Hacking

SBI General launches insurance against cyberattacks

The latest product launched by SBI General Insurance can safeguard businesses from financial and reputational losses caused by cyberattacks.

Security investigator confronts Wipro on breach incident during investors’ call

Cybersecurity investigator Brian Krebs put Wipro in a tough spot by bringing up a critical data breach in the midst of a quarterly earnings call. Wipro called the incident a zero-day attack and has employed a forensic investigator to probe the incident.

Your Outlook may be hacked; Microsoft confirms breach

Around late Friday evening, Microsoft announced a data breach that resulted from a Microsoft technical support agent’s credentials being compromised.

2FA and telco vulnerability allows criminals to hack email accounts, reveals security researcher

When you forget your Gmail password, and have two factor authentication (2FA) enabled, Google will SMS or call you with a six to eight digit code. You enter the code (Google calls this 2-step verification) and gain access to your account.

Cyber espionage shows no signs of slowing down: Michael Sentonas, CrowdStrike

The bears, pandas, kittens and chollimas are out in the open, and the military top-brass is apprehensive. Michael Sentonas, VP of Technology Strategy at CrowdStrike, gives us a dekko at the cyber espionage threat landscape.

Triton malware strikes again, intrusion discovered at second industrial facility

The Triton malware allows such systems to be controlled remotely – potentially allowing malicious actors to cause explosions or release toxic gas.

New TajMahal APT likely to hit more targets, reveals malware analyst

Active since August 2014 with 80 modules able to capture a variety of information but with only one known victim, the TajMahal APT seems too advanced not to be used just once.

The 6 biggest ransomware attacks of the last 5 years

The biggest ransomware attacks illustrate how this particularly nasty genre of attack software has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.

Toyota reports yet another data breach; 3.1 million customer accounts exposed

Japanese automaker, Toyota, announced on Saturday that a data breach resulted in the data of 3.1 million customers being compromised. This is in fact the second data breach the company faced in the last five weeks. 

The need of the hour is not just AI, but explainable AI: Subram Natarajan, CTO, IBM India/South Asia

From explainable AI to blockchain to building a super-fast processor, Subram Natarajan, CTO of IBM India/South Asia tells us how IBM does what it does best – innovate to stay ahead. 

Firms pay CEOs more, shareholders less in wake of data breach, analysis reveals

​Companies give CEOs a pay rise while cutting dividend payments and research and development investment in the wake of a data breach, analysis by researchers at Warwick Business School has revealed.

Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Web-based card skimmers are becoming harder to detect and remove thanks to evolving techniques.