Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: ransomware

‘Why aren’t we taking it more seriously?’ Experts say AIIMS cyberattack among ‘biggest’ in India

After last month's cyberattack on All India Institute of Medical Sciences, cybersecurity experts are flabbergasted by lack of a govt response and the opaqueness around the attack.

Overworked doctors, hassled patients, inaccessible records — hackers leave AIIMS in limbo

Servers remain vulnerable even a week after unprecedented attack. Work moves at snail's pace as AIIMS treads cautiously over giving staff access to hospital's network.

FIR registered after AIIMS Delhi services hit due to suspected ransomware attack on server

Servers used at AIIMS in Delhi have been down since 7am Wednesday, affecting the healthcare centre’s outpatient department and sample collection services.

Blinded by crypto buzz? Watch out. Crypto crime will rob world of $30 bn/yr, says US cyber firm

Report by US-based research firm predicts that by 2025, overall cybercrime costs will be $10.5 trillion, and victims will lose $265 billion annually to ransomware attacks by 2031.

Digital economy firms faced 270 cyberattacks on average in 2021, each ‘success’ cost $3.6 mn: WEF

Companies are looking to go beyond cybersecurity to move to cyber resilience, with practices like buying insurance, says WEF's 'Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022'.

US accuses China of widespread cybercrime, security agencies issue advisory

Some of the 'malicious' threats identified by US security agencies include the acquisition of infrastructure and capabilities and exploitation of public vulnerabilities.

Only cross-border, cross-sector collaboration can beat cybercrime

It is essential that both businesses and governments incentivise collaboration and accountability through strong public-private efforts.

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.

Why paying hackers a ransom for your data isn’t the best idea

New Delhi: The pandemic year 2020 was unprecedented on many counts. Chief among them is how much of the world moved online entirely —...

How hackers are using coronavirus panic to target India through WhatsApp and email

Before you click on that WhatsApp forward or email with coronavirus in the subject line, be sure it's legitimate and not sent by hackers looking to infect your device with malware.

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Representative image: The Alienware R3 gaming laptop | YouTube

Gamers, editors, developers, designers—An Intel comeback is taking the bite out of Apple

Apple made great strides at the expense of Intel. But Chipzilla's Alden Lake processors are proving to be a better match than M1 Max chipsets found in MacBook.

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.


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.