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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)

August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde

August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Exodus: India compiling Pakistan link proof, over 250 websites blocked (Roundup)

August 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, the government Monday decided to step up inter-ministerial consultations to compile evidence on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 250 websites blocked for triggering northeast panic

August 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In the wake of morphed images triggering an unprecedented exodus of northeastern people from major cities in other states, the government Monday blocked over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two Nigerians among three held for cheating

June 3rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three people, including two Nigerians, have been arrested for cheating people by sending them fake messages and e-mails stating that they have won prizes from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cyber criminals targeting World Cup fans: Internet security firm

March 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23(ANI): An Internet security firm has revealed that football fans across the world are being targeted by cyber criminals in the run-up to the World Cup, which gets under way ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Most net users fail to distinguish real popup warnings from fake ones

September 23rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Most Internet users cannot distinguish between genuine and false popup warnings messages, even after repeated mistakes, according to a new study by researchers at North Carolina State ... Read more...

Posted in National |