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US sanctions Russian govt institution tied to Malware

Washington, Oct 24 | The US has imposed new sanctions on a Russian government research institution that is connected to a malware "designed specifically...

New malware infects Android TVs, IoT devices in 84 nations

New Delhi, Oct 1 | A new malware has infected roughly 13,500 Internet of Things (IoT) devices like Android TVs in 84 countries, chiefly...

New malware Alien can steal credentials from 226 Android apps

New Delhi, Sep 24 | Cyber security researchers have found a new Trojan malware named Alien that can steal credentials from 226 Android apps...

India 6th in terms of users hit by mobile malware in...

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Ranked sixth, India was one of the top 10 countries with the largest share of users attacked by mobile...

143mn Windows malware hit consumer smart devices in Q2: Report

New Delhi, Sep 8 | More than 143 million malware targeted consumer smart-devices in the second quarter of 2020, mainly in the form of...

Apple accidently approved malware to run on Macs, fixed later

San Francisco, Sep 1 | Apple has fixed a malware disguised as an update for Adobe Flash player that slipped through its toughest security...

Malware, ransomware top cyberthreats in India: Microsoft report

New Delhi, July 29 | India experienced a higher encounter rate for malware and ransomware attacks than the regional average in Asia Pacific last...

Chinese malware ‘Golang’ targeting Windows, Linux machines

New Delhi, June 29 | Cyber-security researchers have identified a new variant of cryptominer malware from China-based hackers that is targeting both Windows and...

Intel alerts on malware attack, Railways says it updates firewalls

New Delhi, June 19 | At a time when the country is yet to recover from the shock of losing 20 Indian soldiers in...

Trojan malware found attacking Indian co-operative banks

New Delhi, May 18 | Cybersecurity researchers on Monday warned of a Trojan malware campaign which is targeting India's co-operative banks using COVID-19 as...

Google detects 18 million malware, phishing Gmail posts on COVID-19

San Francisco, April 22 | Google on Wednesday revealed that it has detected 18 million malware and phishing Gmail messages per day related to...

Corporate users at most hacking risk form banking malware attacks

New Delhi, April 18 | Banking Trojans or ‘bankers are one of the most widespread tools for cybercriminals as they focus on stealing money...

Cybercriminals exploiting public fear of rising COVID-19

New Delhi, March 13 | Cybercriminals continue to exploit public fear of rising coronavirus cases through malware and phishing emails in the disguise of...

Indians among most affected by macOS malware Shlayer

New Delhi, Jan 27 | People from India are among those most affected by Shlayer, the most widespread macOS threat in 2019, after those...

No takers for Pakistan’s ‘malware’ of lies at UN: India

United Nations, Jan. Jan 10 | Pakistan's "malware" of falsehoods against India has found no takers at the UN and it has to heal...

Indian enterprises faced 14.6 crore malware attacks in 2019

New Delhi, Jan 10 | Indian enterprises were flooded with a whopping 14.6 crore malware threats in 2019 - a growth of 48 per...

Gas pumps across N.America under POS malware attack: Visa

San Francisco, Dec 15 | American multinational financial services major VISA has warned that North American merchants who operate gas stations are under attack...

Facebook sues Chinese company over alleged ad fraud

San Francisco, Dec 6 | Facebook has sued a Chinese company for allegedly tricking people into installing a malware, compromising peoples accounts and then...

N.Korean malware confirmed in Kudankulam n-power system

New Delhi, Oct 31 | After first denying any malware attack, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) on Wednesday confirmed the presence of...

Malware sending 30,000 ‘sextortion’ emails per hour: Report

New Delhi, Oct 17 | A malware is sending 30,000 sextortion emails per hour after taking over people's inboxes and have, till date, sent...

This malware affects 4,700 computers every day

New Delhi, Oct 7 | Security researchers have discovered that the Smominru malware infected 90,000 machines worldwide during the month of August, with an...

Microsoft spots malware that turns PCs into zombie proxies

San Francisco, Sep 29 | Researchers at Microsoft have uncovered a new malware campaign that is infecting thousands computers across the world. After infecting a...

Malware stealing ATM card details of Indians traced to N.Korea

New Delhi, Sep 23 | A malware created to infiltrate Indian ATMs and steal customers card data has been traced to the Lazarus group...

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Fresh identification of PSUs gives momentum to govt’s sell-off plan

By Subhash NarayanNew Delhi, Oct 30 | The government proposes to start afresh the process to firm up the list of companies for strategic...