Ransomware attacks will cost the world $193 billion, warns a report from the Cyber Risk Management project

Ransomware attacks will cost the world $193 billion, warns a report from the Cyber Risk Management project

London: A global report warns that the ransomware received through emails and demanding ransom after targeting the computers, can cost the world nearly $193 billion. The report also claims that more than 600,000 companies are vulnerable to significant financial losses due to these ransomware attacks. The statistics published by the US Company Cybint, only last […]

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Against the background of the trade war, increase in the Chinese cyber-attacks on the US; warns USNational Security Agency official

Against the background of the trade war, increase in the Chinese cyber-attacks on the US; warns USNational Security Agency official

Washington: National Security Agency official Rob Joyce cautioned that the number of Chinese cyber-attacks on the United States has increased, while the trade war is intensifying and China is preparing for a more severe attack. Following Joyce, the US security agencies also have underlined the concern of the Chinese cyberattacks and have claimed that these […]

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China, Russia cyberwar exercises hit internet giant Google, experts claim it indicates a major cyberwar

China, Russia cyberwar exercises hit internet giant Google, experts claim it indicates a major cyberwar

Washington: The internet giant Google was hit by China and Russia’s cyberwar exercises. The users of Google’s services, Google Search and G Suite, faced many difficulties for about one and a half hour on Monday night. Although Google has refused to comment on the cyber attack, the experts and companies in the cybersecurity sector claim […]

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UK to create an ‘Offensive Cyber Force’ to counter cyber-attacks and threats from Russia and terrorist organisations

UK to create an ‘Offensive Cyber Force’ to counter cyber-attacks and threats from Russia and terrorist organisations

London: The United Kingdom has started preparations to establish an ‘Offensive Cyber Force’ to retaliate against the cyber attacks from Russia and terrorist organisations. The defence department and the intelligence agency of the United Kingdom GCHQ, are working together on the project which involves more than 2,000 personnel. The Defence Minister of the United Kingdom […]

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Cyber-attack on UK universities by Iranian hackers, alleged theft of information related to nuclear energy and cyber security

Cyber-attack on UK universities by Iranian hackers, alleged theft of information related to nuclear energy and cyber security

London: It is revealed that the websites of Oxford, Cambridge and some other well-known universities in the United Kingdom have been hacked by Iranian hackers and have stolen sensitive information online. These Iranian hackers stole important confidential documents related to information on nuclear energy, cyber security and sold them online to buyers through the social […]

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Iran is looting US through cyber-attacks, claims a US cyber-security company

Iran is looting US through cyber-attacks, claims a US cyber-security company

Tehran/Washington: Iran, who threatened an unconventional war in retaliation to the sanctions imposed by the United States is realising its threat through cyber-attacks. The US cybersecurity group has exposed this information and has warned that Iranian hackers are attacking the US companies for financial gains. US cybersecurity experts and former officials have said that the […]

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Israeli internal security agency, ‘Shin Bet’ busts 250 terror plots in 5 months, informs the agency chief, Nadav Argaman

Israeli internal security agency, ‘Shin Bet’ busts 250 terror plots in 5 months, informs  the agency chief, Nadav Argaman

Jerusalem: Nadav Argaman, Chief of the Israeli security service Shin Bet, informed that the agency has busted a staggering 250 plots of attacks in the last five and a half months. The terrorist attacks thwarted by Shin Bet include suicide bombings, abductions, firing and lone wolf attacks, said Argaman. A balance between the work-efficiency of […]

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US announces new cyber security policy to counter increasing threats of cyber attacks

US announces new cyber security policy to counter increasing threats of cyber attacks

Washington: ‘The atmosphere related to the cyber attacks is changing every moment and we have reached a decisive stage. The adversaries of the United States in the cyberspace are now challenging the very sovereignty of the country,’ said internal security department chief Nielsen to stress the importance of the cyber security policy. The threat to […]

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Jordan and United States carry out joint military exercises on the background of Syrian conflict

Jordan and United States carry out joint military exercises on the background of Syrian conflict

Amman: While the fire of the US attack on Syria is still ablaze, signs of an emerging new conflict are already being felt. While on one hand, Russia and Iran were preparing to retaliate against the United States attacks on Syria, the United States had also warned of maintaining a level of readiness. As part […]

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Sweden to help ‘Make in India’

Sweden to help ‘Make in India’

Stockholm: Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is on his Sweden visit. Prime Minister Modi underlined the importance of Indo-Swedish relations while addressing a joint press conference after the bilateral meeting with the Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Lofven. Prime Minister Modi said that Sweden was helping the ‘Make in India’ initiative. He also met the Heads […]

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