Cyberspace

'735 social media URLs, 596 websites blocked till June 2017'

'735 social media URLs, 596 websites blocked till June 2017'

This was done with the aim of ushering in digital literacy in rural India by covering six crore rural households (one person per household).

Aug 02, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

The issues that dominated the discussion include emerging fragmentation of the Internet, along multiple lines, due to developments in technical, governmental and commercial realm.

Jan 23, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

World must oppose cyber attacks, arms race: China's Xi Jinping

All countries should jointly oppose internet surveillance and cyber attacks in cyberspace, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday

Dec 16, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
Govt plans project to show linguistic diversity in cyberspace

Govt plans project to show linguistic diversity in cyberspace

The project also aims to disseminate classical literature and develop e-content in different languages.

Nov 24, 2015, 22:34 PM IST
Future wars might take place in cyber world: Manohar Parrikar

Future wars might take place in cyber world: Manohar Parrikar

Stating that the future wars might be fought in the cyberspace, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday warned the Army against "information blackout" as he sought enhanced capabilities to ensure protection from disruptive cyber attacks or manipulations.

Nov 23, 2015, 12:37 PM IST
The Draft National Encryption Policy: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

The Draft National Encryption Policy: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

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.

Sep 22, 2015, 19:10 PM IST
China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'

China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'

A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach, calling the US Internet giant's action "unacceptable and unintelligible".

Apr 02, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Only 20 percent Indians have access to Internet: Study

Only 20 percent Indians have access to Internet: Study

Only 20 per cent in India have access to the internet at least occasionally while a mere 14 per cent own a smartphone, a new study conducted across 32 emerging and developing nations has found.

Mar 23, 2015, 16:51 PM IST
'Russian cyber threat more sophisticated than others'

'Russian cyber threat more sophisticated than others'

A top US intelligence chief has said that Russian cyber threat is much more sophisticated while China has robbed its industrial base information.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

China says controls on Internet needed to maintain stability

Chinese officials called on Wednesday for controls on the Internet to preserve stability, saying its model for cyberspace regulation can be the framework for spawning commercial successes like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Nov 19, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Xi calls for international cooperation on cyberspace security

Amidst allegations by US and others of cyber attacks by Chinese entities, President Xi Jinping today said China is ready to work with other countries to build an international Internet governance system ensuring security, democracy and transparency of cyberspace.

Nov 19, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Online banking data stealing virus on prowl in cyberspace

Cyber security sleuths have alerted online banking customers in the country against the malicious activity of a deadly 'Trojan' virus which steals classified data and passwords of a vulnerable user.

Nov 05, 2014, 16:31 PM IST
Vladimir Putin seeking power to `unplug` Russia from Internet: Report

Vladimir Putin seeking power to `unplug` Russia from Internet: Report

Moscow is considering measures to disconnect Russian cyberspace, the last forum for free expression in the country, in emergency situations such as military hostilities or major protests, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Sep 19, 2014, 15:06 PM IST
Most expensive video game to hit cyberspace Tuesday

Most expensive video game to hit cyberspace Tuesday

Billed as the biggest video game of the year and also the most expensive one ever made, Destiny will be launched Tuesday to an expected 10 million players.

Sep 07, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

Hacking virus 'Bladabindi' prowling in Indian cyberspace

The virus possesses a unique ability to acquire a safe network domain id in order to falsely add itself to the firewall exclusion list and bypass a user's firewall mechanism.

Jul 24, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

Moderate Internet use does not harm teenage brains

A review of more than a hundred published studies of typical computer use among adolescents suggests that moderate Internet use does not appear to adversely affect the development of teenage brains.

May 21, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Ransom-demanding virus on prowl in Indian cyberspace

Cyber security sleuths have warned Indian Internet users against a potent Trojan virus in the social media and email circuit which stealthily encrypts important documents of the user and then asks for a `ransom` to unlock proprietary messages.

Dec 03, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Scientists who took chemistry into cyberspace win Nobel Prize

Three US scientists won the Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for pioneering work on computer programs that simulate complex chemical processes and have revolutionized research in areas from drugs to solar energy.

Oct 10, 2013, 10:50 AM IST

Cyberspace abuzz with Narendra Modi speech

A war of words broke out in the cyberspace over Narendra Modi`s hour-long interaction organised by the FICCI Ladies Organisation.

Apr 08, 2013, 23:15 PM IST