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Cyber Security Hacking Etc

Cryptojacking Cases Are Rising Globally, Why So And Should This Worry You?

Cryptojacking cases rose 269 per cent in the financial sector globally this year. So, what are the possible reasons contributing to this menace in the finance and other sectors? Here we look at some of the cryptojacking...

30 July 2022

31% Indians Lost Money To Cyber Attacks, 70% Faced Tech Support Scams: Microsoft Study

India is the most affected country in the entire world when it comes to cyber scams, with almost 31 per cent of the victims losing money. Read here to know more about the ongoing situation


New Ransomware Makes Victim Donate To Poor, Financial Help To Needy Patients

"GoodWill ransomware was identified by CloudSEK researchers in March 2022. As the threat group's name suggests, the operators are allegedly interested in promoting social justice rather than conventional financial reasons,"...


Cyber Fraudster Steals Rs 1.09 Lakh From Bank Accounts Of Nagpur Man

Victim Bharat Vyas had telephoned the courier company that was supposed to deliver his credit card, and he was soon contacted by a person who got him to download an app that gave the latter control over his mobile phone, the...

10 July 2022

Govt Alerts About Fake SMS Fraud Targeting SBI Customers

Govt Alerts About Fake SMS Fraud Targeting SBI Customers; Know What To Do If You Are A Victim

There has been a smishing/phishing/cyber hacking attempt targeting SBI’s customers. Read below to find out how to report such a crime if you have fallen prey.


Sebi Modifies Existing Cyber Security Framework For Market Infrastructure Institutions

Sebi has made the cyber security framework more robust for market infrastructure institutions (MII), which include stock exchanges, depositories, clearing corporations, among others

21 May 2022

Ghosts on the other side of the matrix

Cyber Frauds: Why The Gen Z And Senior Citizens Are Equally Vulnerable

Tuhin Mallick had a close brush with fraud. The 27-year-old Kolkata resident, who works in a private company and is also a tattoo artist, received a call from a person who said he was an employee of State Bank of India...

14 June 2022

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Norton Prevented More Than 18 Million Cyber Attacks In Q1 2022 In India

Norton Prevented More Than 18 Million Cyber Attacks In Q1 2022 In India

Cyber Security services provider NortonLifeLock blocked more than 18,013,055 cyberattacks in Q1 2022 in India. Read here to find out more about these attacks and what the global scenario is.

05 May 2022

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09 April 2022
Twitter Account Of UP Chief Minister's Office Hacked, Case Registered

Twitter Account Of UP Chief Minister's Office Hacked, Case Registered

The UP government said in a tweet that the account was compromised around 12:30 am on Saturday.


05 April 2022
Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Altogether 175 accounts were hacked in 2017, 114 in 2018, 61 in 2019, 77 in 2020, 186 in 2021 and 28 so far this year, said minister of Information and...


04 March 2022
Hackers Join War Against Russia, Leak Space Program Files

Hackers Join War Against Russia, Leak Space Program Files

This claim of hacking has emerged following reports that Ukraine’s government had appealed to the country’s hackers to shore up country's cyber-defences...


27 February 2022
What’s Happening In Global Crypto Market : A Round Up Of All Events

What’s Happening In Global Crypto Market : A Round Up Of All Events

A lot has happened in the global crypto market in the past few days. With events ranging from growing fear of Russia using cryptocurrencies to tide over the...


21 February 2022
RBI Promotes Digital Transaction In Financial Literacy Week

RBI Promotes Digital Transaction In Financial Literacy Week

RBI, along with Mastercard, promoted digital transactions as a part of financial literacy week 2022. The theme of this year was ‘Go Digital, Go Secure.’


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22 December 2021
Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

He said that in the last seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken many important steps to tackle cyber crime, an official statement...


21 December 2021
Cryptocurrencies Under Cyber Threat; Vulnerability On The Rise

Cryptocurrencies Under Cyber Threat; Vulnerability On The Rise

Even in the past, a few cases of hacking in the crypto realm have been reported. With the rise in investments in crypto, there is a growing concern of cryptos...


12 December 2021
PM Modi Twitter Attack: Hackers Post Bitcoin Giveaway But This Is Not The First Time

PM Modi Twitter Attack: Hackers Post Bitcoin Giveaway But This Is Not The First Time

PM Modi is one of the most followed world leaders on Twitter with over 70 million active followers.


12 December 2021
PM Modi's Twitter Handle Briefly Compromised, Claims India Adopted Bitcoin As Legal Tender

PM Modi's Twitter Handle Briefly Compromised, Claims India Adopted Bitcoin As Legal Tender

PM Modi's twitter handle: The PMO said the matter was escalated to Twitter and PM Modi's Twitter account was immediately secured.


06 December 2021
Delhi Police Arrests Two From Rajasthan In Cyber Fraud Case

Delhi Police Arrests Two From Rajasthan In Cyber Fraud Case

According to the police, the gang usually targeted big companies and created fake e-mail IDs similar to the email of key managerial persons of the companies...


18 October 2021
RBI Fines Standard Chartered Rs 1.95 Crore, SBI Rs 1 Crore For Not Complying With Cyber Security Regulations

RBI Fines Standard Chartered Rs 1.95 Crore, SBI Rs 1 Crore For Not Complying With Cyber Security Regulations

"This action is based on the deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered...


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17 September 2021
India Should Focus On Both Physical And Cyber Security: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

India Should Focus On Both Physical And Cyber Security: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Addressing the Annual Commanders' Conference of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also stressed the need of innovation, self-reliance and...


12 August 2021
A New Phishing Attack: Cyber Security Agency Warns Banking Customers In India

A New Phishing Attack: Cyber Security Agency Warns Banking Customers In India

The Indian banking customers are being targeted by a new type of phishing attack using ngrok platform, said CERT, the country's cyber security agency.


28 October 2021
The State Of Data Privacy In India Amid Hanging Data Protection Bill

The State Of Data Privacy In India Amid Hanging Data Protection Bill

While the Personal Data Protection Bill is being scrutinised in the Joint Parliamentary Committee for over a year and a half now, major data breaches and...


06 August 2021
After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

Cybersecurity experts say that keeping phones updated with the latest version, not giving excessive data permissions to apps, reporting any malicious activity...


30 July 2021
Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

Representatives of several bodies visited the office of NSO to assess the allegations raised in regards to the company on Wednesday, a spokesperson for...


26 July 2021
Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

On paper, we have a very well-established procedure through which lawful interception of electronic communication can be carried out for national security and...


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