CERT: News

27 May 2023

Latest Tech News

CERT-In warns of Android malware that is stealing user information

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an advisory regarding malware 'Daam,' which is spreading rapidly and infecting Android mobile devices.

Toyota Kirloskar suffers cyberattack that might have leaked customers' data

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) reported on Sunday that it was the victim of a cyberattack. The company is yet to confirm the extent of the data breach.

27 Oct 2022


India government warns of multiple vulnerabilities in Apple's iPhones, iPads

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued a warning against security attacks in Apple's iPhones and iPads.

29 Sep 2022


Centre warns WhatsApp users against 2 bugs hackers can exploit

Attention WhatsApp users, you are vulnerable to remote attacks, so better be careful. It's none other than India's cyber security watchdog Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) that has issued this advisory.

21 Aug 2022


Indian government warns Google Chrome users of severe security threats

If you're a user of Google Chrome, beware, says the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

04 Aug 2022


Government warns macOS, iOS, ChromeOS users of severe security threats

Users of macOS, iPadOS, iOS, and ChromeOS, beware, says the Indian government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).

03 Jun 2022


Rejecting Centre's data demand, ExpressVPN removes VPN servers in India

Virtual private network (VPN) provider ExpressVPN has made a statement move by deciding to remove its servers from India.

07 May 2022


ITI seeks revision of CERT-In directive on cybersecurity breaches

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) recently issued a new directive to government and private agencies, mandating the reporting of cybersecurity incidents.

04 May 2022


Centre orders VPN companies to collect and store user data

The Indian government has asked VPN companies to collect user data and store it for at least five years.

20 Oct 2017


Are you at risk of KRACK while accessing public Wi-Fi?

The next time you are browsing the wireless network at railway stations or airports, remember that your vulnerability to cyber attacks will be 'high'.

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.

17 May 2017


Ransomware attacks in India attempted over 48,000 times

Quick Heal Technologies, a cyber security firm, detected over 48,000 ransomware attack attempts in India; West Bengal witnessed the most incidents.

16 May 2017


WannaCry- Some ATMs shut, but no major impact in India

Sources said operations were suspended in some ATMs running on old versions of Windows, to keep them safe from the WannaCry ransomware attack.

15 May 2017


WannaCry Effect- Open ATMs only after updating software says RBI

The RBI has issued a directive to all banks to open their ATMs only after they have updated their software to protect against the recent WannaCry malware attack.

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.