India blocked more ransomware and email threats in 2018: Trend Micro report

Anand J

In 2018, India blocked 10% of ransomware threats globally, or 30% within the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East regions. The ....

8 March, 2019

India still plagued by older cybersecurity threats: Sophos' John Shier

Anirban Ghoshal

India is still plagued by older generations of cybersecurity threats and is potentially a top target for ransomware as well, according ....

13 February, 2019
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Cryptomining attacks exceeded ransomware cases in 2018: Skybox study

Anirban Ghoshal

Attacks from cryptominers exceeded those of ransomware in 2018, in a deviation from 2017, a report from cybersecurity company ....

30 January, 2019

Crypto-mining malware problem getting worse; mobiles affected too: McAfee

Anirban Ghoshal

Crypto-mining malware samples surged 86% in the second quarter of 2018 as the computing power of a wider variety of devices is ....

27 September, 2018

BlackBerry says its new anti-ransomware code can avoid an all-out freeze

Anand J

Canada-based BlackBerry Ltd has released a code that can contain ransomware by freezing only affected accounts, a sharp contrast ....

8 August, 2018

Ransomware is passé as cybercriminals find a new weapon of choice

Shweta Sharma

Last year, ransomware malware such as WannaCry, Judy and NotPetya unleashed havoc as they crippled banks, hospitals and other ....

20 July, 2018
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Every data breach costs Indian firms nearly Rs 12 crore: IBM study

Anirban Ghoshal

Each data breach deals a blow of Rs 11.9 crore on average to the bottom lines of Indian enterprises, according to an IBM Security ....

11 July, 2018

Globally, India third most affected by cyberattacks: Symantec

Anirban Ghoshal

Mountain View-headquartered security company Symantec said that India ranks third in the list of countries with largest number ....

5 April, 2018

Ransomware attacks will become more vicious in 2018: Quick Heal

Anirban Ghoshal

There was a 300% jump in the number of ransomware attacks with over 930 million Windows malware detected in 2017 compared with ....

27 February, 2018