Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicCyber crime

Topic: Cyber crime

In 2021, there will be a cyberattack every 11 seconds. Here’s how to protect yourself

Cybercrime will cost the global economy $6.1 trillion annually, making it the third-largest economy in the world. And the pandemic is helping it.

Cyber insurance — a proactive risk management measure for firms to avoid catastrophic losses

An unprecedented surge in cyber-attacks during this pandemic has caused unparalleled business disruptions.

Cybercrime may cost the world $11.4 million every minute in 2021. Here is how we can stop it

According to the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2020, cyberattacks rank first among global human-caused risks.

UK spies help National Health Service fight cyber crimes linked to Covid pandemic

Covid forced millions to work from home and fueled anxieties about the virus, presenting a tempting target for cyber criminals, resulting in an increase in phishing & malware attacks.

Russia is behind a majority of nation-state cyber-attacks on its users, Microsoft says

According to a company report, 52% of the 13,000 hacking alerts between July 2019-June 2020 were related to Russian hackers, with targets ranging from elections to the Olympics.

India to get new, ‘robust’ cyber security policy soon, says PM Modi

The policy will enable protection of information, safeguard citizen’s data, and work on cracking down on 'misinformation being spread'.

FIR filed against two Instagram users for allegedly threatening actor Rhea Chakraborty

Chakraborty requested the Mumbai Police cyber crime cell Thursday to look into the rape and murder threats she has been receiving ever since the death of close friend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

US probe into Delhi firm unravels hacker service that spied on journalists, advocacy groups

The hackers were usually hired by private investigators and middlemen in Israel, US & Europe, but their ultimate clients were often law firms or corporations.

Delhi Police files FIR after girl receives threats related to Bois Locker Room case

One of the girls who had shared screenshots of chats from the Instagram group, Bois Locker Room, alleged she was receiving threats and offensive messages on social media.

During coronavirus crisis, get rid of your passwords

Passwords were never intended to protect bank accounts, healthcare records, emails or a long list of other commandeered usages.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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