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#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?

21 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?

A few hours ago, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory warning about a massive phishing attack campaign.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

19 Jun 2020

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

06 May 2020

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

02 May 2020

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

29 Apr 2020

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".

Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

23 Apr 2020

Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

With recent reports that North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well, the question arises: who will succeed him?

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

21 Apr 2020

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who is a revered figure in the country, is critically ill after he underwent surgery earlier this month, a CNN report said.

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

24 Jan 2020

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

10 Jan 2020

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

08 Jan 2020

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

22 Dec 2019

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.

Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks

09 Dec 2019

Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks

Often, we run into malware strains designed to compromise computers, steal data from them.

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

18 Oct 2019

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

31 Aug 2019

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

Documentaries are not like films, as they are supposed to showcase reality.

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

18 Aug 2019

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe.

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

30 Jun 2019

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

US President Donald Trump on Sunday created history by becoming the first ever sitting American President to set foot on the North Korean soil.

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

26 Jun 2019

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.

Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

15 May 2019

Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

On Wednesday, Croatian football legend Igor Stimac was roped in as the coach of the Indian men's national football team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced.

Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks

13 May 2019

Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks

Two years ago, a major ransomware-based cyberattack, dubbed WannaCry, compromised hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe.

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

09 May 2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.

Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights

17 Apr 2019

Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights

If there's anything that annoys us when we board a flight in India, it's the lack of internet.

Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

13 Apr 2019

Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he's open to having the third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year.

Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan

13 Mar 2019

Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan

India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

06 Mar 2019

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of a test facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to the analysis of satellite imagery from a US think tank.

South Korea, US to end their large-scale joint military exercises

03 Mar 2019

South Korea, US to end their large-scale joint military exercises

The US and South Korea today said they will end their annual large-scale joint military exercises as Washington pursues efforts to improve ties with North Korea.

Pyongyang made 'realistic proposal' at summit: N Korea Foreign Minister

01 Mar 2019

Pyongyang made 'realistic proposal' at summit: N Korea Foreign Minister

North Korea today said it had offered to dismantle its Yongbyon nuclear plant in exchange for partial sanctions relief at Kim Jong-un's summit with US President Donald Trump, after the meeting ended without agreement.

Have attractive news: Trump hopes Indo-Pak tensions will end soon

28 Feb 2019

Have attractive news: Trump hopes Indo-Pak tensions will end soon

About the escalating India-Pakistan tensions, United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said he has received some "reasonably attractive news" and the hostilities may end soon.

No denuclearization deal reached; Trump, Kim end summit abruptly

28 Feb 2019

No denuclearization deal reached; Trump, Kim end summit abruptly

The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, held between February 27 and 28 in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, came to a conclusion on Thursday.

Is Kim Jong-un taking a royal train to meet Trump?

25 Feb 2019

Is Kim Jong-un taking a royal train to meet Trump?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet US President Donald Trump for their second summit in Vietnam this week.

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

25 Feb 2019

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.

FATF slams Pakistan over terror funding but doesn't blacklist it

22 Feb 2019

FATF slams Pakistan over terror funding but doesn't blacklist it

Much to Pakistan's relief, global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force on Friday didn't put the country on the blacklist but condemned the Pulwama attack in strong words.

Trump-Kim summit: Pyongyang facing "historic turning point", says state media

18 Feb 2019

Trump-Kim summit: Pyongyang facing "historic turning point", says state media

On Monday, North Korean state media announced that the country was approaching a "significant, historic turning point", referring to the highly anticipated second meeting between Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

09 Feb 2019

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.

No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump

08 Feb 2019

No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he didn't expect to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline in trade-war negotiations between the two economic superpowers.

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

06 Feb 2019

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

01 Feb 2019

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.

Doomsday Clock remains at two minutes to apocalypse

27 Jan 2019

Doomsday Clock remains at two minutes to apocalypse

The Doomsday Clock, an allegorical timepiece designed to illustrate how close humanity is to an apocalyptic event, will remain at two minutes to midnight in 2019, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) recently declared.

N-Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: Pence

17 Jan 2019

N-Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: Pence

North Korea has still not taken "concrete steps" to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, US Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday, ahead of a reported meeting between North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator and top U.S. officials.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

21 Dec 2018

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.