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...

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Reducing cyber risk of banks

Guidelines on Internal Control & Compliance for Banks were issued by the central bank on March 8, 2016, which recommended the commercial banks to take insurance as a risk mitigation measure....

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

BB's Achilles' heel

Cyber thieves might have found it easier to break into the Bangladesh Bank system after its local area network (LAN) was connected with its SWIFT operation, according to central bankers and...

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Confusion, panic order of the day

Confusion and panic was the order of the day at the Bangladesh Bank yesterday, a day after its governor Atiur Rahman stepped down and two deputy governors were removed hastily amid strong criticism...

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

BB installing monitoring software

To stop any further hacking of its network, Bangladesh Bank is installing monitoring software on all its computers that would instantly

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

‘49% Bangladeshi school pupils face cyberbullying’

A global mobile phone giant finds that 49 percent of school students in Bangladesh are victims of cyber bullying in a way or the other, revealing that young people are increasingly becoming...

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

Ban on Facebook to be lifted soon: Palak

State Minister for ICT Division Junaid Ahmed Palak today said that the ban imposed on Facebook on security grounds would be lifted very soon for ensuring access to those who use the social...

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Teenagers feel helpless to cyber-crime: Study

About 70 percent of the high school students using internet facility in Bangladesh say they feel helpless in face of cyber-crimes, a study reveals.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

NSA warns of state cyber-attack risk

The deputy director of the US National Security Agency (NSA), Richard Ledgett, warns of the increasing danger of destructive cyber attacks by states.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Apple hit by cyber attack in China

Apple says it is taking steps to remove a malicious program found in a number of applications used by owners of iPhones and iPads in China.

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