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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.

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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Denmark laws to screen Foreign Investment

Denmark has passed a law to allow the screening of foreign investments so that they do not pose any threats to the National Security. Why the new law? The new law has been legislated to protect the country against Huawei of China and its objectives to build 5G network in the country. However, the law ..

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Online Portal: For trusted telecom gear makers

The Government of India recently launched an online portal to procure telecom gears from “trusted sources”. The sources to be listed in the portal are to be identified by the highest cybersecurity offices in the country. About the Portal The portal will list all the trusted companies and their gears. This will help the telecom ..

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Large Scale Phishing Attack using COVID-19 as Bait alerts CERT-In

To steal personal data (such as bank account details- debit/ credit card information) of Individuals and Businesses across the country, from 21st June 2020, a large scale phishing attack has been planned by malicious actors. This information asking the citizens to be cautious was issued by the nodal agency responsible to deal with cyber-attack threats ..

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