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Cyber ​​security regulations issued, service providers now have to conduct security audits every three months

Telecommunications service providers are now required to conduct security audits. The Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTAA) has issued ‘Cyber ​​Security Regulations 2077’ and made security audit mandatory for service providers.

As the issue of cyber security has become sensitive recently, NEA has prepared regulations targeting telecommunication service providers. The regulations were passed by the NEA board meeting held last Friday.

According to the regulations, the service provider has to conduct internal security audit every three months. Similarly, it has been mentioned that the security audit authority has to be submitted twice a year, i.e. every six months.

Also, at the end of each year, the report will have to be submitted after conducting a security audit through the security auditor specified by NEA.

The 12-page regulation covers 11 topics. In the regulations, the service provider should have its own security policy in general safety standards and practice, the policy should be modified every year, how much and when to use social media in the office should be mentioned.

Security standards and practices include a policy for passwords, service providers adopting internationally recognized security systems, closing the default login for any application, and raising public awareness of cyber security among users.

Similarly, there is a provision to implement DDOS detection system in the security of infrastructure / network, and to use virtual private network while accessing the system from other places. It is said that an updated firewall should be used to protect the core system.

There is also a provision to keep OTP (One Time Password) for application security. The regulations include data security and data privacy, information security audit, short response, establishment of internal security operations center, cyber security, public awareness and capacity building.

Of these, under the Information Security Audit, service providers are required to conduct internal security audits every three months. Similarly, companies have to submit such security audit report to NEA every six months.

In addition to internal security, service providers should also conduct external security audits. Under this, an arrangement has been made to conduct audit by the information security auditor as prescribed by the authority or the government.

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How strong or weak your password? Check it out like this

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How strong or weak your password? Check it out like this

How strong or weak is your password? Check it out like this

Of course, you may have many accounts online. You may have different passwords for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Mobile Wallet, Internet Banking, Gmail and other accounts.

You may think that the password in those accounts is very strong, which no one can hack. But have you ever checked, how strong are the passwords you use in your online account?

If you haven’t checked yet, today we are going to tell you about some of the tools that you can use to know how secure and strong your password is.

Generally, a length of 10 characters is considered sufficient for a strong password. However, one thing to keep in mind here is that the longer the password, the harder it is for the hacker to crack. So don’t be ashamed to have a 20 to 30 character password.

Another important thing is to change your password every three to four months, no matter how strong your password is.

Nordpass

Nord provides users with a free online password testing tool. With it, you can check if the password you have or are about to keep in your online accounts is strong.

As far as you know, if your password is strong, hackers will not be able to easily access your important and confidential data. It also allows you to create strong passwords.

It checks how strong any password is based on its length, uppercase-lowercase (uppercase and lowercase letters), symbols, numbers, etc.

It can even estimate how long a password can be cracked by a hacker. You do not need to download any software or apps to check your password strength here. You can check the password by visiting Nordpass’s website by clicking here. Click here if you want to create a strong password.

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Cyber ​​attack on Fintech company from Python scripted Trojan malware

A group that has been attacking Fintech’s web system has developed new Trojan malware and started targeting European countries. Advance Persistent Threat (APT), a group called EvilNum in 2018, has deployed new Python scripted Trojan malware to attack fintech companies.

The hackers deployed the malware to steal email addresses, passwords and other sensitive corporate information from Fintech. The malicious code for injecting malware is included in the code of the statutory application.

The group has been targeting fintech companies in the UK and Europe in particular.

He is also targeting some countries in the United States and Australia. Evilnum is considered a successful proven group for such activities. The group is said to be successful as it continues to change its attacking tools and techniques.

Evilnum’s activity is not always the same. He wrote JavaScript and C

Now he has deployed another new tool for attack. This time he has used Python Script Remote Access Trojan (RAT).

With the help of this Trojan malware, the attackers use ‘killing’ to steal important corporate information. Then take a screenshot of it. And collects all the information of the affected system.

Attackers can find out which Windows version of the computer is used, which antivirus product is installed and which USB devices are connected or not.

Earlier, the group used to attack targets with spare phishing emails.

Also read: Four types of malware you need to know (including avoidance tips)

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‘Master Mind’ 17 year old teenager who shocked the world by hacking Twitter!

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‘Master Mind’ 17 year old teenager who shocked the world by hacking Twitter!

U.S. prosecutors on Saturday charged three people with involvement in a recent Twitter hacking case. The timetable of the hack has also been made public in a court document issued by the Ministry of Justice.

The document also details how US investigators tracked down the suspected hackers. According to court documents, the entire hacking activity started on May 3.

A teenage clerk from Tampa, Florida (who had been living in California) gained access to a portion of Twitter’s network on May 3.

But what happened between May 3 and July 15 is still unclear. However, Clark initially failed to gain access to the Twitter admin tool used to kill the account from a section of the network.

But on the second day of the Twitter hack, according to a report in the New York Times, Clerk initially had access to Twitter’s internal slack workspace, not Twitter.

New York Times reporters quoted a hacker community source as saying that the hacker had found the login details of a Twitter tech support tool. From there, he broke into a slack channel of the company.

On the day of the hack, a picture of the tool, which controls all Twitter accounts, was leaked online by Twitter employees. However, the login details of the tool were not enough to access the back end of Twitter.

According to Twitter’s blog post, Twitter’s administrative back-end is protected by two-factor authentication. How long it took the clerk to do all this work is still unclear.

But according to Twitter researchers, the hacker used a “phone spare phishing attack” to trick Twitter employees into accessing their accounts and break two-factor authentication.

All of this happened on July 15. It was the same day that the company that hacked Twitter made it public.

Immediately after that Kirk

OG Users Discard Channel is a special forum where hackers buy and sell social media accounts. Clerk Rolex through that channel

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