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UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

August 13, 2019 8:20 am

The report to the Security Council gives details on some of the North Korean cyberattacks as well as the country's successful efforts to evade sanctions on coal exports in addition to imports of refined petroleum products and luxury items including Mercedes Benz S-600 cars.

New algorithm may prevent cyber attacks on GPS devices: Study

March 19, 2018 6:45 pm

A study has been able to develop an algorithm that can make GPS systems free from threats of cyber attacks.

Volume, complexity of cyberattacks in Europe rises: Dutch intelligence agency

March 06, 2018 6:37 pm

The Netherland's intelligence agency AIVD has said that cyber attcks have grown in volume and complexity, also stating that countries might consider them for extracting information.

Indian firms lost $500,000 to cyber attacks in past 18 months: Cisco

February 22, 2018 2:42 pm

A Cisco report has shown that India companies have lost $500,000 in the last 18 months, as it admitted that cyber defence has become mroe complex, with an increasing scope for hacks.

India 7th most targeted nation for Web Application Attacks: Akamai

February 21, 2018 2:39 pm

An Akamai report shows that 53,000 cyber attacks were reported in India during 2017, with 40 per cent targeting the financial sector.

Server-side exploits dominated cyber threat landscape in 2017: Report

February 08, 2018 2:10 pm

A report suggests that cybercrimes in 2017 majorly targeted server-side applications, as hackers repeatedly went after easy victims, dubbed 'low-hanging fruit' by the report.

Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies: researchers

December 19, 2017 5:43 pm

Researchers from South Korea have said that instances of cyrptocurrency theft show signs of hacks being conducted from North Korea, as one cryptocurrency exchange announced bankruptcy.

Three men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks

December 14, 2017 4:05 pm

The three men used active internet-connected devices as bots, in order to target websites under the Mirai botnet, that hit websites in 2016.

Hackers to exploit AI technology for data breaches in 2018: Symantec

December 07, 2017 3:57 pm

Hackers can use artificial intelligence and machine learning to comprise security of services, IoT devices and cryptocurrency wallets.

India ranked 7th among global web application attack targets: Akamai

November 29, 2017 5:05 pm

India has been ranked seventh on the list of target countries for Web Application Attacks globally in the third quarter this year.