President Biden Blocks Mass Transfer of Personal Data to High-Risk Nations

U.S. President Joe Biden has issued an Executive Order that prohibits the mass transfer of citizens’ personal data to countries of concern. Key pointers in The Executive Order: The Executive Order also “provides safeguards around other activities that can give those countries access to Americans’ sensitive data,” the White House said in a statement. This includes sensitive…

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Microsoft says it Caught Hackers from China, Russia & Iran using its AI tools

Hackers  from Russia, China, and Iran have been using tools from Microsoft-backed OpenAI to hone their skills and trick their targets, according to a report published on Wednesday. Microsoft MSFT.O, opens new tab said in its report it had tracked hacking groups affiliated with Russian military intelligence, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, and the Chinese and North…

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Have you Noticed Job’s Adds Roaming Around Facebook; Beaware of Ov3r_Stealer’ Malware

Recently as I was going through my Facebook , I noticed that lot of job advertisement for various position mainly account manager. As I applied they send back queries asking for mobile number and What’s Up messages. Researchers first discovered the stealer in early December. It was being spread via a Facebook job advertisement for…

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Britain & France Gather Diplomats for International Agreement on Spyware

The United Kingdom and France will jointly host a diplomatic conference at Lancaster House in London this week in feb 2024, to launch a new international agreement addressing “the proliferation of commercial cyber intrusion tools.” According to the Foreign Office, 35 nations will be represented at the conference, alongside “big tech leaders, legal experts, and…

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542 Cyber Criminals with the Help of Prakharpan Application Created by CID DG Anurag Gupta

Recently in Jharkhand district,police of 14 districts arrested a total of 542 cyber criminals with the help of Prakharpan app. This arrest took place between November 20, 2023 and February 1, 2024. A total of 118 cases were registered against the arrested criminals. 1913 SIM cards have been recovered from them. Cyber ​​criminals used these…

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State Sponsored Cyber Attacks — Shaping the Geo-Political Landscape?

Since the early era of organized cybercrime and state sponsored cyber crime, it has travelled a long way and has become extremely lethal and devastative in nature today. Turbulent geo-political situations across the globe have added more fuel to scale up such attacks worldwide. So, what does the future look like? Ever increasing attacks on…

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‘Dark Web is Reshaping Cybersecurity Landscape & its a Staggering Growth’: Shawn Loveland

Unprecedented growth of ‘Dark Web’ market has been a major concern for governments & corporate organizations worldwide. The leakage of massive volumes of stolen PII data from Thailand in ‘Dark Web’ is a very recent example of its growing strength. We at ‘www.digitalcio.in’ & ‘www.securitydive.in’, recently interviewed Shawn Loveland, COO, Resecurity, US based cyber security…

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Alkem Labs Reports Cyber Breach &’Fraudulent Transfer’ Loss of 52 Cr

Alkem Laboratories confirmed a cybersecurity incident that led to a fraudulent transfer of Rs 52 crore from one of its subsidiaries affecting the brand value and reveling serious vulnerabilities at several level. The disclosure raises concerns about vulnerabilities in India’s pharmaceutical sector to cyberattacks and led to price fall in their share prices. Alkem stated…

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Triveni Singh Joins PWC India, as a part of their Cyber crime Team

Triveni Singh, a 2011 batch state cadre IPS officer who is known as the ‘cybercop’, held the position of superintendent of police (SP) cybercrime since August 2020, retired from his services. He retired at least two years before his scheduled superannuation in November 2025. Initially appointed as a provincial police services (PPS) officer in 1994,…

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