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A branch of the Punjab National Bank in Jammu | Representational image: ANI

PNB denies cybersecurity firm’s claim that 180 million customers’ data was breached

Chandigarh-based cybersecurity firm CyberX9 said a vulnerable PNB internal server could have allowed in a hacker, and the bank fixed problem months after patch was available.
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We have adapted to cloud and remote working tech. Now it’s time for a ‘zero-trust’ model

Several organizations such as Google or Microsoft established methodologies to implement and operationalise it, but it is yet to be widely adopted.
The CDSL, a government-registered share depository, manages all investor accounts trading on the Bombay Stock Exchange | Representational image: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

‘Data breach at India’s biggest demat depository exposed 4.39 cr investors’: E-security firm

CyberX9 claims a vulnerability in CDSL, which manages trading accounts on BSE, NSE & other exchanges, exposed sensitive data. CDSL denies breach, says it was fixed quickly.
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Tech crackdown isn’t new for US, Russia, China. We need new accord between Internet and govt

The big tech companies are as powerful as any sovereign nation. If anyone can take on governments, it’s the Internet.
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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.
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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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A phone from makers of Pegasus spyware & other ways to protect your phone from hacking

There is no method that can fully guarantee that your phone will never be attacked by malware, but there are ways to strengthen your device protections.

Dheeraj Sharma shares skills needed to become a cybersecurity analyst

Dheeraj Sharma, a cybersecurity expert with Indian Cyber Defence Alliance, talks about cybersecurity analysts' roles and responsibilities.

These are the top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

Ransomware attacks are growing exponentially in size and ransom demand — changing the way we operate online.
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There’s a shortage of 4 million cybersecurity workers. South Africa is trying to fix that

Encryption and cybersecurity are among the key skills in demand as businesses speed up the adoption of new technologies.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.