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.

Cyber crime has become a big threat: Rajnath Singh

Inaugurating an information security conference -- 'Ground Zero Summit-2015', the Home Minister said the government was concerned about cyber security and steps have been taken in this regard.

Vigilance needed against online radicalisation: Rajnath

The Home Minister said 'cyber terrorism' is a big danger in the world along with cyber crime.

UK's TalkTalk telecom giant hit by cyberattack

UK's TalkTalk telecom giant hit by cyberattack

The phone and broadband provider said personal and banking details of up to four million customers may have been accessed in the "significant" attack.

DNA: Sweden on track to becoming first cashless nation!

Sweden is on track to becoming the world's first cashless society, thanks to the country's embrace of information techology as well as a crackdown on organised crime and terror, according to a new study.

Kerala to commission 'CyberDome' to fight online crimes

Kerala to commission 'CyberDome' to fight online crimes

The CyberDome, coming up in the premises of IT hub Technopark, will be the first such high tech public-private partnership centre in the country.

Innovative ideas needed to tackle cyber threats: Deputy NSA

Highlighting that technology was far ahead of law, its enforcement and policy making, Deputy National Security Adviser Arvind Gupta today said innovative approaches were required to handle issues relating to cyber security.

China, US reach consensus on fighting cyber crimes: Xi Jinping

China, US reach consensus on fighting cyber crimes: Xi Jinping

 China and the US have reached important consensus on joint fight against cyber crimes, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, stressing bilateral dialogue and cooperation on cyber issues.

When two Indian cos paid hackers $10 mn to not reveal secrets!

In one of the first case of cyber crime extortion, two Indian conglomerates were forced to pay hackers $5 million each in order to prevent them from revealing secrets or information that could have implicated the companies in wrongdoing.

Look what parents have to say about online sex rumours

Look what parents have to say about online sex rumours

In an age when many parents globally are concerned about cyberbullying, one in five parents in the US feels that students who post online rumours about sex should be referred to police but far fewer called for the same punishment for rumours regarding cheating in exams.

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by the government, businesses, and even citizens.

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?- Part II

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by the government, businesses, and even citizens.