Tag "cyber-security"

Kaspersky Lab’s awards campaign to spread Internet safety message

By : CIOL Writers

Kaspersky Lab has launched an awards campaign in the Asia-Pacific region. The campaign called Goondus Awards is launched to educate the public and spread awareness about Internet safety. The Goondus Awards campaign is inviting submissions from the public on Internet mistakes

Digitization and automation will make the traditional IT job roles redundant soon

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As digitization and automation wave started disrupting the industries, it will have a major impact on the career choices of IT professionals as well. While companies are looking to adopt new technologies and platforms to advance their business results, professionals

Fortinet launches threat intelligence service for CISOs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet has announced a new cloud-based threat intelligence service that arms Cybersecurity leaders with cyber situational awareness highlighting the latest threat trends and cyber risks facing their organizations. Fortinet’s FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service (TIS) enables CISOs to stay ahead of

BSNL asks broadband users to change password after malware attack

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State-owned telecom operator BSNL on Thursday said that it was hit by a malware attack earlier in the week and has advised broadband users to change the default system password. The malware attack impacted nearly 2,000 broadband modems, where subscribers had not changed

Kaspersky Lab releases free antivirus software

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Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has released a free version of its antivirus software. Called the Kaspersky Free, the software provides the core essentials, including email and desktop antivirus protection, the ability to quarantine infected files, as well as

Indians unable to resist free WiFi despite security risks: Norton

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People across the globe are unable to resist a strong, free Wi-Fi network and their online behaviors may be placing their personal information at risk, according to Norton by Symantec’s 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report. If we specifically talk about Indians,

India ranked 25th in the UN Global Cyber Security Index 2017

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In the wake of the recent cyber-attacks that left networks and businesses crippled globally, the case for improved cyber security cannot be over-emphasized. According to a survey by the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU), while wealth breeds cyber-crime, it does not automatically

Petya ransomware isn’t just about bitcoins; its more likely a wiper

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Petya ransomware that had the world Internet paralyzed once again on Tuesday is starting to look much worse than initially expected. The cyber-attack that has infected enterprise networks across Europe and many parts of Asia, according to security researchers isn’t just

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

Another ransomware, Petya is spreading like wildfire across globe

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Barely a month after WannaCry ransomware attack crippled the businesses across the globe, a new cyber

Microsoft acquires Israeli security startup Hexadite

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Microsoft has confirmed that it is acquiring Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite that uses machine learning to identify

Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions to work together on automotive cyber security

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As the digital technology is advancing, so are the cyber-threats and attacks.  A similar threat looms

Cisco and IBM working together to address cyber security issues

INDIA: Cisco and IBM Security said that they are working together across products, services and threat

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

Kaspersky report says Windows 7 was most affected OS due to WannaCry

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WannaCry, one of the biggest ransomware attack in the history, wreaked havoc across the world by hitting

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

MeitY reaches out to RBI, NPCI & UIDAI against ‘Wanna Cry’ ransomware

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In the wake of global ransomware attack that has affected over 100 countries, the Ministry of

The acceptance of the inevitability of getting hacked is on the rise among apps users

BANGALORE, INDIA: A recent survey commissioned by A10 Networks reveals that despite half of all global respondents

Watch that Wi-Fi!

Ritesh Chopra What’s the Wi-fi password? You will often find people or yourselves asking this question

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

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