Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Know how to keep cybercriminals at bay

Develop awareness strategies to stop them to steal data, say experts

Pandemic-related phishing peaked in March

Hyderabad: While the pandemic has made us hooked onto our gadgets, it has also given a push to cybercriminals. Various fake payments offers and...

Beware! You could be downloading a Windows 11 malware

According to a report by Kaspersky, while Microsoft hasn’t yet released Windows 11, the new operating system is already available for download and preview in the form of malware.

Ransomware attack infects 1 mn computers, hackers demand $70 mn

The hackers belonging to REvil, a Russian-speaking group, have compromised Kaseya VSA which is used by Managed Service Providers to perform IT tasks remotely.

North Korean group ‘hacked’ S Korean nuclear institute

South Korea's main opposition People Power Party, claimed that 13 unauthorised IP addresses accessed the internal network of Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) and some of the IP addresses could be traced back to Kimsuky

Hackers selling 780GB game source data from EA including FIFA 21

"We are investigating a recent incident of intrusion into our network where a limited amount of game source code and related tools were stolen," an EA spokesperson told Motherboard in a statement on Thursday.

Avoiding another internet meltdown

Fastly’s outage illustrates the fragility of an internet that’s being routed through fewer and fewer channels

Beware of cybercriminals exploiting the pandemic

With employees working from home, cyber criminals using common phishing tactics to steal data, identity and money from individuals is on the rise

1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months

While many Indian consumers (90 per cent) are taking proactive steps to safeguard their data, two in five still feel it is impossible to protect their privacy (42 per cent).

Cyberattacks: Retail, healthcare sectors among most targeted

According to the "FireEye Mandiant M-Trends 2021" report, organisations in the retail and hospitality industry were targeted more heavily in 2020 coming in as the second most targeted industry

Mobile-based banking now threatened by sophisticated malware

According to global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, the financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year.

Global alert against fake Covid vaccines

Cyberabad Police asks people to dial 100 if they get calls offering Covid-19 vaccine registration and insisting for Aadhar, email and other credentials

All you need to know about cybercrime, law

Cybercriminals trade malicious goods and services i.e., sell hacking tools or buy stolen data, information available deep web

Hackers can get access to your SMSes for just Rs 1,160

The invisible cyber-attack on companies providing SMS redirection services is reportedly being carried out in connivance with workers at telecom companies, reports Motherboard

Hackers eye cryptocurrencies, DDoS attacks on decline: Report

The number of DDoS attacks detected by global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky DDoS Prevention in Q4 2020 increased slightly in comparison to the same period of 2019.

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