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Radha Vinod Raju: a rare security expert, fine professional (Tribute)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
He was a devout Hindu who always kept a Bhagawat Gita by his side. He was secular to the core. He was a thorough professional, never showed bias, treated everyone fairly, ... Read more...

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NCTC: A vanity project or a necessity to fight terror?


May 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rejection of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) by the state governments on the grounds that it goes against the country's federal principles has ... Read more...

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Iranians may be suspects, but cannot rule out other jihadis: Experts


February 16th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Iranian militants may be the prime suspect behind the Israeli embassy car blast here Monday, but the role of other jihadi terrorist outfits cannot ... 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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‘Re-abandoning Afghanistan not an option’


January 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Re-abandoning Afghanistan is not an option, a noted Indian security expert said Monday, lamenting at the same time the lack of a pan-Afghanistan leadership ... Read more...

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Three years of NIA: Only one terror case solved


January 16th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) It was formed three years ago and is working on 35 terror cases at the moment. But with only one incident solved so far, India's ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks could disrupt rail services


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Advances in switching technologies have exposed rail networks to the simplest form of cyber attacks that could be launched by inexperienced teen hackers. Knowing how to ... Read more...

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Has Bangladesh’s creation benefited India strategically?


December 14th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Has India's role in the creation of Bangladesh 40 years ago benefited this country strategically? The poser, at a seminar here Wednesday, produced ... Read more...

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Security expert rules out cyber warfare


October 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Cyber war - long considered by many defence experts to be a significant threat - may never happen, a security expert says.Thomas Rid, expert in war ... Read more...

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Hacker puts sex message on British MP’s phone


September 25th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) A hacker penetrated a British woman MP's voicemail and left a sexually offensive message that asked callers whether they had recently indulged in a sex act, ... Read more...

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Terrorists changing strategies constantly: Ved Marwah (Interview)


September 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court bombing has again proved that jihadi terrorists are "constantly re-grouping and changing their strategies to avoid leaving footprints to the security ... Read more...

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Were Mumbai bombings a ‘dry run’ for something bigger?


July 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Were the triple bombings in Mumbai a "trial" or a "dry run" for something bigger? A leading security expert suggests so, basing his theory on a ... Read more...

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Taliban co-founder tipped off US on Osama hideout: Report


May 30th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) A Taliban leader tipped-off the US about where Osama bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan, a media report here said.The mirror.co.uk cited secret papers ... Read more...

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No immediate threat to India, but should watch psychological impact: Experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,May 2 (IANS) Top Indian security experts feel Osama bin Laden's killing in Pakistan Sunday will not have any direct impact on India but the "psychological impact on militancy ... Read more...

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UK becomes biggest target for cyber criminals


May 1st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain has become the number one target for cyber criminals, according to security experts.The Daily Star quoted the security experts, as saying that last month's huge hack of ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger to replace Neeson in action thriller?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to replace actor Liam Neeson in a new action thriller.Schwarzenegger has been keeping fans waiting over his big screen ... Read more...

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Remote controlled ‘Die Hard 2 airport attack’ might soon become real aviation threat: Expert


April 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 4 (ANI): Renny Harlin's fiction movie 'Die Hard 2' could soon become a reality in the near future, with a report saying that aeroplanes could be taken over by remote ... Read more...

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US cyber war defenses not sufficient: Pentagon


March 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): General Keith Alexander, the head of the US Defence Department's Cyber Command, has said the US military does not have sufficient people or resources to defend the country from ... Read more...

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Virus hacks 150,000 cell phones in China


February 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): A mobile phone virus has infected 150,000 people in China allowing hackers to remotely monitor calls, according to the Beijing Times on Wednesday.Named 'X Undercover', the virus ... Read more...

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Cyber weapon Stuxnet targeted for Iran, but can be turned on US: Experts


February 1st, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.1 (ANI): The world's most powerful cyber weapon may have been originally designed to attack Iran's nuclear program, but it could also be manipulated the cause catastrophic damage to any ... Read more...

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Expert warns users ‘to remove address, mobile number from Facebook’


January 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17 (ANI): A security expert has warned that users should remove their home addresses and phone numbers from their Facebook accounts.Graham Cluley said the website now gives third parties ... Read more...

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No international cricket match to be played in Pakistan, for now: Dave Richardson


January 15th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 15(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) General Manager for operations, Dave Richardson, has made it clear that an immediate return of international cricket to Pakistan is not possible."Pakistan will not ... Read more...

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2011 Cricket World Cup teams under terror threat, warns security expert


December 12th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A security expert has warned that the 14 national teams taking part in next year's cricket World Cup in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are at risk from ... Read more...

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Threat of attack on UAE through missiles is real: Official


December 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) The threat of attack on United Arab Emirates "from long range ballistic missiles is real", a senior military official has said.Speaking at the Middle East Missile and ... Read more...

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10 commandments of Facebook


November 8th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Wonder how much of personal information is fine on Facebook? Well, an expert tells you the dos and don'ts of being a part of the social networking ... Read more...

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‘Complete chaos reigns in Pak intelligence agencies’ working’


November 1st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): The job description of various intelligence agencies in Pakistan is not clear, an article in the Daily Times has claimed.The ISI's job description is to "look after external ... Read more...

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‘Ethical hacking’ expert Ankit Fadia plans novel, movie on cyber terrorism


October 24th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) He is a master at "ethical hacking", has authored 14 books and is all of 25. And now Ankit Fadia is all set to ... Read more...

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Government May License Internet In Near Future?


October 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The latest buzz in the web that is doing the round is that the World Wide Web or internet as it is popularly called may not remain free of control. ... Read more...

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Musharraf advice on Siachen ploy to gain attention: Experts


October 8th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's advice to solve Siachen glacier dispute first and then to attempt Kashmir issue is "a desperate attempt to gain attention", experts ... Read more...

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Phone application to track planes could aid terrorists: Expert


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A mobile phone application worth less than two pounds which precisely tracks aircraft in flight has spurred fears that it could make them terror targets, a security expert ... Read more...

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Oz athletes at Delhi CWG in ‘top tier’ of targets for terrorists: Experts


September 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 25(ANI): Australian athletes at the Delhi Commonwealth Games present a top-tier target for a range of terrorist groups, security experts have said.According to The Australian, groups including the ... Read more...

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New Zealand describes CWG security as tightest ever, but Aussies differ


September 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 24 (ANI): New Zealand Commonwealth Games officials are happy but the Australians are not when it comes to security systems being in place for the 2010 Delhi Games.New Zealand ... Read more...

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Pak players face life threat from militants over match fixing allegations: Experts


August 30th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Pakistani cricketers, who are allegedly involved in match fixing scandal, fear for their lives amid warnings that militants have put a price on their heads, according to security ... Read more...

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Taliban video game sparks outrage


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A video game in which the players pretend to be heavily armed Taliban guerrillas has sparked anger, with British Defence Secretary Liam Fox calling for a ban ... Read more...

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Booby-trapped website could direct attacker to person’s home, says expert


August 4th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A security expert has revealed that it would take just one visit to a booby-trapped website to direct the attacker to a person's home.The attack, thought up by ... Read more...

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