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India witnessing heavy cyber attacks

India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cyber-security company.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Over half of banks at high risk of cyber-attacks: BIBM

A high risk of cyber-attacks looms large over 36 per cent of banks in Bangladesh mainly due to a shortage of investment in strengthening security measures, skilled personnel and a lack of awareness among bankers and customers.

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

India witnessing heavy cyber attacks

India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cyber-security company.

October 7, 2018
October 7, 2018

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 Jabbar said yesterday.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

UK, Australia blame Russia

Britain and Australia yesterday blamed Russia's military intelligence service for some of the biggest cyber attacks of recent years -- including one on the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 US presidential campaign.

September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways is forced to apologise after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the worst ever attack on its website and app.

March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

Malaysia’s central bank foils unauthorised fund transfer attempts

Malaysia’s central bank says it detected and foiled an attempted cyber attack and efforts to transfer funds without authorisation using falsified SWIFT messages.

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

New police unit to check cyber crime

Social media users may have to be more cautious about making “unlawful” public remarks and sharing contentious items as it would soon be only a matter of hours for police to trace their origins with the help of special software.

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 globally.

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's factories.

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 Bangladesh central bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.