Who is responsible for an Internet Banking fraud?

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An interesting question. Well, one that I’ve been asked several times about Internet Banking. However, I’ve never had a simple reply. Generally speaking, “who is responsible” for anything is a question that a judicial body answers. Advocates, Academicians, and Experts have opinions. We have seen cases wherein lakhs of rupees have been transferred from one bank account to another with … Read More

Download Safe and avoid Ransomware

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The topic that I’m writing about today is pretty basic yet the reason for most of the incidents that happen online. “Download Safe?”, People often ask me (mock, even at times) that how can you “safely download”. There’s this wide array of posters saying download safe, stay safe. But what, really? The most you’ve got to do is type in what … Read More

Cyber Bullying is real, but here is what you can do

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Cyber Bullying is a plague contaminating the entire Indian Social Media space rapidly. School students, Adults, Professionals and even the elderly have been a victim of Cyber Bullying. Sona Mohapatra, a renowned musician in the Indian music fraternity was publicly Cyber Bullied by fans of the actor, Salman Khan for days, after her tweet  about his latest controversy went viral. Personally, … Read More

Digital India Myths: Antivirus

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As long as we are connected to the Internet, we are surrounded by viruses. The fact that viruses exist and keep on infecting the computers is that they have not been entirely figured out yet, by anyone. In fact, it is pretty amusing that a lot of people believe in many myths and misconceptions about virus and other types of … Read More

The E-Raksha Campaign- Join Us

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It is almost going to be 10 months since our inception as an organization and through this post we are happy to share our first collaborative national campaign. Not producing a formal document, I would like to share an account of a very fruitful meeting we had with Lt. Vineet Kumar from The Cyber Peace Foundation and Mr. Vishal Kaushik … Read More

Digital India Myths: Long Password = Secure Account

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Where the rest of the world is switching to two and three factor authentications, for a fact most of the Internet users in India are beginning to use passwords sanely. For security both online and offline, only password authentication is turning out to be a failure. After speaking to the masses living in the upcoming digital spaces of India and … Read More

Digital India Myths: Virus

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This post is the first in a series about the myths that people in India have about Computers, Mobiles, Internet and the Cyber Space. While the Digital India is supposedly growing in the metropolitan cities, the real (needs to be) Digital India is living in a disconnect and most blacked out zones of awareness. We need to progress, yes all … Read More

Cyber Blogger of the Year

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We are happy to share via this post what a few readers might know. On 28th July 2015, we received the award for the Cyber Blogger of the Year 2015 at the National Conference on Cyber Crime Control jointly organized by the Asian School of Cyber Laws, Home Department (Government of Maharashtra), Mumbai Police Cyber Crime Wing and IIT Bombay. … Read More

Cyber Security talk with Rakshit Tandon

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Nitish and I met with Mr. Rakshit Tandon, India’s leading cyber security expert. The meeting was supposed to be a casual get together with Rakshit Sir, but talks led us into discussing crucial issues and we said, “Why not a Q&A for our readers on the spot?”. Rakshit Sir, like the spontaneous man he is agreed to share his experience and … Read More

What Is Digilocker and How to Enable It?

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Digilocker, as the name suggests, is a digital locker for all your e-documents that are issued by the Indian Government. After you enable it, you won’t have to carry all the paperwork everywhere you go. You’ll just need an internet connection and your registered user ID, and Voila! All your identity proofs, address proofs, and what-not’s are at one place, … Read More