Tag: cyber security

Ransomware set to become more vicious in 2018: Quick Heal

India is the third largest source of Wannacry infection, says cyber-security expert

As fear of being attacked by the ransomware, Wannacry, grips the global netizens, Newsd talks to Pukhraj Singh, a renowned cyber-security expert. He played an instrumental role in setting up the cyber-warfare operations centre of the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), India’s technical intelligence agency. Singh also helped chart the course[Read More…]

Twitter accounts of UNICEF, Forbes, Reuters and others hacked by Turkish govt supporters

Hundreds of Twitter accounts, including media outlets, celebrities, international aid organisations and political entities, appear to be hacked by a group supporting the Turkish government. The tweets from alleged hackers include a swastika, as well as the hashtags ‘Nazialmanya’ (NaziGermany) and ‘Nazihollanda’ (NaziHolland), which refers to the increasing diplomatic tensions between[Read More…]

Iran Crack Security Team hacks PTI’s official Twitter account

Official Twitter handle of Press Trust of India appeared to have been hacked on Wednesday evening. The news agency has around 1.8 million followers in the verified Twitter account. The Twitter handle was allegedly hacked by ‘Iran Crack Security Team’. And now, @PTI_News hacked… pic.twitter.com/O8a4s8KVKU — Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) February[Read More…]

Yahoo Hack: Data stolen from one billion accounts

Yahoo disclosed on Wednesday it had discovered another cyber attack in which data from more than one billion user account was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest cyber security breach in history. “We believe an unauthorized third party, in August 2013, stole data associated with more than one[Read More…]

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