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CYBERSECURITY NEWS

Joe Biden: If US has 'real shooting war' it could be result of cyber attacks

July 28, 2021 9:33 am

During a June 16 summit in Geneva between Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Biden shared a list of critical infrastructure the U.S. considers off-limits to nation-state actors.

After pressuring telecom firms, Myanmar's junta bans executives from leaving

July 05, 2021 9:02 am

A confidential order from Myanmar’s Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) in mid-June said senior executives, both foreigners and Myanmar nationals, must seek special authorisation to leave the country, the person said.

Why you need to have two-factor authentication on for online accounts

June 29, 2021 9:07 am

While 2FA is not 100 per cent hack-proof, cybersecurity firms like Kaspersky and Check Point told indianexpress.com that it can certainly prevent misuse of data in case of a breach.

8 new Android apps with ‘Joker’ malware found; here are the details

June 21, 2021 8:46 am

These eight apps were recently found to harbour the troublesome 'Joker' malware. Read on to know more.

Are we waiting for everyone to get hacked?

June 07, 2021 9:29 am

Ransomware attacks are striking every eight minutes, crippling hospitals, police departments, NBA basketball and minor league baseball teams, even ferries to Martha’s Vineyard.

Joe Biden signs cybersecurity executive order after Colonial Pipeline attack

May 13, 2021 9:30 am

The executive order establishes a series of initiatives designed to better equip federal agencies with cybersecurity tools. It follows a cyberattack against the Colonial Pipeline that caused some internal computer systems to be disabled with ransomware.

Bumble's 'Safety Guide' for women: A look at the six common types of online harassment

March 24, 2021 6:04 pm

Bumble's safety guide mentions six common types of digital abuse and harassment — cyber stalking, doxxing, online impersonation, concern trolling, flaming, outing or leaking personal videos

Security Watch: Interconnected sectors raise need for robust cyber defence strategy

March 03, 2021 6:10 am

There were 6.97 lakh cyber security incidents reported in the first eight months of 2020, nearly equivalent to the previous four years combined, according to information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team.

‘Importance of cybersecurity still not well understood by all organisations’: Cybersecurity Tech Accord

February 22, 2021 4:30 pm

The study highlights how the pandemic has increased some of the risks that could lead to malicious cyberattacks orchestrated by state-led actors on their organisations.

Myanmar draft cybersecurity law adds to protests over coup

February 12, 2021 7:23 pm

Human rights advocates issued statements Friday urging the country's military leaders to drop the plan and end internet disruptions that have intensified since a Feb. 1 coup.

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