Ex-CEO of Russian security company suspects CIA involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Ex-CEO of Russian security company suspects CIA involvement in Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Moscow/Washington: Former chief of a Russian cybersecurity company has made a sensational claim. She said intelligence agency CIA could be responsible for the cyberattack on US oil company Colonial Pipeline. Natalya Kaspersky, the founder and former CEO of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, made the claim in an interview. UMBRAGE, a hacker group, created by US […]

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Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Hackers extorted $5 million from US fuel company

Washington: Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel pipeline company in the United States, paid $5 million in ransom to cyber attackers. Last Friday, the fuel pipeline was hit by a ransomware attack. Besides, the company shut down its oil pipeline and fuel supply completely after the cyberattack. The Russian-based hacker group, DarkSide, carried out the attack. This […]

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Russia and China trying to sabotage the vaccination campaign, warns US intelligence chief

Russia and China trying to sabotage the vaccination campaign, warns US intelligence chief

Washington: – US Intelligence Chief William Evanina warned that Russia and China are trying to sabotage the Coronavirus vaccination campaign. Last month, US investigation agency Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had also issued a severe warning regarding this. FBI had also accused that the Russian and Chinese hackers are trying to steal the research regarding […]

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Researchers must focus on AI, space & cybersecurity: DRDO Chairman Dr Satheesh Reddy

Researchers must focus on AI, space & cybersecurity: DRDO Chairman Dr Satheesh Reddy

New Delhi: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Director, Dr Satheesh Reddy, has appealed that the researchers should focus on developing advanced technologies of the future. Dr Reddy made the statement while addressing the event to commemorate the 63rd foundation day of DRDO. DRDO has an immense capacity for developments in the defence production sector. […]

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India announces ban on 43 Chinese apps

India announces ban on 43 Chinese apps

New Delhi/Beijing: While reports are surfacing that a large number of cyberattacks are being launched into India from China, India has announced a ban on 43 more Chinese apps. These include shopping, video and even dating apps. The security agencies had informed that China and Pakistan are using the dating apps and websites for espionage […]

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Union government to initiate National Cyber Security Strategy

Union government to initiate National Cyber Security Strategy

New Delhi: – National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has warned that the cyberattacks in the country have increased by 500%. The dependence on the digital payment platforms has increased in the times of Coronavirus crisis, and cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation. Therefore, a significant increase has been observed in cybercrimes. Doval informed that […]

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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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