29 May 2023Microsoft
Cybersecurity best practices: Follow Microsoft's tips to prevent attacks
In today's data-driven world, IT security has emerged as an essential driver for an organization's success.
27 May 2023Latest Tech News
'Daam' malware attack on Android: How to protect your smartphone
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an advisory regarding malware 'Daam,' which is spreading rapidly and infecting Android mobile devices.
02 Mar 2023Cybercrimes
Cybercrimes surged in 2022; crypto, malware attacks led the way
Cybercrimes have been a cause of worry worldwide over the past few years, and the figures from 2022 are especially worrying.
15 Feb 2023Data Leak
Ex-employee stole staff data of thousands, says Credit Suisse
Switzerland's second-biggest bank, Credit Suisse, has come under fire yet again.
09 Jan 2023Russia
Russian hackers target 3 US nuclear labs in phishing attack
Cold River, a Russian hacking group, targeted three nuclear research laboratories in the US in an attempt to obtain the passwords, as per Reuters.
05 Jan 2023Twitter
Data of 200mn Twitter users on sale for just $2
Last month, a hacker attempted to sell a data set containing the email addresses and phone numbers of over 400 million Twitter users to CEO Elon Musk.
02 Jan 2023Toyota Kirloskar Motor
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.
28 Dec 2022Indian Railways
Indian Railways data breach: Data of 30mn users on sale
The data of millions of railway passengers are possibly at the mercy of hackers. After targeting AIIMS last month, hackers have reportedly targeted Indian Railways.
23 Dec 2022Cybercrimes
LastPass users are warned! Your passwords are now with hackers
Are you a LastPass user? If you are, you better update all your passwords and account details. Why?
14 Dec 2022All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Delhi AIIMS cyberattack originated in China, servers retrieved: Sources
The attack on the servers of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) originated in China, reported ANI, quoting senior officials of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
03 Dec 2022Cybercrimes
Tamil Nadu hospital suffers cyber attack; patient data sold online
Tamil Nadu-based multispeciality hospital—Sree Saran Medical Center (SSMC)—has been the latest target of a cyber attack in India, India Today reported.
28 Nov 2022WhatsApp
WhatsApp data leak: Nearly 500mn phone numbers up for sale
WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, is considered fairly safe with its end-to-end encryption. Well, let's not jump to conclusions quickly.
25 Nov 2022All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
#NewsBytesExplainer: The cyberattack that stunned AIIMS Delhi and its aftermath
Life has come to a standstill at India's premier hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. The institute has been without internet, and everything is now done manually, all thanks to a cyberattack on Wednesday.
06 Sep 2022China
US hacked aeronautics and space research university, says China
China has accused the US's National Security Agency of hacking a state-funded university with programs in the field of aeronautics and space research.
04 Sep 2022Samsung
#CyberAttack: Name, birthday, contact info leaked in Samsung security breach
Some Samsung customers in the US did not have the best of mornings as they woke up to a warning email from the company.
19 Jul 2022Cleartrip
Flipkart-owned Cleartrip suffers cyber attack; customer data put on sale
Cleartrip, the Flipkart-owned travel-booking platform, has been at the receiving end of an attack from hackers.
06 Jul 2022PhonePe
Indian start-ups that are hiring despite layoff season
Winter has arrived early for India's start-ups. Lack of funding has forced the country's start-ups to layoff over 11,000 people so far.
29 Jun 2022Japan
Drunk Japanese man loses entire Amagasaki city's personal data
Getting drunk can turn everything upside down in the blink of an eye.
03 Jun 2022CERT
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 2022CERT
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 2022CERT
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.
05 Mar 2022Ukraine
Amid Russia-Ukraine crisis, European countries hit by major "cyberattack": Report
European countries are facing a possible cyberattack as thousands of internet users were knocked offline at the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, NDTV reported on Saturday.
