Our Recommendations to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

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The Cyber Blog India's Recommendations to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has invited public comments on the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. This post contains recommendations made by us to the Ministry. These recommendations can be downloaded in the form of a PDF file from here.   (Please refer to the PDF document for acronyms.) 1. Right to be Forgotten u/s 27 Issue 1: … Read More

Russia blocks LinkedIn app : Can India make such a move?

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You would be shocked to know that Russia requested Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from their respective app stores. As reported by The New York Times a few months ago, a Russian court had ordered to block the networking portal. This was owing to the fact that LinkedIn was breaching the Russian Data Protection rules. The lawmakers in … Read More

Hummingbad Malware: Have you heard of it?

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According to the Kaspersky labs, there are 315,000 new viruses being created daily. Adding to this figure, in February this year, researchers from CheckPoint software technologies identified a new malware and named it as the Hummingbad Malware. It is an adware, that establishes a persistent rootkit on android devices, generates fraudulent ad revenue and installs additional fraudulent apps. A persistent rootkit … Read More

Digital India Myths: Online Shopping

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Online shopping is the latest trend these days. With inumerous  e-commerce websites coming up every other day it has become an addiction.  However there are several misconceptions camouflaged behind the comfort and the dangerous place as it still seems to many. To begin with, the most common mis-belief  is that  online shopping helps me “save a lot of time”.  Studies … Read More

Digital India Myths: Incognito Mode

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Although you take steps to improve your privacy and security while browsing the web, it’s not possible to be totally anonymous on the Internet. Majority of the Internet users feel that using Incognito Mode or Private Browsing mode on their browser makes them anonymous. This is so not true. Even using Tor or a VPN doesn’t grant you full anonymity, … Read More

Where we stand after 15 years of IT Act !!

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17th October 2000 marked the beginning of nothing less than a revolution in Indian cyberspace. It was a birth of new era where IT Law came into existence defining boundaries, powers and governing people’s action online. Today as we complete 15 years of this revolution, let’s take a look at how far we have come. Though the act came into … Read More

Employed All Security Measures Yet? Let’s Recapitulate Things

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The Internet offers such a variety of chances to make, find, and work together. Furthermore, to benefit as much as possible from the web, it’s important to keep yourself protected and secure. Whether you’re another Internet client or a specialist, the guidance and instruments here can assist you with exploring the web securely and safely.   Always Browse on Secure Sites: … Read More

I Surf Secure Websites, Do You??

Rachiyta JainCyber Forensics, Cyber Security1 Comment

Why does a website need security certificate? Attackers often create malicious sites to gather your information. You should always be cautious while entering your information on any website. Security can be ensured by checking that the website content is in encrypted form. Two elements that indicate a site uses encryption are: a closed padlock, located in the status bar at the … Read More

Cyber Security talk with Rakshit Tandon

Rachiyta JainCyber Security, Law4 Comments

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