Cyber Attacks

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Kerala Police Act Amendment put on hold by Pinarayi Vijayan government; similarities to scrapped 66A, 118(d) exist
India

Kerala Police Act Amendment put on hold by Pinarayi Vijayan government; similarities to scrapped 66A, 118(d) exist

The LDF government's claim of passing the law to protect women and children from cyber bullying or abuse falls flat as existing laws too provide for the same

Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing
World

Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing

The revelations are certain to anger the Vatican as its relationship with the Chinese government has been enormously delicate, especially over China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

Coronavirus Outbreak: BSE cautions market intermediaries against malicious cyber attacks
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: BSE cautions market intermediaries against malicious cyber attacks

Leading stock exchange BSE has cautioned market intermediaries against malicious cyber attacks amid increased usage of mobile phones and tabs in the wake of lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

Saudi Aramco reports increase in cyber attack attempts, foresees the trend will continue
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Saudi Aramco reports increase in cyber attack attempts, foresees the trend will continue

The pattern of cyber attacks was cyclical and increasing in magnitude, said the oil giant's IT security chief.

With the digitisation of India, there needs to be a focus on cybersecurity
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With the digitisation of India, there needs to be a focus on cybersecurity

Digital infrastructure, because of its connectivity to the global communications network, is vulnerable to threats.

Breach of employee accounts will not have any effect on Wipro's financials, says COO
Business

Breach of employee accounts will not have any effect on Wipro's financials, says COO

A few of its employee accounts had been affected by an "advanced phishing campaign", and it has taken remedial steps, Wipro COO B M Bhanumurthy said

India far away from being less-cash economy, must address security issues, says Nandan Nilekani
Business

India far away from being less-cash economy, must address security issues, says Nandan Nilekani

Card payments infrastructure must be made more secure in a bid to compete with cash-based system, Nilekani said

Protecting data today requires a comprehensive and scalable security solution
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Protecting data today requires a comprehensive and scalable security solution

Data breaches can result in sensitive data loss, server outages and costly legal liabilities.

Google Cloud expands partnership with cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks
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Google Cloud expands partnership with cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks will also run their "GlobalProtect" service on Google Cloud Platform.

Czech security service says Russian players were behind cyber attacks on ministry
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Czech security service says Russian players were behind cyber attacks on ministry

BIS said two separate attacks on the Czech ministry were partly the work of the APT28 hacking group.

Russia plans to tighten data protection, draws up draft legislation to stop leaks
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Russia plans to tighten data protection, draws up draft legislation to stop leaks

Russia has drawn up draft legislation to stop leaks of personal information from state agencies.

India witnesses over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from countries including China, Russia
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India witnesses over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from countries including China, Russia

Russia, US, China, Netherlands and Germany have altogether targeted India with 4,36,090 cyber attacks.

Sabarimala row: Devotee organisations say Kerala Police's new security measures may only compound chaos
India

Sabarimala row: Devotee organisations say Kerala Police's new security measures may only compound chaos

The virtual queue system, which is similar to the digital system introduced by police since 2012, has not been effective in crowd management at Sabarimala.

Sabarimala row: BJP gears up for showdown with Kerala government as Lord Ayyappa temple set to reopen briefly
India

Sabarimala row: BJP gears up for showdown with Kerala government as Lord Ayyappa temple set to reopen briefly

The Sabarimala Action Committee, a group of various Hindu outfits spearheading the agitation, claimed hundreds of women have come forward to defend their faith and customs and will do so on 5 November.

BJP to step up Sabarimala protests, Pinarayi Vijayan warns of action against those trying to create 'communal divide' in police
India

BJP to step up Sabarimala protests, Pinarayi Vijayan warns of action against those trying to create 'communal divide' in police

Vijayan cautioned against alleged attempts to create "communal divide" in the state police, as BJP decided to intensify protests against the left government on the Sabarimala issue.

EU leaders impose sanctions to curb cyber attacks fearing 2019 election hacking
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EU leaders impose sanctions to curb cyber attacks fearing 2019 election hacking

EU officials are equally concerned about the misuse of voter data by domestic actors to sway elections.

Apple stresses on stonger encryption to protect against threats of cyber attacks
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Apple stresses on stonger encryption to protect against threats of cyber attacks

In a letter to the Australian government, Apple asserted that encryption is a benefit and public good.

Russia military intelligence accused of hacking weapons database at The Hague; Moscow's 'cyber troops' face global criticism
World

Russia military intelligence accused of hacking weapons database at The Hague; Moscow's 'cyber troops' face global criticism

The skills of Russia's hackers today developed from a tradition of excellent computing and programming skills dating back to the Soviet era. Many young Russians now may choose to work for the military and secret services for reasons of patriotism, some may still be more interested in the money.

UK defence minister calls Russia 'pariah state', accuses Moscow's spy agency of launching cyber attacks on civilian bodies
World

UK defence minister calls Russia 'pariah state', accuses Moscow's spy agency of launching cyber attacks on civilian bodies

Cyber experts from the UK have identified operatives from Russia's GRU military intelligence as being behind a string of high-profile incidents, including an attempted hack on the World Anti-Doping Agency in Switzerland last year.

Ukraine says Russian hackers are preparing back doors for a massive strike
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Ukraine says Russian hackers are preparing back doors for a massive strike

The hackers are targeting companies, including banks and energy infrastructure firms, says Ukraine.