A KILL SWITCH to neutralize Ransomware attacks

Recently the computer servers of many companies and organisations in Europe, United States of America (USA), Ukraine, and  Russia were paralysed by a ransomware cyber-attack dubbed as “Petya”, A mass scale cyber attack. All the affected computers displayed a ransom note in which the attackers demanded US$ 300 in bitcoin currency as a ransom. Most …

‘Alone Injector’ Hacked India’s NSG Website : Who’re they? What they want?

The National Security Guard website was hacked on Sunday by a group that identified itself as ‘Alone Injector’. The hacker group defaced the site with an abusive message, targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. An image of police thrashing civilians was also uploaded on to the site’s homepage with the accompanying text calling for “Free Kashmir”. …