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Email based cyberattacks remain one of the most vulnerable vectors: Report

Cybercriminals use social engineering techniques to trick users into providing login credentials, initiating fraudulent transactions or unknowingly install ransomware.

Human behaviour is the new perimeter: Matt Moynahan, Forcepoint

Digital identities will be the ultimate weapon for CSOs against the hackers says Matt Moynahan, CEO, Forcepoint.

Pune-based Cosmos Bank loses Rs 94 crore to hackers

A malware attack helped hackers clone thousands of debit cards and siphon off over ₹94 crore from Cosmos Bank over a period of two days.

What is malware? Viruses, worms, trojans, and beyond

Malware is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans, and other harmful computer programs hackers use it to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. Learn what malware does and how you can remove it—or prevent it.

8 types of malware and how to recognize them

Think you know your malware? Here's a refresher to make sure you know what you're talking about — with basic advice for finding and removing malware when you've been hit

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.

What is network security? Definition, methods, jobs & salaries

Network security is the practice of preventing and protecting against unauthorized intrusion into corporate networks. As a philosophy, it complements endpoint security, which focuses on individual devices; network security instead focuses on how those devices interact, and on the connective tissue between them.

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.

Best computer security tips

Computers are such an integral part of life now, that it can be easy to take them for granted. But, with so much of our personal, financial, and legal information accessible through your PC, laptop and phone, it’s essential that we keep them and Windows 10 secure.

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. 

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. 

What hackers do: their motivations and their malware

Whether a hacker uses a computer exploit or malware, their motivations are the same. Understanding why and how hackers hack is key to your defense.