Monthly Archives: October 2013

Adobe Could Face Legal Actions In Multiple Jurisdictions Due To Data Breaches

In a recent cyber attack, the data of 38 million users had been compromised. This estimate is much more that the original one that limited it to 2.9 million users. Even Adobe has acknowledged that the numbers of victims of … Continue reading

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Indian Government And SFIO Planning To Hire Contractual Services Of Experts

Corporate frauds and white collor crimes have significantly increased in India. They are still flourishing despite the accused being arrested and jailed because the laws of India are not stringent and deterrent enough to curb such offences. After few months … Continue reading

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Election Commission Of India Would Scrutinise Social Media Platforms For Model Code Of Conduct Violations

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued guidelines regarding media coverage under section 126 Of Representation of People Act, 1951. The guidelines also cover use of social media websites for political purposes. ECI is also contemplating using the services … Continue reading

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Cyber Crime And RTGS Fraud Costed A Businessman Rs 18.50 Lakh

Cracking of e-mails and online banking frauds have significantly increased in India. As a result RTGS frauds are committed on a regular basis in India. Another related problem is that cyber security of e-governance services in India is in a … Continue reading

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Employment Fraud Hits KPMG Bangalore

The cyber crime cell Bangalore is seized with an employment fraud that has combined criminal tactics of both offline and online worlds. What is amazing is the social engineering tactics adopted by the criminals in this case. The fraudsters posed … Continue reading

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Madurai Corporation’s Online Birth And Death Certificates Issuing System Compromised

E-governance is a valuable tool to make available public services in an economical, transparent and accountable manner. However, e-governance to be effective must be supported with a sound and security cyber infrastructure. If the e-governance initiative is insecure, it is … Continue reading

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