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Minister opens e-Nari digital literacy event

Minister opens e-Nari digital literacy event

GUNTUR: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita and Andhra Pradesh Women Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma inaugurated e-Nari digital literacy and online safety awareness programme at Mangalagiri on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the commission in coordination with CyberPeace Foundation is conducting a month-long online awareness programme on cyber safety for women. It is open …

CyberPeace Foundation Report: Online Gaming World – Trust and Safety

CyberPeace Foundation Report: Online Gaming World – Trust and Safety

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today online gaming continues to have become a sky-rocketing business market. It is by no means a small industry. Perhaps, by the last quarter of 2021 approximately about 2.7 billion people globally is believed to be engaged into the segment of playing online games. This is accounting almost one-third …

8 photos that show how new SBI OTP scam works

8 photos that show how new SBI OTP scam works

If you are a customer of State Bank of India then there is a new KYC scam that you need to know about. In the disguise of KYC verification, scammers are trying to collect your online banking information by sending a fake SMS with the link to a malicious website that looks exactly like the …

CyberPeace, WhatsApp launch second phase of online safety programme for students

CyberPeace, WhatsApp launch second phase of online safety programme for students

CyberPeace Foundation and WhatsApp on Tuesday announced the launch of the second phase of its ‘Cyber Ethics and Online Safety Programme’, under which the initiative will reach about 10,000 students. The programme will be extended to Assam, Rajasthan and Gujarat, and aims to reach 10,000 students on important topics related to cybersecurity and online safety, …

Facebook launches new initiative aimed at protecting children online

Facebook launches new initiative aimed at protecting children online

Facebook aims to protect children on the platform with the launch of a new initiative that encourages users to report and not share child abuse content on its platform. The new initiative is called ‘Report it, don’t share it’ and is being undertaken in collaboration with civil society organisations like Aarambh India Initiative, Cyber Peace …

Why Cybersecurity awareness will make the youth industry ready

Why Cybersecurity awareness will make the youth industry ready

With a sudden shift from offline to online mode of working, Cybersecurity has gained major importance; it is no longer a choice, but a need. With India being among the top 10 countries facing cyberattacks, the need for Cybersecurity awareness has become even more critical. To address the shortage of professionals in the Cybersecurity domain, the All India …

Need to increase cyber literacy among public

Need to increase cyber literacy among public

Jaipur: Increasing cyber crime is becoming a constant challenge before the society and police. There is a need to increase cyber literacy keeping in mind the current requirements along with making the public aware about online behaviour, said Director General of Police M L Lather on Friday while inaugurating the month-long cyber cyber safety campaign …

Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids

Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids

New Delhi: The increased use of online gaming has brought with it a slew of challenges and risks that include exposure of children to inappropriate content, cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, addiction, gambling and toxic peers, warned a new report on Thursday. The global gaming industry is expected to grow in the next few years, and the …