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Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

Microsoft has alerted some of its web mail users of possible hacker attacks that could access their email accounts illegally, media reports said. In an email notification to some affected users on Saturday, Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving unauthorized access to some customers’ web-based email accounts by cyber criminals. “We have

Cyber crime tops Americans’ worst feared crimes: Poll

Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Cyber crime tops Americans’ worst feared crimes: Poll. Cyber crime has become the most feared crime in the US, with two-thirds of American adults worrying about becoming the victims, a survey showed. The Gallup poll showed that 67 per cent of those polled worry about having their personal, credit card or

Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

New Delhi, Oct 11, Email users are more than twice as likely to encounter cyber threats through emails than any other malware, a new report said on Wednesday. One out of every nine users would have received a malicious email in the first half of 2017, revealed the cyber security firm Symantec’s report “Email Threats

Cyber security, artificial intelligence top CIOs’ minds: Survey

Ontario, Oct 3 (IANS) For the majority of CIOs, cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly change how they do their jobs in the near future, a new survey said on Tuesday. Cyber security continues to threaten the global landscape in 2018 and 95 per cent of CIOs surveyed said they expect cyber threats

Maharashtra Police finds 900 websites leaking movies

In an attempt to suppress the piracy of movies, the Maharashtra Cyber Police has initiated an PILOT project. Under the PILOT project, the Maharashtra cyber police has been able to track 900 such websites which leak movies online. The mission by Maharashtra cyber police is being performed with the help of Motion Pictures Association of

20 year old B.Tech dropout held for cyber stalking

DP Correspondent Ludhiana:B.Tech dropout held cyber stalking. The city police have arrested a 20 year old boy who stalked women on social networking sites. The accused morphed pictures of woman and further circulated it on social networking sites. Identified as Jatin Bedi, resident of New Tagore Nagar is B.Tech drop out and expert in computer

Ludhiana under cyber threat, 30 incidents in 15 days

Ludhiana ATM Fraud Incident, Cyber Crime Unit assigned to probe the cases. Amarpreet Singh Makkar, Ludhiana : The Ludhiana residents were under the cyber threat as around 30 incidents of ATM fraud, withdrawals were reported in last 15 days. After receiving the complaints the Police have registered nine cases at different police stations of city.

Google Job Prank landed boy hospital

Google Job Prank landed boy to hospital

Google Job Prank landed boy hospital. The family of Harshit Sharma, a 16-year-old school student from Chandigarh who made headlines a couple of days ago after it was reported that the teenager had been offered a graphic designer job in Google said he has been left devastated after it emerged that the job was a hoax.According to

Unemployed hacker robs bank in UK.

A young and unemployed hacker, James Ejankowski, robbed Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group in December 2016. He swindled the bank for over £99,000  by exploiting a bug in the bank’s online banking system. Ejankowski uncovered the trick that if he used the Bank’s online banking software to transfer notional funds between his current account and his savings

Google pledge to tackle YouTube terror videos

Google pledge tackle YouTube terror videos deploying smarter Google has unveiled four measures it will use to tackle the spread of terror-related material online. Among the measures it is deploying will be smarter software that can spot extremist material and greater use of human experts to vet content.It said terrorism was an “attack on open societies” and

SSP awares city folks about cyber crime

Chandigarh: Continuing with 7th Chandigarh Police Week, a cyber crime awareness programme was organised at Plaza, Sector-17, Chandigarh in which 200 students of Schools College and university and around 1000 general public were made aware of Cyber related crimes over 2500 pamphlets were distributed Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, SSP/UT was the chief guest. Gurcharan Singh,

Cases of e-mail hacking registered

Chandigarh: The police proclaim that cyber crime is not so prevalent in the city, however, a dozen of cases of hacking have been registered this year till April in Chandigarh cyber crime cell. The Chandigarh Cyber Crime cell is receiving a large number of complaints pertaining to hacking of email accounts and facebook accounts in