14 Apr 2014
Boston: BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to release security updates for messaging software for Android and iOS devices by Friday to address vulnerabilities in programs related to the "Heartbleed" security threat.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: A major flaw in the Internet security has put at risk many passwords, credit card as well as e-mail information. Heartbleed is a bug in OpenSSL.
12 Apr 2014
Boston: US government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the "Heartbleed" bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.
12 Apr 2014
Washington: White House and US intelligence agencies said on Friday neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency exploited the glitch in widely used Web encryption technology to gather intelligence.
27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users about the destructive phishing attacks by a virus which could compromise personal email and banking-related data.
20 Mar 2015
BOSTON/FRANKFURT: New bugs in the widely used encryption software known as OpenSSL were disclosed on Thursday, though experts say do not pose a serious threat like the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in the same technology that surfaced a year ago.
05 Aug 2015
London: Casting doubts on finding a cure for HIV anytime soon, British researchers have found that the virus can grow 'silently' in patients who are thought to be responding well to the treatment. Advances in anti-retro viral therapy given to HIV patients over the past 30 years mean that most patients can have their virus suppressed to almost undetectable levels and live a long and healthy life.
28 Jul 2015
Washington: Scientists have used a popular genome editing technique to precisely modify a key type of human immune cell that protects the body against a wide range of diseases, from diabetes to AIDS to cancer.
12 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Kaspersky Labs on Thursday revealed that its internal networks had faced an advanced attack but also clarified that no data was compromised.
20 Jun 2015
New York: The polio virus can continue to transmit silently for more than three years with no reported cases, says a study that suggests continued surveillance even after eradication of the disease.