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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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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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Google expands ‘Project Shield’ to protect govts from hacking

Google expands ‘Project Shield’ to protect govts from hacking

🕔12:02, 8.Mar 2022

Google has expanded eligibility for ‘Project Shield’, its free protection against DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks, to protect Ukrainian government websites, embassies worldwide and other governments in close proximity to stay online, protect themselves and continue to offer their

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Ukraine creates ‘IT army’ to hack Russian websites

Ukraine creates ‘IT army’ to hack Russian websites

🕔14:38, 28.Feb 2022

Facing massive cyber-attacks from Russia-sponsored threat actors, Ukraine has now assembled an ‘IT army’ tasked with specific cyber challenges, which reached nearly 2 lakh users on Telegram on Monday. New Delhi/Kiev, Feb 28 (IANS) Facing massive cyber-attacks from Russia-sponsored threat actors,

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Data on CoWIN safe, says govt amid rumours of hacking

Data on CoWIN safe, says govt amid rumours of hacking

🕔07:38, 11.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 11  After reports surfaced that India’s vaccine registration portal CoWIN has been hacked and the database of 15 crore people is up for sale, the government on Thursday issued a statement refuting the claims. The statement said

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Cyberattacks hit over 1,000 schools, colleges between June-Sept

Cyberattacks hit over 1,000 schools, colleges between June-Sept

🕔07:00, 31.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 31  Spear phishing attacks hit the education sector hard between June and September, affecting more than 1,000 schools, colleges, and universities, according to a global report. Spear phishing is a personalised phishing attack that targets a specific

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386 mn user records from 18 companies stolen in data breaches

386 mn user records from 18 companies stolen in data breaches

🕔07:14, 3.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 3  A hacker/hacking group known as ShinyHunters flooded a hacker forum with 386 million user records stolen from 18 companies. According to BleepingComputer, ShinyHunters last week began uploading the databases to a forum where anyone can download

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Did mega crypto hack affect any Indian, govt asks Twitter

Did mega crypto hack affect any Indian, govt asks Twitter

🕔17:14, 18.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 18 After a massive crypto hack hit Twitter, the Indian government has sent a notice to the micro-blogging platform, asking if accounts of Indian users were also compromised. The notice, sent by the government’s cybersecurity agency CERT-in as

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Hacker breaches FBI website: Report

Hacker breaches FBI website: Report

🕔11:52, 5.Jan 2017

Moscow, Jan 5  A hacker has claimed to have breached the US Federal Bureau of Investigation’s website and leaked personal account information to a public site, media reported.The hacker, known as CyberZeist, exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the highly-secured Plone

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