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Porn-themed malware hit 25 per cent of victims in 2017

25.4 per cent of mobile malware victims were attacked by malicious programs using adult content to lure them in installing malware.

01 Feb 2018 3:21 PM

Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape

Reports say hackers penetrated the computers used by the group and watched them for at least a year, managing to catch the hackers on camera.

28 Jan 2018 8:41 AM

Doing things intelligently

The last principle is of special importance as any conversation about AI inevitably turns to the highly emotive topic of job elimination.

28 Jan 2018 2:45 AM

Alphabet launches Chronicle, a cybersecurity company

he company is building a cybersecurity intelligence platform which will enable organisations manage and understand their own data better.

25 Jan 2018 4:19 PM

Centre slow to set up strict cyber security norms

CompTIA, of which Mr Chakrabarty is a part of, is a not-for-profit trade association that focuses on certifying people with the latest IT trends.

24 Jan 2018 12:42 AM


Game over: poor password protection leaves online gamers exposed to hack attacks

Hackers can target gaming accounts of professional gamers, leading to huge amounts of financial losses.

23 Jan 2018 11:29 AM

AdultSwine malware attacks children’s app with pornographic content

The ‘AdultSwine’ malware has attacked at least 60 children-friendly apps on Google Play.

17 Jan 2018 2:29 PM

BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

Once initiated, automakers will have online access to Jarvis and can scan files at every stage of software development.

16 Jan 2018 8:34 AM

Finnish firm detects new Intel security flaw

F-Secure says a successful attack would lead to complete loss of confidentiality, integrity and availability.

15 Jan 2018 11:55 AM

Only 12 per cent of employees are fully aware of their organisation’s IT security policies

Just one-tenth of employed respondents are fully aware of the IT security policies and rules set in the organizations they work for.

14 Jan 2018 11:39 AM


Cybersecurity firm: US senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs

Trend Micro based its report on the discovery of a clutch of suspicious-looking websites looking like the US Senate's internal email system.

13 Jan 2018 4:56 PM

AMD chips exposed to both variants of Spectre security flaw

AMD on January 3 said that its chips were at “near zero risk” from the second Spectre variant.

12 Jan 2018 8:39 AM

Russian hackers may be planning hack to cast shadow on Olympics

Unknown people had registered three web domains that mimic those of the major Anti-Doping agencies in the world.

12 Jan 2018 8:05 AM

Nvidia updates software, says graphic chips not hit by flaws

While Nvidia said its GPUs are not flawed, it was updating its drivers because they interact with potentially vulnerable CPUs.

11 Jan 2018 8:08 AM

Plug Aadhaar loopholes, make it more secure

Aadhaar represents a journey. Let us all take steps to make this journey more enjoyable and less cumbersome.

09 Jan 2018 1:30 AM


Targeted attacks on radar for industrial organizations

To make factory floors more secure in 2018, it’s critical to eliminate targeted attacks from cybersecurity blind spots.

08 Jan 2018 7:04 PM

UIDAI dismisses breach claim of Aadhaar data being sold on WhatsApp for Rs 500

The reported case appears to be an instance of misuse of the grievance redressal search facility, claims the UIDAI's report.

05 Jan 2018 8:38 AM

Fake news destroyed this fun Christmas game in the late 90's

NVision Design’s Elf Bowling was a viral game in 1999 but was brought down by fake news.

28 Dec 2017 7:05 PM

EELO — An Android-based OS with enhanced privacy protection

EELO is supposed to have a major focus on privacy and extreme reliance on open-source apps.

26 Dec 2017 8:59 PM

Snowden unveils phone app, Haven, to spy on spies

Snowden says it’s an open-source tool designed for human rights activists and other people at risk.

25 Dec 2017 8:00 AM