Banking most vulnerable to cyber crime: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday recognised banking as the "most vulnerable" sector to cyber crime and expressed the need to employ appropriate remedies to counter the menace.

'United Islamic Cyber Force' hacks Bengal varsity website

The official website of North Bengal Agriculture University in Cooch Behar of West Bengal was hacked on Sunday by a group calling itself the United Islamic Cyber Force, a varsity official said.

Unknown hackers attack German parliament's data network

Unknown hackers have attacked the German Bundestag lower house of parliament`s computer system, a parliamentary spokeswoman said on Friday.

Invasive cyber tech poses greater risk to legitimate trade

The easy availability of invasive cyber technology poses a greater risk now to legitimate trade, resulting in both economic and commercial damage to the operators, an insurance provider has warned.

Who's at cyberbullying risk? Not me, feel most youngsters
Who's at cyberbullying risk? Not me, feel most youngsters

Young people are aware of the risks of cyberbullying but perceive others as being more at risk than themselves, says a study.

Cyber crime in Faridabad: Businessman robbed of Rs 10.5 lakhs

In a case of cyber crime, a businessman was robbed of more than Rs 10 lakh from his bank account here, police said on Sunday.

UN conference endorses India's concerns over black money

In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN conference here on Sunday endorsed India's suggestions on promoting global cooperation in fighting the menace of money laundering, international terrorism and cyber crime.

Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks
Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks

British Airways' air-miles accounts, the coding site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been targeted in the latest wave of cyber-attacks.

Important for society to be involved in counter-terrorism fight: Security analyst

Security analyst Shaurya Doval on Thursday said counter terrorism is not just the exclusive domain of the state and added that it was important for a society to be involved in this fight.

Man held for sending abusive messages to woman on Facebook

A toddy trader was on Friday arrested from here on charge of sending abusive messages to a woman on her social networking account.

Hackers use social media to plan major attacks

 The rapid expansion of social media has enabled hackers to closely cooperate and group with each other to launch measured attacks, an industry expert said here on Saturday.

Techie held for sending abusive mails to estranged wife

A software engineer was on Wednesday arrested from Saidabad here on charge of sending abusive mails to his estranged wife residing in the US and to her father in India, police said.

Hack gave US, British spies access to billions of phones: Intercept

US and British spies hacked into the world`s biggest maker of phone SIM cards, allowing them to potentially monitor the calls, texts and emails of billions of mobile users around the world, an investigative news website reported.

Cyber espionage group 'Desert Falcons' stole over 1 mn files from 50 countries including India
Cyber espionage group 'Desert Falcons' stole over 1 mn files from 50 countries including India

A cyber-espionage group based in the Middle East has attacked more than 3,000 victims in about 50 countries across the globe, including India, and has stolen over one million files in the process.

PM Modi states responsibility of providing ''quality justice'' lies with judiciary, lawyers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appreciated the role played by the Advocates Association of Western India (AAWI) over 150 years and said that legal professionals have contributed a lot during the freedom struggle.

New US cyber defense agency to `connect the dots`

The Obama administration unveiled plans Tuesday for a new US intelligence center to integrate information about cyber threats, aiming for the same kind of coordination used to battle terrorism.
 

International laws governing cyber crimes need fresh look: CBI

CBI on Monday said that a "fresh look" needs to be taken at the specific global laws and protocols which are necessary to effectively crack down on the menace of cyber crime and web-enabled financial frauds.

Degrees meaningless if youths take to terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Decrying knowledge without values, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said technical degrees held by youths become meaningless if they get involved in terror activities.

Obama, Cameron to pledge partnership against cyber-crime

US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron, meeting in Washington on Friday, are expected to announce a newly strengthened partnership against cyber-crime.

 Regulations need to evolve fast for tackling cyber crime
Regulations need to evolve fast for tackling cyber crime

With cyber crime growing at a menacing pace amid dynamic changes in technology, the "threat landscape" has become larger and policies need to evolve continuously to contain it, CERT-IN Director Gulshan Rai said today.