European Union

EU makes it mandatory to reveal domain registration details

European Union(EU) has made it mandatory for domain hosting companies to keep a record of all the info related to domain owners to speed-up security and to curb piracy online. The move is said to assist law enforcement agencies in tracking down any domain owners who indulge in launching website based malicious attacks, transacting money […]

Cyber Attack on European Union Institutions

Several organizations belonging to European Union were targeted by a cyber attack in March this year and news is out that it did partially impact the IT infrastructure of agencies, institutions and private bodies to a certain extent. The spokesperson of the European Commission made few details available to the media as the investigation is […]

EU imposes sanction on Cyber Attacks

On Thursday this week, European Union shortly referred as EU has imposed sanctions on some companies and individuals that cause damage to critical infrastructure and national integrity through cyber warfare. Thus, because of such sanctions, all movable & immovable assets of 3 individuals and 6 institutions will be frozen and barred from entering any of […]

Russia and Iran send 10 million tweets to disrupt Brexit Vote

As the whole of Britain was busy yesterday with the discussion of leaving European Union on March 29th, 2019, social media giant Twitter says that trolls from Russia and Iran were found super active on its platform by spreading disinformation and discord in the West with over 10 million tweets. The messaging app said that […]

Russia launched cyber attacks on Foreign Defense Bodies says Latvia

Latvia, a country in the European Union has openly confessed that Russia has carried out cyberattacks on its Foreign and Defense apparatus and other state institutions. The statement was given by Latvian Intelligence Agency yesterday and added that Russia’s Military intelligence was consistently trying to access the nation’s info by e-mail phishing attacks against the […]

EU penalizes Google with $5 billion fine for monopolizing its Android Software

We all know that Google offers some of its default apps on its Android smartphones which include its Chrome search browser, Youtube, and Gmail. But the European Union (EU) has slapped an anti-trust penalty of $5 billion on Google for indulging in such practices which is almost equivalent to a yearly budget contributed by the […]

Apple launches new privacy portal to abide European GDPR Rules

Apple Inc has launched a new privacy portal which will help its device users to know what info Apple has collected on them to date. The action is said to be a response to upcoming GDPR rules in Europe. As of now, the service will be available to only European Users. But in near future, […]

Britain is extremely vulnerable to Category One Cyber Attacks!

UK’s Intelligence Chief Ciaran Martin has expressed his concern over his country’s exposure to ‘Category One’ (C1) cyber attacks which could disrupt critical infrastructures such as power grids and those serving banking sector. In an interview to ‘The Guardian’ the Chief Executive Officer of the Country’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) said “ I think […]

UK Government to share cyber attacks data with cyber insurance firms

UK Government has finally bowed to the repeated requests made by Lloyd’s Insurance to share data related to cyber attacks. In early 2016, Lloyd’s Bank put forth a proposal before GHCQ to make the cyber attack data available to companies serving cyber insurance. In June this year, Lloyd’s again asked the UK government to accept […]

Cyber Criminals steal cash from ATMs across Europe

Russian Cyber Security firm Group-IB is alerting all the ATM users across Europe on a hacking activity which is taking place in more than dozen countries of European union. As per the alert, cyber criminals are using malicious software to spit out cash out of ATMs across Europe. But it is going off-record as the […]

Share this page