Microsoft Windows 7 is not yet obsolete: Another update is on its way

Microsoft Windows 7 causing wallpaper issues for some users. Another update is on its way. Microsoft released its final public security updates f...
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Amendments to Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act) and Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act) on the way to cater for stringent laws against child abuse and child pornography

Amendments to Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act) and Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act) on the way to cater for...
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Mastercard unveils its new Intelligence and Cyber Centre in Vancouver, Canada

Mastercard unveils its new Intelligence and Cyber Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Amex, Visa and Mastercard are the most popular payment networks...
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If your child is less than 13 years and is a registered user of WhatsApp: Beware the child is violating laws

If your child is less than 13 years and is a registered user of WhatsApp, the child is violating laws. In India alone, “WhatsApp” had reached over ...
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Microsoft Application Inspector is now an Open Source Tool: Check open source components for unwanted features

Microsoft had developed software that could test open source software to provide its customers high-quality software and services. Recognising the in...
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Your next Samsung Smart TV will be even smarter: Introduces a new privacy app called ‘Privacy Choices’ that will allow users to take control of their privacy

Samsung announces 'Privacy Choices' app for its Smart TVs. Many Smart TV owners and consultants of Security have voiced the concern with regard to ...
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Formjacking: How Indian Users are falling victim to this new form of Cyber Attack in the present day Digital Payment Era

Formjacking: How Indian Users are falling victim to this new form of Cyber Attack in the present day Digital Payment Era. India is presently among ...
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India establishes a Seven (7) pronged scheme to fight cyber crime with the inauguration of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) and launching of the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

India establishes a Seven (7) pronged scheme to fight cyber crime with the inauguration of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) and launching...
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5G Technology to power not only Smartphones but Tabs, Laptops, connecting Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (IoT) devices

5G Technology to power not only Smartphones but Tabs, Laptops, connecting Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The advent of th...
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U.S. Passes Legislation to Control the Sale of Cyber Tools Abroad: It is time that India certify and promulgate its own indigenous Cyber Tools

It is time that India certify and promulgate its own indigenous Cyber Tools. The U.S. has reported to have passed a new legislation that will requ...
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The Cyber Consequences of Killing Iranian General Qassim Suleimani: When Two Bulls Fight The Grass Suffers; is India also under threat of Cyber Attack proliferation

When Two Bulls Fight The Grass Suffers, is India also under threat of Cyber Attack proliferation. The Pentagon, USA, confirmed on 02 January 2020, ...
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Government of India MEA establishes “New, Emerging and Strategic Technologies” (NEST) Division: an entity to manage India’s technology policy, coordinate domestic stakeholders, technology dealings with external agencies & promulgate national security aspects

The Government of India has announced the setting up of the “New, Emerging and Strategic Technologies” (NEST) Division under the MEA on Wednesda...
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Indian Government Approves Huawei to Participate in 5G Trials and did not gone the US way: Security is still a Concern

Indian Government Approves Huawei to Participate in 5G Trials and not gone the US way: Security is still a Concern. In a recent announcement by the...
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Be Cyber Secure in year 2020: New Technology Trends that will dominate year 2020

We at CYBER SECURE INDIA evaluate the top Ten (10) Technology Trends and also contemplate the envisaged Security Measures that will dominate the year...
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From 01 January 2020 SBI customers will require an OTP to perform Cash Withdrawals above Rs 10,000 at SBI ATMs: National Financial Switch (NFS) Infrastructure and Design being inadequate, may allow other ATMs to still dispense cash without OTP

State Bank of India (SBI) customer are advised to carry their mobile/smartphone, for cash withdrawal at ATMs, as they will receive an OTP on the Regi...
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Why “Free” public Wi-Fi should be used with caution? Can be a new playground for cyber criminals

We at CYBER SECURE INDIA evaluate the risks of using public WiFi and suggest strategies to use the free service while being secure and not being a vi...
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Andhra Pradesh Assembly unanimously passes DISHA Act-2019: Its Highlights and how Information Technology can facilitate its Correct Implementation

The Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2019). The Andhra Pradesh (AP) State Government has brought in a ...
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Jaganmohan Reddy moots ‘three capital cities’ idea: Evaluating ‘Digitally Viable’ of this Concept

The Andhra Proposal suggests Amaravati as the Legislative Capital, Visakhapatnam as the Executive Capital and Kurnool as the Judicial Capitals. Ch...
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Is it time for a Home-Grown secure messaging & calling app for India: Whatsapp breach reported in India

