Cybterterms in News

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  Source: TH, Times Now   Context: Recently various cyber terms have been in the news. We have tried to cover them briefly    Spamouflage: Spamouflage is a Chinese influence campaign that has been active on over 50 platforms and forums, including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and X (formerly Twitter). The accounts in …

Acoustic Side Channel Attacks

Facts for Prelims (FFP)    Source: TH  Context: A research paper titled “A Practical Deep Learning-Based Acoustic Side Channel Attack on Keyboards” published with the support of Durham University’s ethics committee reveals that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be utilized to decipher passwords by analysing the sound produced by keystrokes. This method, known as Acoustic Side …

Insights into Editorial: Chinese malware may have targeted Indian power systems and seaports: U.S. firm

  Context: Chinese state-sponsored actors may have deployed malware into Indian power grids and seaports as border tensions between India-China began escalating in May last, culminating in a deadly clash along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in mid-June. The alleged cyber intrusion was discovered and revealed by U.S. cyber security and intelligence firm, Recorded …