Sunday, Oct 02, 2022



80% ransomware attacks due to incorrect server configurations: Microsoft Cyber Signal report

August 25, 2022 12:31 pm

Microsoft's second Cyber Security report sheds light on Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) and suggests that more than 80% of attacks happen because of incorrect server configurations.

Rise in ransomware breaches in 2021 more than previous 5 years combined: Report

May 25, 2022 2:34 pm

The four major paths towards enabling these breaches were stolen credentials, phishing, exploitation of vulnerabilities , and the usage of botnets.

SpiceJet faces ransomware attack; flights delayed

May 25, 2022 11:21 am

The airline's IT team has contained and rectified the situation.

78 per cent of Indian organisations were hit by ransomware in 2021: Sophos

May 04, 2022 4:11 pm

The average ransom paid by Indian organizations to get their data encrypted was US$1,198,475, with 10 per cent of victims paying a ransom of $1 million or more. 

Can you predict ransomware attacks before they happen?

April 18, 2022 7:16 pm

Cyberattacks--especially ones that are ransom-related--are a dangerous threat and pose a critical challenge to organisations, the economy, and national security across the world.

Microsoft to Okata: All the companies attacked by Lapsus$ hackers

March 23, 2022 3:52 pm

As 'Lapsus$' continues to launch cyberattacks against high-profile victims, gaining illegal access to their source codes, we list all the companies targeted by Lapsus$.

Hackers are targeting unpatched systems, supply chain networks: Report

January 28, 2022 5:36 pm

The report titled "Ransomware Spotlight Year End Report" found that ransomware groups are continuing to target unpatched vulnerabilities, supply chain networks.

Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

Major ransomware attack against US tech provider forces Swedish store closures

July 04, 2021 8:07 am

Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told Swedish television the attack was "very dangerous" and showed how business and state agencies needed to improve their preparedness.

‘Ransomware attack’ on surveillance firm, hackers demand Rs 2.19 crore for release of confidential data

May 31, 2021 1:06 am

Police said the company's confidential surveillance data, which was in their computer system, had been hacked and encrypted, and that the hackers were demanding Rs 2.19 crore for its release.