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AIIMS Ransomware Attack

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi announced IT outage on November 23 because of a major ransomware attack. The AIIMS servers have been down for more than six consecutive days. About the cyberattack The ransomware attack caused the outage of e-hospital system of AIIMS, affecting digital hospital services, including smart labs, billing, ..

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Sova virus in India

CERT-In has given advisory on SOVA virus – a novel mobile banking “Trojan” virus that is currently targeting Indian customers. Key features Sova virus is capable of stealthily encrypting an android phone for ransom. It can add false overlays to a range of apps and mimic over 200 banking and payment applications to con the ..

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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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