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Ukraine digital army brews cyberattacks, intel and infowar

March 05, 2022 10:53 am

It's impossible to say how much of the disruption, including more damaging hacks, is caused by freelancers working independently of but in solidarity with Ukrainian hackers.

Russia-Ukraine war: After HermeticWiper, a second malware called IsaacWiper observed

March 03, 2022 3:55 pm

After the HermeticWiper attack, cybersecurity firm ESET has spotted a second wiping attack called IsaacWiper, which started on February 24.

Cybersecurity in the times of coronavirus: Here’s how to stay safe

June 06, 2020 2:42 pm

Experts claim to have already seen a steady spike in the number of phishing scams linked to coronavirus, targeting both consumers and industries. Here's how to stay safe from cyberattacks.

Petya ransomware cyber attack: Here's what cyber security experts have to say

June 28, 2017 4:37 pm

Petya ransomware has affected many computers, networks of some global firms in what is being seen as a massive cyberattack. The Petya cyberattack comes soon after the WannaCry ransomware attack, which had impacted over 300,000 computers worldwide, including those in India.

Petya ransomware cyberattack hits India: Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port impacted

June 28, 2017 11:12 am

A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry has reached Asia after spreading from Europe to the US overnight, hitting businesses, port operators and government systems. A terminal operated by AP Moller-Maersk at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai was also impacted.

India a favourite for cyberattacks, says Israeli cyber security company

May 26, 2017 11:57 am

A cyber intelligence group has said that rapid digitisation in India has made the country prone to targeted cyberattacks

EternalRocks: This new computer malware might be worse than 'WannaCry'

May 22, 2017 3:48 pm

Security experts identify a new strain of malware EternalRocks, that is more dangerous than WannaCry and potentially tougher to fight.

Seoul cyber experts warn of more attacks as North Korea is blamed

May 17, 2017 1:54 pm

South Korean cybersecurity expert warns of more cyberattacks in the pipeline after WannaCry ransomware caused global havoc.

Cyberattacks involving extortion are on the rise, says Verizon

April 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Cyberattacks involving ransomware in which criminals use malicious software to encrypt a users’ data and then extort money to unencrypt it increased 50 percent in 2016.

Russian hackers tracked Ukrainian artillery units using Android implant: Report

December 23, 2016 1:38 pm

Russian hackers Fancy Bear hack into Ukrainian artillery using android implant