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Cyber attack

The process involving computer related system, network, infrastructure and device being targeted by individuals or organisation for exploiting or altering computer codes, logic and data is called Cyber attack.

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India- UK conduct Counter Ransomware Exercise

Recently India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and the British Government in collaboration with BAE Systems successfully conducted a virtual ransomware drill for 26 countries to prepare for a large, widespread cyber attack. Theme The theme of the exercise is “Energy Sector” which aims to enable national cyber crisis management teams belonging to CRI affiliates ..

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Cyber Armageddon

At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many parts of Europe have been cut off from the internet after it encountered massive “cyberattacks”. Overview: Military and cyber experts fear that the Russian-Ukrainian conflict would lead to cyberattacks, resulting in a “cyber Armageddon” with serious consequences for civilians in Ukraine and Russia, as well as ..

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Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022

The World Economic Forum recently published the Global Cyber security Outlook 2022. Key Findings In 2021, the ransom ware attacks have increased by 151%. Each organization faced 270 cyber-attacks on an average. A successful organization that breached cyber-attacks spent 3.6 million USD. 59% of the cyber leaders believe that there is not difference between cyber ..

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India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill 2021

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Department of Telecommunications operating under the Ministry of Communications conducted a Joint Cyber Drill 2021. What is the India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill? The cyber drill was conducted for the Critical Network Infrastructure operators of India. The Critical Network Infrastructure are the systems, assets and networks that ..

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The State of Ransomware 2021 report

Global cybersecurity firm, Sophos, published it “the State of Ransomware 2021 report’. It finds, 68% of Indian organisations were by ransomware in last 12 months. Key findings India is one among most affected countries with respect to ransomware attacks. India tops list of top 30 countries for ransomware attacks. 68 percent of Indian organisations were ..

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What is DDoS Attack?

The Belgian Government sites were recently knocked offline due to DDoS attack. Several government sites and Internet Service Providers of the public sector of the country were hit hard by DDoS. What is DDoS? DDoS is Distributed Denial of Service. It is a cyber threat that seeks to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted ..

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