Data-stealing Malware growth spikes in H1 2011
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 26, 2011
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : none
Brands in emerging market nations subject to increasing numbers of phishing attacks, says APWG Cybercrime Report
Global loss from phishing estimated at $1 billion
by Ashwani Mishra    Nov 15, 2011
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : none
Phishing threats in India doubled during the first half of 2011
Osama Threatens, Even After Death!
by CXOtoday Staff    May 05, 2011
Category : News & Analysis
Cybercriminals look to make a killing by leveraging the big news through spam, phishing and social engineering tactics
Cybercriminals exploit Japan tragedy, warns Symantec
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 15, 2011
Category : News & Analysis
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
by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 27, 2011
Category : News & Analysis
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
by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 24, 2011
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
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 27, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
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
by Manu Sharma    Apr 23, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
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?
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 05, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
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
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 26, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
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...
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