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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 worker. Authorities were able to […] More

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    Students' Explanation for Sexting Teacher? It Was 'Just for Fun'

    A school teacher in India who received pornographic text messages in the middle of the night was surprised to learn the senders were his own students, The Times of India reports. It was around midnight last Friday the teacher of a school in Calcutta received a sexually explicit clip, sent via MMS. He tried to […] More

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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 V.K. Saraswat told reporters last […] More

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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 spam. Commercial, scams-based and health/medical […] More

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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 work and by partnering with […] More

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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 allegedly sent the emails. During […] More

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    Gen. Harry Raduege to Lead New USIBC Homeland Security Mission

    Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege will be leading a new Homeland Security Executive Mission, which aims to promote a deeper defense and strategic partnership between the United States and India. Raduege, chairman of the Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation and co-chairman of the Commission on Cyber Security, is one the country's renowned cyber experts. He will […] More

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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 when he refused to divulge […] More

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    Police Arrest Computer Scientist for Pointing to Security Holes

    Police in India have arrested a computer scientist after he refused to provide details regarding where he acquired an electronic voting machine a group of researchers used to find holes in the country’s electronic voting system. Hari Prasad, managing director of Netindia LTD, was raided by police over the weekend. The arrests come after the […] More

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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 has been completed and they […] More

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