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Kaspersky CEO says hack claims cutting U.S. cyber security sales

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Credits: Reuters

Eugene Kaspersky told Reuters on Friday that the Moscow-based cyber security firm that bears his name would see a ‘single-digit’ drop in U.S. sales this year as a result of suspicions about his company’s ties to the Russian government, but […]

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CERT issues cyber attack warning for India

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Credits: The Hindu

The Maharashtra Cyber Department is in the process of issuing a State-wide advisory outlining steps to prevent potential targets from falling prey after the New Delhi-based Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) said it has received intelligence inputs about a […]

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The modus operandi: The cyber con ‘artists’ of Jharkhand’s Jamtara district

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Credits: The Hindu

The quiet railway station in the heart of Karmatar draws its name from one of the country’s greatest social reformers, but today hardly anyone seems to be aware of the connection of this place to Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Only […]

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Pune: Event to raise awareness about cyber crimes in December

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Credits: IndianExpress

Following initiatives like Buddy Cop and the City Safe app, the Pune City Police have organised “Cy-Fi Karandak 2017,” a festival of one-act plays to create awareness about cyber-security, organised in association with the Quick Heal Foundation and Expressions Lab, […]

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Anonymous launches ‘Free Catalonia’ cyber attacks on Spanish government

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Credits: UK Express

The online activist network announced it was launching “Operation Catalonia” after taking down a number of state-owned websites in recent weeks.

The latest cyber attack took place on Tuesday night, when the Royal House website was taken down by hacktivists.

That […]

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What is the Bad Rabbit cyber attack that’s spreading across the globe?

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A new cyber attack is affecting computer systems around Europe.

What is it?

A strain of ransomware known as “Bad Rabbit” is believed to be behind the trouble.

Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab, which is monitoring the malware, has compared it to the WannaCry […]

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RAF (Royal Air Force) recruits cyber experts to probe planes’ weaknesses

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Credits: Telegraph

The Royal Air Force is recruiting cyber security experts to check its aircraft for weaknesses, amid fears hacking attacks on planes will play an increasing role in future conflict.

RAF commanders have been advertising for cyber experts to take jobs checking aircraft and […]

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NHS could have avoided WannaCry hack with ‘basic IT security’, says report

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Credits: Theguardian

The NHS could have avoided the crippling effects of the “relatively unsophisticated” WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May with “basic IT security”, according to an independent investigation into the cyber-attack.

The National Audit Office (NAO) said that 19,500 medical appointments were cancelled, computers at […]

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Coinbase Offers $50,000 Hack the World Bug Bounty

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Bug bounties are an increasingly used initiative by businesses to find code issues and security problems through incentivized hacking. Bounty payouts reward hackers to expose companies to problems before potential bad-actors might.

Head of Security for Coinbase, Philip Martin, blogged, “We’re thankful to […]

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T-Mobile Alerted ‘A Few Hundred Customers’ Targeted By Hackers

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Credits: Motherboard

T-Mobile has alerted hundreds of customers who were targeted by cybercriminals trying to hijack their SIM cards.

The company contacted the targeted customers over the last two weeks, after Motherboard revealed that a bug on a T-Mobile website allowed hackers to access […]

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