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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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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks

34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks

🕔11:00, 18.Apr 2018

Washington, April 18  Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a “Cybersecurity Tech Accord” to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states. The watershed agreement will prevent them help governments launch

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India 7th most targeted nation for Web Application Attacks: Report

India 7th most targeted nation for Web Application Attacks: Report

🕔13:00, 21.Feb 2018

Bengaluru, Feb 21  Nearly 40 per cent of over 53,000 cyber attacks in India occurred in the financial services sector during 2017, placing it at the seventh spot in the list of targeted countries for Web Application Attacks (WAA), a

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Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call: Microsoft

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call: Microsoft

🕔11:57, 15.May 2017

Washington, May 15 A cyber-attack that hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft has said. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused “widespread damage”, the BBC

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Sony to lose $200 million following cyber attack

Sony to lose $200 million following cyber attack

🕔11:53, 23.Dec 2014

Washington, Dec 23  Sony Pictures has suffered an estimated loss of $200 million on account of the recent cyber attack over the film “The Interview”, according to various analysts. Following the cyber attack, Sony had cancelled the release of the

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