Global loss from phishing estimated at $1 billion
Technology : none
Phishing threats in India doubled during the first half of 2011
Osama Threatens, Even After Death!
Cybercriminals look to make a killing by leveraging the big news through spam, phishing and social engineering tactics
Cybercriminals exploit Japan tragedy, warns Symantec
Symantec noted 50 plus domains with the names of either ‘Japan tsunami’ or ‘Japan earthquake’ within the first few hours of this event, which are either parked, available for sale, or are linked to earthquake sites; and can be used in phishing and
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked
An unknown hacker broke into Zuckerberg's Facebook account and posted a bizarre message calling upon the firm to adopt a social cause, informed Sophos
Social networking security threats increase significantly: Sophos
Category : Columns
By mid-2010, Facebook recorded half a billion active users; this user base is heavily targeted by scammers and cybercriminals, with the number and diversity of attacks growing steadily throughout 2010
Understanding Malware: Tackling the threat
Technology : Infrastructure
Malware attacks are a growing concern amongst enterprises. It not only results in downtime but also poses the threat of data theft. In the final part of this four part series on malware attacks on enterprises, we provide the steps that can help...
India moves to 5th place in malicious activities
Technology : Hardware & Software
Among the malicious activity root in emerging countries, India has moved from the 11 position in 2008 to number five in 2009, according to a Symantec report. What s more India in 2009 accounts for 15 percent of all malicious activity in the...
Are you paying taxes to cyber criminals?
As per the last count, India has a tax-paying population of 31.5 million and with citizens getting increasingly prosperous and entering the tax bracket, the number is bound to increase. Furthermore the entire process has become less cumbersome...
Phishers target Twitter users yet again
IT security and data protection firm, Sophos, is warning about the latest wave of cyber crime spreading across Twitter - a phishing attack designed to steal login details and hijack accounts.Messages asking "This you????", followed by...
HDFC Strengthens Security of Online Customers
HDFC Bank, one of the largest financial institutions has implemented layered defense-in-depth platform to protect customers against online frauds. The bank said the deployment has resulted in increased customer confidence, acceleration of...