cyber attacks

Amid China's military pressure, Taiwan prepares for cyber war

Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu accused China of using military intimidation, disinformation campaigns and cyberattacks to undermine the Taiwanese population's trust in their own government.

published on : 25th July 2021

USD 10 million rewards bolster White House anti-ransomware bid

Officials are hoping to seize more extortion payments in ransomware cases, as the FBI did in recouping most of the $4.4 million ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline in May.

published on : 15th July 2021

Economic activity recovering since late-May; rising cyber attacks a risk: Shaktikanta Das

In a first, Das flagged the rising data breaches and cyber attacks as a risk facing the economy, along with others like firming global commodity prices.

published on : 1st July 2021

DDoS cyber attacks declined 55% globally in Q2 2017

According to the global Internet security firm Verisign, the average attack peak size also decreased by 81 percent in the quarter.  

published on : 28th September 2017

Ransomware 'Petya' attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

Operations at one of the three terminals of Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai, India's largest container port, were disrupted.

published on : 28th June 2017

GST Network could be vulnerable to cyber attacks: Experts

The midnight launch of the universal tax regime on July 1 is on course. The government has even planned for a dress rehearsal on Wednesday.

published on : 28th June 2017

Here’s a list of companies attacked by ransomware Petya

A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.

published on : 27th June 2017

All you need to know about Ransomware and how to protect your systems

The attacking tool is believed to be ransomware of the so-called Petya malware type, which earlier affected firms in Russia including oil giant Rosneft and Ukraine. Here's how you protect your system

published on : 27th June 2017

Fast-moving cyber attacks wreak havoc worldwide

The hunt was on for the culprits behind the assault, which was being described as the biggest cyber ransom attack ever.

published on : 13th May 2017