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Four common cyber-attacks that organisations face

Hyderabad: Corporate hackers are constantly upgrading their hacking mechanisms and this in turn is putting pressure on organisations to upgrade their security infrastructure. As...

Cloud hacking: India now 2nd most targeted nation after US

New Delhi: India now ranks second only to the US in most security threats on Cloud, followed by Australia, Canada and Brazil, and malware...

Know how to keep cybercriminals at bay

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

Ransomware attacks hit record 300 mn in 1st half of 2021: Report

After posting record highs in both April and May, cybersecurity firm SonicWall recorded another new high of 78.4 million ransomware attacks in June 2021 alone.

Trend Micro warns of ransomware targeting industrial control systems

Latest report highlights that India has the most Coinminer, Equated malware, and WannaCry ransomware detections

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.

1 Indian firm paying average Rs 55 lakh after ransom attack

The survey also found that 86 per cent of Indian organisations believe cyberattacks are now too complex for their IT team to handle on their own, compared to a global average of 54 per cent.

Cybercrime thrives during pandemic: Verizon

Increase in phishing and ransomware attacks along with continued surge in web application attacks pose security risk, shows Data Breach Investigations Report 2021

Microsoft says new ransomware exploiting its email servers

Named as ‘DearCry,' the new ransomeware is "being used after an initial compromise of unpatched on-premises Exchange Servers," Microsoft said in a tweet on Friday.

Cyberattack: 237 breaches hit healthcare sector in 2020

Ransomware was reported as the most prominent root cause of healthcare breaches, accounting for a whopping 54.95 per cent.

India 2nd in APAC to face most cyberattacks in 2020: IBM

Finance and insurance was the top attacked industry in India, followed by manufacturing and professional services, according to the 2021 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index released by IBM Security.

Ransomware, attacker behaviour to shape IT security in 2021

The gap between ransomware operators at different ends of the skills and resource spectrum will increase, according to the "Sophos 2021 Threat Report".

Indian startups, SMEs most vulnerable to cyberattacks: Report

When it comes to the most common challenges faced by organizations, one of the most critical ones is the cybersecurity risks.

Microsoft attempts takedown of global criminal botnet

“It is very hard to tell how effective it will be but we are confident it will have a very long-lasting effect.”

Ransomware attack on Pooja Bedi’s website

Bedi, who resides in Goa and whose website trades in organic supplements, also took to Twitter with her woe.

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