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Tata Power hit by cyber attack, says critical systems safe

Tata Power hit by cyber attack, says critical systems safe

🕔16:14, 15.Oct 2022

Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tata Power on Friday admitted it has been hit by a cyber attack on its IT infrastructure. The power company, however, said that all its critical operational systems are functioning normally. “The company has taken steps to

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Bangladeshi hacktivist group targeting Indian govt websites, servers

Bangladeshi hacktivist group targeting Indian govt websites, servers

🕔18:33, 22.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Cyber-security researchers on Thursday said they have discovered a hacktivist group from Bangladesh that is targeting the Indian government’s websites and servers. The group called Mysterious Team Bangladesh (MT) is using DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)

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India, UK perform virtual drill to counter ransomware attack for 26 nations

India, UK perform virtual drill to counter ransomware attack for 26 nations

🕔06:32, 7.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In a bid to prepare for a large, widespread cyber-security incident, India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and the UK government, in collaboration with BAE Systems, on Tuesday successfully conducted a virtual ransomware drill for 26

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OTP-based cyber crime is old-fashioned; data theft is the real challenge

OTP-based cyber crime is old-fashioned; data theft is the real challenge

🕔12:46, 28.Aug 2022

Ahmedabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Every day the cyber crime world is entering a new area, which brings a new challenge for the investigators. The journey that started with Jamtara OTP based crime has reached to data stealing, money siphoning and extortion.

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Ransomware to cause $30 bn in damage to govts, firms by 2023

Ransomware to cause $30 bn in damage to govts, firms by 2023

🕔06:41, 25.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Ransomware is set to cause $30 billion in damages to global organisations by 2023, remaining the top cyber threat to the enterprises as well as governments, a report showed on Wednesday. Cyber-attacks have contributed to a

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Hackers using malicious Gmail, Microsoft Edge extension to spy on emails

Hackers using malicious Gmail, Microsoft Edge extension to spy on emails

🕔17:08, 31.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A group of hackers from North Korea is using a malicious Google Chrome or Chromium-based Microsoft Edge extension to spy or user email accounts. The malicious extension by the hacker group titled ‘SharpTongue’ is capable of

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Over 7 in 10 Indian firms suffered from ransomware attack last year

Over 7 in 10 Indian firms suffered from ransomware attack last year

🕔11:38, 4.May 2022

More than seven in 10 (78 per cent) of Indian organisations were hit with ransomware attacks last year, up from 68 per cent in 2020, a new report showed on Wednesday. New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) More than seven in 10

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Recent malware attack had no bearing on operations: Oil India

Recent malware attack had no bearing on operations: Oil India

🕔17:22, 20.Apr 2022

Giving a clarification about the recent cyber-attack in the company’s IT systems, Oil India said that a malware threat was noticed by the company’s officials and reported, but it did not have any effect on its operations. New Delhi, April

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Windows under attack from Chinese threat actors: Microsoft

Windows under attack from Chinese threat actors: Microsoft

🕔06:48, 14.Apr 2022

Tech giant Microsoft has alerted users about the latest malware campaigns and cyber threats and informed them that China-based state-sponsored threat actor group Hafnium is stirring the pot once again. San Francisco, April 14 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has alerted users

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Cyber-attack on OIL network in Assam but production unaffected

Cyber-attack on OIL network in Assam but production unaffected

🕔06:40, 14.Apr 2022

State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has suffered a major cyber-attack in its field headquarters in eastern Assam’s Duliajan, with the hacker demanding $75,00,000, officials said on Wednesday. Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has suffered a major cyber-attack

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Hackers breach Russian space research site, leak mission files

Hackers breach Russian space research site, leak mission files

🕔11:07, 4.Mar 2022

Cyber-criminals linked to Anonymous hacking group have broken into a website belonging to Russia’s Space Research Institute (IKI) and leaked files that allegedly belong to the Russian space agency Roscosmos. New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Cyber-criminals linked to Anonymous hacking group

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Russian hackers accessed sensitive US defence information for 2 yrs

Russian hackers accessed sensitive US defence information for 2 yrs

🕔13:17, 17.Feb 2022

Russian state-sponsored hackers have been targeting US defence contractors for at least two years, and they acquired information on weapons, aircraft design, and combat communications systems over that period of time. San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) Russian state-sponsored hackers have been

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Ukraine hit by massive cyber attack amid standoff with Russia

Ukraine hit by massive cyber attack amid standoff with Russia

🕔11:37, 16.Feb 2022

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence has suffered a major cyber attack that prevented users from accessing its website, amid heightened tensions with Russia. Kiev, Feb 16 (IANS) Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence has suffered a major cyber attack that prevented users from accessing

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No cyber breach into NIC email system: Centre

No cyber breach into NIC email system: Centre

🕔07:41, 14.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 14  The Centre has said that there has been no cyber breach into the email system of the government maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The clarification comes on the backdrop of reports on impact of

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India facing 213 weekly ransomware attacks per organisation: Report

India facing 213 weekly ransomware attacks per organisation: Report

🕔07:46, 19.May 2021

New Delhi, May 19  India has seen the most number of ransomware attack attempts per organization, with an average of 213 weekly attacks since the beginning of the year, a report said on Tuesday. According to Check Point Research, India

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Targeted ransomware attacks grow 767%, India among top targets

Targeted ransomware attacks grow 767%, India among top targets

🕔18:02, 24.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 24  The ransomware attacks on high-profile targets such as corporations, government agencies and municipal organisations globally increased by a whopping 767 per cent in one year (from 2019 to 2020), according to a new report. Targeted ransomware

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52% of Indian firms report cyber attack in last 12 months

52% of Indian firms report cyber attack in last 12 months

🕔16:34, 30.Mar 2021

Mumbai, March 30  About 52 per cent of Indian organisations said they fell victim to a successful cybersecurity attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey released on Tuesday. Of these successful breaches, 71 per cent of organisations

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India thwarted China’s cyber attacks on power sector

India thwarted China’s cyber attacks on power sector

🕔07:32, 2.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 2  China carried out cyber attacks on Indian power and ports sectors when troops were engaged at the borders along the Line of Actual Control but there was “no impact” on critical infrastructure, sources in the power

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Codeword ‘India’ figures over 100 times in major China data leak

Codeword ‘India’ figures over 100 times in major China data leak

🕔07:29, 15.Dec 2020

New Delhi/Canberra, Dec 15  ‘India’ figured over 100 times in cryptic codewords in the leaked database of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) employees embedded in some of the biggest global companies and government agencies. Around two million CCP members who

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Hackers accessed DM inbox of 36 users in crypto hack: Twitter

Hackers accessed DM inbox of 36 users in crypto hack: Twitter

🕔11:24, 23.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 23  Twitter on Thursday revealed further details in the massive crypto hack, saying the hackers accessed the DM (direct message) inbox of up to 36 of the 130 targeted users, including one elected official in the Netherlands.

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