Tag "cyber-security"

Microsoft acquires Israeli security startup Hexadite

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has confirmed that it is acquiring Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite that uses machine learning to identify and protect against attacks. While the duo isn’t making the financial terms of the deal public, Israeli financial news website Calcalist said Microsoft would pay $100

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

By : CIOL Writers

As the digital technology is advancing, so are the cyber-threats and attacks.  A similar threat looms large over the automotive industry where an increasing number of vehicle features – such as remote diagnostics, telematics and infotainment – are using communication channels

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 intelligence to address the growing global threat of cybercrime. One of the core issues impacting security teams is the proliferation of security tools that

Mobile ransomware more than trebled in Q1, 2017: Kaspersky

By : CIOL Writers

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for Q1, 2017. The

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

By : CIOL Writers

WannaCry, one of the biggest ransomware attack in the history, wreaked havoc across the world by hitting more than 300,000 windows computers in 150 countries since it surfaced on May, 12. Though Microsoft issued a security patch for its unsupported systems,

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 breach with over 17 million user accounts stolen from its database. The stolen information has user email addresses and hashed passwords. The company, however, noted

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 Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has reached out to key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, NIC and UIDAI (Aadhaar) to advise them

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 consider apps to be as or almost as important as breathing, eating and drinking to them- a significant amount of the world’s population still are

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

Microsoft expands security capabilities to desktop apps like Word & PowerPoint

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To protect users from malicious links, Microsoft will be launching a new security feature used on

IIT Kanpur to set up centre for cybersecurity at its campus

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After receiving a grant of Rs 14.43 crore from the Department of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of

McAfee spins off from Intel, to operate as a pure-play cyber security company

The once most-trusted security provider, McAfee -which was rechristened as Intel Security after it got acquired by Intel

SITA and Airbus unveil new cyber security services for the air transport industry

SITA and Airbus have come together to launch a new Security Operations Center Services which will provide

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

Understanding user behaviors and intent is crucial for investing right in security

For years, the cybersecurity industry has focused primarily on securing technology infrastructure. The challenge, however, lies

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

GoI launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra to bolster cybersecurity

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Amidst an unprecedented digital drive sweeping the country, the Government of India has launched Botnet Cleaning

Digital Economy opens the floodgates to cyber criminals, if security is overlooked

Soma Tah The cash crunch scenario during demonetization has made consumers switch to digital platforms more