cyber security Current Affairs - 2019

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Infosys launches Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania

Infosys launched its state-of-the-art Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania. This Defence Center is an expansion of services delivered via Infosys Digital Innovation Center which opened in Bucharest in early 2019. Infosys Cyber Defence Center Mandate: Cyber Defence Center will provide Real-Time, End-To-End, 24×7 Cyber Security monitoring and protection services to support European and global Read More…

Month:  Categories: Places in NewsScience & Technology


WhatsApp confirms ‘Targeted’ Spyware Attack

WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps in the world with about 1.5 Billion users worldwide confirmed a targeted spyware attack on its platform. Key Highlights Threat: A security flaw in WhatsApp acted as a vulnerability, which allowed hackers to insert malicious software on user’s phones by calling the target using the app. This Read More…

Month:  Categories: International


19th meeting of FSDC held in New Delhi

The 19th meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The meeting was attended by RBI Governor Dr. Urjit R. Patel, SEBI chairman, IRDAI Chairman along with heads and other senior officers of Government and financial sector regulators. Key Highlights of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking


India, Morocco agree to enhance bilateral cooperation in field of defence and security

India and Morocco have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of defence and security. Decision in this regard was taken at meeting between Moroccan Defence Minister Abdeltif Loudyi and Defence Mnister Nirmala Sitaraman in South Block in New Delhi. This was first ever visit of Moroccan Defence Minister to India. Highlights of meeting Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security


Maharashtra Government to set up new Cyber University

Maharashtra Government is setting up new Cyber University dedicated to mitigating cyber threats. It will train 3,000 professionals to fight online space cyber-attacks, internet crimes and conduct cyber forensics. Cyber University The Cyber University will provide for and prepare internet professionals on lines of Microsoft Certified Professional Program. It will conduct courses in data analytics, Read More…

Month:  Categories: States


35% of cyber-attacks on Indian sites from China: CERT-In report

According to recent report by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), maximum number of cyber-attacks on official Indian websites are from China, US and Russia. The report was forwarded to National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and other security agencies. It had analysed cyber-attacks from April-June 2018. Key Highlights of report China continues to intrude Indian Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology


Hackers siphon Rs 94 crore from Pune’s Cosmos Cooperative Bank via ATMs in 28 countries

Recently hackers have stolen (illegally withdrawn) Rs .94 crore from Pune’s Cosmos Cooperative Bank via ATMs in 28 countries. It is possibly first of its kind coordinated digital attack on Indian bank. In this cyber heist considered to be originated in Canada, Rs. 78 crore were illegally withdrawn in more than 12,000 ATM transactions in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking