cyber attack

ICT sector fails to attract investment: minister

Bangladesh is failing to attract foreign investment, particularly from European countries, because of a lack of policies and regulations to ensure data security, ICT and Telecom Minister Mustafa...

May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017

Cyberattack: Researcher finds 'kill switch' for ransomeware

A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware -- for now -- that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc...

May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017

Unprecedented cyberattacks wreak global havoc

Cyber security experts rush to restore systems after an unprecedented global wave of cyberattacks that strike targets ranging from Russia's banks to British hospitals and a French carmaker&...

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

More evidence NKorea linked to BB cyber heist: Kaspersky Lab

Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab says it has obtained digital evidence that bolsters suspicions by some researchers that North Korea was involved in last year's $81 million cyber heist of the...

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Pakistan passes controversial cyber-crime law

Pakistan has adopted a much-criticised cyber security law that grants sweeping powers to regulators to block private information they deem illegal. The National Assembly approves the Prevention of...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Spooked by Bangladesh heist, Asian security summit works on cybersecurity

Alarmed by the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in February, one of the world's biggest ever cyber heists, cybersecurity is among the top concerns discussed at...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

SWIFT to unveil new security plan after BB heist

The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking says it is planning to launch a new security programme as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Bangladesh Bank heist trail goes cold in Manila as probes falter

More than three months have passed since $81 million was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank and sent to Manila - yet authorities in the Philippines appear no closer...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Digital noose to be tightened further

Anyone spreading negative propaganda against the Liberation War or the Father of the Nation, using digital devices, will risk being sentenced to life in prison, according to the draft of a new law....

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Cyber attackers target US presidential campaigns: official

Cyber attackers are targeting the campaigns of Democratic and Republican presidential contenders, US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Dhaka bank sent 3 urgent messages

Three messages sent by the Bangladeshi central bank to the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) on the morning of February 9, alerting the Yuchengco-controlled financial institution to the dubious...