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Better Awareness Needed To Check Cyber Crimes: Officials

Better Awareness Needed To Check Cyber Crimes: Officials

The safety training that begins from Assam will be held in five regions across India to increase awareness about the steps that our users can take to avoid fraud, spam, and scams.

06 May 2022
New CERT-In Rules On Crypto, VPN, Cloud Service Providers Comes Into Effect From June 2022

New CERT-In Rules On Crypto, VPN, Cloud Service Providers Comes Into Effect From June 2022

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) recently issued a circular dated April 28 regarding cybersecurity, data centres, VPN providers, crypto...

05 May 2022

Norton Prevented More Than 18 Million Cyber Attacks In Q1 2022 In India

Cyber Security services provider NortonLifeLock blocked more than 18,013,055 cyberattacks in Q1 2022 in India. Read here to find out more about these attacks...

Here Are 5 Ways In Which You Can Protect Yourself From Online Cyber Fraud

Here Are 5 Ways In Which You Can Protect Yourself From Online Cyber Fraud

Read here to know more about how you can safely transact online and use your device without any worries

05 May 2022

Report Says Chinese Hackers Targeted Indian Power Grid, Govt Says Attacks Didn't Succeed

China launched "probing cyber attacks" on Indian power grid in Ladakh thrice since December 2021 but did not succeed because safeguards were in place, said...

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05 April 2022
Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Altogether 175 accounts were hacked in 2017, 114 in 2018, 61 in 2019, 77 in 2020, 186 in 2021 and 28 so far this year, said minister of Information and...


01 April 2022
National Cyber Security Strategy 2021 Draft Formulated By NSCS: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

National Cyber Security Strategy 2021 Draft Formulated By NSCS: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The government is fully cognizant and aware of the various cyber security threats, and has taken a number of measures to mitigate citizens' vulnerability to...


04 March 2022
Hackers Join War Against Russia, Leak Space Program Files

Hackers Join War Against Russia, Leak Space Program Files

This claim of hacking has emerged following reports that Ukraine’s government had appealed to the country’s hackers to shore up country's cyber-defences...


07 February 2022
ICICI Lombard Offers Cyber Insurance To Airtel Payments Bank Customers

ICICI Lombard Offers Cyber Insurance To Airtel Payments Bank Customers

ICICI Lombard's cyber insurance solution provides financial protection to customers against potential financial fraud relating to banking, credit or debit...


01 February 2022
Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Against Mobile Spyware

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Against Mobile Spyware

The petitioner has also sought directions to the Centre to regulate such spyware.


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28 January 2022
RBI Asks People To Follow Safe Digital Banking Practices Amid Rising Cyber Frauds

RBI Asks People To Follow Safe Digital Banking Practices Amid Rising Cyber Frauds

RBI advises people to follow safety measures to counter cyber fraud.


18 January 2022
Cybercrime With Ransomeware Attack Rose 151% In 2021 Amid Covid-19 Pandemic: WEF Study

Cybercrime With Ransomeware Attack Rose 151% In 2021 Amid Covid-19 Pandemic: WEF Study

The World Economic Forum's 'Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022', released during its online Davos Agenda summit, further said that each successful cyber breach...


03 January 2022
Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

The IT Ministry is looking into the issue of the online 'auction' of 100 Muslim women whose photos were shared on an app called 'Bulli Deals' on Github.


22 December 2021
Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

He said that in the last seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken many important steps to tackle cyber crime, an official statement...


09 December 2021
How Organisations Should Guard Against Potential Cyber Security Threats

How Organisations Should Guard Against Potential Cyber Security Threats

Organisations need to have robust security measures in place as individual employees can also expose them to risk


20 November 2021
Need Better Coordination Between State Police, Central Agencies: Amit Shah At DGPs' Meet

Need Better Coordination Between State Police, Central Agencies: Amit Shah At DGPs' Meet

The home minister stressed on better coordination between the state police and other central agencies and urged the delegates for timely implementations of...


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10 September 2021
Maharashtra Gets First Cyber Police Station To Tackle Cybercrime In Pimpri-Chinchwad

Maharashtra Gets First Cyber Police Station To Tackle Cybercrime In Pimpri-Chinchwad

Speaking at an interaction organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil informed about some upcoming...


25 August 2021
US President To Meet Tech And Finance Leaders To Up Cybersecurity Game

US President To Meet Tech And Finance Leaders To Up Cybersecurity Game

The summit comes during a relentless stretch of ransomware attacks that have targeted critical infrastructure, in some cases extorting multi-million-dollar...


31 July 2021
US Regulators Step Up Scrutiny Of IPO Hopefuls From China

US Regulators Step Up Scrutiny Of IPO Hopefuls From China

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the move Friday after Beijing said it would step up its supervision of Chinese companies listed overseas


26 July 2021
Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

On paper, we have a very well-established procedure through which lawful interception of electronic communication can be carried out for national security and...


23 July 2021
Cyber-Attacks: What Is Hybrid Warfare And Why Is It Such A Threat?

Cyber-Attacks: What Is Hybrid Warfare And Why Is It Such A Threat?

In hybrid warfare the state responsible for the actions will often use non-state actors, which allows it to deny responsibility.


22 July 2021
Pegasus Row: Dalai Lama’s Key Advisers, Staff Of Buddhist Clergy On Target List

Pegasus Row: Dalai Lama’s Key Advisers, Staff Of Buddhist Clergy On Target List

The list includes numbers for the staff of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Urgyen Trinley Dorji, the third-highest ranking monk in Tibetan Buddhism, who has been...


22 July 2021
Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

The Pegasus controversy has actually thrown up some very interesting cyber legal questions.


22 July 2021
Pegasus Scandal: High Level Independent Investigation Needed, Says Cyber Security Expert

Pegasus Scandal: High Level Independent Investigation Needed, Says Cyber Security Expert

Hacking is a crime and no exemption is given either for government or for private persons in the application of this law, Internet Freedom Foundation's Apar...


21 July 2021
Pegasus Row: Five Things That You Can Do To Protect Yourself From Mobile Surveillance

Pegasus Row: Five Things That You Can Do To Protect Yourself From Mobile Surveillance

The Pegasus software that the NSO group used was so advanced that it can get activated on an individual’s phone by simply giving a missed call.


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