Tag Archives: India

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Shows Off New Simulation

AMERICAN SYSTEMS showed off its F/A-18 Hornet Simulated Aircraft Maintenance Technology Trainer this week at the 2011 Aero India air show. AMERICAN SYSTEMS partnered with India’s MEL Systems and Services to promote SAMT in India. The F/A-18 Super Hornet is competing for the Indian Air Force’s Medium Multi-Mission Combat Aircraft …

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Hackers Deface Indian Committee Website

Anonymous hackers on Sunday defaced the official website of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, a unit of the Indian National Congress, according to The Hindu. Renjith Balan, IT adviser of the party, said he discovered the defacement at 7 p.m. The hackers posted several messages on the website, saying they …

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US, Qatar Sign Security Agreement

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and her Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani have signed a bilateral security accord to better fight terrorism and threats in cyberspace. “Homeland security does not begin at America’s borders — it starts with our international partnerships to detect and …

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India's Youth Warned of Increased Cyber Crime

A police commissionerate in India recently hosted an initiative aimed at creating awareness regarding cyber safety, and in particular to warn girls to not upload pictures on social networking sites to avoid falling victim to cyber scammers. Held in the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra in western India, …

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Major Indian E-Commerce Portal Hit by Cyber Attackers

One of the biggest online shopping websites in India suffered a cyber attack that rendered the site FutureBazaar dysfunctional for 48 hours, The Times of India reports. FutureBazaar CEO Rajiv Prakash said the company is currently working to tackle the problem internally and also taking a legal action against the …

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Online Romeo Gets Busted by Police

A 27-year-old Indian man who posed on social-networking sites as a bank manager and scammed women out of money has been arrested for his transgressions, according to Times of India. Earlier this week, the Chennai cyber crime police in India arrested Saifuddin, who turned out to be a former bank …

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97% of Cyber Crime Unreported in India

Police is India say 97 percent of cyber crime remain unreported in Gurgaon, a city located less than 20 miles from New Delhi, and representatives from industry are joining forces with law enforcement to solve the problem, Times of India reports. Last week, Gurgaon-based IT and business process outsourcing industry …

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India to Develop Proprietary Hacker-Safe Systems

The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation is developing a proprietary operating system to protect its sensitive data from cyber attacks and hackers, according to Indo-Asian News Service. “We initiated the indigenous computing project in September and a road map is being drawn to implement the programme,” DRDO Director General …

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Europe Crowned New King of Spam

Europe is now the top spam-producing country in the world, bypassing North and South Americas, and Asia-Pacific, according to the Trend Micro semi-annual 2010 threat report. Spam continued to grow between January and June 2010, stalling briefly during April. Despite common perception, porn consists of only 4 percent of all …

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Chile Embarks on Mission to Enter US IT Market

Chile wants to be a key supplier of IT and related services to the U.S. market, but faces the dilemma of not having enough trained people required to compete with the large software and services operations in India and the Philippines, according to IDG News Service. By focusing on high-value …

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Man Cyber-Bullies Sister-in-Law after Being Rejected

A 35-year-old bank official was arrested in India after allegedly sending defamatory, anonymous emails to his sister-in-law’s coworkers after she rejected his advances. The Telegraph reports that Adhiraj Roy Choudhuri was taken into custody after investigators tracked him down, using the records of a cyber cafe from where he had …

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