Tag "cyber-crime"

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

By : CIOL Writers

Sending an alarming reminder to all the e-mail users, Kaspersky has published a report which affirms the growing popularity of spam mails with ransomware. Kaspersky’s Spam and phishing in 2016 report revealed that the fourth quarter of 2016 witnessed an

GoI launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra to bolster cybersecurity

By : CIOL Writers

Amidst an unprecedented digital drive sweeping the country, the Government of India has launched Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre called the Cyber Swachhta Kendra which will help individuals and organisations in the analysis of malware and botnets that affect

Yahoo reveals another massive breach affecting 1bn user accounts

By : CIOL Writers

Breaking its own embarrassing record of security breaches, California-based Yahoo has disclosed yet another cyber-security breach of more than one billion user accounts that occurred in 2013. This is the second such discovery since Verizon acquired Yahoo for $4.83 billion.

Cyber-criminals can hack into your Visa credit card in mere 6 seconds

By : CIOL Writers

All the Visa card holders, time to get cautious as hackers can guess your Visa credit card’s number, expiry date and CVV number within few seconds, says a new a research study conducted by Newcastle University. The trick, described in

7 Keys for stress-free online transactions

Nitin Surve Shopping online using cards is becoming increasingly popular as it makes life way easier.

CA Technologies partners NCMEC to make kids safer online

By : CIOL Writers

In recognition of Cyber Security Awareness Month, CA Technologies is providing additional funding for the National

‘Sonakshi Sinha+Torrent’ search = 21pc chance of connecting to a malicious website

By : CIOL Writers

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting consumers who access information on-the-go, without considering the potential security risks online

Kids and criminals are masterminds of most breaches and not state sponsored actors

By : CIOL Writers

These days whenever we hear about cyber-attacks or data breaches, the blame is very conveniently put

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches Singapore chapter

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After creating over 4000 security and privacy professionals in India with 12 chapters, Data Security Council

Ransomware is the most dangerous cyber threat facing consumers

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With the growth of the connected devices, cyber threats leading to ransomware have also advanced and

Modified Gugi banking trojan can bypass your Android 6 security

By : CIOL Writers

The rapid rise in technology has made web, a very significant part of our lives. On

Confronting the ‘unknown’ battle within

Surendra Singh INDIA: The year 2015 witnessed an unprecedented surge in information security incidents in India

#BeCyberSafe: Security agencies can counter threats using cyber forensics

Cyber security is becoming an increasingly important issue for government enforcement agencies in India. The use

Cyber-attack on Vietnam airport screens with political messages

By : CIOL Writers

The South China Sea dispute between China, the Philippines, and Vietnam seems to be getting uglier

Govt making concerted efforts to curb rising cybercrime

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Inaugurating the ninth annual summit on Cyber and Network Security in New Delhi, Union Minister of

Uttrakhand police to launch mobile app in six Kumaon districts

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The Uttarakhand police force has found the Holy Grail to effectively connect with citizens. After the

Terrorist groups use social media to radicalize individuals

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There’s no doubt that terror organizations are using the power of social media to radicalize individuals,

Business travellers more susceptible to data theft, than money

By : CIOL Writers

Business travelers, beware! You are more susceptible to be a victim of cyber-crime, compromising your valuable

A delay in s/w update? The Cybercriminal’s happy

INDIA:  The failure of users to regularly implement essential software updates to some 21 mobile apps

Numbers of Note: Excuse yourself from designer-threats and adult-site digressions

INDIA: As unpalatable as it may sound, India stands at 16.9 per cent among countries with