Moreover, a source familiar with the US evacuation of Americans and Afghans from Afghanistan said Operation Allies Refuge has not been affected.
In India, schools, universities, and research centers make for attractive targets to cybercriminals because they are often under-resourced from a security perspective.
Nearly one third (28.22 per cent) of PC home users in India are at high risk of cyber attacks, according to a report by digital security and privacy provider Avast.
The cyber cell, which includes 16 cyber police stations across UP, has lodged 528 FIRs since it came into being a year ago and solved 126 cases, leading to the arrest of 385 accused.
The FBI said in a statement Sunday that it was investigating the attack along with the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, though "the scale of this incident may make it so that we are unable to respond to each victim individually."
Russian intelligence has been accused by the US and UK of carrying out cyberattacks using new techniques after it was exposed that its hackers continue to target governments, organisations and energy providers around the world.
The IPAC's website was down on Monday, after suffering a DDoS attack (distributed denial-of-service), causing the site to slow significantly, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.
The ministry said it has received an alert from the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) about possible cyber attacks.
About 237 breaches hit the healthcare sector globally in 2020, while 56 more have already been disclosed by the end of February 2021.
Nitin Raut said that the report shows intrusion of malware from China, UK and other places into the powergrid system. He said that crucial data was also stolen in the process.
The NYT report stated that China targeted India's powergrid system at a time when the two nations were engaged in an intense face-off in Ladakh.
Cyberattacks on hospitals and healthcare organisations has emerged as a top hacker trend in 2020.
The complainant has stated that the hackers are keeping a watch on the activities of the family and continuously harassing them.
Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are increasing as cybercriminals see how lucrative this type of attack can be. Attackers' exploitation of fears around the COVID-19 pandemic shows how quickly they can adapt to current events.
A police complaint was filed by the Allahabad University 's proctor on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor.
Hackers have reportedly used Artificial Intelligence to outsmart existing cybersecurity systems.
In total, the analysis of anonymised data from incident response cases showed that 18 various legitimate tools were abused by attackers for malicious purposes, according to the company's new ‘Incident Response Analytics Report'.
BlackRock malware detected by ThreatFabric steals personal data from 337 apps including Netflix, YONO Lite by SBI, Gmail and more.
Chennai recorded the highest number of cyberattacks in the country during the January-March quarter of this year as threat actors targeted the city with a variety of attacks aimed at exploiting user trust and enterprise vulnerabilities.