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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 recently discovered by Check Point threat intelligence and research teams. The Fireball malware, operated by Beijing-based digital marketing agency Rafotech acts as a browser-hijacker but

Over 1mn Google Accounts Breached by a new Android malware, Gooligan- Check Point Research

By : CIOL Writers

Malware Alert: If you are using an Android Smartphone, then your personal data – Gmail, Google Photos, and Google Docs etc – is vulnerable to a new variant of Android malware called, ‘Gooligan‘. Researchers at the Check PointR Software Technologies

Sophos Intercept X, the next-generation of anti-ransomware technology now available in India

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Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced the availability of Sophos Intercept X in India. A next-generation endpoint security product, Intercept X stops zero-day malware, unknown exploit variants, and stealth attacks. Sophos Intercept X is available to

Cyber-criminals are hacking home networks to attack large companies

By : CIOL Writers

Technology has definitely helped us reach the peaks of development, but at the same time, has left us exposed to the cyber-attacks. And cyber-criminals are taking complete advantage of the insufficient security. Symantec Corp, the global leader in cyber security,

Kaspersky discovers a new PokemonGo malicious app downloaded over 500000 times

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There was a sudden rage in the gaming industry that had its origin in the launch of PokemonGo. Thus, arrived the growing number of related apps and, inevitably, amplified interest from the cybercriminal community. Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company,

Researchers discover an advanced malware hidden for 5 years

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Security experts have discovered a malware platform that’s so advanced in its design and execution that it could probably have been developed only by a state-sponsored group. The malware—known alternatively as “ProjectSauron” by researchers from Kaspersky Lab and “Remsec” by

Insider theft is keeping enterprises awake

BANGALORE, INDIA: Insider data theft and malware attacks top the list of the most significant concerns

Looking for dieting help? Beware of cyber-fat

INDIA: When it comes to the desire for the ideal body, people may be willing to sacrifice

“Godless”: A malware that can leave your Android device rooted

By : CIOL Writers

A newly discovered malware named “Godless” has been traced within some of the apps in Google

High-level Indian bureaucrats may have been attacked by Chinese hackers

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The lurking threat of China has made the Indian government uneasy for decades, and more so

Cyber-relapse: Porn, PUS and ransomware

PUNE, INDIA: Pornography has possibly returned as the number one threat vector after dropping to number

Searching for Priyanka Chopra? You need to read this

MUMBAI, INDIA: Now you better beware of clicking on third-party links and should access content directly

Britney Spears, DJ Armin, Brad Pitt and Cyber-threats! Say that again

INDIA: Yes, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) DJ Armin van Buuren replaces comedian and talk show host

Data stealing malware targets India in Q2 2015

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The second quarter of 2015 was wrought with high profile vulnerabilities and hacks.

Free Windows 10 updates can lure users into Ransomware

INDIA: If you dare to update your system to Windows 10 based on fake emails from

GoI floats tenders for Rs 100 crore botnet cleaning and malware analysis centre

Soma Tah BENGALURU, INDIA: The Government of India has floated tenders inviting technology and facilitation partners

Targets of Wild Neutron threat has been identified in 11 countries

BANGALORE, INDIA: Kaspersky Lab researchers has identified targets of Wild Neutron in 11 countries and territories,

FB rids 2M PCs of malware

MUMBAI, INDIA: In the last three months, Facebook has rid more than 2 million PCs of its

Hawkeye exposed attacking SMBs

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Hawkeye, a keylogger tied to Predator Pain and Limitless has been recently exposed by

Don’t let restaurants swipe your credit cards

MUMBAI, INDIA: Trend Micro has found a new malware—MalumPOS malware which has the ability to steal