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Centre to withdraw contentious Personal Data Protection Bill, bring new one

Centre to withdraw contentious Personal Data Protection Bill, bring new one

🕔19:29, 3.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said it will withdraw its much-awaited Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 that has seen 81 amendments in the past three years, and will now introduce a new bill. IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

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ASEAN Regional Forum discusses terrorism, maritime and cyber security

ASEAN Regional Forum discusses terrorism, maritime and cyber security

🕔19:49, 9.Jun 2022

ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in a virtual meeting on Thursday discussed terrorism, maritime and cyber security. New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in a virtual meeting on Thursday discussed terrorism, maritime and cyber security. Secretary (East), Saurabh Kumar

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641 govt websites, social media accounts hacked in last 5 yrs: Centre

641 govt websites, social media accounts hacked in last 5 yrs: Centre

🕔07:29, 6.Apr 2022

As many as 641 Twitter accounts, e-mails, websites pertaining to the government were hacked during the last five years, Centre said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As many as 641 Twitter accounts, e-mails, websites pertaining

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Hacker steals $625 mn in crypto from Blockchain platform Ronin

Hacker steals $625 mn in crypto from Blockchain platform Ronin

🕔11:32, 30.Mar 2022

In one of the largest decentralised finance (DeFi) breaches yet, a hacker has stolen cryptocurrencies worth $625 million from Ronin, a Blockchain platform behind popular non-fungible token (NFT) game Axie Infinity. San Francisco, March 30 (IANS) In one of the largest

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Google to acquire cyber-security firm Mandiant for $5.4 bn

Google to acquire cyber-security firm Mandiant for $5.4 bn

🕔18:36, 8.Mar 2022

San Francisco, March 8 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced to acquire leading cyber defense and response company Mandiant in an all-cash deal of $5.4 billion. Upon the close of the acquisition, Mandiant will join Google Cloud. The acquisition of Mandiant will

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897 cyberattacks targeted Jordan in 2021

897 cyberattacks targeted Jordan in 2021

🕔18:13, 21.Feb 2022

Amman, Feb 21 (IANS) Jordan’s State Minister for Media Affairs Faisal Shboul said that 897 cyberattacks against the country were recorded in 2021 and all of them were thwarted. The attacks targeted several establishments including the Royal Hashemite Court, the official

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New malware ‘SharkBot’ attacking banking apps on Android phones

New malware ‘SharkBot’ attacking banking apps on Android phones

🕔22:02, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new Android Trojan that can circumvent multi-factor authentication on banking apps on smartphones, putting users’ financial data and money at risk. Called ‘SharkBot’, the Android malware has been found in attacks

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Critical bug in world’s largest NFT marketplace OpenSea found, firm fixes it

Critical bug in world’s largest NFT marketplace OpenSea found, firm fixes it

🕔17:13, 13.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Cyber-security researchers on Wednesday reported that world’s largest NFT (non-fungible token) marketplace called OpenSea had compromised security which, if exploited, could have led hackers to hijack user accounts and steal entire crypto wallets of users, by

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Quad officials discuss cooperation on supply chain, critical technologies

Quad officials discuss cooperation on supply chain, critical technologies

🕔15:21, 13.Aug 2021

New York, Aug 13  Senior officials of the Quad countries on Thursday explored collaboration to ensure resilient supply chains and in the areas of emerging and critical technologies to move their cooperation to a newer level. India’s External Affairs Ministry,

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Cyber security key to achieve PM’s dream of USD 5 tr economy: Shah

Cyber security key to achieve PM’s dream of USD 5 tr economy: Shah

🕔07:14, 13.Jul 2021

Gandhinagar, July 13  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of India becoming a five-trillion-dollar economy, cyber security was very important. He was speaking at the inauguration of the Centre of

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1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months

1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months

🕔10:35, 19.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 19 More than one in two Indian adults (59 per cent) experienced cybercrime in the last 12 months, as seven in 10 Indian adults (among those surveyed) believed that remote work has made it much easier for

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IIT-Kanpur to start 3 master’s programme in cyber-security

IIT-Kanpur to start 3 master’s programme in cyber-security

🕔16:20, 16.Dec 2020

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16  The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) is the first to introduce three new master’s programmes in cyber-security in addition to a dedicated centre on the subject. These programs are designed to address the need

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Health mission to new cyber policy — 10 major announcements by PM

Health mission to new cyber policy — 10 major announcements by PM

🕔17:01, 15.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 15  Speaking on the occasion of Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made 10 major announcements on Saturday. He announced the launch of the National Digital Health Mission scheme,

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Modi meets Estonian president, discusses cyber security

Modi meets Estonian president, discusses cyber security

🕔12:02, 26.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid on the sidelines of the UNGA here, and both sides decided to deepen bilateral cooperation in the field of e-governance, cyber security and innovation.

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Government shutdown puts US at significant hacking risk

Government shutdown puts US at significant hacking risk

🕔10:30, 17.Jan 2019

Washington, Jan 17  The partial US government shutdown has put sensitive departments at a significant hacking risk, cyber security experts have warned. Accroding to a report in Fortune late Wednesday, the federal freeze has put the US at a significant

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CERT-Fin nice but cyber security needs more focus : Experts

CERT-Fin nice but cyber security needs more focus : Experts

🕔16:12, 1.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) While welcoming the government’s move to establish the Computer Emergency Response Team for Financial Sector (CERT-Fin) to curb hacking and securing online data, cyber experts on Wednesday said much more is needed to be done in

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India sews up cyber security accords with three countries

India sews up cyber security accords with three countries

🕔15:19, 27.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 27 Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has signed agreement with its counterparts in Malaysia, Singapore and Japan, an official statement said here on Wednesday.The agreements related to cyber security will promote closer cooperation for exchange of

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India, Russia to set up expert group on cyber-security, counter-terrorism

India, Russia to set up expert group on cyber-security, counter-terrorism

🕔10:10, 8.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 8  India and Russia will form an “expert group” on cyber security and counter-terrorism to jointly fight terrorism, particularly the Islamic State, an official statement said.The decision was made at a meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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India, Australia discuss terrorism, cyber security

India, Australia discuss terrorism, cyber security

🕔10:56, 3.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 3  India and Australia on Wednesday discussed intelligence sharing, combating international terrorism, cyber security and better working relations for border and maritime security.The issues were discussed at a meeting here between visiting Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews and

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DSCI focuses on cyber security for digital transformation

DSCI focuses on cyber security for digital transformation

🕔13:24, 11.Jul 2015

Bengaluru, July 11  Security architects, senior security managers and decision makers brainstormed on a number of issues, including technology and cyber security, during the seventh edition of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) best practices meet here. Participants spoke on

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