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India Could Face Onslaught of Pakistani Hackers, Say Intelligence Officials

Already reeling from repeated cyber attacks by sophisticated Chinese cyber criminals, sensitive Indian departments could be up against a blitz of Pakistani hackers. According to Times of India, the Indian government has cautioned defense services, financial institutions, Internet service providers and private-sector businesses of possible cyber attack by Pakistani hacker …

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Police Extend Detention of Computer Scientist

Police authorities in India have announced plans to extend the detention of a computer scientist arrested earlier who pointed to security flaws in an electronic voting system. A metropolitan court magistrate in Mumbai denied a motion to to release Hari Prasad on bail prior to Aug. 28. Prasad was arrested …

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Indian Cyber Crime Unit Set to Open Mobile Lab

The Criminal Investigation Division in India are set to roll out the mobile cyber crime forensic laboratory to allow spot analysis. The unit, which is still receiving a few final touches, could be operational within the next two weeks. “We’re training all officers above inspector level. However, only preliminary training …

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Indian Law Students to Receive Cyber Training

Law students in India are being given the opportunity to include cyber training within their curriculum, according to The Times of India. Students attending the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University will have the chance to participate in an internship with the Cyber Appellate Tribunal (CAT) located in New Delhi. …

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Indian Cops Nab 'Notorious' Cyber Criminal

Police in India have arrested a “notorious inter-state cyber criminal” who is accused of hacking into the bank account of a Dehli resident. Ganesh Kumar Agarwal, aka Prince, was grabbed after allegedly using the hacked bank account to make online purchases. Members of the Cyber Crime Cell of Central Crime …

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Australian Police Open Indian Office

The Australian federal police have opened an office in India to enhance cooperation on counter terrorism and crime issues, including cyber crime, the Times of India reports. The new center will help to protect citizens from terrorist and cyber threats, according to an Australian police official. “We are involved in …

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Indian Army Preps for Cyber War

The Indian military is battling cyber attacks with capabilities of the “highest standard,” according to Indian defense officials. The number and skill of attacks has increased dramatically, defense officials told the Times of India. “The army is cognizant of the threat to its cyber space from various state and non-state …

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Indian IT Hub Launches Cyber-Awareness Site

As the IT hub of the Indian state of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram has seen its share of cyber crime and is now making strides to educate the public’s awareness by launching a website that will focus primarily Internet safety, New Kerala reports. During today’s press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, Avanzo Charitable Trust …

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India Expands Cyber Crime Capabilities

Cyber crime is a growing issue around the globe and many nations are standing up capabilities to minimize the damage to their domestic economies. Some cyber crime gangs are alleged to be netting millions of dollars each week from targets around the globe. Bihar, in north-eastern India, has opened a …

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