Mumbai Police awarded for effective fight against cyber crimes

Mumbai Police have bagged an award for initiating proactive steps to tackle cyber crime and building capacities to address investigation needs of online space.

Government approves group to tackle cyber crime

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday approved the setting up of an expert group to prepare a roadmap for effectively tackling cyber crimes in the country.

Need to re-look at IT Act to counter cyber crime: Govt

 Cyber crime has become a challenge and this needs to be addressed by taking a relook at the IT Act and revamping criminal laws, government told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

China says will help Kenya with hacking probe

China on Friday promised its full cooperation with Kenya following the arrest of 77 of its nationals alleged to have operated a cyber crime network in the capital Nairobi.

Dozens of Chinese held in Kenya `cyber bust`

Police in Kenya are holding 77 Chinese nationals accused of running a cyber crime network and mysterious "command centre" from upmarket houses in Nairobi, officials and reports said Thursday.

Hacking ethically can be a lucrative career

In this age of information, security often becomes the first casualty. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee looks at the profession of ethical hackers who are tasked with safeguarding this information

Prez underlines need to develop capabilities to deal cyber crimes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India has to develop capabilities to combat cyber crimes.

Terrorism, communalism major security concerns: President

Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said terrorism, indigenous secessionist movements, Left-wing extremism and communalism were the major security concerns for India.

Special agency like NIA needed to tackle new ear cyber crimes: NSG

In a bid to tackle new era cyber crimes, NSG chief JN Chaudhury on Friday advocated in favour of creating a specialised agency to deal with cyber crimes across the states.

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.