Cyber Security News
It is feared that data of around 3-4 crore patients could have been compromised due to the breach detected on 23 November
The government data establish the sharp rise in attacks on the banking and financial sector. Between June 2018 and March 2022, India's banks recorded 248 successful data breaches by hackers and criminals, central government notified Parliament on 2 August
Anti-malware technologies find the picture steganography method difficult to detect since it makes such minute changes to an image.
A new report on cyber security has revealed that about 66 per cent in people in India and Indian Inc use multi-factor authentication, as opposed to the global average of just 56 per cent.
Instagram is coming up with a new way to block users from sending unsolicited nude images to other users. Instagram will process all images on the device, so nothing vile is sent to its messaging servers.
CloudSEK is among the entities that provides cyber threat intelligence to Indian cyber security watchdog CERTin
Once Password Monitor is enabled, users are notified if any of their passwords have been stolen in any online leak.
A report released Monday by its National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center accused the US National Security Agency of carrying out "tens of thousands of malicious attacks on network targets in China in recent years". It specifically mentions the case of Northwestern Polytechnical University
CERT-In has identified some critical vulnerabilities in some of the most popular devices that Apple sells in India. These include certain iPads, iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches, which run on older operating systems.
People are so bad with their password habits and in creating good passwords that the biggest tech giants - Apple, Microsoft and Google - have decided to remove passwords completely. Instead, users will now be logging in using their phones.
Many leaders said that cybersecurity was as important as border and internal security and asked whether the Aadhaar data of all Indians was safe.
Tech support scams are effective because they prey on consumers' fear, uncertainty and doubt to trick recipients into believing they face a dire cybersecurity threat, said Darren Shou, head of technology, NortonLifeLock
Lithuanian cybersecurity agency warns against use of Chinese-made Xiaomi and Huawei phones over data privacy concerns
Xiaomi phones also carry the risk of possible restrictions on freedom of expression because apps receive updated lists of censored words and phrases and are capable of blocking them, according to investigations
For years, victims have opted to quietly pay cybercriminals, calculating that the payment would be cheaper than rebuilding data and services
The value of Kremlin protection isn’t lost on the cybercriminals themselves. Earlier this year, a Russian-language dark-web forum lit up with criticism of a ransomware purveyor known only as 'Bugatti', whose gang had been caught in a rare US-Europol sting.
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
Airtel has also invested Rs 100 crore to launch security intelligence centres in India.
Cyber attackers had hacked into the Twitter accounts of high profile users, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Jeff Bezos, in a purported Bitcoin scam.
Investigators are still trying to determine exactly how the hackers got inside Twitter’s systems and took such command of the platform that, when Twitter employees took the Bitcoin-seeking messages down, the disinformation popped right back up
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