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India 3rd most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats

India is emerged as the 3rd most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats, such as malware, spam and ransomware, in 2017, as per latest report by security solutions provider ‘Symantec’. The list is topped by U.S., followed by China. The global threat ranking is based on 8 metrics: malware, spam, phishing, bots, ..

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What is a Computer Worm?

Computer Worm refers to a self-replicating malware which severely disrupts the functions of various software and hardware programs. It shares similarities with the computer virus as both can replicate themselves and further spread to various networks. However, unlike viruses which stick to particular files before diffusing inside the computer, worms are standalone software or separate ..

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Iran Reports substantial damage due to FLAME

Iran reported substantial damage and huge data lost due to malicious software dubbed as Flame. It could be 3rd most powerful virus after Stuxnet and Duqu viruses. Largest number of infected machines is in Iran, followed by the Israel/Palestine, then Sudan and Syria. What is Flame? Flame is a complex data stealing Virus that contains ..

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