Cyber Crimes

Showing of 1 - 20 from 37 results
Cyber Crimes - Total results - 37
Vivek Oberoi's meme on Aishwarya Rai: Actor's action shows why parties must pick celebrity campaigners carefully
Politics

Vivek Oberoi's meme on Aishwarya Rai: Actor's action shows why parties must pick celebrity campaigners carefully

Actor Vivek Oberoi, who was recently served a notice for a distasteful post on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an example of why political parties should carefully select celebrity campaigners and candidates

North Korea claims alleged WannaCry ransomware hacker does not exist
News & Analysis

North Korea claims alleged WannaCry ransomware hacker does not exist

The hacker is nothing more than a figment of the US law enforcement's imagination says North Korea.

Technology must be used for development and not for destruction says Narendra Modi
News & Analysis

Technology must be used for development and not for destruction says Narendra Modi

He said it was for governments to ensure that technology was used for development and raising people's quality of life.

Setback to Bitcoin? Govt sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors; trading hits $3.5 bn
Business

Setback to Bitcoin? Govt sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors; trading hits $3.5 bn

Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewelers are among those invested in bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Govt to strengthen surveillance laws to check financial cybercrimes
India

Govt to strengthen surveillance laws to check financial cybercrimes

It has been decided to expedite the implementation of cybercrime prevention initiatives in these agencies towards this end along with measures required to acquire critical cyber forensics equipment.

FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Centre reports 24 percent rise in cyber crime
News & Analysis

FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Centre reports 24 percent rise in cyber crime

Losses from cyber crimes rose 24 percent in 2016 to over $1.33 billion, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's IC3.

Centre is planning to reinforce IT law to curb cyber crimes, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

Centre is planning to reinforce IT law to curb cyber crimes, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the Centre was mulling "further reinforcement" in the IT law to prevent cyber crimes including, posting and sharing of videos containing sexually abusive material.

India is working with 15 countries to cooperate and tackle the menace of cyber crimes
News & Analysis

India is working with 15 countries to cooperate and tackle the menace of cyber crimes

India is working with 15 countries for information exchange on cyber crimes and bilateral cooperation on tackling it, Lok Sabha was informed today.

ATM security breach reveals big risks India faces, says ex-top cop D Sivanandhan
Business

ATM security breach reveals big risks India faces, says ex-top cop D Sivanandhan

The future crimes will be largely cyber crimes and people should be careful before using their keyboard and typing out details.

50 IT companies in Hyderabad hit by Pakistani hackers: Report
News & Analysis

50 IT companies in Hyderabad hit by Pakistani hackers: Report

The latest report by the Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) reveals that at least 50 IT companies have come under the threat of cyber attacks.

An update to the IT Act is a very welcome move
News & Analysis

An update to the IT Act is a very welcome move

India’s IT laws, comprising of the IT Act and the rules and regulations issued under it, have for a long time been outdated and way behind its counterparts in other parts of the world.

Senators urge Obama to focus on cyber crime at G20 summit
News & Analysis

Senators urge Obama to focus on cyber crime at G20 summit

Six U.S. senators have urged President Barack Obama to prioritize cyber crime at this weekend's Group of 20 summit in China, in the wake of the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, according to a letter obtained by Reuters.

Rio Olympics 2016: Experts warn of hackers, phishing scams, and other Internet frauds
News & Analysis

Rio Olympics 2016: Experts warn of hackers, phishing scams, and other Internet frauds

The report adds how its not just visitors who are at risk, but also huge multinational companies such as Coca Cola, GE, Visa, Samsung and others. Moreover, users watching Rio Olympics from home may also not be safe as hackers could find ways to target them.

Government taking steps to fight the threat by cyber crimes
News & Analysis

Government taking steps to fight the threat by cyber crimes

The Centre on Tuesday admitted that rate of conviction of those accused of committing cyber crimes is low, but said it is taking steps to fight the threat posed by such offences to national security.

Sultan Salman Khan and the irrelevance of a toothless, conceited NCW
Entertainment

Sultan Salman Khan and the irrelevance of a toothless, conceited NCW

But NCW's handling of the Salman Khan issue has done little else beyond generating headlines or vacuous TV debates.

Internet immunity? Why does India have an abysmal 0.7 percent conviction rate for cyber crimes?
News & Analysis

Internet immunity? Why does India have an abysmal 0.7 percent conviction rate for cyber crimes?

The National Crime Records Bureau of India reports a lamentable 0.7 percent conviction rate for cyber crimes in India in the year 2014, with 9,622 cases being registered, and only 72 convictions (see chart).

Britain to build cyber attack forces to tackle Islamic State fighters, hackers
News & Analysis

Britain to build cyber attack forces to tackle Islamic State fighters, hackers

British spies are building elite cyber offensive forces to strike at Islamic State fighters, hackers and hostile powers, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday after warning militants wanted to launch deadly digital attacks.

Two-day Cyber security conference in India starts today
News & Analysis

Two-day Cyber security conference in India starts today

In this era of technological advancements, the information technology (IT) world carries a lot of security challenges, a cyber-security expert has said in the run-up to an international cyber-security conclave in Bengaluru.

In-flight airplane Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers: Reports
News & Analysis

In-flight airplane Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers: Reports

As in-flight airplane Wi-Fi becomes more of a commonplace, the risk of cyber-criminals targeting unsuspecting travellers is even more.

US creates new agency to lead cyberthreat tracking
News & Analysis

US creates new agency to lead cyberthreat tracking

Calling the destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures "a game changer," a top White House official on Tuesday announced a new intelligence unit to coordinate analysis of cyberthreats,