cyber security

Government likely to tighten cybersecurity norms after BigBasket data breach

E-grocer BigBasket has been the most recent to suffer with the data of over two crore users said to have been breached. A hacker is believed to have put this data on sale for around Rs 30 lakh.

published on : 9th November 2020

How secure is your online video call?

While there countless benefits of virtual meetings, there are also some security issues that come along with it.

published on : 14th October 2020

Amid LAC tensions, Modi government to probe reports of snooping by Chinese firm, MEA raises matter with Beijing

National Cyber Security Coordinator will also evaluate the implications of these reports, assess any violations of law and submit its recommendations within 30 days.

published on : 16th September 2020

Chhattisgarh police embark upon a crusade against cybercrime

A week-long intensive drive — ‘Cyber Mitaan (Friend) Campaign', gets underway across the district to create awareness among people on how to safeguard themselves from cybercrime.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Staying safe from digital criminals

What never to share/respond to OTP | CVV | Offer | QR codes.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Thousands of Taiwan government email accounts 'hacked by China'

According to the Taiwan Investigation Bureau's Cyber Security Investigation Office, two well-known Chinese hacking groups -- Blacktech and Taidoor -- have been targeting government departments.

published on : 19th August 2020

Shift to work-from-home underscores need for new cybersecurity architecture: National Cyber Security Coordinator

Pant said the pandemic has, in a sense, brought in some bit of "deglobalisation" that would impact the fractured cyberspace for some time to come.

published on : 18th August 2020

India and Israel sign agreement to expand cooperation in cyber security

The agreement was signed on Wednesday between the Director-General of Israel's National Cyber Directorate (INCD), Yigal Unna, and India's Ambassador to Israel, Sanjeev Singla.

published on : 16th July 2020

Beware! For scammers, pandemic is just another opportunity 

Scammers are targeting victims by sending out text messages, emails appearing to be sent from a legitimate company or organisation like the WHO or the Union Ministry of Health.

published on : 8th June 2020

Karnataka launches incubator for cyber security startups in India

India has been relying primarily on global companies for cyber security products, as per the note.

published on : 19th May 2020

Aarogya Setu teams claims 'Indian users' data safe' as hacker raises security concerns

Downloaded by millions in the country, Aarogya Setu is a COVID-19 tracking mobile application developed by the National Informatics Centre

published on : 6th May 2020

Karnataka health department stops using Zoom app over security concerns

The development comes in the light of recent central government caution on using the Zoom app which is purported to be unsafe.

published on : 21st April 2020

Home ministry issues cyber security advisory

The Ministry has also advised that they do not use same devices for work and leisure activities.

published on : 12th April 2020

COVID-19: Cyber security agency cautions against fake PM-CARES UPI IDs

In an advisory issued on Saturday, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) said it has 'tracked several fake UPI IDs.'

published on : 4th April 2020

CERT-In alerts people about fake UPI IDs seeking donations towards PM-CARES Fund

The IDs have been created on UPI handle of Indian banks including PNB, HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, to mislead people.

published on : 3rd April 2020
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