Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Cyberattack

‘Biggest cyberattack in recent years’ hits Oil India HQ, hackers demand Rs 60 crore in Bitcoin

OIL spokesperson Tridiv Hazarika says there has been no data breach so far in the attack, which is said to have occurred 10 April. Police are still investigating the source of the attack.

Here’s how Russia is attacking Ukraine defence best — cyberattacks

Ukraine faces serious risks right now. A major cyberattack can disrupt essential services and undermine national security and sovereignty.

How cyberattack on major US pipeline has become a diplomatic issue between US and Russia

Shutdown of largest US gasoline pipeline underscores how vulnerable the country’s cyber infra is to criminals & national adversaries like Russia, China and Iran, say experts.

China’s cyberattack on Maharashtra power grid was to improve PLA’s bargaining position

China’s cyber assault against India’s critical infrastructure in October 2020 happened amid an ongoing crisis on their contested boundary.

Telangana claims there was ‘potential China-origin cyberattack’ on power grid & it was thwarted

About 40 sub-stations were affected by ‘Chinese malware’ but officials managed to remove it, Telangana Transco and Genco Chairman and MD D. Prabhakar Rao says.

Anand Sharma’s outburst shows Gandhis must prepare for summer of Congress discontent

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.