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Big companies thought insurance covered a cyberattack. They could be wrong.

April 16, 2019 5:18 pm

The 2017 attack was a watershed moment for the insurance industry. Since then, insurers have been applying the war exemption to avoid claims related to digital attacks.

UK minister: Russia cyberattacks actions of a 'pariah state'

October 04, 2018 2:48 pm

Britain's National Cyber Security Center says four new attacks are associated with the GRU as well as earlier cyberattacks.

No incidents of 'Locky' ransomware in India: Trend Micro

September 04, 2017 6:47 pm

Global cyber security firm Trend Micro says no incidents involving 'Locky' have been reported in India till date. According to Trend Micro, the ransomware is not likely to be on the scale of 'Wannacrypt' and 'Petya' ransomware that relied on Microsoft vulnerability in Windows XP.

Locky: Everything you need to know about the global ransomware attack

September 03, 2017 8:59 pm

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an alert on its website about the new Locky ransomware which spreads through spam emails. So, what is Locky ransomware, how does it spread, and how can we protect our computer from ransomware?

Locky ransomware hits Indian cyberspace, government issues alert

September 03, 2017 4:40 pm

Locky, a deadly "ransomware" has hit India. State-run Indian Computer Emergency Response Team(CERT-in) has issued an advisory on the spreading of Locky ransonware in the country, urging users to not open any emails with attachments from unknown senders.

Venezuela websites suffer cyberattack backing rebel group

August 08, 2017 9:19 am

The hackers' collective, calling itself The Binary Guardians, targeted the portals for the government, the supreme court and the legislature, among others. The sites for private companies were also affected, including subscription TV service DirecTV and telephone provider Digital.

Total of 50 cyber attack incidents reported in financial sector: Govt

August 01, 2017 8:03 pm

Cyber attack details have been disclosed since demonetisation. Despite the RBI guidelines being set to ward off such attempts, 50 have been acknowledged by the Government. These attacks could affect all modes of digital payment in the coming future.

Petya ransomware cyberattack cripples Europe, spreads more slowly in US

June 28, 2017 9:06 am

Ukraine and Russia appeared hardest hit by the new strain of ransomware — malicious software that locks up computer files with all-but-unbreakable encryption and then demands a ransom for its release. In the United States, the malware affected companies such as the drugmaker Merck and Mondelez International.

Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

May 24, 2017 8:31 pm

Cybercriminals in Russia used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers

UN's North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

May 24, 2017 8:24 pm

According to an email, the hackers breached the computer of one of the UN experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea on May 8