Tag "Ransomware"

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?

By : CIOL Writers

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