24 Mar 2019 11:48 AM


76% Indian businesses hit by cyberattacks

More than 18 percent threats discovered in India are on mobile devices, almost double than the global average.

13 Mar 2019 6:18 PM

50 million cyber threats detected during H2 2018

Cryptojacking malware emerges as one of the most prominent threats, with more than 15,000 hits detected every day.

13 Mar 2019 4:35 PM

Companies unable to detect cyber attacks

The survey suggested that many companies do not have the visibility needed to catch attacks.

07 Mar 2019 1:34 AM

Cryptominers hit 10x more organisations than ransomware in 2018

Check Point’s 2019 Security Report shows that only 1 in 5 IT pros are aware of infections.

07 Feb 2019 4:03 PM

FireEye forecasts surprise loss, shares fall

Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 1 cent per share and revenue of $211.3 million.

07 Feb 2019 10:00 AM