Tata Power Company Ltd said some of its IT systems were impacted by the cyber attack.
Microsoft Azure Cloud has stopped the biggest-ever distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack at a massive 3.47 terabytes (Tbps) per second.
The findings also indicated that cyber threats are at an all-time high and infrastructure complexity is creating cracked doors that cybercriminals are exploiting.
New Delhi: Be warned and alert as you might be at the risk of cyber attack if you are using Chinese apps like TrueCaller, Weibo, WeChat, UC News and UC Browser. The Home Ministry has issued a country-wide advisory to the Army and paramilitary forces warning them of a cyber attack through mobile phones and […]
Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: Hours after ransomware cyber-attack was detected at the Berhampur City Hospital’s information management system, the attack was also reported today at the Purusottampur hospital with the affected computer screen showing the ‘WannaCry’ message. Though initially errors occurred in three computers at the office of the Purusottampur hospital, two could be restored after anti-virus software […]
The detection of the first WannaCry Ransomware virus in Berhampur city hospital today has put the state government and IT ministry in particular on high alert. Besides issuing advisory, the IT department has been convening review meetings with OCAC, NIC and IIIT to deal with the bug. The crime branch chief had also warned about […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the global WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack, the state IT Department has released an advisory to avoid possibles attack in the state in future. The IT department has advised all the departments to follow the instructions prescribed in the advisory to prevent computers from getting hacked. In the advisory, the department has […]
India is among the top three countries facing phishing attacks primarily via instant mobile messaging apps like Facebook-owned WhatsApp and highly-encrypted Telegram, a new report revealed on Wednesday.
Pichai made it clear that the responsibility of steering the future of the internet should not be an onus of an individual.
New Delhi: Chinese advanced persistent threat (APT) groups that have allegedly been creating cyber havoc internationally will shift their focus in 2018 to countries like India and Hong Kong and groups seen as a threat to Beijing’s influence over global markets, enterprise cybersecurity company FireEye said on Thursday. Hacker groups backed by nation-states are termed as […]
New Delhi: Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Azure confidential computing to provide enterprises with Next-Gen data security as cyber attacks gain momentum worldwide. Azure confidential computing is a set of features and services that provide protection that is missing from Public Clouds — encryption of data while in use. “Today, Azure delivers cutting-edge support for encryption […]
Singapore: India’s growing economy and digital push have caught the attention of hackers and an increasing wave of cyber attacks could soon badly impact the country, experts from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have warned. India and other South Asian countries are now on the radar of cyber attackers, said experts, adding that the […]
Beijing: Chinese authorities warned computer users of the risk of a new cyber attack by a virus similar to WannaCry ransomware that has affected over 150 countries since it was detected last week, causing widespread panic. The National Computer Virus Emergency Response Centre (CVERC) and software company AsiaInfo on Wednesday detected the “UIWIX” virus, which […]
London/Washington: As the world struggles to identify cybercriminals behind the global ransowmware attack that hit 150 countries, an Indian-origin security researcher working with Google has claimed that the hackers may have links to North Korea. According to Neel Mehta’s discovery, the “Lazarus Group” that works on behalf of North Koreans may be behind the attack […]
London: A 22-year-old cyber expert who accidentally stopped the breach at the British National Health Service (NHS) has now been hired by the British National Cyber Security Centre to prevent further damage. Marcus Hutchins, also known as “Malware Tech”, accidentally triggered a “kill switch” that helped in stopping the “WannaCry” ransomware attack from spreading further, […]