ransomware

Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for upcoming US election

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have issued advisories to local governments, including recommendations for preventing attacks.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Ransomware allegedly hits Indiabulls Group: Cyber intelligence firm Cybel

The cyber intelligence firm said that a gateway of Indiabulls had a technical vulnerability but it could not verify whether the breach in Indiabulls system had taken place due to the same vulnerabilit

published on : 23rd June 2020

Ransomwear threats to Kolkata executives working from home, using Zoom: Police

The hackers demanded ransom to release the data which were encrypted from their computers, a senior officer of the Kolkata Police said.

published on : 22nd April 2020

Cognizant hit by 'Maze' ransomware attack causing disruptions to several clients

It added that its internal security teams, supplemented by leading cyber defense firms, are actively taking steps to contain this incident.

published on : 19th April 2020

Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

One of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack, the government confirmed today.

published on : 28th June 2017

Ransomware 'Petya' attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

Operations at one of the three terminals of Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai, India's largest container port, were disrupted.

published on : 28th June 2017

'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine

The first reports of trouble came from Ukrainian banks, Kiev's main airport and Rosneft, in a major incident reminiscent of the recent WannaCry virus.

published on : 28th June 2017

Mumbai port operations disrupted after ransomware attacks on Maersk

Operations at one of the three terminals of the nation's largest container port JNPT were impacted tonight as a fallout of the global ransomware attack.

published on : 28th June 2017

Here’s a list of companies attacked by ransomware Petya

A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.

published on : 27th June 2017

Massive ransomware attack targets multinational companies worldwide, India maybe at risk

IT experts identified the virus as "Petrwrap", a modified version of the Petya ransomware which hit last year and demanded money from victims in exchange for the return of their data.

published on : 27th June 2017

All you need to know about Ransomware and how to protect your systems

The attacking tool is believed to be ransomware of the so-called Petya malware type, which earlier affected firms in Russia including oil giant Rosneft and Ukraine. Here's how you protect your system

published on : 27th June 2017

WannaLaugh: Faced with WannaCry attack, AP cops unplug systems and save data

According to sources, about 25 per cent of systems in the state have been affected by the virus. In the Vijayawada Police Commissionerate, some systems have been affected. 

published on : 13th May 2017