Tag Archives: Phronesis

PAKISTAN HACKING GROUP SIDECOPY TARGETS INDIA AND AFGHAN GOVERNMENT

Pakistan

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 it attempts to mimic an

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INDIAN SECFENCE TECHNOLOGIES AIMING TO EXPAND BUSINESS ABROAD

Secfence Technologies

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 from countries like India. Indian

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Bitter APT Becomes a Suspected Indian Group to Conduct Cyber Espionage against China & Pakistan

Bitter APT

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 audit to secure the critical

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India-Russia Cooperation in Cyber Sector Could Help in Promoting cyber sovereignty

Cyber Sovereignty

Once again, India is back at looking ideas for increasing cooperation with Russia. The partnership between the two capitals is initially set to promote mutual growth and cooperation in the cyber, economic and trade sector, as stated by India’s Russian Ambassador D.B. Venkatesh Varma. Following the constant strides of growing cyberwarfare activities against India, its engagements with Russia would bring

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Cybersecurity cooperation with Sri Lanka will aid India in navigating emerging cyber risks

Indian firms

In the wake of growing cybercrime-related incidents, India, Sri Lanka and Maldives agreed to cooperate on “four pillars” of security cooperation, one of which included cybersecurity. The virtual discussion took place nearly 9 months after Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval visited Colombo to expand the scope of intelligence sharing of Indian firms. When looking back at the history, one

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INDIA CAN COUNTER PAKISTAN’S NEWEST CYBER CAPABILITIES, GEARED AT STRIKING INDIA & AFGHANISTAN

Pakistani Malware

Part of the blame for the instability and full disarray in Afghanistan has been placed on Pakistani malware. Some experts claimed that if it hadn’t been for Pakistan’s assistance, the Taliban would have failed miserably in their attempt to take control of Afghanistan. Evidences suggested that Pakistan was constantly targeting Afghanistan in the cyberspace, amid the growing threat from Taliban.

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IN THE FACE OF RISING CYBER-ALERTS, INDIA ENTERS ACTIVE CYBER-THREAT PREVENTION MODE

CERT-in

The cyber threats and vulnerabilities in the Indian ecosystem have only grown over time. Following the severity of cyberattacks, India’s top cyber security agency CERT-In has issued alerts and advisories to protect computers and networks on a regular basis. As a part of formulating draft National Cyber Security Strategy 2021 (NCSS2021), the government had empanelled 58 security auditing organisations to

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INDIA IS EMBROILED IN A WEB OF ALLEGATIONS OVER THE USE OF ISRAELI SPYWARE PEGASUS

Pegasus spyware

The Fifth-generation war is a war of perspectives and India aims to improve its position by becoming the most targeting nation amid the changing war composition. In order to do so, the country is developing both the offensive and defensive cyber capabilities taking help from both the domestic and foreign firms. A recently disclosed data that suggested India’s use of

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India is Formulating National Cyber Strategy While Building Cyberwarfare Capacity

National Cyber Strategy

Over time, state-led or non-state hybrid warfare has multiplied the cybercrime attack options with higher frequency throughout the globe. In India, geopolitical tensions have sped up the process of developing offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. In addition, the government is also looking to unveil a national cyber strategy that would holistically cover the entire Indian cyberspace ecosystem. In a recent

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Pakistan and China Team Up to Wage Propaganda Warfare on India

Propaganda warfare

The cyberattacks from neighbouring adversaries have blurred the national boundaries. It has become necessary for India to confront these acts of propaganda warfare comprehensively. Amid the growing concept of cyberwarfare in South Asia, India is consequently seeking to balance its offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. Over time Indian APT groups like C-35, SideWinder, Viceroy Tiger, and firms like Srivastava Group

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