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USA moves against makers of the Dridex malware

USA has indicted and ordered the freezing of the assets of noted cybercriminal organisation, Evil Corp. Evil Corp is noted for its malware called Dridex which has affected companies of countries across the world including India, Malaysia, France, Italy and United Arab Emirates. Its targets of choice are smaller companies that did not possess sufficient ..

1st national conference on Cybercrime Investigation held in New Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recently organized the first national conference on Cybercrime Investigation and Forensics at its headquarters in New Delhi. The aim of the 2-day conference was to create the platform and bring together investigators, lawyers, forensic experts and academia to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to find solutions. ..

National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics hosted in New Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) hosted the 1st National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics which will be organized at the CBI Headquarters in New Delhi, India. The conference was inaugurated by the CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla. What has happened? A two-day national conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics ..

New Delhi hosts 12th India Security Summit

On 29th August 2019, the 12th India Security Summit (ISS) was held in New Delhi on the theme “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”. During the conference, the various issues discussed such as protection of critical national infrastructure, emerging cyber threats: Incidents, Challenges and Response. The Government of India (GoI) has taken various measures to ..

Brad Smith authors book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of Digital Age”

The book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age” has been co-authored by Microsoft President Brad Smith & Carol Ann Browne, and will release on September 11. The book will provide a behind-the-scene look at the multinational technology company and tell some of the biggest stories to hit the tech ..

Ministry of Home Affairs brings a booklet on cyber safety for school children

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has brought out a booklet on cyber safety for school children to inform them about different aspects of cyber safety. The booklet, titled ‘A Handbook for Students on cyber Safety’, also deals with the problems of cyber bullying, cyber grooming and email fraud. It advises teenagers against accepting ..

Twitter handle @CyberDost launched by Union Government to spread awareness about cyber crimes

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has launched a Twitter account to spread awareness about cyber crimes and normal precautions to be taken. The Twitter handles – @CyberDost – is aimed at enhancing people’s basic knowledge about cyber crimes and precautions to be taken for prevention.

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights is organising training workshop on cybercrime targeting children

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), in collaboration with Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) and UNESCO, is organising training workshop on cybercrime targeting children in New Delhi on June 26, 2018. The purpose of a two-day workshop is to provide professional training to the investigators designated to tackle crime against ..