3 held in corporate email spoofing case
May21

3 held in corporate email spoofing case

According to the police, the complainant in the case has been working as the director of finance with the Worli-based NGO since March 2013. Making a major breakthrough in the on-going corporate email spoofing frauds, the cyber crime police of the city crime branch has arrested three persons. The gang had sent a spoofed email of an NGO trustee, who is also a well-known Bollywood film producer, to the NGO’s director of finance and...

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Website owner held for uploading Udta Punjab leaked copy on his site
May20

Website owner held for uploading Udta Punjab leaked copy on his site

The Cyber Crime Police have arrested the owner of a website for allegedly putting up the leaked censor copy of Bollywood movie Udta Punjab on his site and on torrent. Officials of the censor board and the production house are still in police radar as officers are investigating who leaked the copy and how. The arrested person has been identified as Dipak Kumar (25), hailing from Delhi, who was nabbed on Wednesday. The police said after...

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Verizon to renegotiate Yahoo Deal
Jan28

Verizon to renegotiate Yahoo Deal

Yahoo was recently exposed for history’s greatest data breach. This is a data breach of over 1 billion users resulting in a drop in the shares of Sunnyvale by 6%. This followed another major hack back in September which is causing Verizon to contemplate on the on deal.  originally the value was set at $4.8 billion for Yahoo’s core internat business. But Verizon intends go through with the deal however aiming to persuade...

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Cyber Sphere, this Month!
May28

Cyber Sphere, this Month!

There has been a substantial rise in the number of cyber crimes committed in the country over the past few months. This year has seen 45 cases registered an 279 complaints made since the first of January. Most of these cases were filed by women who were threatened on social networking sites or cheated on matrimonial webbsites. The second highest number of cases were recorded on OTP and online money transfer cheating. But it appears...

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China’s Controversial Anti-Terror Laws
Jan26

China’s Controversial Anti-Terror Laws

The recent counter-terrorism laws passed by China raise concerns in many minds. This law requires technology firms to help decrypt information, but not install security backdoors. There are some positive aspects to it like the removal of the initial plan of requiring companies to keep servers and user data within China and the statute requiring the submission of encryption codes and server/data localisation from the final language....

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