cyber attacks

‘Cybergeddon’ trailer set for digital premiere Sep 25


September 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The trailer of filmmaker Anthony E. Zuiker's new film "Cybergeddon" is set to be released Sep 25 on online portal Yahoo!The cyber crime film will ... Read more...

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Need greater vigilance against cyber crime: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent cyber attacks on India's key installations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that the nation's vulnerability to cyber crime ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass cybersecurity bill


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill to boost digital defence against cyber attacks.On Friday, writing in The Wall ... Read more...

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Indian Navy creates exclusive cyber warriors cadre


July 12th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With cyber terrorism on the rise and the fight against it getting acute, the Indian Navy will soon have an exclusive cadre of cyber warriors ... Read more...

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India creating architecture to ensure cyber security: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is creating a "coherent and comprehensive" security policy to deal with the "anarchic new world" of cyber threats, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said ... Read more...

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Hackers leak Czech PM’s private data


April 4th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hackers posted on the internet the private data of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, including the numbers of his three mobile telephones, after a series ... Read more...

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Internet around the world may shut down Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Come Saturday and there is a strong possibility that you won't be able to indulge in your favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing due ... Read more...

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China declines supporting cyber attackers


March 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The Chinese government has denied allegations of supporting hackers to launch cyber attacks against other countries.The Chinese defence ministry, while refuting the allegations, has stressed that ... Read more...

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China seeks equal treatment in Australia


March 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) China has urged the Australian government "to remove blinkers" toward investors from China and stop foiling the ordinary business plans of Chinese enterprises.Foreign ministry spokesman Hong ... Read more...

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Hackers attack US government websites over Megaupload raids


January 20th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The US government and entertainment industry websites have been crippled after the "hacktivist" group Anonymous launched a series of cyber attacks in retaliation for the closure ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks could disrupt rail services


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Advances in switching technologies have exposed rail networks to the simplest form of cyber attacks that could be launched by inexperienced teen hackers. Knowing how to ... Read more...

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New malware could knock out antivirus systems


December 12th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) A dangerous new breed of malware or malicious software could knock out computer security systems, leaving them exposed to cyber attacks or hostile governments, warn researchers. ... Read more...

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China-wary India developing space security systems


November 16th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Wary of China's demonstrated anti-satellite capabilities, India is developing technologies and systems that will enable it to protect its space assets.China had carried out its ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks reach disturbing levels in Britain


October 31st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hacker attacks on British government websites have rocketed to "disturbing" levels, a top official has said.Iain Lobham, director of the country's biggest intelligence agency, the Government ... Read more...

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Security expert rules out cyber warfare


October 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Cyber war - long considered by many defence experts to be a significant threat - may never happen, a security expert says.Thomas Rid, expert in war ... Read more...

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Balance needed between privacy, security: Sibal


September 21st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It is necessary to maintain a balance between the needs of privacy of individuals and genuine security concerns of the state while dealing with challenges ... Read more...

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Iran to conduct cyber-security manoeuvre


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 22 (IANS) Iran plans to conduct a "cyber security manoeuvre" to increase readiness against possible cyber attacks on the country, state-run Press TV reported.The announcement was made by ... Read more...

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Over 8,000 cyber attacks on CWG ticketing system: Menon


August 12th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) There were over 8,000 cyber attacks on the Commonwealth Games' ticketing and scoring systems in October last year but these were repelled, National Security ... Read more...

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Rising phishing cases open career prospects for ethical hackers


July 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) If you are an expert in computers and can decode a programme without much effort, give a thought to working with the Indian government ... Read more...

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Info-based law enforcement will enhance internal security: Study


July 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Intelligence-based law enforcement aided by able information management can enhance internal security and help meet the challenges, an industry study said Tuesday.The study, jointly carried ... Read more...

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Proactive defence can deter cyber-attacks


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) A proactive defence -- detecting intrusions, tracing the attacker and executing a counterstrike -- can act as a powerful deterrent against cyber-terrorism and cyber-warfare that threaten ... Read more...

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Notorious hacking group LulzSec says it is finished, releases final statement


June 26th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Notorious hacking group LulzSec on Sunday morning announced it is finished after 50 days during which it claimed responsibility for high-profile cyber attacks on the U.S. Senate, the ... Read more...

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British teen hacker could be extradited to US


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A British teenager who has been arrested on suspicion of launching cyber attacks on the CIA and the US Senate could be extradited to that ... Read more...

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Indian parents wary of kids getting hooked online: Survey


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Increasing use of internet and access to a host of mobile devices are making Indian parents wary of their kids being exposed to the risks of ... Read more...

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Sony says another 25m Playstation users may have been hacked


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Sony, who last week admitted that the personal details of 77m Playstation users may have been stolen by hackers, has again warned that almost 25 million extra gaming ... Read more...

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Soon, computers with immune system like humans to avert cyber-attacks


April 24th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Computer scientists and IT engineers are planning to build a new technology that would help computers fight viruses just like the human immune system.This technology would help overcome ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks on critical global systems rising


April 19th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): Internet-based attacks on critical systems such as gas, power and water have increased around the world, a report suggests.Security firm McAfee surveyed 200 IT executives working for utility ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks, censorship threat to internet freedom: Study


April 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Cyber attacks, politically motivated censorship and government control are among the threats to internet freedom, according to a study, which also said India does not ... Read more...

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Remote controlled ‘Die Hard 2 airport attack’ might soon become real aviation threat: Expert


April 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 4 (ANI): Renny Harlin's fiction movie 'Die Hard 2' could soon become a reality in the near future, with a report saying that aeroplanes could be taken over by remote ... Read more...

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US cyber war defenses not sufficient: Pentagon


March 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): General Keith Alexander, the head of the US Defence Department's Cyber Command, has said the US military does not have sufficient people or resources to defend the country from ... Read more...

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Foreign ministry embraces social media


March 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao leading the bureaucratic pack in using Twitter to reach out to the public, social media websites have now been ... Read more...

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UK kids as young as 7 have Facebook accounts, get ‘cyber bullied’


March 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 15 (ANI): Studies in UK have found that children as young as seven have their own Facebook pages and some are being cyber-bullied.Experts said "delusional" parents are enabling the ... Read more...

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No limit to expansion of nuke arsenal: China


February 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.28 (ANI): China's top officials have declared there is no limit to the expansion of Beijing's nuclear weapon arsenal, fears abound internationally that it will eventually be equal to that of ... Read more...

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Cyber crimes cost UK 27 billion pounds a year: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Cyber crimes cost Britain over 27 billion pounds a year, a report by information consultants Detica for the Cabinet Office has revealed.The report also said that attacks ... Read more...

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Anonymous hack reveals corporate plans to discredit WikiLeaks


February 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The computer hackers' collective Anonymous has revealed that a number of Internet security companies had planned to attack and discredit WikiLeaks.The revelations came after Anonymous volunteers hacked the ... Read more...

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