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Cyber Security

China is stealing intellectual property on an industrial scale to stay competitive

By Pushkar Sinha, Mar 5: In trying to maintain its economic competitiveness and fulfil its political ambitions, China is stealing R&D secrets, patents and intellectual assets on an industrial scale according to a report by Stratfor Worldview. China and its...

45% of Indian online users hit by local threats in 2020

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) From online shopping to e-learning, the number of users online increased multi-fold in India and a new report revealed on Thursday that 45 per cent of online users in the country were attacked by...

‘Cyberattack rate per healthcare organisation up 37% in 2020’

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Cyberattacks on hospitals and healthcare organisations has emerged as a top hacker trend in 2020, as monthly cyberattacks per healthcare organization jumped 37 per cent in the last 12 months, said a report by...

Blocked 62.6 bn cyber threats in 2020: Trend Micro

Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS): Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro on Wednesday said it detected 119,000 cyber threats per minute in 2020, leading it to block 62.6 billion threats last year. Email-borne threats made up 91 per cent of the 62.6 billion threats...

Hackers can infiltrate into your devices via Clubhouse

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As invite-only audio conversation app Clubhouse gains popularity, cyber security experts warned on Friday that hackers can distribute malicious code under the guise of fake applications to join the platform. There are privacy concerns because...

Hate speech, frauds up for Indian online users: Microsoft

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Despite improving its tally on online civility in the Asia-Pacific region in 2020, India has seen a significant increase in hate speech, hoaxes, scams, frauds and discrimination for online users in the last three...

Key data of over 3.25 lakh Indian users leaked in BuyUCoin hack

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In yet another data breach, sensitive data of nearly 3.25 lakh users of India-based global cryptocurrency exchange and wallet, BuyUcoin, have been exposed on the Dark Web. The data leaked include names, e-mails, mobile numbers,...

Hacker leaks 1.9mn user records of photo editing app Pixlr

San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS): A hacker known as ShinyHunters has leaked 1.9 million user records stolen from free online photo editing application Pixlr. The database released for free in a hacking forum contains information that could be used by threat...

India-WhatsApp letter game on amid data security concerns

By Nishant Arora (IANS) Another data privacy concern, another "strongly-worded" letter to Facebook-owned WhatsApp. At a time when countries are taking social media firms to task with heavy fines asking them for real-time actions, India is busy playing the...

Over 22 bn records exposed in data breaches in 2020: Report

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS): Over 22 billion records were exposed worldwide amid 730 publicly disclosed data breaches in 2020, a new report revealed on Friday. Thirty five percent of breaches were linked to ransomware attacks, resulting in tremendous financial cost,...

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Hybrid physical hearing to begin in SC from March 15

New Delhi, Mar 6 (IANS): Come March 15, the Supreme Court will begin hybrid physical hearing after a gap of...