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Cybercrime cases committed against kids rose by 400% in 2020, show NCRB data
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Cybercrime cases committed against kids rose by 400% in 2020, show NCRB data

Even though the number of cybercrime cases committed against children in 2020 remain small, its rise from 2019 is alarming

Spain opens probe into antivirus pioneer John McAfee's death inside Barcelona jail
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Spain opens probe into antivirus pioneer John McAfee's death inside Barcelona jail

John MacAfee death: The body of the 75-year-old founder of the anti-virus pioneer was discovered around 7 pm on Wednesday in his cell in the Brians 2 penitentiary near Barcelona

Air India data breach: Personal info of flyers leaked after cyber attack on its passenger server
India

Air India data breach: Personal info of flyers leaked after cyber attack on its passenger server

Passengers' personal information that was leaked included name, date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information and credit card data

How China-linked group RedEcho is targeting India's power grid: The Recorded Future interview
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How China-linked group RedEcho is targeting India's power grid: The Recorded Future interview

Across the world and despite concerns for a decade that China-linked groups have had an intent or capability to target critical infrastructure, reports of targeting critical infrastructure for disruption from Chinese groups are rare

Elgar Parishad case: Rona Wilson moves HC after US forensic firm says evidence planted on his PC
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Elgar Parishad case: Rona Wilson moves HC after US forensic firm says evidence planted on his PC

A report by a US-based firm claims the letter and other evidence cited by police had been planted in a hidden folder on Wilson's computer by an unidentified cyber attacker

IT firms in India encounter third highest number of malware attacks in the world: Report
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IT firms in India encounter third highest number of malware attacks in the world: Report

India encountered the third-highest number of malware attacks after the US and Japan.

Airtel announces Airtel Secure, a cybersecurity solution for business customers
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Airtel announces Airtel Secure, a cybersecurity solution for business customers

Airtel has also invested Rs 100 crore to launch security intelligence centres in India.

Russia trying to steal coronavirus vaccine data, say western nations; Moscow refutes claims
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Russia trying to steal coronavirus vaccine data, say western nations; Moscow refutes claims

Although Russia could be seeking to steal the vaccine data to boost its own research, it could also be trying to avoid relying on western countries for any eventual coronavirus vaccine

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect
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Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect

China has, in recent weeks, banned beef exports from Australia's largest abattoirs, ended trade in Australian barley with a tariff wall and warned its citizens against visiting Australia. These measures are widely interpreted as punishment for Australia's advocacy of an independent probe into the origins and spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Israel's hack of Iranian port becomes latest salvo in two West Asian rivals' exchange of cyber attacks
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Israel's hack of Iranian port becomes latest salvo in two West Asian rivals' exchange of cyber attacks

Israel was behind a cyber attack on 9 May that disrupted operations at a major port in Iran, according to high-ranking intelligence officials and experts in West Asia who are kept informed of covert Israeli actions in the region

Turk Telekom resumes internet access after a cyber attack targeted its DNS addresses
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Turk Telekom resumes internet access after a cyber attack targeted its DNS addresses

Turk Telekom confirmed that it had been hit by a cyber attack but did not specify who was carrying out the attack.

ISRO was targeted by the same malware that was used to attack NPCIL's Kudankulam nuclear plant: Report
India

ISRO was targeted by the same malware that was used to attack NPCIL's Kudankulam nuclear plant: Report

The officials at the nuclear plant and ISRO were made aware of the security breach on 4 September.

Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness
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Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness

A recent attack on systems of Riviera Beach caused the state to pay almost $600,000 ransom.

NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year
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NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year

The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.

Canada may crackdown on social media giants to deal with election meddling
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Canada may crackdown on social media giants to deal with election meddling

Facebook, Twitter, Google are being asked to promote transparency and authenticity on their platforms.

Bayer says cyber attack detected and contained; no evidence of data theft
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Bayer says cyber attack detected and contained; no evidence of data theft

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugs and pesticides maker Bayer said it had detected a cyber attack on its computer networks but that data had not been stolen.

Facebook denies possibility of a cyber attack after massive global outage
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Facebook denies possibility of a cyber attack after massive global outage

Facebook and Instagram users were not able to access their accounts in several parts of the world.

Facebook's lead regulator in the EU to conclude first of investigation by summer
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Facebook's lead regulator in the EU to conclude first of investigation by summer

The other probes relate to complaints by users in relation to how Facebook processes personal data.

Australian parliament's network hacked in attempt to steal emails, phone contacts
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Australian parliament's network hacked in attempt to steal emails, phone contacts

While the investigation is still on, reportedly there is no evidence yet on data being accessed in the breach.

Coordinated cyber attack could cause up to $193 billion worth of damage: report
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Coordinated cyber attack could cause up to $193 billion worth of damage: report

Insurance claims after such an attack may range from cyber extortion to incident response costs.