05 Jan 2022Uttarakhand
Bulli Bai case: 18-year-old main accused arrested from Uttarakhand
The Mumbai Police on Tuesday detained a woman from Uttarakhand, who is reportedly the main accused in the 'Bulli Bai' case.
15 Dec 2021Technology
Apple iPhone, MacBook users beware! Government warns of new vulnerability
The government has issued a "high severity" advisory for those using Apple products such as iPhones, MacBooks, Watches, and Apple TV.
17 Oct 2021Malware
Cyberattack targets Acer's Indian aftersales systems, steals 60GB of data
Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer Acer, on October 15, confirmed that it had been the victim of a recent cyberattack that targeted its aftersales service systems in India.
12 Aug 2021Cybercrimes
Accenture claims 'no impact' in apparent ransomware attack
Cybercriminals have breached IT consulting firm Accenture in an apparent ransomware attack but the global consulting giant says that the incident was immediately contained with no impact on it or its systems.
19 Jul 2021Narendra Modi
Governments need to hold NSO's spyware Pegasus accountable: WhatsApp CEO
WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart on Sunday criticized the controversial spyware Pegasus for its alleged role in breaching the privacy of individuals by hacking their mobile phones across the globe.
22 May 2021Air India
Data of 4.5 million Air India passengers leaked
Air India's passenger service system provider SITA faced a sophisticated cyber attack in the last week of February this year leading to the leaking of personal data of 4.5 million passengers, which included passengers of the national carrier from across the world, an official statement by the Air India said on Friday.
21 Apr 2021Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger users in 84 countries face phishing scam threat
Analysts at cybersecurity firm Group-IB's Digital Risk Protection (DRP) wing have uncovered an old-school phishing scam targeting Facebook Messenger users at a global scale.
04 Apr 2021Facebook
Data of over 500M Facebook users, including 6M Indians, leaked
The personal data of nearly 533 million Facebook users from over 100 countries was leaked online.
23 Mar 2021India
300% rise in cyber attacks in India in 2020: Government
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, cyber attacks across the country rose by as much as 300% last year to reach a total of 11,58,208 as compared to 3,94,499 in 2019, the Union Home Ministry informed the Parliament on Tuesday.
09 Feb 2021Ministry Of Home Affairs
Government asks people to register as cybercrime volunteers
In a bid to keep an eye on the cyber world in a "coordinated and comprehensive manner," the government has asked common people to register as cybercrime volunteers.
09 Feb 2021Instagram
Instagram launches Parents Guide children's safety initiative in India
Facebook-owned social platform Instagram launched a Parents Guide on Monday. The 2021 version of the guide aims to inform parents of the safety features available on the platform.
11 Jan 2021WhatsApp
WhatsApp group invite links, user profiles accessible via Google search
In a disturbing development, several WhatsApp private groups and user profiles are showing up on Google search, compromising the privacy of users.
04 Jan 2021Data Leak
Sensitive data of 100 million users leaked on Dark Web
Sensitive data of over 100 million users has been leaked on the Dark Web, according to security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia, who discovered the data dump last week.
04 Dec 2020United States of America
India Inc. hit most by malware attacks after US, Japan
The latest report by Switzerland-based IT and cybersecurity company, Acronis, has revealed that companies in India were continuously hit by malware attacks between March and December quarters.
01 Oct 2020Reuters
Swatch Group hit by cyberattack, operations affected
Swatch Group, the biggest watch manufacturer in the world, has been hit by a cyberattack.
21 Sep 2020WeChat
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more
Over the weekend, the US ban on TikTok, WeChat saw major developments.
24 Aug 2020India
#LeakAlert: RailYatri exposes personal data of over 700,000 passengers
RailYatri, a renowned Indian platform for train and bus bookings, has publicly exposed the personal data of more than 700,000 of its users.
07 Aug 2020Microsoft
Canon loses 10TB data in massive ransomware attack: Details here
After Garmin, Japanese tech giant Canon, known for its professional cameras around the world, appears to have fallen victim to a major ransomware attack.