MP cop posts obscene content on WhatsApp group — Know what happened after that

MP cop posts obscene content on WhatsApp group — Know what happened after that

An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) was on Thursday suspended here for allegedly posting obscene photos on a local WhatsApp group, police said.

Microsoft sets up cyber security centre in Gurgaon

Microsoft sets up cyber security centre in Gurgaon

New Delhi: Showcasing its commitment to enhancing cyber security, US-based technology company Microsoft on Tuesday said it has set up a Cyber Security Engagement Centre (CSEC) in Gurgaon near here.

Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao registers police complaint - Know why

Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao registers police complaint - Know why

Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao registers complaint against fake account holder.

 IRCTC denies reports of being hacked; says cyber cell to conduct enquiry​

IRCTC denies reports of being hacked; says cyber cell to conduct enquiry​

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday denied reports that its website had been hacked.
 

Taiwan says Kenyan police used force to put Taiwanese on plane to China

Taiwan on Monday accused China, which regards the self-ruled island as a breakaway province, of kidnapping eight of its nationals, who it said had been acquitted in a cyber crime case in Kenya.

Know how to stay secure on social media!

Know how to stay secure on social media!

Nowadays, with the increasing use of Internet, many people have become an avid user of social media. Some of them have become so addicted that they often update and posts every minute detail of their life on social media. But we often tend to forget that social media is unsafe with the increasing of cyber crime. So, one should stay alert while enjoying social media.

Cyber crime biggest challenge for India: Rajnath

Cyber space is increasingly being used to radicalise young minds, he said addressing a security meet organised by ASSOCHAM here.

India among nations most vulnerable to cyberattacks

India among nations most vulnerable to cyberattacks

India, along with China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Korea ranked among the nations most vulnerable to damaging cyberattacks, according to scientists, including those of Indian-origin.

Cybercrooks eye Indian startups to steal consumer data: Report

Cybercrooks eye Indian startups to steal consumer data: Report

According to a report by UK-based data security firm BugsBounty.Com, 72 out of the 100 major startups it analysed were "negligent" in implementing and maintaining reasonable security practices and procedures.

Cyber crime: CBI likely to set up special branch in Mumbai

In view of increasing cyber crime cases, CBI is mulling setting up a special branch here to probe such offences, its director Anil Sinha said on Tuesday.

Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

The company emphasised on the criticality of maintaining 360 degrees of vigilance. 

Beware of cyber predators: Dangers of virtual world!

Simply to gain followers and increase their social base, people don't hold back before adding and/or accepting requests of complete strangers.

Twitter suspends over 125,000 accounts for 'promoting terrorist acts'

Twitter Inc said it had suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for "threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS."

India urges global convention to fight cyber crime

India urges global convention to fight cyber crime

 India has called for a truly global convention to fight cyber crime and to ensure cyber security.

UK police campaign targets hackers as young as 12

Britain`s National Crime Agency on Tuesday launched a campaign to discourage youngsters from becoming hackers after it found the average age of suspects had plummeted to 17.

China, US high-level cyber crime talks to begin Tuesday

Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.

On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

Hackers have expanded their attacks to parking malware on popular file-sharing services including Dropbox and Google Drive .

Consumers are more scared of cyberattacks than real-world financial theft

Consumers are more scared of cyberattacks than real-world financial theft

Across the 17 countries polled for the study, 47% revealed they'd been affected by cybercrime and that on average, dealing with the aftermath took 21 hours and cost $358.

113 mn Indians lost Rs 16K on average to cyber crime: Norton

113 mn Indians lost Rs 16K on average to cyber crime: Norton

An estimated 113 million Indians lost about Rs 16,558 on an average to cyber crime in addition to the "emotional" stress caused by personal financial data breach, a report by software security firm Norton says.

Private reporting helpline to check cyber crime

Private reporting helpline to check cyber crime

Rampant crime over cyberspace and inability of the police in dealing with such cases have led to the setting up of this helpline.