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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

Russian hackers Fancy Bear hack into Ukrainian artillery using android implant

Turkish man pleads guilty in $55 million cyberattacks case

In a February 2011 operation, Ercan Findikoglu's cashing crews withdrew about $10 million through 15,000 fraudulent ATM withdraws in at least 18 countries.

New model helps predict when cyberattacks may happen

Focusing on the timing of cyber conflict, the model analyses when an attacker is most motivated to exploit a system.

United States is global leader in the surveillance game

Silicon Valley has made America a surveillance superpower.