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Hackers steal over $600 million in one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists
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Hackers steal over $600 million in one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists

The haul was valued at $545 million when it was stolen on 23 March, but was worth about $615 million based on prices Tuesday, making it one of largest thefts ever in the crypto world.

Russian officials, including hackers, charged with hacking the energy industry
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Russian officials, including hackers, charged with hacking the energy industry

The hacks targeted companies and organizations in about 135 countries

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future
India

'Idea of wall is an illusion': Top cybersecurity expert on China's digital army and battleground of future

CNN-News18's Shreya Dhoundial speaks to top cybersecurity expert and Recorded Future CEO Christopher Ahlberg on China's digital army and what India needs to watch out for

Alleged Co-WIN hack may have been a Bitcoin scam: Everything you need to know
India

Alleged Co-WIN hack may have been a Bitcoin scam: Everything you need to know

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has denied the hack claims and says that the data alleged to have been leaked -- such as geo-location -- is not even collected on Co-WIN.

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

Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts, impostor websites to break into computers, smartphones of Uyghur Muslims
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Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts, impostor websites to break into computers, smartphones of Uyghur Muslims

Facebook says the operation targeted Uyghur activists, journalists and dissidents from China’s Xinjiang region, as well as individuals living in Turkey, Kazakhstan, the US, Syria, Australia, Canada and other nations.

Hacker group allegedly leaks data of Indian Army personnel using Airtel network; company denies claim
India

Hacker group allegedly leaks data of Indian Army personnel using Airtel network; company denies claim

Red Rabbit Team in a message to PTI claimed that it has access to pan-India data of Bharti Airtel through a shell uploaded on the company's server and will leak more data soon.

US accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets
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US accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets

US authorities said the Chinese nationalsparticipated in a multiyear cyber espionage campaign that stole weapons designs, drug information, software source code, etc.

State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn
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State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn

The NCSC and CISA did not say which countries were responsible for the attacks.

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

In defense lies the best offence: Six tips to keep your digital world safe
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In defense lies the best offence: Six tips to keep your digital world safe

Do not ‘talk’ to strangers, which means don’t click on links, open attachments sent by addresses you don’t know.

UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference
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UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference

The attacks come after Britain's security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries may attempt to disrupt voting.

Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report
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Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report

Younger workers are more accepting of personal devices at work and consider them less of a security risk (71 percent) than older workers (79 percent)

Hackers steal 68 lakh records from Indian healthcare websites for alleged cancer research
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Hackers steal 68 lakh records from Indian healthcare websites for alleged cancer research

The stoled healthcare records contained key patient and doctor information and credentials.

Florida pays $600,000 ransom to hackers who paralysed the city's computer systems
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Florida pays $600,000 ransom to hackers who paralysed the city's computer systems

The hackers got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.

Radiohead releases 18 hours worth of music for free after hacker's ransom demands
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Radiohead releases 18 hours worth of music for free after hacker's ransom demands

Radiohead uploaded the 1.8 GB collection of recording session outtakes and rare live performances.

Hackers steal bitcoin worth $41 million from  cryptocurrency exchange Binance
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Hackers steal bitcoin worth $41 million from cryptocurrency exchange Binance

The 7,000 bitcoin were withdrawn by hackers using a variety of techniques, including phishing.

Microsoft seizes websites created by Iranian hackers used for cyberattacks
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Microsoft seizes websites created by Iranian hackers used for cyberattacks

Microsoft has labelled the hacking group as Phosphorous that tricked people to click on malicious links.

Your actual life may be priceless, but your digital life is only worth $1,215
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Your actual life may be priceless, but your digital life is only worth $1,215

Netflix and Uber IDs can be had for as little as $10.73 and $11.22 respectively.

Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected
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Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected

Along with the email ID, the security breach has also exposed close to 21 million passwords.