Cybersecurity

Report: Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, government

A compromise was identified in June and July of the Unique Identification Authority of India, or UIDAI, the government agency that oversees the national identification database.   

published on : 22nd September 2021

Biden, tech leaders eye 'concrete steps' to boost cybersecurity

The recent attacks 'has created a sense of urgency' and the need to refocus attention of government and the private sector, the official added.

published on : 25th August 2021

US moves to better protect infrastructure from cyber threats

The actions, outlined in an order being signed by President Joe Biden, are an acknowledgment of the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of critical industries.

published on : 28th July 2021

China launches 6-month campaign to clean up apps

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said companies must fix pop-ups on apps that deceive and mislead users or force them to use services they might not want.

published on : 26th July 2021

India ranks among top 10 in ITU's Global Cybersecurity Index

The affirmation by the UN body of India's efforts on cybersecurity, comes just ahead of the sixth anniversary of Digital India on July 1.

published on : 30th June 2021

Kochi-based cybersecurity agency detects data breach on trading platform

PII includes name, contact number, city, country, and customer, email, trade login and branch IDs were leaked.

published on : 26th June 2021

Security flaw found in 2G mobile data encryption standard

While most phones now use 4G or even 5G standards, GPRS remains a fallback for data connections in some countries.

published on : 16th June 2021

Malware files designed to steal money from banks grew 60 per cent in first quarter

The malware generally looks like a legitimate app, such as a banking application. When a victim tries to reach their genuine bank app, the attackers gain access to that too.

published on : 25th May 2019

Facebook stops misinformation campaigns tied to Iran, Russia 

The Facebook investigation was prompted by a tip from cybersecurity firm FireEye regarding a collection of "Liberty Front Press" pages at the social network and other online services.

published on : 22nd August 2018

India ranks 23rd among 165 nations in global cybersecurity index

India is ranked 23rd on the index with a score of 0.683 and has been listed in the "maturing" category, which refers to 77 countries that are engaging with cybersecurity initiatives.

published on : 6th July 2017

Trump signs executive order on cybersecurity

The message is a tilt toward action," he said. Bossert said the first priority for Trump is protecting the federal networks.

published on : 12th May 2017