Tag: Cybersecurity

Indian firms must adopt new payment security standard in 5G era

"Despite compliance improvements, we know that bad actors are still out there and stronger than ever," said Sampath Sowmyanarayan, CEO, Verizon Business.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
89% Indians believe govt initiatives can enhance cyber defences
89% Indians believe govt initiatives can enhance cyber defences

"Global tensions and cyber-warfare incidents in Ukraine sharpen our focus on the cyber readiness of government and critical infrastructure," said Bryan Palma, CEO of Trellix.

  • Monday, 18 April 2022
Indian Cybersecurity Industry Hits $9.8 Bn In Revenue: Nasscom
Indian Cybersecurity Industry Hits $9.8 Bn In Revenue: Nasscom

"The decade's worth of digital transformation has taken place in the last two years and India's technology industry has emerged as the preferred digital solutions partner with cybersecurity as a key growth vertical. Cybersecurity is now a boardroom agenda," said Debjani Ghosh, President, Nasscom.

  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021
Microsoft To Skill 1 Lakh Indians In Cybersecurity By 2022
Microsoft To Skill 1 Lakh Indians In Cybersecurity By 2022

Microsoft has introduced four new security, compliance and identity certifications, of which the accredited certification for Fundamentals will be offered at zero-cost for any individual who attends the associated training through this initiative.

  • Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Locky ransomware: Odisha Crime Branch issues advisory to prevent virus attack

Bhubaneswar: As a preventive measure against possible threats of Locky ransomware, after the Centre sounded alert on the deadly virus earlier this month, the cyber cell of Odisha Crime Branch on Saturday issued an advisory asking users to upgrade their cyber security and follow guidelines for safekeeping of their digital platforms from the deadly virus. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
'Locky' is largest malware campaign in 2017

New York: Locky ransomware’s re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, the media reported. The ransomware, once considered almost defunct, sent over 23 million emails with the malware to the US workforce in just 24 hours on August 28, zdnet.com […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Seven of Trump's cybersecurity advisors resign

Washington: Seven members of Donald Trump’s cybersecurity advisory council have resigned, citing the US President’s insufficient attention to cyber threats. According to a Fortune report late on Saturday, seven members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, whose purview includes national cybersecurity, resigned en masse expressing concern over how Trump and his administration undermined the “moral […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Ransomware attack hits 74 countries: Kaspersky

Seattle: Kaspersky Lab has recorded as of Friday more than 45,000 attacks of ransomware in 74 countries around the world, mostly in Russia. The multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider’s Global Research and Analysis Team said in these attacks, data is encrypted with the extension “.WCRY” added to the filenames. The attack by the ransomware, dubbed […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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'Data Breach In Online Trading Platform Has Put Millions Of Customers At Risk'

The customers' data has been put up for sale on a data sharing platform on June 15 and the incident has been reported to Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) by Technisanct.

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Hackers stand right behind as you shop online in India

New Delhi: With more and more Indians going online and generating never-heard-before kind of data, hackers have turned their focus on a country with over 450 million smartphone users and more than 550 million Internet users. The country has 366 million Internet subscribers in urban locations and 194 million in rural areas, says the latest […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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Mobile app found making fake calls on Android, iOS

New Delhi: A Delhi-based cybersecurity company claims to have discovered an application on Google Play Store and Apple App Store spoofs the user’s identity and makes calls. According to cybersecurity firm GIS Consulting, the app called “Call India-IntCall” does not require user permission to register; they can enter any 10-digit mobile number registered themselves without […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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Dark web listings of malware on the rise: Study

London: There has been a 20 per cent rise in the dark net listings of malware targeting enterprises, warns a study. The dark net is that part of the Internet which is inaccessible when using standard browsers like Google. The study by cybersecurity company Bromium and researchers at the University of Surrey in Britain found […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Samsung to ramp up IoT business in India after 5G roll out

Seoul: Samsung will introduce more Internet of Things (IOT) or connected appliances that can be controlled through devices such as smartphones in India when the market is ready and has 5G connectivity, a top company executive said on Tuesday. In India the company has already introduced IOT devices in the form of smart washing machines […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps

New York: Cybersecurity researchers have identified more than 1,600 vulnerabilities in the support ecosystem behind the top 5,000 free apps available in the Google Play Store. While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Hackers can detect what is being typed with a smartphone

New York: Using just a smartphone, hackers can listen to what is being typed with remarkable accuracy and access your personal information. According to researchers from Dallas-based Southern Methodist University (SMU), it’s possible to access your information in a subtler way: by using a nearby smartphone to intercept the sound of your typing. The team […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021