Articles about CERT

ITI seeks revision of CERT-In directive on cybersecurity breaches

07 May 2022

Technology
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.

Centre orders VPN companies to collect and store user data

04 May 2022

Technology
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.

Edureka e-learning platform caught exposing data of 20 lakh students

30 Sep 2020

Technology
Edureka e-learning platform caught exposing data of 20 lakh students

Amid growing cases of cyber-attacks and data breaches, Edureka, a renowned Bengaluru-based online learning platform, has been caught exposing personal user information.

After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp

29 Nov 2019

Technology
After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp

WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.

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

20 Oct 2017

India
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

20 May 2017

World
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

18 May 2017

World
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.

Ransomware attacks in India attempted over 48,000 times

17 May 2017

India
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.

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

16 May 2017

India
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.

WannaCry Effect- Open ATMs only after updating software says RBI

15 May 2017

India
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

13 May 2017

World
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.