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Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

04 Feb 2020

Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

After using late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's wallpaper to make money, hackers are now exploiting the deadly outbreak of coronavirus to spread malware.

You need to uninstall the CamScanner app now: Here's why

28 Aug 2019

You need to uninstall the CamScanner app now: Here's why

Despite trying so hard, Google is failing miserably at keeping malicious apps from slipping into the Play Store.

Using Dell laptop? Fix this remote attack vulnerability right now

04 May 2019

Using Dell laptop? Fix this remote attack vulnerability right now

If you own a recently launched Dell-made Windows laptop, there's a good chance that your system is vulnerable to a remote hijack.

How hackers infected several ASUS PCs using official software update

26 Mar 2019

How hackers infected several ASUS PCs using official software update

ASUS, a leading player in the personal computing arena, has suffered from a sophisticated espionage operation.

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

27 Jan 2019

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have flagged a new form of Trojan, one that uses disturbing new tricks to steal cryptocurrency.

#DarkWeb: Your complete digital life is available for Rs. 3,500

17 Dec 2018

#DarkWeb: Your complete digital life is available for Rs. 3,500

Dark Web is the hub for selling information stolen in account hacks and security breaches.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite cheaters get targeted by scammers

08 Oct 2018

#GamingBytes: Fortnite cheaters get targeted by scammers

Fortnite is an immensely popular Battle Royale. As with any game with massive popularity, it attracts hackers and cheaters.

Businesses beware: New cryptomining malware infects corporate networks worldwide

30 Jul 2018

Businesses beware: New cryptomining malware infects corporate networks worldwide

In the latest instance of cryptojacking, researchers from Kaspersky Lab have found a new cryptomining malware that is spreading itself across corporate networks worldwide.

Kaspersky identifies advanced virus that can 'steal' WhatsApp messages

17 Jan 2018

Kaspersky identifies advanced virus that can 'steal' WhatsApp messages

Anti-virus software maker Kaspersky Lab has identified what it claims to be the most powerful malware ever seen.

US blames North Korea for cyberattacks, more attacks imminent

15 Jun 2017

US blames North Korea for cyberattacks, more attacks imminent

The US government in an unprecedented move has now issued a red flag against the North Korean government blaming the country for a series of cyberattacks that go way back to 2009.

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

20 May 2017

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

18 May 2017

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

13 May 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.

India's internet speed trails Nepal, Bangladesh

23 Dec 2016

India's internet speed trails Nepal, Bangladesh

According to latest reports, India ranks at 96 on a countrywide comparison with respect to download speeds and availability of bandwidth.