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India might lose the cyber space face-offs unless IT infrastructure of the military is indigenised soon.

Britain says Russian military intelligence behind host of global cyber attacks

In a British assessment based on work by its National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Russian military intelligence (GRU) was cast as a pernicious cyber aggressor which used a network of hackers to spread discord across the world.


Quick Heal detects more than 6 lakh threats on Android devices in Q2 2018: Report

Over 6,31,000 threats in the country in the second quarter this year on Android devices of individuals and enterprise users across India, as per Quick Heal report.

Cosmos malware attack: SIT arrests 2 ‘who withdrew money with cloned cards’, search on for others

In the coordinated digital attack, large sums of money were fraudulently withdrawn using several cloned debit cards of the cooperative bank, through thousands of ATM transactions, made in India and 28 other countries within a period of seven hours on August 11.

FBI may have disrupted major cyber attack on Ukraine

Ukraine has been locked in a years-long struggle with Russia-backed separatists in the country's east and has repeatedly been hit by cyber attacks of escalating severity

The new front

Cyber warfare is a growing threat — countries like China are expanding their capabilities. India must prepare for every eventuality, with the military at the forefront.


Power Sector: Electricity authority plans test bed to tackle cyber threats, sets up task force

Government yet to allocate a budget for the test bed as the process is in preliminary stage, according to a senior government official.

UK blames Russia for NotPetya cyber attack, says won't tolerate disruption

The United Kingdom has blamed Russia for the NotPetya cyber attack that disrupted many companies across Europe

Uber informed SoftBank about data hack before ride-hailing app's public disclosure

The disclosure came as SoftBank conducts due diligence on the ride-hailing company ahead of a potential investment, Uber said in an emailed statement.

Uber data hack exposes reliability of software storage services

The data breach at Uber Technologies Inc holds a lesson for software developers who use third-party services to store and share code: be careful what you share.

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US charges three in massive hack attack

Three men, including two Israelis, have been charged in the US with offences linked to a computer hacking and fraud scheme dating back to 2007.