Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicCyber attacks

Topic: Cyber attacks

Australia’s biggest health insurer hit by cyber hack, data of 4 million customers compromised

Medibank warned of a $16 million-$22.3 million hit to first-half earnings. The insurer said the hacker accessed personal data of all its customers & some of their health claims data.

Tata Power hit by cyber attack, firm says critical operational systems are functioning

The company has put in place restricted access and preventive checks for employee and customer-facing portals and touch points. Operations are on to restore the systems.

80% of firms have suffered a cyber attack in the last year. Security begins from the top

Hundreds of terabytes of sensitive data have been publicly published and even stock prices dropped temporarily by as much as 10%. It's too risky.

Russian army used cyberattacks to target Ukraine & allies amid invasion, says Microsoft study

The study said that 'Foxblade', a cyber weapon found in multiple government entities across Ukraine, was traced to the Russian Army.

Bhushan Chhaya, Girnari ruling the InfoSec industries like lion

Bhushan has solved more than 2000+ server hacking cases and patched the same amount. He is the only reliable option when cyberattacks are going on against little business owners.

4.9 lakh cyberattacks from Pakistan targeted India during 24 October T20 World Cup match

Sectrio, cybersecurity division of telecom analytics firm Subex, says this is the first time such cyberattacks have been linked to a sports event involving subcontinent teams.

We are in the middle of a ‘cyber pandemic’. Digital security standards need reinforcing

Cyber-attacks on infrastructure services are on the rise and hackers are exploiting the use of Internet of Things to create new vulnerability points.

China’s cyber warfare has grown on the back of civilian recruits

China's Ministry of State Security has established a sophisticated network of private entities that hire and train hackers to work for the Xi Jinping government.

Cyble: a leader in global threat intelligence provider that helps businesses against cybercrimes

Digital transformation journeys differ in every organisation, but they share a common thread – data. Cyber protection is aimed at data protection and is a priority for digital transformation.

Cybersecurity breaches are on the rise. What can we do to become more resilient?

Effective collaboration between private and public sector leaders is key to ensuring a nation is cyber resilient. They must take a proactive stance.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.