Gender bias in science has to go

Amrita Chowdhury is a technology wizard who holds seven US patents in semi-conductor manufacturing. She is the author of Breach, an intriguing, multi-layered narrative that explores the realms of cyber crime and intellectual property rights. Here she discusses with Zehra Naqvi the need to be cagey in the virtual world and how women are coming…

Android on par with Windows as medium of cybercrime

Some 16 million mobile devices have been infected by malicious software globally as of the end of 2014, according to the latest security report by Motive Security Labs, Alcatel-Lucent’s security arm. Such malware is used by “cybercriminals for corporate and personal espionage, information theft, denial of service attacks on business and governments, and banking and…

Cybercrime moving to the cloud in a big way: Report

About 16 million mobile devices have been infected by malicious software globally in 2014, according to the latest report by Alcatel-Lucent’s security arm Motive Security Labs. Such malware is used by “cybercriminals for corporate and personal espionage, information theft, denial of service attacks on business and governments, and banking and advertising scams,” the report said.…