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

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

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