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Cybercrime cases in India jump fourfold in three years, finds Assocham-PwC study

Thursday, August 25, 2016 | More »

Cybercrime cases in the country registered under the IT Act surged nearly 300 per cent between 2011 and 2014, according to a study, which cautioned that cyberattacks around the world are occurring at a greater frequency and intensity. The study revealed that in the past, the attacks have been mostly...


Southern states most net-savvy but Maharashtra tops in online fraud

This is one statistic Maharashtra, one of India’s most industrialised states and home to the country’s financial capital Mumbai, can’t be proud of. The western state has emerged as the top state in the country in terms of online fraud, government data show. Maharashtra accounted fo...

2 August, 2016 | More »

Cybercrime Costs India $ 4B Annually: Norton Symantec Study

Cybercrime leads to annual losses to the tune of around $ 4 billion or Rs 18,000 crore in direct financial losses and an additional $3.6 billion or Rs 16,200 crore in resolving the crime, affecting lives of more than 30 million in India, according to a study conducted by Symantec Corp, the maker of ...

8 September, 2011 | More »

Biggest-Ever Series Of Cyber Attacks Uncovered, U.N. Hit

Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organizations including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world. Security company McAfee, which uncovered the intrusions, said it believed there was o...

3 August, 2011 | More »

Sega Sammy Shares Fall After Cyber Attack

Shares in Japanese game developer Sega Sammy Holdings Inc fell on Monday after information belonging to 1.3 million customers was stolen from its database, the latest in a rash of global cyber attacks against video game companies. Sega, known for Sonic the Hedgehog, said that names, birth dates, e-m...

20 June, 2011 | More »

Sharp Rise In Phishing On Social Networking Sites: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report

Microsoft Corporation released the tenth volume of its Security Intelligence Report, which noted that users of social networking sites are being targeted increasingly by cybercriminals. The report highlights an increase of over 1200 per cent in phishing through social networking sites. In India, ove...

13 May, 2011 | More »