Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

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 …

Campus lessons on cyber safety

Campus lessons on cyber safety

SECURE SURFING: East Singhbhum SSP Anoop Birtharay at the cyber workshop in Jamshedpur on Tuesday. (Bhola Prasad) Jamshedpur: Did you know your phone camera can be hacked and used to record live videos from anywhere across the world? Were you aware of the fact that sending friend or game requests to one person on social media …

Facebook To Train 60,000 Women In India On Safe Use Of Internet

Facebook To Train 60,000 Women In India On Safe Use Of Internet

Launched in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation, the pilot programme will enable trainees to differentiate between credible and questionable information, Facebook said. The programme will train to differentiate between credible and questionable information NEW DELHI:  Facebook on Wednesday said it entered into a partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme …

New Cybersecurity Task Force Launched

New Cybersecurity Task Force Launched

The National Association of Software and Services Companies and Data Security Council of India have launched a new Cyber Security Task Force (CSTF) to build India as a global hub for cybersecurity solutions. Additionally, this new entity aims to help develop a skilled workforce of cybersecurity professionals. See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric Approach ...

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

He already has many feathers in his cap and will be adding another one. Ranchi-based cyber expert Vineet Kumar (27), the proud founder and president of Cyber Peace Foundation and National Anti-Hacking Group, has been selected for the National Youth Award (2014-15) for generating awareness about cyber crimes. The Union ministry of youth affairs and ...

How safe are our CCTV cameras?

How safe are our CCTV cameras?

The presence of CCTV cameras can make you feel safe, but how safe are the equipment itself? Even as the State government has announced its plans to install 5,000 CCTV cameras in the city, cyber security experts claim that data from the existing Internet-connected CCTV cameras in the city are prone to malware attacks and ...

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The cyber awareness vehicle being flagged off in Ranchi on Saturday. (Prashant Mitra) Ranchi, Feb. 1: A month-long campaign to promote cyber safety and awareness rolled out in the state capital today. Cyber Peace Month — jointly conceived by two NGOs Cyber Peace Foundation and Citizen’s Foundation — started with the launch of an awareness vehicle ...