19 Sep 2017
CCleaner software infected, 2.27 million people have been affected
Several of us use Avast-owned CCleaner on phones and PCs to optimize performance.
15 Sep 2017
This bluetooth vulnerability can attack your device without being paired
Cyber experts have reported a set of eight Bluetooth vulnerabilities that could potentially affect billions of devices.
08 Sep 2017
143mn Equifax users' data stolen. Have you been affected?
About 143mn American users of credit firm Equifax have been affected in a major breach. Social security numbers and addresses were also accessed.
03 Sep 2017
After WannaCry, government issues alert against dangerous Locky Ransomware
Government of India has issued an alert against Locky Ransomware, a high-intensity virus that can lock your computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.
01 Sep 2017
Delhi-NCR: One cyber crime incident reported every 10 minutes
Cyber security expert, Rakshit Tandon, revealed that at least one cyber crime takes place in every ten minutes in Delhi-NCR.
31 Aug 2017
711 million email accounts susceptible to malignant spambot
One of the biggest spamming operations of its kind, involving 711.5 million email addresses, has been discovered by a malware researcher.
28 Aug 2017
India, Pakistan targeted by a "state-sponsored" cyber attack: Symantec
At a time when India is embroiled in conflicts with Pakistan, security firm Symantec discovered a cyber-attack against India and Pakistan that is likely "state-sponsored".
09 Aug 2017
HBO hacks: There is more to this story
It's the premonition of things that will become more commonplace.
07 Aug 2017
Mumbai: Cyber-crime rises, experts blame it on lack of expertise
According to Maharashtra police, on one hand, cybercrime related cases are rising in Mumbai and on the other, there is a sharp decline in detection rate.
07 Aug 2017
Keep yourself safe from phishing attacks: Find out how!
The world is moving online, and so is crime. One of the most common cyber crimes that often target innocent individuals is phishing.
04 Aug 2017
Researcher who stopped WannaCry malware arrested by FBI
In May, British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins rose to prominence for stalling the WannaCry cyber-attack which affected millions of computers nationwide.
29 Jul 2017
Ransomware Business "highly profitable"; victims pay over $25mn in ransoms
The recent wave of ransomware threats across the world has escalated into a global crisis.
28 Jul 2017
Malware: 2,000 modems affected, BSNL urges customers to change password
BSNL has urged its broadband subscribers to change the default password in the wake of a malware attack on its system earlier this week.
22 Jul 2017
In 2017, India has seen one cybercrime every 10 minutes
From major ransomware attacks to minor phishing rackets, India saw one incident of cybercrime per 10 minutes in the first six months of 2017: 144 per day.
18 Jul 2017
Extramarital affairs platform Ashley Madison offers users $11.2mn as settlement
Ashley Madison, a platform to find extramarital affairs that was hacked and personal information of users revealed, has offered $11.2mn as settlement to people who sued it in the wake of the confidentiality breach.
07 Jul 2017
Ransomware attack: Gurgaon's Blackberrys falls prey, hackers demand bitcoins
Indian clothing company Blackberrys (Gurgaon-based) is the latest victim of the massive ransomware attack.
06 Jul 2017
Bithumb, one of world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, gets hacked
South Korea-based Bithumb, which is one of the world's largest cyber-currency exchanges, is now being investigated by the Korea Internet and Security Agency.
02 Jul 2017
Cyber-attacks: India pushes Microsoft to sell Windows 10 at discount
In the wake of ransomware attacks around the world, India is, meanwhile, pushing Microsoft to offer a sharply-discounted one-time deal to users for upgradation to the latest Windows 10.
29 Jun 2017
Microsoft is banking on artificial intelligence to tackle malware attacks
In the last few months, there's been a continuous outbreak of malware attacks.
28 Jun 2017
Ransomware attack: India's shipping industry affected as Mumbai port hit
The Petya ransomware has hit operations at one of the three terminals in Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India's largest container port.
27 Jun 2017
Massive cyberattack in Ukraine: Bank, airport targeted, India affected too
A cyberattack on Ukraine targeted several banks, electricity firms, including the National Bank of Ukraine and state-owned power distributor, the largest airport, disrupting their operations.
26 Jun 2017
Ohio government's websites hacked with pro-ISIS messages, Trump threatened
Several websites of the government of US' Ohio state, including that of Governor John Kasich, were hacked to display a message supporting ISIS.
21 Jun 2017
S.Korean firm pays $1m ransom to hackers, founder turns bankrupt
Paying ransom to cyber terrorists to get back stolen data- many have done it but none has ever openly admitted it.
19 Jun 2017
WannaCry Attack: Corporate Affairs Ministry's portal was hacked
India was one of the 150 countries, whose computer systems and networks were affected by the infamous WannaCry ransomware cyberattack that took place last month.
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.
13 Jun 2017
Cyber-security risks: News, sports websites most vulnerable to attacks
News and sports websites have poor levels of security and are vulnerable to cyber attacks, revealed a study.
13 Jun 2017
Indian firms are still not taking cyberattacks more seriously
Indian enterprises have rapidly adapted technology but at the same time, they have failed to properly safeguard themselves from attacks of a digital nature as much as they have taken measures when it comes to physical attacks on their establishments.
03 Jun 2017
New Chinese 'Fireball' malware infects 2.5 crore computers in India
Check Point security discovered Fireball -a Chinese malware- that has infected over 25 crore computers, turning them into zombies.
31 May 2017
China to implement controversial cyber security law from June
Come June, China's walls are going to get a little bit higher as Cyber Security Law (CSL) which aims to protect consumers from data siphoning by online service providers, comes into effect.
27 May 2017
Pacemakers are extremely vulnerable against cyber-attacks, according to reports
Pacemakers, insulin pumps and other devices in hospitals, according to recent studies, most of the times have security problems making them vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
24 May 2017
NKorean group likely behind WannaCry, but possibly no state hand
Cyber security firm Symantec Corp said they are fairly sure people associated with Lazarus, a group believed to be working for North Korea, is behind the WannaCry attack.
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.
19 May 2017
Cyber-terrorism, the birth of a modern day warfare
The modern world is caught between two extreme ends of terrorism.
19 May 2017
Zomato strikes a deal with the hacker
Zomato said hacker has taken down the information of users put on sale on the Dark Web in return of a bug bounty program.
19 May 2017
WannaCry is asking for money, this malware is mining it
Just when the world is waking up to the onslaught of WannaCry and its capacity for chaos, there is news surfacing of another global attack, which proves that we are still grasping straws when it comes to protecting ourselves from cybercrimes.
18 May 2017
WannaCry, not the first and certainly not the last
WannaCry is currently raising eyebrows, as governments are slowly waking up to the threat that can be posed by pestilent bits of software and to the extent of their capability to wreak havoc.
18 May 2017
17 million accounts on Zomato 'hacked'
India's largest online food-portal Zomato has become the latest target of hacking. A security blog called Hackread claims over 17 million accounts have been breached.
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.
17 May 2017
Ransomware attacks in India attempted over 48,000 times
Quick Heal Technologies, a cyber security firm, detected over 48,000 ransomware attack attempts in India; West Bengal witnessed the most incidents.
16 May 2017
WannaCry- Some ATMs shut, but no major impact in India
Sources said operations were suspended in some ATMs running on old versions of Windows, to keep them safe from the WannaCry ransomware attack.