Disinformation workshop held for journalists at Osmania University

Sneha Mehra, DCP (Cyber Crime), Hyderabad, said anonymity on social media and lack of sufficient resources to counter misinformation were harming people’s understanding.

published on : 14th March 2023

Sebi issues advisory for regulated entities on cybersecurity practices

Sebi noted that majority of the infections are primarily introduced through phishing e-mails, malicious adverts on websites, and third-party apps and programmes.

published on : 22nd February 2023

Data safety first cybersecurity rule

Let’s look at the sunny side of a country that aspires to be a $5 trillion economy. The number of Indians engaged in online transactions stands at a staggering 346 million.

published on : 20th December 2022

Extortionist threatens to publish Australian customer data

Medibank this week updated its estimate of the number of people whose personal information had been stolen from 4 million two weeks ago to 9.7 million.

published on : 8th November 2022

K7 to provide cybersecurity services with expert response team for enterprises 

The company plans to train professionals for the service in-house with K7 Academy.

published on : 29th September 2022

Watch your netiquette: Cybersecurity concerns in today's world

We live in a digital space and in order for us to be proactive we should work towards certain rules and regulations to enhance digital citizenship and netiquette today.

published on : 17th September 2022

Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says

Uber said via email that it was “currently responding to a cybersecurity incident. We are in touch with law enforcement.” It said it would provide updates on its Uber Comms Twitter feed.

published on : 16th September 2022

IT staffing industry grew 20.3 per cent in first quarter of FY23: Report

General staffing demand from sectors like e-commerce, retail, manufacturing, BFSI were the main employment generators in the April-June 2022 quarter.

published on : 16th September 2022

Whistleblower: China, India had agents working for Twitter

“Twitter leadership ignored its engineers,” he said, in part because “their executive incentives led them to prioritize profit over security.”

published on : 14th September 2022

Twitter whistleblower brings his critiques to Congress

Among his most serious accusations is that Twitter violated the terms of a 2011 FTC settlement by falsely claiming that it had put stronger measures in place to protect security and privacy of users.

published on : 13th September 2022

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

Digital experts say a data protection law is necessary for India where financial fraud and data leaks are rampant. Its absence has exacerbated privacy concerns in the country.

published on : 10th August 2022

China to fine ride-hailing giant Didi more than USD 1 billion over cybersecurity practices: Reports

Citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, the Journal said that once the fine is announced, the government will ease its restrictions on Didi's operations. 

published on : 20th July 2022

Cybersecurity: Companies brace for more cyber attacks

Many organisations, irrespective of size, transformed their operations to facilitate remote work during the pandemic period.

published on : 29th May 2022

Acquisitions are complementing our offerings, says Wipro CEO

Late last year, the company acquired Edgile, a cybersecurity firm, for $230 million and LeanSwift, a US-headquartered system integrator of Infor Products, for $21 million.

published on : 4th May 2022

'Keedam' addresses privacy violation: Rahul Riji Nair

The National award-winning filmmaker on his second collaboration with Rajisha Vijayan, which is expected to hit theatres in May

published on : 21st April 2022

Mahesh Bank was easy pickings for hacker

With rudimentary firewalls, even a beginner could have bypassed the bank’s security system, opines expert

published on : 31st March 2022

Ukraine crisis: With war next door, EU is warned on cybersecurity gaps

Cyberattacks against EU bodies are increasing 'sharply,' with major incidents jumping more than tenfold between 2018 and 2021, according to the Luxembourg-based ECA.

published on : 29th March 2022

Malware files designed to steal money from banks grew 60 per cent in first quarter

The malware generally looks like a legitimate app, such as a banking application. When a victim tries to reach their genuine bank app, the attackers gain access to that too.

published on : 25th May 2019

Facebook stops misinformation campaigns tied to Iran, Russia 

The Facebook investigation was prompted by a tip from cybersecurity firm FireEye regarding a collection of "Liberty Front Press" pages at the social network and other online services.

published on : 22nd August 2018

India ranks 23rd among 165 nations in global cybersecurity index

India is ranked 23rd on the index with a score of 0.683 and has been listed in the "maturing" category, which refers to 77 countries that are engaging with cybersecurity initiatives.

published on : 6th July 2017
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