RBI’s Circular on Unauthorized Electronic Payments in PPIs

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RBI's Circular on Unauthorized Electronic Payments in PPIs

On January 04, 2019, the RBI notified a new circular dealing[1] with limiting the liability of customers in unauthorized electronic payment transactions in PPIs (Prepaid Payment Instruments) issued by authorized non-banks. This is the third circular notified by the Reserve Bank in less than 18 months on customer liability in unauthorized transactions. It has been issued under Section 10(2) r/w … Read More

India’s evolving data privacy jurisprudence – It’s 2019 and we’re missing the point!

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India's evolving data privacy jurisprudence - It's 2019 and we're missing the point!

Much has been said already about the recent order of the MHA under Section 69 of the IT Act notifying ten agencies to “intercept, monitor or decrypt” “information generated, transmitted, received or stored” in any computer resource. While it is controversial in the context of a feared police state of mass surveillance, the notification not only extends to intermediaries and … Read More

Proceedings of Securing Cyber Space 2018 [Event]

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We are happy to share that we are now associated with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) as Knowledge and Resource Portal. Under this association, we have started a national Cyber Crime Helpline (details are given at the footer) and recently attended Securing Cyber Space 2018, a conference jointly organized by Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and CPF on September 07, 2018 at India International Centre, New … Read More

How to have safe transactions at an ATM?

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Having Safe Transactions in ATM

The advancement of technology, ease of banking and processes ranging from checking balance to transferring funds happening at the touch of a screen have driven people to go online. According to Reserve Bank of India, more than 90 percent of all reported transactions at banks between 2016 and 2017 were through the Internet in terms of volume. In 2015-16, this figure … Read More

Why should you be avoiding cheap smartphone?

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Across the world and most prominently in India, who doesn’t like that great deal that they get on a new smartphone? For as low as INR 1500 or $20 you can purchase a cheap smartphone right off the shelf of a phoney shop just about anywhere. There’s a whole rationale behind this how smartphone components are very cheap and sensors … Read More

Safer Internet Day 2018 – Are You Really Safe?

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये) Today is February 06, 2018. You might see a few tweets and Facebook posts here and there about this. Safer Internet Day was started off in 2004 in the UK which is now celebrated in more than 130 countries. People are doing their bit to make the Internet a … Read More

Data Privacy Day 2018 – A Humble Request!

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये)   It was Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2018. There is a reason why we did not publish this post on 28th itself.  Oversharing personal information on social media platforms is one of the major threats to an individual’s privacy. If you are enjoying a vacation with your … Read More

ATM Fraud- 5 things a victim should do!

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Search analysis reveals that the number of people searching for ATM Fraud is the highest in India all across the globe. Even our Electronic Banking Frauds in India report suggests how the humongous growth in ATM frauds have led to disruption in the banking sector which no agency is proactively addressing. Age old modus operandi and tactics are now being used … Read More