Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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WFH new ground for cyber attackers

Volume of phishing incidents, data breaches risen by 400 per cent

Economic activity recovering since late-May: Shaktikanta Das

He also said the financial system is on the front foot to aid recovery, but the priority is to maintain and preserve financial stability.

Massive global internet outage hit top news, tech websites

The technical glitch is likely to be from Fastly, a popular CDN provider. Fastly confirmed it was facing an outage on its status website.

Cyber attacks on crypto users’ devices quadrupled: Report

The number of unique modifications of Miners (malicious programs) more than quadrupled from 3,815 to 16,934 in Q1 2021.

Akamai to strengthen security portfolio

Focus will be on areas such as zero trust products and fraud protection

How SolarWinds cyber-attack forced US to sanction Russia

Since February, the Biden administration has been working to remediate the SolarWinds attack and change federal IT practices to protect against similar attacks in the future.

52% of Indian firms report cyber attack in last 12 months

The study of 900 business decision makers across Asia Pacific and Japan indicates Covid-19 accelerated period of digitisation and was a catalyst for improving cybersecurity, but systemic security issues persist.

Chinese hackers hit 30K US organisations in new attack

According to KrebsOnSecurity, the China-based espionage group exploited four vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server email software.

Microsoft warns customers against new China cyber attack

The company has released security updates to protect customers running Exchange Server, and encourages all Exchange Server customers to apply these updates immediately.

Oxford University Covid-19 lab suffers cyberattack

The hack is understood to have taken place in the middle of the month, but it is not clear who is behind the attack.

Microsoft tells Australia not to hamper its cyber attack response

"Microsoft has significant concerns about this authority and would welcome the opportunity to better understand specific risks the government seeks to address as well as discuss alternative solutions that introduce less risk," the company said

Sebi mulls cybersecurity fusion centre for securities market

In its annual report for 2019-20, Sebi noted that cyber attacks and threats attempt to compromise the confidentiality

Indian Army’s ban on Facebook, other apps successful

The ban has been enforced by seeking undertakings from each soldier and officer across the country, that they have deleted their accounts and they have not installed any of the applications on their phones.

Russia warns of US cyber attack after SolarWinds hack

The suspected Russia-backed hackers have compromised at least 250 federal agencies and top enterprises in the US, by infiltrating into 'SolarWinds Orion' monitoring and management software.

Hackers leak key data from Brazilian airplane maker Embraer

Hackers uploaded data of Embraer employees, business contracts, photos of flight simulations and source code, among others, on the Dark Web, reports ZDNet.

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