NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut US infrastructure

China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of US power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the US National Security Agency, said on Thursday.

Codified law needed to deal with cyber crime: Justice Misra

Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday called for a codified law as well as imparting proper training to law enforcement officers to deal with the issue of cyber crime and match the level of intelligence of the criminals who commit such offences.

Strategy to prevent cyber crime on anvil: Rajnath Singh
Strategy to prevent cyber crime on anvil: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said a strategy to prevent cyber crime will be evolved soon.

Home Ministry formulating counter-strategy to deal with cyber crime: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said he had given instructions to officials of his ministry to formulate an effective counter-strategy to deal with the menace of cyber crime.

Russians suspected in White House computers hack: Report
Russians suspected in White House computers hack: Report

US authorities are investigating an incident in which hackers believed to be working for the Russian government recently breached the unclassified White House computer networks, it has been reported.

Anonymous hacker group releases data from Chinese govt sites
Anonymous hacker group releases data from Chinese govt sites

The 'Anonymous' group of computer hackers yesterday followed up on its threat made to release data from Chinese government websites in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

First online murder may happen by end of year: Experts
First online murder may happen by end of year: Experts

The world's first 'online murder' via a hacked internet-connected device could happen by the end of this year, experts have warned.

Prepare for fighting cyber crime, terror: Prez to trainee cops

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged trainee police officers to develop capabilities for combating new-age threats like terrorism and cyber crime.

Trainee IPS officers call on President

 President Pranab Mukherjee Monday asked trainee IPS officers that they should equip themselves with expertise to tackle cyber crime and terrorism.

Govt's decision to hire pvt agencies to manage their social media accounts questioned in HC

Ex-BJP ideologue K N Govindacharya on Thursday raised question in the Delhi High Court about the government's move to hire services of private social media management agencies to manage their accounts in social networking sites such as Facebook, saying it endangers creations of fake accounts and cyber crimes.

Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords leaked online
Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords leaked online

In a latest data breach incident, a database containing nearly 4.93 million usernames and passwords for Google accounts like Gmail have been reportedly posted online by cyber criminals.

Cyber security and policing meet in Kochi

New methods to tackle cyber crimes will be discussed at a two-day conference on cyber security and policing at Kochi from August 22.

Govt departments, ISPs alerted about cyber attack on August 15

Cyber security division NCIIPC has alerted government departments and leading internet service providers about a possible cyber attack on the Independence Day and has suggested a series of measures to prevent these attacks.

TN to bring sexual, cyber crime offenders under Goondas Act

The state government on Monday introduced two bills in the Assembly to amend Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982 and bring offenders in cyber crime and sexual offences against women under the Goondas Act.

Proper security measures needed in creating wi-fi zones: Fadia

Lauding the proposals to create wi-fi zones at different places in the country, a cyber security expert today said the government needs to take appropriate security measures to prevent cyber crime.

CBI arrests hacker who stole Microsoft keys worth lakhs

CBI 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.

Telangana moots cyber labs in all districts

Telangana police plans to set up cyber labs in all districts of the state to tackle cyber crime, said a top official Friday.

CERT-In reports over 62,000 cyber attacks till May 2014: Govt

Government`s cyber security arm Computer Emergency Response Team-India (CERT-In) reported 62,189 cyber security incidents in the first five months of the current calendar year, Parliament was informed today.

Month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime launched

The police jointly with Tata Motors Wednesday launched a month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime in the steel city from where at least 15 cyber related crimes were being reported every month.