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Cyber attacks and espionage greater threats than terrorism, says Canadian spy chief
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Cyber attacks and espionage greater threats than terrorism, says Canadian spy chief

Western governments are increasingly wary of what they say is possible Chinese state involvement in 5G and other communications networks.

Cyber threat landscape is evolving rapidly, India needs to fill skill gap fast
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Cyber threat landscape is evolving rapidly, India needs to fill skill gap fast

As enterprises are opening up their IT infrastructure, the risk of a cyber attack increases

Tata Communications sets up a cybersecurity lab at Sastra University in Tamil Nadu
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Tata Communications sets up a cybersecurity lab at Sastra University in Tamil Nadu

The cybersecurity lab was inaugurated at Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA).

Cyber attack on health database steals data of 1.5 mn Singaporeans, including PM
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Cyber attack on health database steals data of 1.5 mn Singaporeans, including PM

The cyber attack is Singapore's most serious breach of personal data that they have ever experienced.

LTE networks could be compromised by these new security vulnerabilities
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LTE networks could be compromised by these new security vulnerabilities

The LTE and 5G attack will most likely happen to people like politicians and journalists.

91% of companies surveyed experienced a fraud incident in 2017, says Kroll Annual Global risk report
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91% of companies surveyed experienced a fraud incident in 2017, says Kroll Annual Global risk report

Information theft, loss, or attack was one of the most prevalent types of fraud experienced in the financial services sector.

Collaboration needed at global level to deal with cyber threats and hackers: India
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Collaboration needed at global level to deal with cyber threats and hackers: India

The heterogeneity of the systems dealing with various aspects of the threats has made it difficult for the stakeholders to formulate such a law, said Gulshan Rai.

US Army orders its members to stop using Chinese DJI drones, cite 'cyber vulnerabilities' as a concern
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US Army orders its members to stop using Chinese DJI drones, cite 'cyber vulnerabilities' as a concern

The memo says DJI drones are the most widely used by the Army among off-the-shelf equipment of that type. In a statement DJI said it was surprised by army.

Cisco forecasts a potential destruction of service attack due rapid evolution of cyber threats
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Cisco forecasts a potential destruction of service attack due rapid evolution of cyber threats

Recent IoT botnet activity suggested that some attackers might be laying the foundation for a wide-reaching, high-impact cyber-threat event says Cisco.

Cisco: Bigger 'destruction of service' attacks set to infect businesses
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Cisco: Bigger 'destruction of service' attacks set to infect businesses

Cisco also tracked that the progress in reducing "time to detection" (TTD) -- the window of time between a compromise and the detection of a threat.

Hackers attacking Canadian casinos and mining companies on the look out for new targets: Research
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Hackers attacking Canadian casinos and mining companies on the look out for new targets: Research

While FireEye declined to identify victims by name, the methods described in their report echoed those used in attacks on Goldcorp, the world's third biggest gold miner by market value, smaller operator Detour Gold, and the Casino Rama Resort.

Venezuela's Maduro calls Twitter an 'expression of fascism' after many accounts were blocked
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Venezuela's Maduro calls Twitter an 'expression of fascism' after many accounts were blocked

Chavez was a pioneer among politicians in the use of Twitter, gathering millions of followers and frequently announcing news on the platform.

Microsoft to acquire Hexadite, a security orchestration and automation company
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Microsoft to acquire Hexadite, a security orchestration and automation company

Hexadite to be acquired by Microsoft is a US-headquartered company that delivers agentless, automatic incident investigation and remediation solutions.

Chinese authorities warn of cyber attack similar to WannaCry ransomware
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Chinese authorities warn of cyber attack similar to WannaCry ransomware

Chinese authorities warned computer users of the risk of a new cyber attack by a virus similar to WannaCry ransomware that has affected over 150 countries since it was detected last week, causing widespread panic.

Russia's interference in US election could be considered 'act of war', says Dick Cheney
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Russia's interference in US election could be considered 'act of war', says Dick Cheney

Former US vice president Dick Cheney has said that Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election could be considered an “act of war” against the country.

The world is not ready for cyber attacks, India tells Security Council
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The world is not ready for cyber attacks, India tells Security Council

International law is not prepared to deal with cyberattacks even as the interconnected world faces threats on a scale never seen before, India has told the Security Council

Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report
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Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report

With the rise in the number of mobile internet users in India, malware attacks on smartphones' operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.

ATMs across Europe are under constant attacks by hackers as threat to cyber security grows
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ATMs across Europe are under constant attacks by hackers as threat to cyber security grows

Cyber criminals have remotely attacked ATM cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB.

Symantec classifies ransomware as the most dangerous cyber threat
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Symantec classifies ransomware as the most dangerous cyber threat

Norton by Symantec, one of the global leaders in cyber security software, found that globally, consumers are the most likely victims of ransomware, accounting for 57 percent of all infections between January 2015 and April 2016.

Cyberespionage group Suckfly targeted Indian govt, e-commerce organisations: Symantec
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Cyberespionage group Suckfly targeted Indian govt, e-commerce organisations: Symantec

Security solutions provider Symantec has revealed the activities of Suckfly, an advanced cyberespionage group that conducted long term espionage campaigns against high profile targets including government and commercial organisations in India.