Cyber Crime

Security alert: Hackers shift focus from ransomware to cryptojacking

Hackers have been increasingly moving towards cryptojacking attackshijacking computing resources and using that to mine cryptocurrency.

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Is Your Data Hackproof?

Two Canadian banks, The Bank of Montreal and CIBC-owned Simplii Financial, were targeted by hackers who managed to get access to the personal information of thousands of their customers. 

Archaic practices, skills shortage biggest gaps in security today: Rajnish Gupta, RSA

Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA explains why identifying critical assets and assigning a risk score is imperative to new age cybersecurity.

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How to identify, prevent and recover from cryptojacking attacks

Cryptojacking is a sneaky but extremely effective way for hackers to get their desired results in exactly the surreptitious, stealthy way they desire.

Facebook will wind up data sharing partnerships with more companies

Mark Zuckerberg in a response to authorities said Facebook has stopped sharing data with 38 companies, and is ending more partnerships in July and October. Facebook used to share user data with 52 tech businesses, including suspect Chinese firms.

The top 5 cyber security jobs with growing demand in India

The need for experienced professionals is so high that companies are willing to pay a premium salary of over Rs 1.5 to 4 crore to top talent. This has increased the cyber security budget by 71% as per PwC.

GDPR’s breach-reporting mandate can prove to be a challenge: Jaspreet Singh, EY

At IDG Security Day, Jaspreet Singh, Partner – Cyber Security (Africa, India & Middle East) at EY, decodes GDPR and points out areas that could prove to be a challenge.

CISOs must invest in an effective GRC tool over anything else: Shubhagata Kumar

Shubhagata Kumar, Additional Director General and CISO, CBIC talks about what constitutes a robust security framework.

What is a zero-day exploit? A powerful but fragile weapon

A zero-day is a security flaw that has not yet been patched by the vendor and can be exploited. These vulnerabilities fetch high prices on the black market

No, We Didn't Get Hacked: Dixons' PC World loses customer data in cyber attack

As reported by Reuters earlier this week, British mobile phone and electrical retail chain Dixons Carphone has reported their second major cyber attack in three years after discovering unauthorised access to the payment data of PC World retail customers.

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How hackers use spam to maximize the impact of a cyber attack?

‘Spam’ is unsolicited email sent in massive quantities simultaneously to numerous users, generally trying to advertise or publicize certain products or services.

5 major cyberattacks and hacks of 2017

As we approach IDG Security Day on June 21, here is a glance at the major hacks, threats and ransomware attacks that shook the industry last year.