24 Jan 2023

A Major App Flaw Exposed the Data of Millions of Indian Students

An app operated by India’s Education ministry contained a security lapse that resulted in the exposure of personally identifying information belonging to millions of students and teachers. The information was exposed for over a year, the ministry confirmed. The app in question is the Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing app,

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17 Jan 2023

Pakistan PM seeks India talks on ‘burning issues such as Kashmir’

The Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called for talks with India to discuss burning issues and has asked the United Arab Emirates to play a role in dissolving the tensions between the two countries. Last week, Sharif visited the UAE and termed it a brotherly country. He has stated

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05 Jan 2023

India Supreme Court stays order on mass evictions

India’s highest court has given temporary relief to thousands of people who were going to be evicted from their homes in Uttarakhand state. The court ruled that a workable solution must be found for the forced evictions. The government officials have alleged that the people facing eviction live on lands

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07 Dec 2022

‘Team Mysterious Bangladesh’ Hackers Target Indian Education Entity

CloudSEK has released a new advisory addressing a threat actor group called Team Mysterious Bangladesh that has claimed to have compromised the Indian Central Board of Higher Education. The hackers allegedly stolen personally identifiable information such as names, Aadhaar numbers, Indian financial System code, and more information. The group claimed

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28 Nov 2022

AIIMS servers remain down, but hospital says no demand for ransom brought to notice

After several media reports emerged suggesting that hackers have demanded an estimated Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, the hospital has said that no ransom demand has been brought to notice by AIIMS authorities. Meanwhile, the data restoration and server cleaning process

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08 Nov 2022

Android RAT Group Targets Indian Defense Personnel

External threat landscape management platform Cyfirma has reported that a malicious Android installation package is targeting Indian defense personnel. The campaign has been active since at least July 2021. The information was shared by the cybersecurity firm over the weekend. According to Cyfirma, the Android package kit file is a

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01 Nov 2022

More Than 130 People Dead in Cable Bridge Collapse in India’s Gujarat State

On Sunday, a bridge in the Indian state of Gujarat collapsed, killing more than 130 people. The bridge had been closed for renovations until recently and is a popular attraction. The government of Gujarat has opened a criminal inquiry pertaining to the agency tasked with maintaining the bridge. The investigation

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09 Sep 2022

Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from disputed border area, New Delhi says

Chinese and Indian troops have begun to disengage from the Gogra-Hotsprings border area in the western Himalayas, according to the Indian government on Thursday. The disengagement comes 2 years after clashes at the border site strained diplomatic ties between India and China.  In the announcement, India said the disengagement is

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24 Aug 2022

India fires three officers for accidentally launching missile into Pakistan

On Tuesday, the Indian Air Force confirmed that it had fired three officers for accidentally firing a missile into Pakistan in March.. The incident was handled relatively calmly as there were no casualties. The rivals have maintained a tense relationship over the last several years due the disputer territory of

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23 Aug 2022

Thousands of Indian farmers return to New Delhi in fresh protests

Massive protests have broken out across New Delhi in a renewed show of opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The protests began on Monday when thousands of farmers gathered to publicly voice their anger over unfulfilled promises made by the government concerning the population. The protests are occurring eight months

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