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Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin
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Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin

According to cybersecurity firm SecureWorks, the Russian hackers targeted the Atlantic Council and EU Disinfo Lab, which have both exposed several Russian disinformation campaigns

Facebook reports WhatsApp bug that could allow hackers to infect your phone via video file; update now
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Facebook reports WhatsApp bug that could allow hackers to infect your phone via video file; update now

The bug has been patched in the latest versions of WhatsApp, and was reported to India's CERT-IN.

UN sets up panel to discuss the 'dark side' of technology including cyberwarfare
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UN sets up panel to discuss the 'dark side' of technology including cyberwarfare

UN has set up a Panel on Digital Cooperation with people at the "frontiers of technology".

After Swiss defence department, Turla malware attacks a contractor's system in the foreign affairs
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After Swiss defence department, Turla malware attacks a contractor's system in the foreign affairs

The federal chancellery said that ill-intentioned hackers used the Turla malware in the July attack against the servers of the defense department.

Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach
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Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach

The government has highlighted the need for advanced cybersecurity solutions to thwart the plans of cyberattackers.

Amidst heightened tension in South China sea, China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam: FireEye
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Amidst heightened tension in South China sea, China broadens cyber attacks on Vietnam: FireEye

Vietnam denies allowing cyberespionage although it has also been accused by FireEye of carrying out attacks.

The National Cyber Security Coordinator visited JNPT to restore operations following cyber attack
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The National Cyber Security Coordinator visited JNPT to restore operations following cyber attack

National Cyber Security Coordinator Gulshan Rai on Thursday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) a day after one of the terminals was hit by a global cyber attack

University of Michigan researcher uses game theory to craft cyberwarfare strategies
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University of Michigan researcher uses game theory to craft cyberwarfare strategies

Robert Axelrod, a political scientists, has developed a new framework that can guide countries on the appropriate measures to retaliate cyber attacks.

Ministry of Home Affairs website not hacked, but is undergoing an audit due to a glitch, say officials
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Ministry of Home Affairs website not hacked, but is undergoing an audit due to a glitch, say officials

The website's landing page was drawing a blank and the site, which is accessed by hundreds of visitors daily and contains non-sensitive documents of the ministry, central paramilitary forces, visa-related information and contact details of the ministry officials, itself had become inaccessible.

DGCA losing critical aviation data due to an NIC server crash, brings forth our weak cybersecurity infrastructure
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DGCA losing critical aviation data due to an NIC server crash, brings forth our weak cybersecurity infrastructure

The recent revelation that DGCA lost critical data about pilots in 2015 due to a server crash at the NIC brings to the again to the fore the weak cybersecurity infrastructure of India

UK launches inquiry into national cyber security following alleged US DNC hacking by Russia
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UK launches inquiry into national cyber security following alleged US DNC hacking by Russia

UK is also looking at developing state sponsored offensive cyber capabilities, and is formulating the norms for the use of such capabilities.

France blocked 24,000 cyber attacks last year, to take more measures against Russian hackers
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France blocked 24,000 cyber attacks last year, to take more measures against Russian hackers

Jean-Yves Le Drian, defence minister of France said that French intelligence agencies were trying to learn its lessons from the allegations that rocked the US elections.

Hackers is launching today, a multiplayer darknet cyberwarfare simulator by Trickster Arts
Gaming

Hackers is launching today, a multiplayer darknet cyberwarfare simulator by Trickster Arts

Hackers is a multiplayer cyberwarfare strategy game where users have to build a network and carry out various kinds of hacks around the world.

Hackers preview – an online multiplayer global cyberwarfare simulator for Android and iOS
Gaming

Hackers preview – an online multiplayer global cyberwarfare simulator for Android and iOS

Hackers is a slick and stylish online multiplayer global cyber-warfare simulator, currently in Beta and expected for Android and iOS.

Deep Panda is the hacking group behind US data breach, says cyber security firm
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Deep Panda is the hacking group behind US data breach, says cyber security firm

Myers' account of a months-long battle with the group illustrates the challenges governments and companies face in defending against hackers that researchers believe are linked to the Chinese government - a charge Beijing denies.

China asked to investigate reports against its alleged attack on US websites
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China asked to investigate reports against its alleged attack on US websites

The United States said on Friday it has asked Beijing to investigate reports that China interfered with Internet content hosted outside the country and used it to attack U.S. websites.

US working on cyberwarfare software with videogame-style interface
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US working on cyberwarfare software with videogame-style interface

The United States' experimental research wing - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - has been working on new technology...

After Anonymous' attacks, Indian govt to ramp up cyber-security
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After Anonymous' attacks, Indian govt to ramp up cyber-security

After facing a string of attacks from the hacker group Anonymous, the Indian government has finally decided to beef up cyber security. Agencies, like the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) will carry out cyber operations, if required.

After Anonymous' attacks, Indian govt to ramp up cyber-security
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After Anonymous' attacks, Indian govt to ramp up cyber-security

After facing a string of attacks from the hacker group Anonymous, the Indian government has finally decided to beef up cyber security. Agencies, like the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) will carry out cyber operations, if required.

Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?
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Cyberwars: Did Obama order 'Flame' virus attacks on Iran?

The Obama administration is warning American businesses about Flame computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons.