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Microsoft has launched first ever “Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council”. It was launched with the aim of building strong communications channel to address cyber threats and to share best practices among participating countries. Asia-pacific cybersecurity Council Cybersecurity Council comprises of policy makers and influencers from countries like Indonesia, Korea, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
According to the Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019 released by Microsoft, India has been placed among the topmost countries with cryptocurrency mining encounters and drive-by download attacks. The report has been published based on diverse data sources including 8 trillion threat signals received and analyzed by Microsoft every day, covering a 12-month period from January ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Computer Emergency Response of Team (CERT) of India has issued warning against a new malware called “EventBot”. The malware according to CERT steals personal financial information from Android phone users. Highlights The Eventbolt malware that is spreading is a Trojan. It cheats victims secretly attacking computer or phone operating system. Currently, the malware is ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Necurs is a botnet and is one of the largest networks in the spam-mail threat system. It has infected more than nine million computers worldwide. Botnet means a computer network which is infected with malware, through which cyber criminals gain access to computers. It was seen in news recently as Microsoft and its partners ..
A new Trojan called Shopper malware is increasing its presence among smart phone users. The malware is screening unsolicited ads and flashing fake reviews. Highlights The malware is now focusing on retail applications. The malware is capable of reading data being entered on the screen. As the trojan gains permission, it interacts with the system ..
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sent an alert to all States warning them about the vulnerability of Android operating system to a bug called ‘StrandHogg’, which allows real-time malware applications to pose as genuine applications and are able to access user data of all kind. The information was shared by Threat Analytical ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs