Pakistani threat actor “SideCopy” has been targeting Indian and Afghan government officials, especially military officials by stealing their credentials of targets from government portals, Facebook, Twitter and Google credentials, banking information, and password-protected documents. The latest report by Malwarebytes detailed the new tactics and tools adopted by the APT Group “SideCopy”. This is so-called because
The global surveillance cyber space has taken a centre stage over the last few years and seems to grow at a fast pace, given the changing circumstantial requirements. Apart from the various countries, which have already made a mark in advancing IT security, like Israel, US, Russia, new players are also emerging in the field
In the war of information and perception, social engineering has emerged as an important concept to target developing nations like India. Ranging from malicious activities such as breaching security to tricking users into gaining access to their sensitive data, these attacks have happened in more than one step. Roscoe Pound propounded the doctrine of social
The fifth generation innovation process in technology has brought more cases of cyber crimes with organisations in developing nations like India worrying for what the future may hold for them. Today, India needs more skilled people in the digital forensics field, social engineering, ethical hacking and vulnerability management, etc., for proper and efficient systems, as
Apart from rising information warfare, there are many other cyber challenges that media industry might have to prepare for being the most vulnerable targets of cyber aggressive bullies like China. As per recent reports, Chinese hackers attacked India’s largest media conglomerate, the Bennett Coleman And Co Ltd, (BCCL). It has been concluded by experts that
The growing disinformation campaigns have become a substantial problem in developing countries like India, which already lacks specific provision of law that deals with fake news. Clearly, India needs its own set of disinformation army to counterattack. Today, Indian law enforcement is challenged to respond more efficiently. They are using all-source intelligence, OSINT, platforms to
An advanced persistent threat group called Earth Baku has gained a center stage for launching cyber espionage campaign on public and private entities located in the Indo-Pacific region. It’s not the first time when a Chinese cyber campaign has gained attention for carrying out cyberattacks against India. The Earth Baku group has a history of
In the wake of growing cyber warfare activities, cyber domain has become one of the most conflicting sectors in today’s society. Every country is preparing for large-scale, nation-backed attacks to win the defense and security game. India has also bolstered its cyber game. In doing so, the country has laid down protocols for prevention and
In an era of growing international conflicts and cybercrimes, state-sponsored hacking has become a way for governments to secure intelligence information. The doubling number of ransomware, malware etc. has made ethical hacking the need of the hour. Ethical hacking method actively defends corporate networks, institutions, and personal data against malicious cyberattacks by discovering risks and
Implementing information security has become crucial for organisations in an increasingly interconnected environment. Today, every organisation needs protection against cyberattacks and security threats. Hence, the implementation could result in data breach risk prevention, detection and respond to internal and external threats. Malicious code, computer hacking and denial-of-service attacks have only grown in the age of
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