The FBI and the Justice Department recently led a massive operation to combat illicit state-backed cybercrime. Dubbed “Operation Cookie Monster,” the effort involved an international consortium of law enforcement authorities and resulted in the seizure of Genesis Market, a Russia-linked ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
In a recent cyberattack, eight Central government entities, including central paramilitary forces and the Income Tax department, were targeted by the Raccoon Stealer malware. The attack was brought to the attention of the affected agencies by the National Technical Research ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
With the world becoming digital, ransomware, malware, phishing, and other cyber threats are increasing. There is a need for world governments to take quick actions to control the threats and strengthen the cyber security system. To bring the world governments ..
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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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
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 ..
The NortonLifeLock recently released a report titled “2021 Norton cyber–Safety Insights Report”. Key Findings of the report 59% of Indians, that is, more than one in two adults in the country have experienced cyber crime in the last twelve months. ..