Security: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Special Security Force for Industrial Security in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government is to create a dedicated Security force that will look after the security of airport, district courts, industrial institutions, banks and metro rails. Highlights The Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSF) will be created by the Uttar Pradesh Government to secure its industries. The force will operate in a similar way ..

China sets up “National Security Agency” in Hong Kong

China is to set up a “National Security Agency” in Hong Kong. The Agency will oversee the implementation of new law that aims to crack the dissent in the city. What is the new security law? The new Security law allows Hong Kong to enjoy legislative, executive and judicial power. However, it bars its powers ..

Scientists discover security ink to prevent fake printing of critical documents

Scientists from National Physical Laboratory have discovered a security ink which can prevent fake printing of critical documents such as passports and counterfeiting of currency notes. National Physical Laboratory functions under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has recently developed a security ink which glows in red and green colours when illuminated by two ..

Government cancels notifications which postponed delimitation in northeastern states

Delimitation literally means the process of fixing limits of territorial constituencies in a country with a legislative body. The government recently cancelled its earlier notifications which postponed delimitation in Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh due to security issues. The exercise to re-adjust the division of each state into territorial constituencies for the purpose of ..

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 ..