Category Archives: Cyber Crime

Digi Locker Beta Release

Government has opened the beta version of the Digital Locker operated by CDAC and UIDAI which provides 10MB free storage space for every Aadhar number holder. It envisages that members can upload their ID documents and share it with other Government … Continue reading

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I call for an “All India Cyber Law Awareness Movement”

In another regrettable incident, a talented young person from Patna who was earlier praised by none other than Dr Abdul Kalam for his technical skills has been arrested now for a criminal activity. The 25 year old tech genius by … Continue reading

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Cyber War Risk with China is evident

Despite the recent visit of the Chinese premier to India and the pledging of the possible investment of US$20 billion, the utterances of the Chinese prime minister after his return to China asking his troops to be ready for a … Continue reading

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First Steps in Cyber Crime Insurance

Recently interest on Cyber Crime Insurance has been on the rise in India. According to a recent report in Business Standard, the premia for such policies is around o.5% to 1.5%. It is important for the insured to however consider … Continue reading

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Cyber Crime Insurance industry is waking up

Several years after Indian industry started demanding Cyber Crime Insurance,  insurers appear to have realized that there is a potential business here worth exploring. (See article here). In our earlier article we had highlighted that after the recent G Mail hacking … Continue reading

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Hacking of G Mail passwords

Recently, it was reported in the media that more than 4.93 million gmail account passwords are hacked and released through torrrent. There was also a website which provided a verification of whether a particular email address was included in this … Continue reading

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