Cyber Attack on Indian Nuclear Power Plant – Explained

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India is a developing country. It is a well-accepted fact that a developing country requires energy to move towards being a developed country. But in the race to become a superpower, what if the security of one of the most critical and crucial assets of the nation is compromised? On 4th September 2019, a malware attack on the Kadankulam Nuclear … 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

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

Ethical Hackers in Police Investigation: Is it legal?

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The number of incidents with the involvement of third parties like ethical hackers, in criminal and civil investigations is on the rise. More than ever now, I have been dealing with such cases of blatant violation of rights of individuals where proper procedures are not followed. Note: This is a special Guest post by Adv. Prashant Mali.  Today, let me talk … Read More

The Indian Data Protection & Privacy Law: Rights I should have

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The Indian Data Protection & Privacy law- Rights I should have

The Advocate-General of India, Mr. Mukul Rohatgi has recently stated in his submissions to the honorable Supreme Court that the Government is working on a Data Protection & Privacy Law. The AG also said that TRAI has already started drafting this framework. The Government is expecting to enact it by Diwali. Privacy and protection of data are two of the … Read More

Sent an obscene photo on a WhatsApp group?

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I’ve been struck with question about obscene content so many times that I feel writing about it is the best solution. I want to analyze this question on two different levels: Moral and Legal. We’ve come across cases where girls and guys have sent their private intimate pictures on WhatsApp groups “by mistake”. The very fact that they were meant … Read More

Dinesh Bareja on Online Safety

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I had a chance to speak to Mr. Dinesh Bareja, COO, IndiaWatch (LinkedIn) and who is also a famous name in the Information Security landscape globally. I was initially hoping to write a piece about Cyber Security Advice from experts around the globe. But this one that I got from Mr. Dinesh Bareja had to be made into a post. The … Read More

Noida Fraudster made 3700 Crore via Online Trading Scam

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Online Trading Scam

Police in Noida have busted an online trading scam that has been going on since August 2015. A scam of this type has been busted for the first time. The fraudsters swindled close to 3700 Crore from 7 lakh people via a trading website, socialtrade.biz. The website invited people to be a member by paying an amount ranging between Rs. 5,750 … Read More

Advocate Prashant Mali to represent India in the famous IVLP program

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Adv. Prashant Mali will be a part of the IVLP (International Visitors Leadership Program) which is one of the most premier professional exchange programs in the world. The program that he will attend will be focused on the topic “Linking Digital Policy to Cyber Crime Enforcement”. As part of this program Mr. Mali would be spending around 18 days in USA ie. … Read More