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Garmin paid millions to resolve ransomware attack

Late last month, Garmin suffered a days-long-outage following a cyber attack. The company did not say what this attack was or how it happened, but reports have suggested that it was a ransomware hack and the GPS tech provider has had to pay a "multi-million dollar ransom" through a third-party company called Arete Incident Response to get back access to its systems and data.

Sports

Jitna unse ho saka unhone kiya: Yuvraj Singh reveals MS Dhoni told about selectors not looking at him for 2019 WC

Yuvraj Singh bid adieu to the sport in 2019. Recalling the phase, Yuvraj revealed that it was MS Dhoni who helped him realize that the selectors were not looking for him as an option for the 2019 World Cup. The left-hander also thanked skipper Virat Kohli for supporting him while returning back into the national side. Dhoni showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. Jitna unse ho saka unhone kiya, said Yuvraj.

Politics

Jair Bolsonaro’s chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus, seventh Brazilian minister to test positive

Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, the Chief of Staff to Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the seventh minister in Brazil to get infected by the deadly disease. According to Netto's office, he is asymptomatic and is doing well. He will remain in isolation until a new examination and medical evaluation is carried out. Netto will continue to work from home.

Technology

Garmin paid millions to resolve ransomware attack

Late last month, Garmin suffered a days-long-outage following a cyber attack. The company did not say what this attack was or how it happened, but reports have suggested that it was a ransomware hack and the GPS tech provider has had to pay a "multi-million dollar ransom" through a third-party company called Arete Incident Response to get back access to its systems and data.

Entertainment

Mumbai Police won't handover the documents related to Sushant Singh murder case to Bihar police

In a recent development in the high profile Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the Mumbai police have decided that they will not hand over any documents related to the case to Bihar police. According to a legal opinion sought by the state government, Bihar Police has no jurisdiction in this case. Mumbai Police are doing an investigation in this case which is still in progress. Bihar police are struggling to conduct investigations.

Business

Byju's set to receive $400 Million funding from Yuri Milner's firm

India's online learning platform Byju's is set to receive a funding worth $400 million from DST Global, the investment firm headed by billionaire Yuri Milner. After the deal, the online learning giant's valuation will reach $10.5 billion. With this, Byju's will become India's second most valued startup only second to Paytm. Byju's had also received funds from Facebook, Naspers and Tiger Global Management.

Miscellaneous

Pandit Vijayendra Sharma, who fixed Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan' date getting death threats

Pandit Vijayendra Sharma, the man who fixed the date for the August 5 Bhoomi pujan for the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya is reportedly getting death threats. A police officer has been deployed at Pandit Sharma's residence. As per the reports, Pandit Sharma has been receiving death threats via phone calls from across the nation asking him to change the bhoomi pujan mahurat date else face repercussions.