Tag "Ransomware"

Dimension Data and Cisco guide organizations with a ransomware defence framework

BANGALORE, INDIA: Ransomware is one of the main threats to digital business. Globally, around 49 percent of businesses experienced at least one cyber ransom attack in 2016, and of those, 39 percent were ransomware attacks, according to a Cisco report.

Indian government issues alert over ‘Locky ransomware’

By : CIOL Writers

2017 may well go down in history as the year of ‘ransomware-attacks’. After WannaCry, Petya/NotPetya, Mamba etc, we have ‘Locky’ ransomware that’s spreading fast amogst Indian users. State-run Indian Computer Emergency Response Team(CERT-in) has issued an advisory on the spreading of

When Enterprises meet Aliens – ET is DT

UDAIPUR, INDIA: It’s a different DNA altogether and the species looks so light years ahead that

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

By : CIOL Writers

Petya ransomware that had the world Internet paralyzed once again on Tuesday is starting to look

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

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

Microsoft to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100mn: Report

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Microsoft is acquiring Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite for $100 million, the Hebrew language website Calcalist reported

Symantec blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware

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While researchers across the world are trying their best to contain the damage by world’s biggest ransomware attack

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

French researchers claim to have found a way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

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Looks like, we may have finally got a way-around WannaCry without shelling out any bitcoins. A

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

48,000 attempts of WannaCry ransomware attack detected in India: Quick Heal

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Many organisations and networks in over 150 countries were crippled by the recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

Who will rescue Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean 5 from online pirates?

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While the world is reeling under a massive ransomware attack affecting over 100 countries, another hacking

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

Mobile ransomware can now affect your smart TV also

BANGALORE, INDIA: Researchers at Trend Micro have found a new variant of the Android mobile lock-screen ransomware,

Crypto-ransomware targeting Windows 7 & later versions

The analysts at Trend Micro found that the new ZRYPT ransomware family only targets systems with

New offline Ransomware menacing Windows users

BANGALORE, INDIA: Researchers at eScan have detected and analyzed a new offline Ransomware ‘Trojan.Cryptolocker.AT’ targeting Windows

This hunter of games demands real ransom

MUMBAI, INDIA: Kaspersky Lab has detected curious behavior in a new threat from the TeslaCrypt ransomware encryptor