WhatsApp Breach in India: is it time for a Home-Grown secure messaging & calling apps
WhatsApp Breach in India: is it time for a Home-Grown secure messaging & calling apps In India, we have now changed the outlook towards inter-p...
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10 Point Formula that will help you avoid being a victim of Cyber Crime

10 Point Formula from CYBER SECURE INDIA, that will help your against being a victim of cyber crime. India has reported 3.13 lakh Cyber Security in...
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The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016: A challenge for implementation form a Digital Perspective

The Implementation of The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is a Digital Challenge, and requires a robust, foolproof and secure IT system and infra...
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The Need for India to have an Indigenous Operating System for PCs and Smart Phones as also Hardware- China to phase out Foreign Hardware and Software by year 2022

Should India also tow-the-line to ensure its Digital Sovereignty, like the Chinese Ban on Foreign Hardware and Software by year 2020. In a recent a...
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Is the Indian Government considering a Ban on Whatsapp End-To-End Encryption Feature: A relook at the provisions of Personal Data Protection Bill?

WhatsApp End-To-End Encryption, is it here to stay of the Government is looking for a Ban. There is no single solution to Privacy or Security. Ther...
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Smart TV at your Home is the next spy device: Smartness is not about the TV but how you use it

Smart TVs equipped with internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities at homes may be a hack-able and spying device The Television (TV) o...
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The Booming Industry of ‘Cybercrime as a Service’ amidst the present severe Indian Economy slowdown

India's Booming "Cybercrime as a Service" Industry India’s dream of achieving a over USD 5 Trillion economy by the year 2024-25 seems implausible a...
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The Union Cabinet of India approves the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill: Have we settled down for Data Localisation rather than Data Sovereignty

India's Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 will be implemented soon There are reports on 04 December 2019, in the media that the Union Cabinet of I...
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India’s One Nation One Ration Card Scheme: An IT enabler for the Hungry Stomach

One Nation One Ration Card to be effective nationwide from June 2020 The Government of India, has again announced that the “One Nation One Ration C...
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Government of India requests its Citizen to provide Feedback and Comments on National Cyber Security Strategy Year 2020

INDIA NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY 2020 Government of India had first come out with a National Cyber Security Policy in the year 2013. The poli...
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Vishing Attack on Mobile Phone Users: The quicker and easy way to execute a financial theft in India on Smartphone Users

A Vishing Attack is much easier on a Smartphone user and can be an easy victim of financial fraud Many Indians today, perceive that their Smart Pho...
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The FASTag Project in India: A long way to go with many Cyber and Physical threats to plug

Cyber Secure India evaluates the Advantages and Threats to the FASTag Project On 01 December 2019, India will migrate to the Electronic Toll Collec...
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Hackers are using remote-access software to carry out the “Live Clonejack Attack”: You will find your e-wallets and net-banking accounts being drained out

Attackers install Remote Access software for “Live Clonejack Attack” on Smartphone/Devices to take control of e-wallets and net-banking accounts of ...
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It is no more just Jamtara, the Government of India will need to look at curtailing the spread of e-crime corridor to safeguard its citizens from Fiscal Fraud

Spread of e-crime corridor beyond Jamtara, a Parliament Question Most of us at some point of time, may have received calls from fraudsters with ca...
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After a Delay of Two Years the Cyber Crime Data of 2017 has been published by National Crime Records Bureau of India: A jump of 77 percent from previous year

NCRB Cyber Crime Report 2017 shows an increase of 77 percent in reported offences
NCRB Cyber Crime Report 2017 shows an increase of 77 percent in reported offences The Cyber Crime Cases in India On 21 October 2019, the National C...
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The Small Devil can result in an unwarranted Juice Jacking Attack on your Smart Phone: Avoid the USB Charging Hubs at Public Places for Charging

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The Small Devil can result in an unwarranted Juice Jacking Attack on your Smart Phone: Avoid the USB Charging Hubs at Public Places for Charging Th...
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India’s Fresh Call against Global Cyberspace Terrorism

India’s concern against cyber terrorism and use of technology for terrorism was again voiced by the External Affairs Minister of India, Dr Subrahmanya...
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Security Vulnerability on your Android Phone: Opens Door to Privilege Escalation Attack

Security Vulnerability on your Android Phone: Opens Door to Privilege Escalation Attack
It is time to update your Android device, with the newly released Android patch provided in the last week of October 2019. It is during the same time ...
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Doxxing and Swatting: India’s New Cyber Attack Vector and the Opening of a New Front

Doxxing and Swatting: India’s New Cyber Attack Vector and the Opening of a New Front
Introduction In the last week of October 2019, all the news media had carried the news pertaining online sale of over 1.3 million Indian credit and de...
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