Misuse of social media with photos of children comes to light

Police are probing a case of misuse of social media after a complaint was registered with them against a Facebook page which had photographs of children with "vulgar and sexually explicit" comments on it, a Cyber Cell official said today.

Delhi Police Crime Branch gets cyber cell

To tackle the increasing number of cyber crimes, the Delhi Police on Monday set up its a cyber cell division in its Crime Branch - the third after similar cells in the Special Branch and Economic Offences Wing.

Cyber cell to get more manpower; CERT centre proposed in Mumbai

Taking cognizance of increasing cyber crimes in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to grant additional manpower and facility to the cell formed to tackle the menace, besides proposing to set up a regional office of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the metropolis.

Thirty percent of Indian school-goers face cyber crime

Around 30 percent of Indian school-going children accessing internet have experienced some kind of cyber harm like cyber bullying, cyber stalking, defamation and hacking, a study done by telecom service provider Uninor said here Monday.

FIR lodged for fake FB profile of Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Delhi Police has registered a case in connection with a fake Facebook profile of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan after he filed a complaint.

CBI arrests hacker who stole Microsoft keys worth lakhs

CBI on Friday nabbed an alleged hacker who entered into systems of software giant Microsoft to steal product keys worth lakhs and is feared to have compromised some government websites as well in the process.

One detained for spread "false" info on Facebook about J&K

A week after registering 13 cases against unnamed people circulating rumours through social network `FaceBook`, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday detained a person who was allegedly circulating false and frivolous information related to internal security situation of the state on these websites.

`Indian Mujahideen` email, credit card scams probed by Gurgaon cyber cell

An email threat purportedly by Indian Mujahideen to blow up a five-star hotel and ransom demand from an industrialist were some of the cases investigated by the Cyber Cell of Gurgaon Police this year.

Kochi Metro rail website hacked

The website of Kochi Metro Rail was found hacked early on Monday and anti-Israel messages were posted.

Man arrested for issuing bomb threat

A 38 year-old man has been
arrested for issuing a bomb threat to the Secretariat.