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New Online Game To Help Counter Cybercrime Against Children
13 Apr 2019

New Online Game To Help Counter Cybercrime Against Children

In a bid to counter cybercrime against children, including threat posed by online games such as the ‘blue whale’ and ‘momo’ challenge, the government has launched its own game application. Known as the ‘cyber trivia’ app, it would include a set of multiple choice questions which will help the kids learn ways to deal with …

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Government develops game to counter cyber crimes against children: NCPCR
13 Apr 2019

Government develops game to counter cyber crimes against children: NCPCR

The government has launched its own game application for children in a bid to counter incidents of cyber crimes against children due to dangerous games like ‘blue whale’ and ‘momo’ challenges. The ‘cyber trivia’ app would have a set of multiple choice questions and children would rewarded points based on their answers, the National Commission …

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CYBER PEACE FOUNDATION | VINEET KUMAR | INTERVIEW
13 Apr 2019

CYBER PEACE FOUNDATION | VINEET KUMAR | INTERVIEW

With the growth in internet and use of technology the world is preparing for cyber war by raising its own cyber military and cyber weapons. It has been rightly said that the fifth dimension of war would be CYBER WAR (rest 4 being land, sea, air and space), which will have a devastating effect on …

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Jharkhand cops set up NGO to maintain world ‘cyber peace’
13 Apr 2019

Jharkhand cops set up NGO to maintain world ‘cyber peace’

In a bid to check the increasing trends of cyber war across the world, ‘Cyber peace foundation’, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has been formed in Ranchi by Jharkhand Police to maintain cyber peace in the world raising a force of worldwide volunteers. The initiative is being taken by the Jharkhand Police in association with the …

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13 Apr 2019

Research Centre Tackles Cybercrime

A good testimony to the public/private partnership model is the initiative of Ahmedabad-based Gujarat Technological University to launch e-Raksha (defence) Research Centre, a government-funded initiative that will encourage research in the information and cybersecurity space. Additionally, the centre will help in building capacity of information security professionals. The centre is expected to be operational in …

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GTU launches centre to fight cybercrime
12 Apr 2019

GTU launches centre to fight cybercrime

With an aim to curb rising menace of cybercrimes, Gujarat Technological University (GTU) here has launched e-Raksha Research Centre that will encourage research and enhance capability to provide solution for issues related to cyber security “GTU has launched e-Raksha Research Centre where various activities from research on latest techniques of cybercrime to capacity building of …

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12 Apr 2019

All for cyber security

One of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia will receive Ranchi’s help to set up a first-of-its-kind community cyber range, which is a virtual environment that is used for cyber warfare training and cyber technology development. City-based Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra’s Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) …

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OLX, Gurgaon Police join hands to create awareness on ‘Cybercrime’
12 Apr 2019

OLX, Gurgaon Police join hands to create awareness on ‘Cybercrime’

India’s number one online classifieds OLX has announced its initiative to increase cybercrime awareness among different sections of the society in association with Cyber Peace Foundation. The online portal concluded a session along with the investigating officers of the Gurgaon Police. OLX is the largest marketplace in India for used cars, motorcycles, mobile phones, and …

Cops learn to deal with crimes conducted through online classifieds
12 Apr 2019

Cops learn to deal with crimes conducted through online classifieds

With a rising incidents of crime where the criminals used online classifieds as a platform, a workshop was conducted for district cops. There have been a considerable number of cases where the accused contacted the victim through online classifieds and later conned them or snatched the product that was to be purchased. The workshop was …

Ranchi lab in Whatsapp push against fake news
12 Apr 2019

Ranchi lab in Whatsapp push against fake news

Do you get provocative forwards on WhatsApp that make you angry at certain communities or political parties? Most likely, they are fake videos and messages created by vested interests to make you react that way. To sieve out fake news, Cyber Peace Foundation based in Ranchi is now a part of a global think tank …