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Cyber Crime

Over 33% ICS computers faced cyberattacks in H2 2020: Report

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IANS): Globally, the percentage of attacked ICS (industrial control system) computers in the second half of 2020 was 33.4 per cent, said a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. The percentage of ICS computers attacked in the...

Cybercriminal hacks vaccine marketplace, makes over $752K

New Delhi, Apr 1 (IANS): In a bizarre incident, a hacker has taken down a vaccine marketplace being run on the Dark Web, created fake orders, cancelled them and took refund in Bitcoins worth $752,000, a report showed on Thursday. According...

Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids

New Delhi, Apr 1 (IANS): The increased use of online gaming has brought with it a slew of challenges and risks that include exposure of children to inappropriate content, cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, addiction, gambling and toxic peers, warned a new...

52% of Indian firms report cyber attack in last 12 months

Mumbai, Mar 30 (IANS): About 52 per cent of Indian organisations said they fell victim to a successful cybersecurity attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey released on Tuesday. Of these successful breaches, 71 per cent of organisations admitted it...

3 in 4 Indian IT executives admit ransomware attack: Report

New Delhi, Mar 30 (IANS): More than three in four (74 per cent of IT decision makers in India who were surveyed said their organisation has experienced a ransomware attack, a new report revealed on Tuesday. According to cloud-enabled security solutions...

Cyberattacks against remote access protocols rise amid Covid

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) With work from home becoming more popular amid the pandemic, cyberattacks against remote access protocols have continued to rise over the past year, said a new report. After the switch to remote work, brute-force attacks...

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

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In what could put smartphone users at a new privacy and security risk, text-messaging management services are now being misused for as little as Rs 1,160 (nearly $16) to covertly redirect text messages from...

China is stealing intellectual property on an industrial scale to stay competitive

By Pushkar Sinha, Mar 5: In trying to maintain its economic competitiveness and fulfil its political ambitions, China is stealing R&D secrets, patents and intellectual assets on an industrial scale according to a report by Stratfor Worldview. China and its...

Chinese hackers might have targeted Indian Railways infra: Recorded Future

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Besides 10 organisations in the Indian power sector and two ports, Chinese state-sponsored hackers might also have targeted Indian Railways infrastructure, an expert with cyber intelligence company Recorded Future said on Thursday. However, there is...

45% of Indian online users hit by local threats in 2020

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) From online shopping to e-learning, the number of users online increased multi-fold in India and a new report revealed on Thursday that 45 per cent of online users in the country were attacked by...

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Easing lockdown could lead to 3rd Covid-19 wave in UK: Scientists

London, April 12 (IANS) British scientists have warned that the British government is risking a third wave of Covid-19...