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cyber threat

If you're a small business, your email is most vulnerable to cyber crime, says police official

Ransomware attacks are also rising but one can protect oneself using backup clouds and locking systems, such as multiple levels of security.

28 Jun 2020 8:18 PM

Not just the US election, even critical infrastructure faces rising foreign hacking threat

Virtual war games are being conducted to sharpen the US Cyber Command’s ability to counter online threats.

26 Jun 2020 6:48 PM

Fintech, mobile banking and e-commerce could be prime target of cyber threats in 2020

2019 has seen some significant developments in the industry and also in how financial attackers operate.

30 Dec 2019 8:36 AM

Smaller cities become bigger targets of cyber criminals

The infection rate in Hyderabad was 41 per cent up from 39 per cent recorded in the previous quarter.

24 Dec 2019 1:41 AM

Report details rise in worldwide targeted attacks

SonicWall’s patent-pending Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI) identified 74,290 never-seen-before attacks in 2019.

27 Mar 2019 3:31 PM


Shifting Threats require businesses to rethink security priorities

In 2018, Asia (42.9 per cent) and the Americas (33 per cent) saw the highest number of ransomware threats.

07 Mar 2019 12:42 PM

Cyber threats, spying bigger threat to Canada than terrorism: spy chief

Activities by hostile states can have a corrosive effect on our democratic systems and institutions.

05 Dec 2018 12:03 PM

US state officials demand better access to secrets about election cyber threats

Some election officials received top secret clearances since December 2016 to view classified material but a gap still exists.

17 Aug 2018 8:37 AM

FireEye cautions Malaysian firms of heightened cyber risk

Malaysia’s political shift and Belt & Road links lead to heightened interest from state-linked.

16 Aug 2018 8:02 PM

Kaspersky unveils a major update to its dedicated security product

Windows-only and Linux-only data centers are rare, with the majority mixing the two operating systems.

26 May 2017 5:16 PM


North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

North Korea has been blamed in recent years for a series of online attacks, mostly on financial networks, over a dozen of countries.

21 May 2017 10:08 AM

WannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms

The WannaCry "ransomware" attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain's National Health Service.

21 May 2017 9:55 AM

WannaCry virus hits Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams trust in India

The affected computers were all old versions which were later updated, he said, adding that the virus issue was also fixed completely.

19 May 2017 5:29 PM

Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

Some researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the attack.

16 May 2017 5:37 PM

Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs: firm

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies around the world.

15 May 2017 8:16 PM


German cyber agency chides Yahoo for not helping hacking probe

Yahoo did not respond to requests for comment, while Ireland's data protection agency was not immediately available

11 May 2017 7:50 PM

Criminal benefits: profit margin of a DDoS attack can reach 95 per cent

Arranging an attack costs as little as $7 an hour, while the targeted company can end up losing thousands, if not millions, of dollars.

27 Mar 2017 5:49 PM

How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security

Details from the Department of Justice show that people are still not taking precautions to safeguard their email accounts

17 Mar 2017 11:05 AM

Internet can't be used as weapon of harassment against women

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri voiced concern over the growing prevalence of cyber bullying, trolling and voyeurism.

14 Mar 2017 6:16 PM

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Ransomware, which seizes control of computers and demands money to unblock users' data, has already started to target smartphones.

02 Mar 2017 5:39 PM