Monthly Archives: June 2013

Norton Estimate 4.2 crore cyber crime victims in India each year

According to Norton’s “Internet Security Threat” report, India has 4.2 crore Cyber Crime victims in 2012. (Report in Business Standard). According to the report, the total cost of Cyber Crimes globally is US$110 billion( approx: Rs 6,60,000 crores) of which … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Government accuses US Government of hacking

The controversy surrounding the PRISM program of US Government under which the US intelligence agency intercepted the communication of billions of foreigners assumed a twist today with the Hong Kong Government accusing the US Government virtually of hacking. The whistleblower … Continue reading

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IT Secretary Maharashtra creates history

Mr Rajesh Aggarwal, IT Secretary of Maharashtra has created a history by his landmark judgement in a case of an ex-employee hacking into his former employer’s systems to provide a wrongful gain to his new employer. Such cases are common … Continue reading

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Cyber Crime Insurance getting attention

Naavi has been highlighting the need for Indian Banks to obtain Cyber Crime Insurance as suggested by RBI in 2001 and ensure that customers are spared from the phishing liabilities. However Banks have been generally reluctant under the ground that … Continue reading

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A Mule arrested in Mumbai for Phishing Fraud

Mumbai Police have arrested a person in Delhi and charged him for the phishing fraud in Bank of Maharashtra, Mumbai where a Cooperative Bank (Deccan Merchant Co operative bank)had lost Rs 1.5 crores. The arrested person is one of the … Continue reading

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Plight of Cyber Crime Victims in Karnataka

The plight of Cyber Crime victims of Karnataka has been brought out in an article which appeared in New Indian Express Today. See the article here The article provides the background of the dispute which has also been explained in … Continue reading

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