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Feb 23, 2018
Intel failed to inform US cyber officials about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities until it got leaked to the publicOfficials claimed the government was not informed of the flaws before they became public because the flaws potentially held national security implications.
Feb 15, 2018
CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMSThe SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them
Jan 11, 2018
Home Ministry provides SC with a list of keywords associated with searching for child pornography and rape videosThese keywords have also been shared with tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Jan 02, 2018
CERT-In could not establish that Blue Whale Challenge Game caused children to commit suicideThe committee in its interim findings found that "CERT-In could not establish any involvement of Blue Whale game in any of the incidents reported to them".
Dec 27, 2017
DoT has directed ISPs to block over 4,000 URLs that contain material related to the sexual abuse of childrenManoj Sinha said ISPs implement blocking of internet websites/ URLs by using a suitable technology.
Dec 11, 2017
Digitisation has made services accessible but it has exposed them to cyberthreats also: Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT MinisterIT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad was speaking at the inauguration of the "NIC-CERT", a setup of National Informatics Centre.
Nov 15, 2017
US says North Korean malware Volgmer and Fallchill lurking in computer networks; suspect hacker group Hidden CobraUS claims that malware Volgmer and Fallchill developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations
Nov 02, 2017
Infosec Foundation to hold conference on cyber security on 3 November in KolkataAmong those who will be attending the summit, will be cyber security experts, cyber law experts, policy makers and start-ups.
Oct 31, 2017
CERT-In issues medium severity alert on DoubeLocker ransomware affecting Android smartphonesThe malware encrypts all the data on the smartphone, changes the PIN of the device, and demands a bitcoin payment for decryption of the files.
Oct 28, 2017
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team issues medium severity alert on 'Bad Rabbit' ransomwareThe ransomware infects a machine by pretending to be an Adobe Flash Installer and then encrypts the files and the drive.