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EBay Inc.’s former Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig at eBay Open 2019 | Twitter

Ex-eBay employees charged with cyber-stalking couple, sending them live bugs, bloody pig mask

A blogger and her husband were allegedly targeted for posting an unflattering article on eBay, which was under CEO Devin Wenig's leadership at the time.
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Working from home has made us more vulnerable to cyberattacks

Large-scale adoption of work-from-home technologies, greater use of cloud services & dependency on personal devices has increased pressure on cybersecurity.
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Hackers target top WHO officials while they struggle to tackle coronavirus

The WHO’s security team has seen an increasing number of attempted cyber-attacks, some from suspected nation-state hackers, on officials since mid-March.
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Coronavirus doesn’t stop Indian Army from carrying out its annual cyber security exercise

Army had earlier issued advisory claiming India's adversaries were launching coronavirus-themed campaigns to infect official or personal IT assets of defence personnel.  
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China pushes past India in cybersecurity ranking in 2020 after lagging behind last year

UK-based Comparitech compared 76 countries on seven criteria to determine which nation was ahead in terms of cybersecurity.
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India was the most cyber-attacked country in the world for three months in 2019

Report says though the US was the most attacked last year, India held top spot in April, May & June and was in the top 5 worst affected throughout the year. 
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Saudi Arabia outsources cyber arsenal, buys spyware, experts say

The country's purchased cyber tools are an effective way for the regime to 'exert control', allegedly deploying them to spy on Saudi dissidents and journalists.
Electric tower grid stand at Gas Insulated Substation (GIS), near Srinagar. (Representational Image) | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

As cyber attacks grow, regulator calls for firewalls at power grids across India

Energy networks across the world have been key targets for hackers, prodding governments to take safeguard measures.
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These will be the biggest risks to the world in 2020, says WEF report

For the first time, the Global Risks Report is dominated by environmental issues. And the alarms are loud and clear.
Signage is displayed at the TikTok Creator's Lab 2019 event hosted by Bytedance Ltd. in Tokyo. | Photographer: Shiho Fukada | Bloomberg

This is how US’ Facebook and China’s TikTok differ in threats they pose in cyber space

India still hasn’t woken up to its incompetence in cyber sphere, despite the ‘excellence’ claim being humiliatingly dispelled in last two months.

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala | Commons

Padmanabhaswamy verdict can reduce the rich temple to go to Communists with a begging bowl

The Supreme Court has also ordered a 25-year audit of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Even scam-tainted promoters or companies have not had to face such long-term audits.
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After luring Google & Facebook, Mukesh Ambani plans to build a global digital company

Mukesh Ambani unveiled a slew of services from Jio, including a 5G network as early as next year and a mega video-streaming platform.

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The new SiG 716 G2 rifles in use with the Indian Army | By special arrangement

Rifles, missiles, ammunition, drones — armed forces on shopping spree amid LAC tensions

Unprecedented emergency powers given to armed forces under the capital budget, for purchases of new equipment and systems, are likely to ease bottlenecks.
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Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.