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Coronavirus Outbreak: BSE cautions market intermediaries against malicious cyber attacks
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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

Over 120 million X-Rays, CT scans exposed on the internet due to carelessness of hospitals: Report
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Over 120 million X-Rays, CT scans exposed on the internet due to carelessness of hospitals: Report

More than 120 million images are lying open for cyber-criminals to tap into and sell on the blackmarket.

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
India

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace

The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape

Arun Jaitley needs to consider all sides of the story before dismissing cryptocurrencies in India
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Arun Jaitley needs to consider all sides of the story before dismissing cryptocurrencies in India

It is important to highlight the importance of decentralisation in the world of blockchain and how cryptocurrencies are a result of that.

US ATM manufacturers issue a warning about 'jackpotting'; a hacking tool that forces ATMs to spit out cash
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US ATM manufacturers issue a warning about 'jackpotting'; a hacking tool that forces ATMs to spit out cash

Diebold Nixdorf’s alert described steps that criminals had used to compromise ATMs. They include gaining physical access and replacing the hard drive.

Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrested
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Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrested

Andromeda is made up of a collection of “botnets”, or groups of computers that have been infected with viruses to allow hackers to control them remotely.

Cyber criminals use messaging apps to locate new hideouts after dark web market crackdown
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Cyber criminals use messaging apps to locate new hideouts after dark web market crackdown

Israeli intelligence software firm's research shows a 30-fold increase in dark web activity using smartphone-based messaging apps over the past year.

Breakdown of Russian cyber criminal arrests in the US reveals a record high
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Breakdown of Russian cyber criminal arrests in the US reveals a record high

US action against suspected Russian cyber criminals has surged to a record high despite efforts by President Donald Trump to improve ties with Moscow.

Hackers looking to shut down US factories if ransom demands are not met
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Hackers looking to shut down US factories if ransom demands are not met

While online thieves have long targeted banks for digital holdups, today just-in-time manufacturing sector's climbing toward the top of hackers' hit lists.

Ransomware demands escalate as users keep paying up: Symantec
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Ransomware demands escalate as users keep paying up: Symantec

The surge in cyber extortion has been fueled partly by the sale of ransomware kits.

The rise of IoT devices has made the importance of active cybersecurity more significant
Biztech

The rise of IoT devices has made the importance of active cybersecurity more significant

Digital transformation is impacting the way we do business. As companies embrace the digitised environment, security needs to be considered as an integral part of the plan and not as an afterthought.

Demonetization has turned India into a key target for cybercriminals, says F-Secure
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Demonetization has turned India into a key target for cybercriminals, says F-Secure

Post demonetization, India is expected to be a key target for cybercriminals using malware to attack point-of-sales (POS) devices and mobile wallets this year, security software firm F-Secure said today.

An update to the IT Act is a very welcome move
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An update to the IT Act is a very welcome move

India’s IT laws, comprising of the IT Act and the rules and regulations issued under it, have for a long time been outdated and way behind its counterparts in other parts of the world.

Cyber firm challenges Yahoo claim hack was state-sponsored
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Cyber firm challenges Yahoo claim hack was state-sponsored

A cyber security company on Wednesday asserted that the hack of 500 million account credentials from Yahoo was the work of an Eastern European criminal gang, adding another layer of intrigue to a murky investigation into the unprecedented data heist.

Rio Olympics 2016: Experts warn of hackers, phishing scams, and other Internet frauds
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Rio Olympics 2016: Experts warn of hackers, phishing scams, and other Internet frauds

The report adds how its not just visitors who are at risk, but also huge multinational companies such as Coca Cola, GE, Visa, Samsung and others. Moreover, users watching Rio Olympics from home may also not be safe as hackers could find ways to target them.

Bangladesh SWIFT hack: Officials visit Manila to seek recovery of bank heist money
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Bangladesh SWIFT hack: Officials visit Manila to seek recovery of bank heist money

Officials from the Bangladesh central bank are visiting Manila this week to pressure the authorities in the Philippines to find ways to return the $63 million that is still missing out of the funds stolen from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York earlier this year, two people close to Bangladesh Bank said.

Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo credentials traded in Russia, says expert
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Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo credentials traded in Russia, says expert

Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia's criminal underworld

Cybercrooks posing as tech support steal data: Report
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Cybercrooks posing as tech support steal data: Report

With more and more people worldwide preferring online transactions, cyber criminals are using the 'fake technical support'

Cyber criminals snap up expired domains to serve malicious ads
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Cyber criminals snap up expired domains to serve malicious ads

Expired domain names are becoming the latest route for cyber criminals to find their way into the computers of unsuspecting users.