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Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities affected banking, finance sectors the most: Report
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Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities affected banking, finance sectors the most: Report

The Check Point Research report revealed that 32 firms globally were targeted via these vulnerabilities.

COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine
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COVID-19 vaccine-related spear-phishing attacks have increased after the release of the vaccine

The two predominant types of spear-phishing attacks in these cases were using brand impersonation or employing business email compromise.

Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report
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Phishing attacks escalated by 26 percent post-release of COVID-19 vaccines: Report

The phishing mails usually carried a link to a phishing website that promised early access to vaccinations in exchange for a payment.

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats online, requests cyber crime cell to intervene
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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats online, requests cyber crime cell to intervene

Rhea Chakraborty writes she has been a victim of online abuse, name-calling, and slut-shaming since Sushant Singh Rajput's death

Delhi Crime, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mardaani 2 reportedly among web searches most prone to cyber crime
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Delhi Crime, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mardaani 2 reportedly among web searches most prone to cyber crime

The hackers entice users to visit potentially malicious websites that are designed to install malware or steal passwords and personal information, said McAfee

BellTroX InfoTech Services, a Delhi-based cyber firm allegedly spied on politicians, investors worldwide
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BellTroX InfoTech Services, a Delhi-based cyber firm allegedly spied on politicians, investors worldwide

BellTroX bombarded its targets with tens of thousands of malicious emails, according to the data reviewed by Reuters.

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

EMI moratorium fraud: Banks asking customers to be alert, not to share OTP with imposters
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EMI moratorium fraud: Banks asking customers to be alert, not to share OTP with imposters

In a bid to warn customers against fraudsters who may attempt to exploit the EMI moratorium scheme, leading banks are reaching out to their customers to caution them against ''EMI moratorium frauds'' and strongly advising them not to share sensitive information like OTP and PIN with imposters

Cybercrime: Here are 10 tips that can help you stay safe in the digital world
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Cybercrime: Here are 10 tips that can help you stay safe in the digital world

Avoid utilising telephone customer service representatives to complete payment transactions.

North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime
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North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime

North Korea has vastly expanded its use of the internet in ways that enable its leader, Kim Jong-un, to evade a “maximum pressure” US sanctions campaign and turn to new forms of cybercrime to prop up his government, according to a new study

Glenn Greenwald charged with 'cybercrimes' in Brazil; 'will not be intimidated,' says award-winning journalist
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Glenn Greenwald charged with 'cybercrimes' in Brazil; 'will not be intimidated,' says award-winning journalist

Federal prosecutors in Brazil on Tuesday charged American journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes for his role in bringing to light cellphone messages that have embarrassed prosecutors and tarnished the image of an anti-corruption task force

Aadhaar linking case: HC says no to order of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
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Aadhaar linking case: HC says no to order of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN

HC says it would lead to data of genuine account holders going 'unnecessarily' to foreign countries.

Aadhaar-social media account linking case: UIDAI asks government to make a new law
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Aadhaar-social media account linking case: UIDAI asks government to make a new law

The current legislation just enables the use of the unique identity for its schemes and subsidies.

CBI has become benchmark in crime investigation, gained high credibility over years, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
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CBI has become benchmark in crime investigation, gained high credibility over years, says Union minister Jitendra Singh

Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has gained a high degree of credibility over the years and 'it has become a benchmark for investigation of crimes'

Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness
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Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness

A recent attack on systems of Riviera Beach caused the state to pay almost $600,000 ransom.

Police dismantles 'GozNym', a cybercrime network that stole $100 million: Report
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Police dismantles 'GozNym', a cybercrime network that stole $100 million: Report

The GozNym network used emails to infect the computers of more than 41,000 victims with malware.

Researchers find marketplace on dark web that sells tools to commit identity theft
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Researchers find marketplace on dark web that sells tools to commit identity theft

Networked machines use SSL/TLS certificates to authenticate themselves when connecting to each other.

The infamous WhatsApp Gold hoax is making a comeback; don't fall for it
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The infamous WhatsApp Gold hoax is making a comeback; don't fall for it

If you get a message about Martinelli, just ignore it. It's an utterly pointless hoax.

China accuses US of 'fabricating facts' after two hackers charged with cyber crime
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China accuses US of 'fabricating facts' after two hackers charged with cyber crime

Western governments, including the US' allies Britain and Australia, have accused Beijing of cyber-attacks. China described those claims as "purely made out of thin air", warning other countries to "stop deliberate defamation of China, so as not to damage... bilateral relations".

Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report
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Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report

Spam campaigns disguised as delivery notifications, shopping invoices are popular ways to spread malware.