cyber crime

Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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‘Cybergeddon’ trailer set for digital premiere Sep 25


September 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The trailer of filmmaker Anthony E. Zuiker's new film "Cybergeddon" is set to be released Sep 25 on online portal Yahoo!The cyber crime film will ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Need greater vigilance against cyber crime: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent cyber attacks on India's key installations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that the nation's vulnerability to cyber crime ... Read more...

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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Kanda’s Gurgaon farmhouse, office searched (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday searched the Gurgaon farmhouse and office of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant ... Read more...

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Vietnam, Britain hold strategic dialogue


July 6th, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 6 (IANS) Vietnam and Britain Thursday held their strategic dialogue here, focusing on cooperation in defence, and tackling organised crime and terrorism.Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen ... Read more...

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Jagan case: Reporter, cop booked for revealing mobile call data


June 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) The row surrounding the phone call data of a senior CBI officer took a new turn Tuesday with Cyberabad police Tuesday booking a journalist and a ... Read more...

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Cyber crime detection camp for Gurgaon cops


June 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 20 (IANS) An introductory cyber security and crime detection training programme was organised here Wednesday for 60 policemen by Nasscom, an official said."We are very pleased to partner ... Read more...

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Cartoon row: Bengal rights panel summons Kolkata police chief


June 19th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) In a fresh twist to the two-month-old cartoon controversy, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission has summoned the city police commissioner in connection with the ... Read more...

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Student hacks friend’s email to deny him admission abroad


June 12th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Jealous of his friend's performance, an MSc. (economics) passout from the Calcutta University allegedly hacked his email account and sent mails with a view to deny ... Read more...

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Special police team to probe Reebok India fraud


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 23 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been set up in Gurgaon to look into a complaint about a multi-crore-rupee fraud in sporting goods company Reebok India, ... Read more...

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Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

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Over 130 government Web sites hacked during January-March 2012


April 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Over 130 government websites were hacked during the first three months of 2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot said Wednesday."As per ... Read more...

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Karnataka opposes creation of anti-terror centre


April 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday opposed the creation of a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), claiming that it encroaches upon the federal ... Read more...

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Professor, neighbour arrested for Mamata cartoon (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) No laughing matter, this. A Jadavpore University professor was arrested here early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Professor arrested for circulating Mamata cartoon


April 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested early Friday for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders, including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read more...

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Campaign against ‘unfair’ verdict in Indian case gathers momentum (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) More and more voices are being raised across the US over an "unfair verdict" against an Indian American student as a White House petition suggesting he ... Read more...

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Voices rise against ‘unfair’ verdict in Indian student’s case


March 20th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) As an online petition to the White House suggesting Indian American student Dharun Ravi was "prejudged and declared guilty" by media gathered momentum, more voices were ... Read more...

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Russia, Austria to boost anti-cyber crime cooperation


March 15th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 14 (IANS) Russia and Austria have agreed to consolidate their cooperation against cyber crime by agreeing to have a common input for "enhanced global regulation".According to Austrian Interior ... Read more...

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South Africa’s new policy to combat cyber crime


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 13 (IANS) South Africa has approved a policy that will address security threats related to cyberspace, combat cyber warfare and cyber crime, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.The cabinet ... Read more...

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Andhra government websites hacked


February 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) As many as 27 websites of various departments of Andhra Pradesh were Thursday hacked, exposing the chinks in the state's cyber security.The cyber criminals broke into ... Read more...

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Bankers to discuss cyber security


January 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Bankers and cyber experts will meet here Friday to discuss securing electronic banking transactions and improving customer convenience, an official said.The seminar 'Banking on e-Security - ... Read more...

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Banning social media threat to democracy: Ankit Fadia


January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Banning or blocking websites and social content on web is a threat to democracy and the freedom of speech of the netizens, cyber-security expert ... Read more...

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Kannada fim ‘Bete’ sheer waste of time (Kannada film review)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Bete; Cast: Ayesha, Akshay, Harish Rai, Anant Nag, Pavithra Lokesh, Ishitha Vyas, Aadi Lokesh; Story-Screenplay-Director: Sreenivas Kaushik; Producer: Auditor Sreenivas; Cinemetographer: Sathish Babu; Music: Akhil; Rating: *The year ... Read more...

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Interpol, CBI to collaborate in fighting cyber crime


December 16th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would be collaborating with Interpol to fight telecom and cyber crimes, the heads of the two organisations said Friday.Interpol ... Read more...

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New malware could knock out antivirus systems


December 12th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) A dangerous new breed of malware or malicious software could knock out computer security systems, leaving them exposed to cyber attacks or hostile governments, warn researchers. ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

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Over 380 phishing incidents from January to October


November 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Over 380 phishing incidents have been reported in the January-October 2011 period and 508 in 2010 to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the ... Read more...

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China rejects US accusation of hacking


October 31st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China Monday rejected an accusation from the US that it had hacked into an American satellite system.Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the comments when questioned ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks reach disturbing levels in Britain


October 31st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hacker attacks on British government websites have rocketed to "disturbing" levels, a top official has said.Iain Lobham, director of the country's biggest intelligence agency, the Government ... Read more...

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Rs.16 crore credit card racket busted in Bangalore


October 28th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) The cyber crime branch of Karnataka Police arrested five people, including a woman kingpin, for defrauding foreign nationals of funds equivalent to around Rs.16 crore (Rs.160 ... Read more...

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Pilot to represent India at London cyber conference


October 28th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) India's Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot will lead a delegation of senior officials from the IT department, National Security Council and ... Read more...

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Pakistani who hacked apex court website tracked


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The hacker who defaced the website of Pakistan's Supreme Court has been tracked, authorities said.The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing traced the hacker, reported ... Read more...

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35 cyber criminals held in Indonesia


September 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 35 Chinese and Taiwanese have been arrested in Indonesia for their involvement in cyber crime, police said Tuesday.The suspects were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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