Cyber attack

Cyber espionage in govt depts on the rise in Telangana

A Verizon enterprises report, of which Telangana is a contributor, finds 23k incidents of cyber espionage reported in last year alone

published on : 9th May 2019

Google removing 100 apps from Chinese developer to ward off cyberattacks

46 apps from DO Global have already been removed from the Play Store and the company intends to ban DO Global overall with more app removals that would follow, BuzzFeed News reported on Friday.

published on : 27th April 2019

Amnesty says Hong Kong office hit by China-linked cyber attack 

Amnesty said it first detected its systems had been compromised on March 15 when its Hong Kong office migrated its IT infrastructure to the rights group's more secure international network.

published on : 25th April 2019

Cyber attack: Hyderabad at moderate risk, Telangana relatively safer than other states

Hyderabad is at moderate risk of cyber attacks and hacks.

published on : 22nd April 2019

India ‘scores high’ on list of malware-attacked nations, beats China

While India’s share of users attacked by banking malwares stood at 4 per cent, Russia and Germany took the majority of hits with 22 per cent and 21 per cent of all attacks respectively.

published on : 10th March 2019

Pulwama attack: Kerala hackers pay tribute to CRPF men on Pakistani daily Dawn's Wiki page 

The hackers also changed the name of the Karachi-based newspaper's founder to Mahatma Gandhi instead of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

published on : 25th February 2019

Singapore imposes USD 740,000 fines over major cyber attack

The official Personal Data Protection Commission announced it was fining Integrated Health Information Systems, which runs the IT systems for Singapore's public healthcare sector, Sg$750,000.

published on : 15th January 2019

Imminent threat: AI-driven cyber attacks hard to uncover

Artificial intelligence is not a revolution available just for cyber-security defenders.

published on : 5th January 2019

New AI tool can decode security captchas 

The programme was tested on 33 captcha schemes, of which 11 are used by many of the world's most popular websites -- including eBay, Wikipedia and Microsoft.

published on : 6th December 2018

‘More Indian hackers to bring global financial institutions to knees in ‘19’

More hacking groups from India and other south east Asian countries targeting financial institutions are likely to emerge in 2019, according to findings of a research on cyber threat. 

published on : 28th November 2018

Over 4 lakh cyber attacks in India from Russia, US and China

More than 73,000 attacks initiated from India between January and June this year.

published on : 11th November 2018

Push attack! Beware of this latest cyber trap

The McAfee researcher suggested following Google’s guide to customise which sites to receive push notifications from. Use of parental controls were also recommended. 

published on : 11th November 2018

India ranked 12 globally in web-borne threats: Kaspersky Lab

About a third of Internet users in the country were attacked by web-borne threats between the July-September period of this year.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Most firms claim to be well-equipped to deal with rising cyber attacks: Survey

Cyber security investment trends in the country, according to the study, are primarily driven by expectation of increasing threat and pressure from customers or investors.

published on : 21st October 2018

Over 11,000 MikroTik router users at risk of cyber attacks

A security flaw in MikroTik WiFi routers has left thousands in the subcontinent at risk of cyber attacks ranging from eavesdropping to cryptomining.

published on : 21st October 2018
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