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How a young man hacked the Mumbai Police website, became notorious, and got caught 17.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from ‘The Anatomy Of A Sting’, journalist Bhupen Patel’s accounts of his undercover operations.
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U.S. charges suspected hacker, traders over SEC database hack 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a suspected Ukrainian computer hacker and several traders with involvement in a scheme to trade on market-moving corporate earnings news stolen from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ...
"Officials Will Be Jailed": Top Court On 'Arrests' Under Scrapped IT Law 7.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today strongly criticised the government for not preventing arrests under a scrapped section of a law that deals with cybercrime and e-commerce. It warned that those who ordered the...
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Germany: Private data of hundreds of politicians, including Angela Merkel, leaked online 4.1.2019 Scroll.in
The details, including phone numbers, addresses and copies of identity documents, were published online in December but only came to light this week.
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How 6 Missed Calls Left Mumbai Businessman Robbed Off Rs 1.86 Crore 3.1.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A suspected case of SIM card swapping has led to a Mumbai-based textile businessman losing Rs 1.86 crore from his bank account. A case has been registered with the cybercrime wing of the Mumbai...
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US Indicts Chinese Government Hackers Over Attacks In 12 Countries 21.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US Justice Department on Thursday indicted two Chinese hackers tied to Beijing's security services who allegedly targeted companies and agencies in a dozen countries, which US officials said...
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Police caution against fraudsters 14.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

SHILLONG, Dec 14 (MIPR): The Additional Director General of Police (CID), Meghalaya, Shillong has informed that a lot of telephonic calls from both mobile as well as landline numbers are being received by general public from fraudsters impersonating as Bank or Insurance representatives.
In a release issued here on Friday, the AGD said that these people are seeking details of bank accounts or ATM or debit or credit card details like card numbers, CVV number, secret 4 digit pin number, date of expiry and even One Time Password (OTP) received in the mobile phones thereby duping innocent people of their hard earned money.

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Delhi Police file FIR against unidentified user for impersonating Justice Madan Lokur online: Report 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Supreme Court’s computer cell deputy registrar said the accused was trying to ‘influence people online’ by impersonating the judge.
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Najma stresses on empowerment of women with digital technologies 6.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Najma stresses on empowerment of women with digital technologies
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Governor launches digital literacy and online safety Programme 6.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Governor launches digital literacy and online safety Programme
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Government To Provide Handbook On Cyber Safety To School Children 6.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The booklet explains various kinds of cyber crimes like identity theft, job fraud, email spoofing and how children can overcome them.
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Social networking sites operate for profit, need for proper control: Australian cybersecurity expert 26.11.2018 Sify Finance
There is need for proper control of services provided by social networking sites as their nature is to make profits and not improve the world, an Australian cybersecurity expert has warned, noting that countries such as China and Korea have taken steps to "stop bad things happening".
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Meghalaya to use technology to prevent cyber crimes: Conrad 16.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Nov 16: The Meghalaya government will make use of available technology to ensure that the people are protected from cyber crimes and the perpetrators thereof as per what the state’s Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma said here on Friday.
“I can assure you that as a government we will now take measures aggressively to ensure legally possible or admissible technologies available are put in place,” Conrad had said.

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Cyber crime: A guide to understanding, prevention and redress 8.11.2018 Citizen Matters
From ministers and celebrities to trusting seniors, every category of citizen seems to have fallen prey to online fraudsters and cyber criminals, and with increasing regularity of late . How do these people con you and what can you do to prevent yourself from being the next in a long line of victims?
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Millions hacked from Pakistani bank; Central bank cautious on safety of 22 banks and payment systems 7.11.2018 Sify Finance
Pakistan banking regulator says card-cloning from single fraud in bank resulted in a loss of 2.6 million pakistani rupees.
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Start-Ups Step In To Plug Gaps In India's Cyber Security Shield 3.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The risk of data leak and hacking by cyber criminals is increasing as smartphones become more and more complex and internet penetration widens. India saw 53,000 incidents of cyber attacks last year,...
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Cyber criminals target mobile workforce 1.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Bangalore The mobile workforce –army of professionals scattered across various geographical locations who work on connected laptops, smartphones and other devices via the world wide web – is emerging as an easy target of cyber criminals. While the number of mobile workers is on the rise due to digital transformation, cyber criminals are targeting them by breaking into their devices to steal personal credentials and access codes, eventually to make a way into their companies. Forcepoint, a Texas-bas­ed cyber security firm, says these criminals are well fu­n­ded and are using ultra modern intrusion technologies to steal data, the most valuable procession. Earlier most attacks were on enterprise servers and ma­chines, but now the focus is on people. This has made most firms redraft their cyber security policies and include human behaviour-centric practices to protect them from cyber attacks. Cyber crime is a huge ec­o­nomy and it is much bigger than the physical underwo­rld. New criminal platforms and a ...
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HDFC ERGO announces the launch of 'Cyber Security Awareness Week' 31.10.2018 Sify Finance
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, India's third largest non-life insurance provider in the private sector launched the 'Cyber Security Awareness Week' starting from
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Microsoft's Digital Crime Unit busy catching cyber thugs in India 27.10.2018 Sify Finance
In a significant operation earlier this month, the cyber cell of Delhi Police arrested 24 people who posed as Microsoft tech support staff and duped several US citizens.
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Centre Asks Facebook, Google, Twitter To Check Spread Of Rumours 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Government has asked Google, Twitter, WhatsApp and other social media platforms to take concrete steps to check spread of rumours and messages inciting unrest, cyber crimes and other activities that...
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