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India - Happenings in CyberSecurity & Privacy - Feb 2019

Updated: Feb 18, 2019


18 Feb 2019: Pulwama attack: In one of the biggest website defacement attack 100s of Pakistani websites hacked an Indian hacker group, called Team I Crew, (Time of India) 18 Feb 2019: Boosting country's efforts in tackling cyber crimes, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated a state-of-the-art national cyber forensic lab (NCFL) and the Delhi Police's cyber crime unit 'CyPAD' at Dawarka, New Delhi. (Money Control)


18 Feb 2019: Over one-third of all computers in India affected by web-based attack: Kaspersky report (Money Control)


18 Feb 2019: The Judicial Academy Jharkhand, Ranchi on Sunday launched a six-month research project “Cyber Crimes – Issues and Challenges, Remedies under the Present Law: A Critical study in the State of Jharkhand” with the aim to find the causative factors and remedies to the cyber crime. (The Pioneer)


16 Feb 2019: Aero India: Special focus on cyber security to thwart digital threats. (Times of india) 14 Feb 2019: Cyber-Secure Culture And Ecosystem Imperative For Making India A Trillion-Dollar Digital Economy: Dr Gulshan Rai (Express Computers)

14 Feb 2019: “China is able to shut down the entire system to the outside world in about six-seven minutes. But the offensive capability was still getting built up,”. Lt General (retd) S L Narasimhan, member, (NSAB) (The New Indian Express)


14 Feb 2019: The MeitY’s directs states and Union Territories to prepare a Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP), which would include a detailed contingency plan for dealing with crises brought about by cyber-attacks. (The Print)


11 Feb 2019: Terrorists are trying using internet to infiltrate various government organisations like police and judiciary to carry forward their ill designs. (India. com)


06 Feb 2019: India is among the least cyber-secure countries in the world at the 15th position in a recent cybersecurity ranking of 60 nations by consumer tech review firm Comparitech


05 Feb 2019: Man arrested in Katihar for obscene tweet about Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (The Indian Express)


05 Feb 2019: Is the Indian retail sector doing enough to be cyber secure? (ET Retail)


05 Feb 2019: 'India well-tuned, geared up to take steps for cybersecurity' : Check Point (ET Telecom)


05 Feb 2019: 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Delhi Police arrests man for posting fake election schedule (India News)


04 Feb 2019: Hyderabad youth held for morphing niece’s pics (Time of India)

03 Feb 2019: Two Nigerians were arrested by cyber crime police for cheating a city-based victim on the pretext of offering electronic gadgets at low prices through a fake website. (Times Of India)


03 Feb 2019: Fact Check: No political party can remove you from voter list; here's how to check your electoral enrolment (India News)


02 Feb 2019: Real estate leaders are recognising their company's increased exposure to cyber risk and about 1/3 experienced it (Money Control)

01 Feb 2019: Jharkhand government website leaked workers' Aadhaar details: Report (ET Tech)