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Cyberattacks, slow connections plague France's switch to online learning for all of 12 million pupils
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Cyberattacks, slow connections plague France's switch to online learning for all of 12 million pupils

Paris prosecutors opened an investigation Wednesday into possible hacking into key systems, and the government’s cybersecurity agency is also investigating.

How space became the stage for the next big 'power grab' between US and China
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How space became the stage for the next big 'power grab' between US and China

Weapons at Chinese military bases are capable of smashing satellites, shooting laser beams that could blind delicate sensors on satellites.

COVID-19 pandemic: Why the sudden boost in digital transformation calls for tougher cybersecurity in India
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COVID-19 pandemic: Why the sudden boost in digital transformation calls for tougher cybersecurity in India

In June 2020 alone, personal and financial data of 2.91 crore Indians was leaked on to the dark web.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers on alert for cyberattacks as alleged Russian plot revealed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers on alert for cyberattacks as alleged Russian plot revealed

Tokyo 2020 officials said they had taken a range of countermeasures against digital attacks but did not disclose details, citing security concerns.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala records highest number of cyberattacks during lockdown, says report
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala records highest number of cyberattacks during lockdown, says report

The COVID-19-induced lockdown saw a spurt in crybercrimes in India with Kerala recording the highest number of cyberattacks during the period, according to an analysis of IT security solutions provider K7 Computing

Security experts warn of cyberattacks after US killing of top Iranian general
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Security experts warn of cyberattacks after US killing of top Iranian general

Potential targets include manufacturing facilities, oil and gas plants and transit systems.

Global economy to worsen on rising geopolitical worries; wealth disparity key concern: World Economic Forum
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Global economy to worsen on rising geopolitical worries; wealth disparity key concern: World Economic Forum

The report said that nine out of ten respondents expect the economy to worsen due to rising geopolitical tensions

Marriott data breach linked back to Chinese state sponsored hackers: Report
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Marriott data breach linked back to Chinese state sponsored hackers: Report

If investigators confirm that China was behind the attack, that could complicate already tense relations between Washington and Beijing

Credit risks in the US stemming from cyberattacks is likely to grow: S&P Global Ratings
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Credit risks in the US stemming from cyberattacks is likely to grow: S&P Global Ratings

US has had a hard time guarding against increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyberattacks.

US government blames North Korea for malicious cyber activity
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US government blames North Korea for malicious cyber activity

The US government has identified more than 85 compromised networks. The addresses are being distributed along with suggested remediation actions.

Major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software widely used across the US government
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Major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software widely used across the US government

The practice potentially jeopardizes the security of computer networks in at least a dozen federal agencies, U.S. lawmakers and security experts said.

North Korea may have stolen classified South Korea-US military documents
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North Korea may have stolen classified South Korea-US military documents

The contents of about 80 percent of the data allegedly stolen by North Korea have not yet been identified.

Delphi and Blackberry partner to develop an operating system for self-driving cars
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Delphi and Blackberry partner to develop an operating system for self-driving cars

Delphi’s partners on the CSLP platform include Intel Corp’s Mobileye and Silicon Valley startup Renovo.

Facebook to launch 'election integrity initiative' to prevent meddling of votes, ahead of Canadian elections
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Facebook to launch 'election integrity initiative' to prevent meddling of votes, ahead of Canadian elections

Facebook is launching the program in Canada as internet companies seek to fend off criticism they are not doing enough to thwart online interference with elections and politics.

Sebi to chart out long term cyber security plans for markets
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Sebi to chart out long term cyber security plans for markets

Sebi efforts to put in place long term plans for cyber security of the market place also come against the backdrop of exchanges facing technical glitches and spate of suspected cyber attack cases globally, including in India

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.

South Korea to come up with mid-term plan to intensify cybersecurity measures
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South Korea to come up with mid-term plan to intensify cybersecurity measures

The move comes as government offices and other public agencies in Korea are facing growing cyberthreats.

China, Canada sign agreement to not conduct state-sponsored cyberattacks against each other
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China, Canada sign agreement to not conduct state-sponsored cyberattacks against each other

The cyberattacks agreement was reached during talks between Canada's national security adviser, Daniel Jean, and a senior communist party official.

WannaCry Ransomware: Banks did not operate ATMs running on old software to avoid ransomware threat
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WannaCry Ransomware: Banks did not operate ATMs running on old software to avoid ransomware threat

As part of precautionary measures, banks did not operate some ATMs running on old software in view of threat from ransomware ‘WannaCry’.

WannaCry ransomware: Govt comes up with a response mechanism to prevent cyber attacks
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WannaCry ransomware: Govt comes up with a response mechanism to prevent cyber attacks

The government on Sunday said it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" to prevent any major cyber attack from a new ransomware -- "Wannacry" -- which has infected computer systems around the world.