Fraud

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

This year will see the maturation of blockchain, as 2017's pilot projects turn into 2018's real-world implementations in a variety of industries. That includes governments, some of whom are now testing cryptocurrencies as fiat money.

Government: Money fraudulently withdrawn from banks using Aadhaar

The Indian government on Tuesday admitted that there have been cases of fraudulent money withdrawal using Aadhaar details.

Cryptocurrency is the international currency for cyber crime: Prashant Mali, Cyber law expert

As the confusion around bitcoin’s legality and its usage in cybercrime lingers, Bombay High Court advocate and cyber law expert, Prashant Mali clears the concept.

Cryptocurrency not legal in India; many nations adopt investor friendly approach

Instead of refusing legal status to cryptocurrencies as in the case of India and China, other major countries plan trade regulations to control illicit activities.

The era of data analytics revolution is real: Noshin Kagalwalla, SAS

Analytics isn’t an afterthought for digital businesses with the advent of new technologies like IoT, ML and AI, says Noshin Kagalwalla, MD at SAS India.

Budget 2018: Cryptocurrency not a legal tender

Arun Jaitley presented the Union budget 2018, and made clear that the cryptocurrency is not a legal tender.

BFSI sector will be the key target of cyber criminals in 2018

BFSI companies were possibly the biggest target of cyber criminals over the last couple of years. The trend is likely to continue as cyber criminals will continue to find innovative ways to steal identity and money.

Regulatory regime for BFSI: How information security will play a critical role

Regulatory agencies like RBI and IRDAI are taking steps to secure BFSI companies from cyber threats.

The changing role of the CISO

The role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is changing from that of an IT security manager to that of a C-suite executive who secures the business interests of the enterprise.