Locky is largest malware campaign in 2017

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/

Cyber attacks can derail India from projected growth

“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

Internet of things creates web of hacker risks

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

Government issues alert on spread of ‘Locky Ransomware’

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

Drinking From The Hydrant – Cyber Insights

insights.cyberskillscentre.com – “You are not going to win, you do realise that, don’t you? There are far more of them than there is of you”, as I was once told by an experienced cyber security professional, who was in charge of a m… Tweeted by @CyberSkillsUK https://twitter.http://insights.cyberskillscentre.com/drinking-from-the-hydrant/

Government issues alert on new ransomware ‘Locky’

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/