Cybercrime Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Event Bolt Malware in news recently?

The Computer Emergency Response of Team (CERT) of India has issued warning against a new malware called “EventBot”. The malware according to CERT steals personal financial information from Android phone users. Highlights The Eventbolt malware that is spreading is a Trojan. It cheats victims secretly attacking computer or phone operating system. Currently, the malware is ..

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Safety of Zoom Application red flagged by Home Ministry

On April 16, 2020, the Cyber Coordination Centre (CyCord) operating under Ministry of Home Affairs red flagged Zoom application. The Home Ministry has issued guidelines to use the Zoom platform. Highlights The Home Ministry has red flagged the Zoom application citing Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In). The guidelines have been issued to prevent an ..

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NCRB celebrates its 35th Inception Day

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) celebrated its 35th Inception Day on March 12, 2020. The Chief Guest of the occasion, Union Minister of State for Home Shri Nityanand Rai launched Crime Multi Agency Centre (Cri-MAC). It is a centre for sharing information on dreadful crime and other issues related to inter-state coordination. The Minister also launched National ..

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World Economic Forum: 1 trillion trees and report on Password role in Cyber Crime

The World Economic Forum began on January 21, 2020 in Davos. The highlight of the forum this year is over its initiative to plant 1 trillion trees in the next decade and also to equip 1 billion people with fourth industrial revolution. The forum has released a report on the role of passwords in cyber ..

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“Cyber Safe Initiative” launched by Maharashtra Government

On January 3, 2020, Cyber Safe Initiative was launched by Maharashtra Government. The initiative was launched commemorating the birth anniversary of Indian Social Reformer Savitribai Phule. Savitribai Phule was the first female teacher of India. Highlights The aim of the initiative is to spread awareness against atrocities committed against children and women. It will also ..

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