Tag "Cyber-attacks"

Board members still don’t treat cybersecurity as a top priority, feel IT decision makers

BANGALORE, INDIA: A global Enterprise Security Survey done by Fortinet reveals that despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur, almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the world, including India, still believe that business executives are

Mona Lisa: No longer on CEOs’ walls. At least, not when they think security

MUMBAI, INDIA: From the whirlwind world tour that WannaCry attack tagged in May, to the Petya jolt

While the global outage is resolved, Skype remains silent

By : CIOL Writers

If you were one of those Skype users, who were unable to use Skype because of

Fireball malware infects 250mn computers worldwide: Check Point

By : CIOL Writers

A new malware with roots in China that has infected over 250 million computers worldwide was

Mobile ransomware more than trebled in Q1, 2017: Kaspersky

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The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile

Zomato hacked; 17 million user accounts stolen

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India’s largest online restaurant discovery and food delivery service Zomato has admitted to a massive security

Bitcoin: Digital currency or criminal currency?

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WannaCry cyber attack that engulfed more than 100 countries over the weekend indeed left many people

Cyber-attack on Union Bank of India last year on the lines of Bangladesh heist: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Union Bank of India witnessed a cyber-attack last July on the lines of Bangladesh heist, after

Your WhatsApp account can be hacked with an innocent-looking meme

Do you know that a malicious code hidden within an innocent looking image received on WhatsApp

McDelivery app reportedly leaked data of 2.2mn users, company denies the reports

By : CIOL Writers

One delicious burger might hand your personal information to cyber criminals. Yes, when giant tech companies

US Govt charges Russian agents and hackers for Yahoo data breach

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The US government has charged two Russian intelligence officers for “computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal

India was third largest source of spam emails in 2016: Kaspersky

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Sending an alarming reminder to all the e-mail users, Kaspersky has published a report which affirms

RBI announces panel to strengthen cyber security

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Presenting its sixth bi-monthly policy statement for 2016-17, the Reserve Bank of India announced the formation

Rebooting from a Cyber-Punch: Part 2

Pratima H INDIA: Oh you meant that area where nicotine-addicts get some room to inhale stress-busting

Rebooting from a Cyber-Punch: Easy, Messy, Gory?

Pratima H INDIA: Allergies are the most neglected gifts bestowed to humanity. Because people would rather

Chrome to warn you against using insecure websites

By : CIOL Writers

Online shopping is fun and convenient but it also leaves you vulnerable to online hacking if

PM Modi offering mobile recharge worth Rs 500 for free is a hoax

By : CIOL Writers

With PM Modi announcing the demonetization policy, came a flood of rumours. Mind you, the rumours

Throwback: Major Goof-Ups That 2016 Tasted

INDIA: What a year! Just when we thought Volkswagen has pulled off the most embarrassing and most

Lynda.com falls prey to hacking, 55,000 user accounts affected

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Adding to the ever-expanding list of cyber-attacks, LinkedIn-owned Lynda.com has also fallen prey to hacking. The

Insecurity of Things

Atul Anchan The Internet of Things (IoT) provides us with an ever-expanding convenience, inter-connecting nearly every