cyberattack

Iran targeted by apparent cyberattack amid protests

The apparent cyberattack came amid days of protests over the death of a woman who was detained by the country's morality police for allegedly wearing her Islamic headscarf too loosely.

published on : 21st September 2022

Iranian diplomats leave embassy in Albania after expulsion

The United States supported the move by Albania, a NATO member, and vowed unspecified retaliation against Iran for what it called “a troubling precedent for cyberspace.”

published on : 8th September 2022

Schools across New Zealand hit by bomb threats, overseas cyberattack suspected

In 2018, an Israeli-American was jailed for 10 years by a court in Israel for making about 2,000 hoax threats in North America, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Norway and Denmark.

published on : 28th July 2022

New cyber security rule to make doing business in India tougher, say global tech bodies 

"The onerous nature of the requirements may also make it more difficult for companies to do business in India," the letter said.

published on : 28th May 2022

State TV says Iran foiled cyberattacks on public services 

It did not elaborate or name specific examples of public sector agencies, organizations or services but said the incidents happened in recent days.

published on : 25th April 2022

North Korea-tied hackers executed $620 million crypto heist: FBI

The hack was one of the biggest to hit the crypto world, raising huge questions about security in an industry that only recently burst into the mainstream.

published on : 15th April 2022

'India has strong defence against cyber attacks': Power minister RK Singh

The minister also said that action was taken back in 2018 against suspected cyber attacks on the country's power supply system.

published on : 7th April 2022

Satellite modems nexus of worst cyberattack of Ukraine war, Russian hands suspected

The wide-ranging attack affected users from Poland to France, getting quick notice by knocking off remote access to thousands of wind turbines in central Europe.

published on : 31st March 2022

Bengaluru: Passenger hacks Indigo website to track flyer who walked away with his luggage

Nandan Kumar, a software engineer, shared details of his hacking in a twitter thread addressed to Indigo stating that there was 'a hole (technical vulnerability) in your system.'

published on : 31st March 2022

Massive ransomware attack targets multinational companies worldwide, India maybe at risk

IT experts identified the virus as "Petrwrap", a modified version of the Petya ransomware which hit last year and demanded money from victims in exchange for the return of their data.

published on : 27th June 2017

Experts struggle to fix Britain’s National Health Service cyber-hack

The virus is usually covertly installed on to computers by hiding within emails containing links, which users are tricked into opening.

published on : 13th May 2017

Russian banks, ministries hit by viral attacks

Russian health ministry aide Nikita Odintsov said on Twitter that the ministry had quickly thwarted the attempted attacks.

published on : 13th May 2017

Europol says cyberattack is of unprecedented level

Friday's wave of cyberattacks apparently exploited a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency.

published on : 13th May 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