Friday, 19 August, 2022
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Topic: hacking

Indian children rank best in coping with online risks, finds survey

UK-based cybersecurity firm says India has 30% stronger online safety education programs than the global average.

‘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.

How gang in 3 Indian states ‘solved’ GMAT, JEE & armed forces exams for cash, with Russian help

Multi-layered syndicate was allegedly run by Palwal-based Raj Teotia, charged hefty fee to solve competitive exams for over 450 candidates, took help from Russian hackers.

What the Modi Twitter breach tells us about hackers

A few hacks of Twitter has proven to the rest of the community that this is a target with vulnerabilities, and others will think of better ways to abuse that weakness than promoting crypto scams.

What really happened Sunday 2am when ‘Modi’s tweet approved bitcoin’? Experts have some guesses

Investigators are probing how hackers sent bitcoin tweet from PM Modi’s account. Experts say the explanation could be simple.

PM Modi’s Twitter handle ‘briefly compromised’, tweets that Bitcoin now legal tender

Hackers briefly took over the PM’s account Sunday morning and tweeted that the government had bought 500 BTC, which was being distributed to everyone in the country.

How father-son duo helped techies ‘hack exams’, earn top scores for big payday

A Delhi techie and a father-son duo from Gujarat used remote hacking skills to help at least 200 students & professionals cheat in online competitive exams and score high marks.

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.

Suspicious URLs, zero clicks, iMessages — how Amnesty found Pegasus on ‘target’ phones

As part of Pegasus Project, Amnesty conducted forensic analysis of 67 phones linked to numbers on a database listing 50,000 suspected targets of the Israeli spyware.

On Camera

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Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president J.P. Nadda with Bihar BJP leaders at a core committee meeting in New Delhi | PTI

What Left parties’ decision to not join Bihar alliance means for India’s Dalits, women, MBCs

Top leaders of the Left are English-speaking 'upper' caste elites. And they won't let MLAs become ministers lest they should threaten their elite power.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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