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Happenings In Cybersecurity & Privacy: Jan 2019

Updated: Feb 17, 2019

30 Jan 2019: Israel spends big on digital security, PM Benjamin Netanyahu says ‘cyber diplomacy’ is the future (Source: The Indian Express)


29 Jan 2019: 11-year-old in Maharashtra writes to govt seeking ban on PUBG game (Source: India Today)


29 Jan 2019: Sarthak Digital n Communications Ltd company head held for cheating, luring: "double your money through crypto currency" (Source: The Hans India)


29 Jan 2019: Cryptominers biggest threat in cyber world: Report (Source: Outlook)


29 Jan 2019: The Tirupati urban police wing is considering setting up a grade-A cybercrime police station in the city to ensure ensure cyber security of denizens as well as visiting devotees. (Source: Times of India)

28 Jan 2019: Kaspersky, global leader in deep threat intelligence, and DNIF, a product of NETMONASTERY, a next gen SIEM platform that leverages big data analytics and machine learning to provide end-to-end visibility, join hands to offer comprehensive network security solutions. (Source: Business Wire)


28 Jan 2019: Govt must act swiftly towards improvising cybercrime cell (Source: Afternoon Voice)


28 Jan 2019: CEO, 13 others of Hyderabad firm arrested for cheating 1 lakh job seekers of Rs 70 crore (Source: The Indian Express)


28 Jan 2019: Kashmiri student in Uttarakhand booked for allegedly posting ‘derogatory’ remarks against India on Facebook (Source: Hindustan Times)


28 Jan 2019: Fake profile of French Consulate General made: FIR Lodged (Source: The Time of India, Kolkata Edition)

28 Jan 2019: Railways May Set Up Cyber Crime Cell To Prevent Misuse Of Ticket-booking Software (Source: Republic TV)


28 Jan 2019: Chinese handset brands need to be more transparent; shifting data centers won't help: Experts (Source: ET Telecom)


27 Jan 2019: Cyber attacks outpacing physical terror attacks (Source: BGR)


27 Jan 2019: Rising demand for cyber security professionals in India (Source: Financial Chronicle)


24 Jan 2019: Cybersecurity: Davos leaders urge India, US to join coalition against cyber threats (Source: Zee Business)


24 Jan 2019: China cyber watchdog deletes 7m pieces of information (Source: The Times of India, world)


24 Jan 2019: India and South Africa to sign one 'catch-all' ( including on Cybercrime) document on Republic day (Source: Times of India)

24 Jan 2019: Gauri lankesh’s sister rubbishes cyber expert’s claim that she killed for EVM report (Source: The Pioneer)


23 Jan 2019: Gurgram Youth morphs 23-year-old’s pics, booked (Source: Time of India)

23 Jan 2019: Hansika's private photos leaked online by hackers (Source: India Today)


23 Jan 2019: Maharashtra State Government To Install Panic Buttons And All-Women Police Patrol Teams In The City (Source: Mumbai Live)


22 Jan 2019: WhatsApp is now limiting message forwards to 5 chats across the world. (Source: ET Tech)


22 Jan 2019: National Forensic Conference to be held on Jan 24 in Patna (Source: India. com)


22 Jan 2019: Shah Rukh Khan's Son Aryan Falls Victim to Cybercrime, Facebook Account Hacked (Source: News18)


22 Jan 2019: Govt sets aside Rs 3,660 crore to set up 20 cyber centres (Source: Business Today)


22 Jan 2019: ECIL says ‘cyber expert’ who claimed 2014 polls rigged was not its employee (Source: The Indian Express)


22 Jan 2019: Putting Aadhaar back in the loop (Source: ET Tech)


22 Jan 2019: EC rejects EVM hacking claims by ‘cyber expert’, FIR lodged. (Source: Hindustan Times)


22 Jan 2019: US-Based Indian CYBER Expert Claims India’s 2014 General Election was ‘Rigged’ (Source: The Freepress Journal)


21 Jan 2019: The complicated truth about China's social credit system (Wired)


21 Jan 2019: Conmen bait Hampi tourists with escort ads, clean out accounts (Source: The New Indian Express)


21 Jan 2019: Juvenile apprehended for cyber stalking (Source: India . com)


21 Jan 2019: Chinese apps seek excessive information from Indian consumers (Source: ET Tech)


21 Jan 2019: Cyber Fraud by Chinese Hackers Makes Headlines in India (Source: CPO Magazine)


21 Jan 2019: Jharkand Police recovered 16,000 bank accounts, 15 cellphones and 460 SIM cards (Source: The Hindu)


20 Jan 2019: Future Wars Will Be Fought In Cyber Domain, Says Army Chief (Source: NDTV)


20 Jan 2019: Hyderabad: Cybercrime cops bust SIM swap fraud, 6 held (Source: The Hans India)


20 Jan 2019: PUBG Vs Fortnite: Criminals Are Using This Game's Virtual Currency To Launder Real Money (Source: Indiatimes)

20 Jan 2019: Cybercrime: Honeytrapping is the sweetest modus operandi (Source; The Free Press Journal)


19 Jan 2019: ‘Need to keep pace with cybercrimes’ : Says Muktesh Chander, DGP Goa (Source: Times of India)

19 Jan 2019 : @CyberDost Twitter handle by Home Ministry tells you how to keep your online personal, financial data safe (Source : Business Today)


19 Jan 2019 : Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Faces Growing Backlash (Source: New Delhi Times)


18 Jan 2019 : Amul sends legal notice to Google India for displaying fake and fraudulent websites (Source: Business Today)


17 Jan 2019: Why india's cyber investigation record resembles its biggest invention zero (Source: ET Prime)


16 Jan 2019: India saw world's lax cyber security protocols: WEF report (Source: Business Standard)


14 Jan 2019: "Battling cyber crime: Keeping data safe from prying eyes (Source: Financial Express)


10 Jan 2019: India Saw 457 percent rise in cyber crime in last 5 Years: Assocham - NEC (Source: Indiatimes)


09 Jan 2019: Cops seek help from cyber crime experts to handle online child pornography (Source: ET Prime)


07 Jan 2019: Double trouble: Two-pronged cyber attack infects victims with data-stealing trojan malware and ransomware (Source: ZDNet)


01 Jan 2019: Presentation: Crime & Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (Source: Ministry of Home Affairs)


Older but Important: Building Smart Police In India (Source: Niti Aayog)

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