Locky ransomware’s re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, the media reported. The ransomware, once considered almost defunct, sent over 23 million emails with the malware to the US workforce in just 24 hours on August 28, zdnet.http://www.bgr.in/news/locky-is-largest-malware-campaign-in-2017/
“Cyberattacks can deliver economic blows, derail India from its projected growth trajectory and worsen relations with our neighbors, unleashing a state of anarchy,” the report released recently said.http://cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/digital-security/cyber-attacks-can-derail-india-from-projected-growth/60356379?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=ETRSS
While the internet of things was intended to make life easier by connecting everyday objects and enabling them to send and receive data, experts warn that it is also giving new opportunities to hackers.http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20170904/NEWS06/912315560/Internet-of-things-creates-web-of-interconnected-hacker-cyber-risks
The Union ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has asked all ministries to spend 10% of their IT budgets on cybersecurity
Ransomware is a malicious software and the Locky Ransomware is learnt to be demanding ransom of half bitcoin, which at present is equivalent to over Rs 1.5 lakh.http://cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/digital-security/government-issues-alert-on-spread-of-locky-ransomware/60355411?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=ETRSS
The RAT has ramped up its technology and techniques to compromise victim PCs, but campaigns appear to have a political purpose.http://www.zdnet.com/article/khrat-trojan-sweeps-across-cambodia/#ftag=RSSbaffb68
President Donald Trump likes to use Twitter , but that doesn’t mean he surfs the internet. Trump’s phone doesn’t even have a web browser on it, the New York Times reported on Friday: Mr. Kelly cannot stop Mr. Trump from binge-watching Fox News, which aides describe as the president’s primary source of information gathering.
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Google removed almost 300 Android apps from the official Play Store after expert at ESET reported they were abused for a DDoS attack. This week Google has removed at least 300 apps from the Official Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked to power DDoS attacks.
The government has issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. “Alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware issued today by @IndianCERT…,” Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted.http://www.bgr.in/news/government-issues-alert-on-new-ransomware-locky/