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Political parties should pay attention to cyber security of their campaigns

The unprecedented speed of online communication, the relative ease of spreading misinformation and the growing sophistication of fake news has helped constitute a new global cyber landscape that few could have imagined a decade ago.

On menu of MHA unit: Checking propaganda, online hate crime

On December 20, 2018, the C&IS division issued an order authorising 10 central agencies to monitor, intercept and decrypt all data contained in any computer system, under rules formulated in 2009, that received much flak online.


Try these parental controls for hyper-connected kids

Cyber bullying, digital addiction, age-inappropriate content, predators — these are a parent's nightmares. Are the measures you’ve taken to prevent them enough by themselves? Here are some tips from a parent.

New AI tool can decode security captchas

The algorithm based on deep learning methods, is the most effective solver captcha security and authentication systems to date and could spell the end for one of the most widely used website security systems.

Quick Heal detects more than 6 lakh threats on Android devices in Q2 2018: Report

Over 6,31,000 threats in the country in the second quarter this year on Android devices of individuals and enterprise users across India, as per Quick Heal report.

Srikrishna Committee report: Data regulator can’t be overloaded, says panel member Rama Vedashree

The Bill, while being seen as an attempt to empower the citizen against private entities through a consent-based regime, has come in for criticism from several quarters.


Germany, seeking independence from US, pushes cyber security research

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told reporters that Germany needed new tools to become a top player in cybersecurity and shore up European security and independence.

Srikrishna data protection report: ‘Entities must maintain quality, security of data’

While both include individual consent of what companies and governments do with one’s data, Srikrishna’s recommendations go further in legally limiting what these entities do with that data regardless of consent.

Gmail's 'Confidential' mode could expose users to phishing: DHS report

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has found that Gmail's 'Confidential Email' feature could expose users to phishing attacks from hackers.

Card frauds: Cheats adopt new method, block SIM of victims

Cyber expert Shubham Singh said, “This particular modus operandi is a two-part attack. The first part involves getting the bank details of the victim. The second involves using the registered mobile number to call and get details that can be used to block the SIM card of the victim.”

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India, UAE advance strategic partnership, exchange four agreements

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Advancing their strategic partnership, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday exchanged four agreements across various sectors, including cyber security, infrastructure, renewable energy and currency swap arrangements.The agreements were exchanged in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Hyderabad House here. A total of 16 agreements are expected to be signed between both nations during the Crown Prince's three day visit to India.