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Surge in cyber attacks on Indian vaccine makers in Oct-Nov: Report

Surge in cyber attacks on Indian vaccine makers in Oct-Nov: Report

There has been a massive surge in cyber attacks against the India vaccine makers and hospitals in the month of October and December, a new report warned on Friday. New Delhi: There has been a massive surge in cyber attacks against the India vaccine makers and hospitals in the month of October and December, a new report …

Responsible behaviour key to cyber safety: Additional DGP Harmeet Singh

Responsible behaviour key to cyber safety: Additional DGP Harmeet Singh

GUWAHATI: The Assam Police has asked netizens to behave responsibly as it is the key to ensure their safety in cyber space. Online fraud in Assam amounts to 60.4% of the total cases of cyber offences, followed by other crimes such as identity thefts and online sexual exploitation. In an interview with The Sentinel, Additional …

Delhi Police inaugurates month-long cyber safety awareness programme

Delhi Police inaugurates month-long cyber safety awareness programme

The Delhi Police on Thursday inaugurated a month-long cyber safety awareness programme in association with an NGO, officials said. According to an official statement, the campaign being run by the Delhi Police and NGO Cyber Peace Foundation is designed to promote and bolster the levels of online safety awareness amongst the citizens. The campaign will …

Reporting of cyber crimes to police low in Assam: Survey

Reporting of cyber crimes to police low in Assam: Survey

Guwahati, Nov 5 (PTI) Reporting of cybercrimes to the police is considerably low in Assam though a high level of awareness and understanding exists among the internet users, according to a survey report conducted by the Assam police and the Cyber Peace Foundation. The survey was conducted in the month of October to gauge the …

Training the workforce in basic cyber hygiene

Training the workforce in basic cyber hygiene

Cybercrime is estimated to already cost the world $6Tn annually. In his session at People Matters TechHR India 2020, Vineet Kumar, Founder & President, Cyber Peace Foundation helped organizations understand how to build better cyber defences to secure both company data and employees. While there was a significant amount of dependence on technology in the ...

131 percent increase in viruses targeted towards remote workers: Fortinet

131 percent increase in viruses targeted towards remote workers: Fortinet

Cybercriminals are unleashing a surprisingly high volume of new threats in this short period of time to take advantage of inadvertent security gaps as organizations are in a rush to ensure business continuity.” Cyber security firm Fortinet on Monday announced that over the past several weeks, it has been monitoring a significant spike in COVID-19 …

Cybercrime Cases Against Women Spike Under Covid19 Lockdown

Cybercrime Cases Against Women Spike Under Covid19 Lockdown

Amid the Covid19-prompted national lockdown, there has been a sharp surge in cybercrimes against women, with a marked increase in instances of ‘sextortion,’ or sexual exploitation through blackmail. While the National Commission for Women (NCW) has noted a small spike, NGOs in India are calling those numbers only the “tip of the iceberg.” According to the …