Cyber-Attacks Current Affairs, GK & News

Cyber-Attacks  Current Affairs, GK & News

Safety of Zoom Application red flagged by Home Ministry

On April 16, 2020, the Cyber Coordination Centre (CyCord) operating under Ministry of Home Affairs red flagged Zoom application. The Home Ministry has issued guidelines to use the Zoom platform. Highlights The Home Ministry has red flagged the Zoom application citing Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In). The guidelines have been issued to prevent an ..

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Russia President Putin signs “Sovereign Internet” law

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 2 May 2019  signed into law a “sovereign internet” bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country’s internet. The move expands Government Control of Internet, is being publicly denounced by all rights groups in country. Key Highlights The text of the law was published on 1 May 2019 ..

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35% of cyber-attacks on Indian sites from China: CERT-In report

According to recent report by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), maximum number of cyber-attacks on official Indian websites are from China, US and Russia. The report was forwarded to National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and other security agencies. It had analysed cyber-attacks from April-June 2018. Key Highlights of report China continues to intrude Indian ..

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MeitY launches first NIC-CERT to prevent, predict cyberattacks on government utilities

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched first NIC-CERT, a setup of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to prevent and predict cyber-attacks on government utilities. It was launched by Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi as part of Digital India Initiative. NIC-CERT ..

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India ranked 23rd in second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI)

India has been ranked 23rd out of 165 nations in the second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security. The Index has been released by the UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Salient Highlights India has been listed in the “maturing category” of the index with a score of 0.683. Around ..

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