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Ransomware Cyber Attack: Hackers Leverage Stolen NSA Tool to Wreak Havoc Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS Ransomware WannaCry leveraged hacking tools developed by NSA It exploits a known bug in Windows Researchers have observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the US National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries ... Read More »

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Over three lakh school children in Kerala will soon come under the ICT Club, the largest students’ IT network in the country. The programme would be implemented in state run schools and a committee would be set-up with the headmaster as convener to coordinate the school level activities of the programme. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal ... Read More »

Google India holds workshop on cyber safety

The workshop was proportionately based upon four segments namely – avoiding online scams, social media safety, managing digital footprint and identification of safe online content. Cyber safety RELATED STORIES Encroachment at public place: Gujarat HC seeks explanation from AUDA Gujarat: Teachers skip classes to teach somewhere else University status to Motilal Nehru School of Sports: Haryana Youth Affairs Minister President ... Read More »

US says cyber battle against ISIS will ‘black these guys out’

The U.S. is aggressively targeting ISIS in cyberspace, attempting to halt the group’s ability to communicate electronically, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Thursday. His comments build on those from earlier this week when, for the first time, the Department of Defense admitted to an active offensive cyberspace mission. “There is no reason why these guys ought to be able ... Read More »