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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

Cryptomining malware grows by an alarming 86 percent in Q2 2018 reveals McAfee
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Cryptomining malware grows by an alarming 86 percent in Q2 2018 reveals McAfee

Although less common than ransomware, cryptomining malware has quickly emerged as a major threat.

North Korea claims alleged WannaCry ransomware hacker does not exist
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North Korea claims alleged WannaCry ransomware hacker does not exist

The hacker is nothing more than a figment of the US law enforcement's imagination says North Korea.

Apple supplier TSMC resumes work after Wannacry ransomware attack
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Apple supplier TSMC resumes work after Wannacry ransomware attack

TSMC has said it maintained its previous forecast of high single-digit revenue growth for 2018.

Operation GhostSecret is the latest global cyber attack operation being carried out by North Korea in 17 countries says McAfee report
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Operation GhostSecret is the latest global cyber attack operation being carried out by North Korea in 17 countries says McAfee report

Operation GhostSecret has similar signatures, which shows the high profile nature of the North Korean hackers according to McAfee.

Top tech companies state that they will not assist any government in conducting offensive cyber attacks, sign pledge
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Top tech companies state that they will not assist any government in conducting offensive cyber attacks, sign pledge

The Cybersecurity Tech Accord signed by these companies vows to protect all customers from attacks regardless of geopolitical or criminal motive.

Human error caused cloud-related cyber attacks to increase by 424 percent in 2017: IBM
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Human error caused cloud-related cyber attacks to increase by 424 percent in 2017: IBM

Ransomware reigned in 2017 as cyber attacks such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Bad Rabbit hit several industries.

No IT system including Aadhaar can claim to be 100 percent safe, says security software maker Sophos
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No IT system including Aadhaar can claim to be 100 percent safe, says security software maker Sophos

When Sophos was asked on Aadhaar, which claims to be safe and secure, it said "in terms of vulnerabilities, no one can claim that his system is 100 percent safe".

Forget WannaCry, cryptocurrency miner WannaMine has now been spotted stealing computing resources
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Forget WannaCry, cryptocurrency miner WannaMine has now been spotted stealing computing resources

WannaMine initially uses a tool called Mimikatz to steal credentials, failing which it attempts to uses EternalBlue to break in and start mining.

North Korean ambassador to UN demands US prove claim that Pyongyang was behind Wannacry ransomware attack
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North Korean ambassador to UN demands US prove claim that Pyongyang was behind Wannacry ransomware attack

North Korea's envoy in charge of US affairs at the United Nations demanded Washington provide evidence to back up its claim Pyongyang was behind the Wannacry ransomware attack

North Korea denies allegations made by US about Pyongyang's hand in the WannaCry cyberattack
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North Korea denies allegations made by US about Pyongyang's hand in the WannaCry cyberattack

Earlier this week, White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert had blamed Pyongyang for the WannaCry cyberattack.

Facebook and Microsoft have disabled potential North Korean cyberthreats: US
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Facebook and Microsoft have disabled potential North Korean cyberthreats: US

A Facebook spokesman said the company deleted accounts associated with Lazarus “to make it harder for them to conduct their activities.”

West Bengal is planning to introduce blockchain technology to protect documents from cyberattack
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West Bengal is planning to introduce blockchain technology to protect documents from cyberattack

The blockchain is an online ledger of digitally recorded transactions which is encrypted in the form of blocks.

United States says North Korea directly responsible for huge WannaCry cyberattack
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United States says North Korea directly responsible for huge WannaCry cyberattack

The United States officially accused North Korea late on Monday of carrying out the massive WannaCry attack that infected some 300,000 computers this year.

US government to publicly blame North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack
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US government to publicly blame North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack

North Korean authorities have repeatedly denied responsibility for WannaCry and called other allegations about cyber attacks a smear campaign.

Bitcoin rally: Income tax sleuths conduct surveys on 9 major exchanges, detect HNI entries
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Bitcoin rally: Income tax sleuths conduct surveys on 9 major exchanges, detect HNI entries

Sleuths detected a number of high net worth individuals (HNIs) and customer IDs in these databases and prima facie about 20-25 lakh such entities have been traced.

Worldwide, organisations will spend $96.3 billion on cybersecurity in 2018: Report
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Worldwide, organisations will spend $96.3 billion on cybersecurity in 2018: Report

More than 60 percent of organisations globally will invest in multiple data security tools by 2020, up from 35 percent today, it added.

US says North Korean malware Volgmer and Fallchill lurking in computer networks; suspect hacker group Hidden Cobra
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US says North Korean malware Volgmer and Fallchill lurking in computer networks; suspect hacker group Hidden Cobra

US claims that malware Volgmer and Fallchill developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations

Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches
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Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches

India has seen its share of data breaches and security hacks recently and is being quickly identified as one of the most affected geographies world over.

North Korea denies UK accusation of being responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attack
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North Korea denies UK accusation of being responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attack

A third of Britain's public hospitals were affected by the WannaCry worm in May, according to a government report.