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Cyber bullies wreak havoc even in rural government schools

Cyber bullies wreak havoc even in rural government schools

HYDERABAD: As cyber bullying is becoming the biggest form of harassment on all popular social platforms, Internet companies are increasingly paying attention to the issue.  Many young people experience cyber bullying on a regular basis. Some face extreme forms of online abuse. Some have taken their own lives as a result. IT companies have a …

Why India lags in tackling online child sex abuse

Why India lags in tackling online child sex abuse

CHENNAI: The content on the dark web, the part of the internet not indexed by search engines and accessed through specific software, is truly a dark world — offensive, degrading and downright horrific. Navigating through it to access child pornography in anonymity is easy. But, so too is accessing such material on the open internet. …

Future of Work 2020: Here are the speakers who will define tomorrow’s product, technology, design

Future of Work 2020: Here are the speakers who will define tomorrow’s product, technology, design

Vineet Kumar’s Cyber Peace Foundation is an award-winning NGO and global think tank for cybersecurity and policy experts. Incubated out of Jharkhand, the NGO began in collaboration with senior police and defence officers to establish a peaceful and harmonious cyberspace. Previously the CTO of Jharkhand Police, Vineet is also a member of several committees set …

Rachakonda police Commissionerate observes safer Internet Day

Rachakonda police Commissionerate observes safer Internet Day

Hyderabad: The Rachakonda Police Commissionerate observed ‘Safer Internet Day-2020’ here on Tuesday. The initiative aims to educate children about online safety and spark a conversation about the responsible use of technology. The concept was introduced in 2009 in European countries and is now observed across the nations. This year’s theme was “together for a better …

WhatsApp Vulnerability in Website

WhatsApp Vulnerability in Website

Whatsapp urges users to update to the latest version of WhatsApp as they discovered a vulnerability that allows spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through the WhatsApp's calling feature. According to a Financial Times Report, this spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group. By calling the user on WhatsApp …

Cyber criminals spewing links on WhatsApp to dupe users

Clicking on unknown links shared over WhatsApp may leak personal information from your phone and make you susceptible to cyber fraud, Ranchi police warned on Monday. They issued a circular asking people to be careful about which URL they follow on the smartphone messaging app as cyber frauds were now sharing links and unfinished texts …

Start-Ups Step In To Plug Gaps In India’s Cyber Security Shield

Start-Ups Step In To Plug Gaps In India’s Cyber Security Shield

At a special meeting at the DRDO that assessed India’s cyber vulnerability, experts said security agencies are now using face-recognition techniques developed by Indian start-ups. he risk of data leak and hacking by cyber criminals is increasing as smartphones become more and more complex and internet penetration widens. India saw 53,000 incidents of cyber attacks …