Cyber Crime

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.

Robust security with 99.99 percent uptime – LogMeIn CISO tells us how it’s done

From taming the DevOps beast to building a highly resilient architecture, Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn shares his strategy to thrive in the rapidly changing threat landscape.

Software is the key enablement for defining security perimeter: Makarand Joshi, Citrix

Makarand Joshi, Area Vice President and Country Head – India Subcontinent at Citrix, talks about GDPR, why it bets on a software-defined perimeter, and what makes its unified workspace solution unique in the market.

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Cost of security vs. Cost of cyber attack: Which one should you choose?

As the number and nature of cyber threats grows increasingly day by day, organizations have opened up to the threat caused by cyber attacks.

Policies should ensure free flow of data across borders: BSA Country Head

“We support the aim of giving individuals the choice and control over their data," says Venkatesh Krishnamoorthy, Country Head, BSA.

GDPR boosts cybersecurity job in India

Research shows 150 percent increase in job postings for cyber security profiles in India, Bengaluru accounting for the highest number of jobs.

Who wants to go threat hunting?

Rob Lee talks about how he became one of the first threat hunters and how you can become one. It will take skills in IR, forensics, and security analytics.

Police cracks the whip on world's largest DDoS marketplace

A joint operation by law enforcement agencies around the world has shut down webstresser.org, which launched 4 million DDoS attacks and targeted banks, governments and enterprises. 

Delzad P Mirza is group CISO at Shapoorji Pallonji Group

The former Head of Information Security and Compliance at Tata Technologies will spearhead cybersecurity across the Shapoorji Pallonji Group.

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe.