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Over 53,000 cybersecurity incidents were reported in 2017, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Over 53,000 cybersecurity incidents were reported in 2017, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government has taken a number of legal, technical, and administrative measures to prevent incidents of cybercrimes.

CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
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CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS

The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them

Cybercrime cases have increased to more than 12,000 cases in 2016
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Cybercrime cases have increased to more than 12,000 cases in 2016

Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government was working with Interpol and CBI to identify sites that had child pornographic material.

DoT has directed ISPs to block over 4,000 URLs that contain material related to the sexual abuse of children
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DoT has directed ISPs to block over 4,000 URLs that contain material related to the sexual abuse of children

Manoj Sinha said ISPs implement blocking of internet websites/ URLs by using a suitable technology.

Microsoft launches AI based threat investigation system to enhance security of devices
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Microsoft launches AI based threat investigation system to enhance security of devices

AI-based automated threat investigation system will enable Microsoft users with insight to action against modern day threats.

Govt to strengthen surveillance laws to check financial cybercrimes
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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.

Locky ransomware is doing the rounds in the cyberspace through spam mails, says ICERT
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Locky ransomware is doing the rounds in the cyberspace through spam mails, says ICERT

According to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (ICERT), "spam mails" are being used to spread the ransomware.

Ransomware WannaCry attack: Banks cautious, shut down ATMs operating on old software
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Ransomware WannaCry attack: Banks cautious, shut down ATMs operating on old software

Banks did not operate ATMs that are prone to the ransomware attack.

UIDAI asks Google India and Indian CERT to take down apps and sites accessing Aadhaar data
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UIDAI asks Google India and Indian CERT to take down apps and sites accessing Aadhaar data

The UIDAI has asked the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and Google India to act against some websites and mobile apps providing unauthorised Aadhaar-related services, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

CERT-In website was down for 3 hours says report; Director General denies the claim
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CERT-In website was down for 3 hours says report; Director General denies the claim

According to experts, the CERT-In website was down due to a distributed denial of service or DDoS attack.

50,362 cyber security related incidents were logged in 2016, says CERT-In
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50,362 cyber security related incidents were logged in 2016, says CERT-In

As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, a total number of 44,679, 49,455 and 50,362 cyber security incidents were observed during the year 2014, 2015 and 2016, respectively

Cyber-attacks on India mostly from China, Pakistan, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Cyber-attacks on India mostly from China, Pakistan, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Cybercriminals from countries like Pakistan, China, Bangladesh and the US are mostly involved in hacking and launching attacks on computer networks of Indian organisations, Parliament was informed in New Delhi.

Centre asks social networking sites to block 1,208 URLs in 2013
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Centre asks social networking sites to block 1,208 URLs in 2013

Social networking sites were requested to block these web pages in order to comply with court orders, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Centre asks social networking sites to block 1,208 URLs in 2013
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Centre asks social networking sites to block 1,208 URLs in 2013

Social networking sites were requested to block these web pages in order to comply with court orders, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Bolstering Indian cyber security is the need of the hour: ICERT
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Bolstering Indian cyber security is the need of the hour: ICERT

The need for stringent cyber security is become more evident with each passing day. In fact, Dr. Gulshan Rai, Director General of Indian Computer Emergency

Hackers try breaking into AP government websites
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Hackers try breaking into AP government websites

The past year saw a weird trend of individuals expressing their criticism for government laws via hacking. The ...