Trend Micro creates ‘honeypot’ to analyse security threats, gets subjected to ransomware & cryptocurrency mining
Honeypot attracted financially motivated exploits.
Paytm Payments Bank to help identify rogue apps that could trigger fraud transactions
The security feature will scan the apps installed on th...
Can Jeff Bezos buy India? Apparently not
Last week, Bezos’s iPhone was hacked via a WhatsApp message sent directly from Crown Prince MBS.
Threat to kill actor Prakash Raj, Brinda Karat, Kumaraswamy
The threat was posted in a letter penned in Kannada on Raj's Twitter handle dated yesterday, the actor said in a post on Sunday.
Won't be cowed down by threats, says Kumaraswamy
"I will not stay quiet because of such threats. I know who is behind it. Those belonging to BJP linked organisations speak about terror activities of other community, while there are terrorists within. Very carefully they conduct their activities," he said. Speaking to reporters here, Kumaraswamy said he would not be cowed down by such threats by right wing outfits.
Experts write to government on cyber fixes
Last year, the government said it planned to release a new Cybersecurity Strategy to keep up with the changing nature of technologies, platforms and threats. Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements.
Maharashtra to probe ‘snooping’; NIA takes over Koregaon case
“The cyber cell of the Maharashtra police has been asked to look into complaints from different quarters on the phone tapping/snooping," home minister Anil Deshmukh told. However, the Centre chose NIA to pursue the Bhima-Koregaon case, where activists and lawyers have been charged with sedition and left-wing extremism.
Shaheen Bagh protests a threat to security: Vijay Goel
Goel also praised Delhi Police for containing the “threat to security” due to the protest at Shaheen Bagh. “What is happening in Shaheen Bagh is a very big threat to security. Who are they to tell whether an ambulance or a bus will pass through the road or not,” Goel said at a press conference.
India plans to mandate cyber security measures for power grids
Grid operators and regulatory agencies will need to have a continuity plan handy in the event of a cyber attack, according to draft rules published by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. The move is part of a overhaul of the decade-old guidelines.
Tech policy think tanks write to govt urging stronger encryption to strengthen cyber security in India
Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements, improved breach disclosure norms and use of open-source software while encouraging free flow of data across borders, as part of suggestions to strengthen cyber security in India.
Coronavirus threat: Mandatory health screening of passengers from China at Indian airports
In the backdrop of the threat posed by coronavirus, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has mandated the health screening of passengers co...
Duck-billed platypus under threat from climate change
Platypuses were once considered widespread across the eastern Australian mainland and Tasmania. Australia’s devastating drought, and other effects of climate change are pushing the mammal towards towards extinction., say researchers.
DLF to invest Rs 5,000 crore to develop 6.8 million sq ft IT park in Chennai
The 27 acre project will be developed by DLF's joint venture firm with GIC named DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd (DCCDL). The total commercial area, largely office spaces to be constructed under the new project, is 6.8 million sq ft in various phases.
Noida girl fights for Rs 1.5 lakh stolen sans OTP or PIN
The three fraudulent transactions -- two on her HDFC debit card worth Rs 52,499.99 and Rs 44,544.24 and one on HDFC credit card worth Rs 52,499.99 were done at the same merchant called ASHANTI, PARIS 10/FR, on New Year's Eve.
Survey shows Indian companies most familiar with concept of cybersecurity in APAC region
APAC Cyber Resiliency and Risk Report said that 98% of Indian companies surveyed were likely to invest more in security due to regulation. India is most likely to have ‘high’ impact (58%) of cybersecurity incidents on businesses compared with 42% in Singapore and 16% in Australia. India also topped the list in belief in cyber-resilience.
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