Tag Archives: cyber security
According To McAfee Cybercrimes Cost Businesses $600 Bn Globally
Cybercrimes have cost businesses close to $600 billion globally -- or 0.8 per cent of the global GDP -- which is up from $445 billion reported three years back, a report said on Thursday. The report by the global cybersecurity firm McAfee, prepared along with the Centre for Strategic and Internat..
Nation Should Ensure Digital Space Does Not Become Playground Of Dark Forces: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the nation should ensure that digital space does not become a playground of dark forces. "Cyber attacks are significant threat to the global community. We need to ensure that the vulnerable section of the society does not fall prey to it," Modi said w..
India Among Top 7 Countries At High Ransomware Risk: Sophos
India is among the top seven countries for ransomware circulation as cyber attacks on not just Windows but on Android, Linux and MacOS systems have significantly increased this year globally, a new report has warned. According to "SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast" by global network and endpoint s..
BlackBerry Launches New Cyber Security Services
Canada-based BlackBerry on Wednesday introduced new cyber security consulting services aimed at enabling enterprise 'General Data Protection Regulation' (GDPR) compliance and mitigating security risks in connected automobiles that threaten personal and public safety. 'BlackBerry Cybersecurity Con..
Now, Microsoft Spots Remote Security Flaw In Google Chrome
Microsofts Windows security team has discovered a remote security flaw in Google Chrome that can be exploited by hackers. "Our discovery of 'CVE-2017-5121' indicates that it is possible to find remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in modern browsers. Chrome's relative lack of remote code executio..
Searching For Comedian Kapil Sharma May Lead You Towards Cyber Security Threat
Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has become the most riskiest celebrity searched online in 2017 -- one who could expose consumers to malicious websites and malware -- a survey from cyber security firm McAfee revealed on Tuesday. The study, conducted by McAfee and now in its 11th year, highlights the d..
Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence Top CIOs’ Minds: Survey
For the majority of CIOs, cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly change how they do their jobs in the near future, a new survey said on Tuesday. Cyber security continues to threaten the global landscape in 2018 and 95 per cent of CIOs surveyed said they expect cyber th..
Airtel, Symantec Ink Partnership On Cyber Security For Businesses
To serve the growing cyber security needs of businesses in India, Bharti Airtel and cyber security provider Symantec have inked a strategic alliance to protect customers from increasing online threats. Under the terms of the agreement, Airtel will be the exclusive cyber security services partner ..
NIT Srinagar Website Blocked After It Is Hacked
Authorities on Tuesday blocked the website of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar after it was hacked by a group that posted anti-India slogans on it. Hackers had taken over the site in the aftermath of India's victory over Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy in Edgbaston on Sund..
China Launches Cyber Security Law
China on Thursday launched a controversial cyber security law, claiming to ensure its national security, amid criticism from foreign companies which say it might hamper their operations. The new legislation came into force on Thursday, provoking criticism and posing uncertainty among the busines..