Tag: Cyber Security

University Grants Commission
UGC asks universities, colleges to implement cyber security course for UG, PG students

As per UGC, the syllabus aims to create awareness and create more responsive and responsible digital citizens which are key overall healthy cyber security posture and ecosystem.

  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Engineer accidentally paid Rs 2 crore by Google
Google credits Rs 2 cr to random man's bank account. Know what happened next

The information was shared by the bank account holder himself. Taking to Twitter the man named Sam Curry, a self-described hacker, alerted Google for its mistake.

  • Monday, 19 September 2022
Ransomware Cyber Attack
Ransomware cyber attacks spike to over 1.2 mn per month

The volume of ransomware threats detected spiked to more than 1.2 million per month between the January-June period, a report has revealed.

  • Sunday, 28 August 2022
India inks 6 pacts with Maldives
India inks 6 pacts with Maldives

PM Modi said that despite challenges posed by the Covid pandemic, cooperation between countries is taking a form of comprehensive partnership.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Cyber security remains foundation of any successful digital transformation: NSA Doval

The programme is being conducted by the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) in association with Data Security Council of India (DSCI) as the knowledge partner and supported by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

  • Monday, 18 April 2022
Cyber Fraud
Verify HTTPS Protocol Before Opening Any Website, Odisha Police Cautions Netizens

In a bid to create cyber awareness among the netizens, the Odisha Police has advised people to stay away from websites which do not have a proper security certificate and the URL beginning with HTTP instead of HTTPs.

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Fake Telegram Messenger Apps Hacking Devices With Lethal Malware
Fake Telegram Messenger Apps Hacking Devices With Lethal Malware

During the investigation, they found that the threat actor was able to leave most parts of the attack under the radar by separating the attack into several small files, most of which had very low detection rates by (antivirus) engines, "with the final stage leading to Purple Fox rootkit infection".

  • Tuesday, 04 January 2022
India’s Most Common Passwords

There exists a version of our lives online. But are we carelessly leaving the keys to this world under the doormat or on the door sill for others to pry open and sneak in?!

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  • Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales
Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales

The majority of the online shops used for skimming identified by the NCSC had been compromised via a known vulnerability in Magento, a popular e-commerce platform.

  • Monday, 22 November 2021
India In Final Stages Of Clearing National Cybersecurity Strategy
India In Final Stages Of Clearing National Cybersecurity Strategy

"Microsoft is also partnering closely with MeitY to skill security leaders in government entities across the nation in cybersecurity,"

  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Crypto Hackers Now Target IPhone Users Via Bumble, Tinder Apps
Crypto Hackers Now Target IPhone Users Via Bumble, Tinder Apps

In addition to stealing money, the attackers can also gain access to victims' iPhones.

  • Monday, 18 October 2021
WARNING: Uninstall TrueCaller, Weibo, WeChat, UC Browser, says govt advisory

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
WannaCry Ransomware - Learn from Ethical Hacker Deepak
WannaCry Ransomware: Learn from Ethical Hacker Deepak Kumar Nath

Bhubaneswar: Following the attack of WannaCry Ransomware in Ganjam district of Odisha, CEO & Founder of Global Tech Promoters Deepak Kumar Nath, a renowned ethical hacker, in an exclusive interview to Siddharth Roshan, representative of odishatv.in, explains about the problem that has panicked more than 140 countries. Deepak is a security researcher, who has discovered […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cyber Crime
2000% Increase In Cyber Security Breaches During Pandemic

Although 90 per cent of attacks are traditional attacks, which include phishing, malware, etc, however, the key concern is the rise in the number of targeted attacks (which accounts for 9 per cent currently).

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
CBSE Board Exams 2022
CBSE Introduces Online Training Course On Cyber Security

In continuation to ‘Storytelling as Pedagogy’ online training course to teachers, now the CBSE is introducing another online training course on Cyber Security.

  • Friday, 09 July 2021