Opinion  /  Published 08.08.22

Safety net: laws to counter cybercrime

The new global currency of the digital era is data. Yet, enhanced reliance on data can expose economies, institutions and individuals to significant risks. Given India’s failure to usher in a co...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 16.07.22

West Bengal govt to launch affordable online cybersecurity courses

The West Bengal government is set to launch a range of affordable online certificate courses on cybersecurity for students and professionals from next month. As part of this venture, the Webel-Fujiso...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.22

Telco resident duped of Rs 74,000

Unknown criminals have duped a Telco resident of Rs 74,000 fraudulently by asking the victim to download a Quick Support App.  The victim, Arun Samuel Datt lodged an FIR with the Bistupur-based ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.22

Crime and Replenishment

Historian and cultural theorist Sumanta Banerjee has written about crime in colonial Calcutta. In one of his essays, he makes the point that as a rapacious East India Company moved ahead with its urba...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 15.01.22

Ukraine hit by hackers as Russia stages drills

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to “be afraid and expect the worst”, and Russia, which has massed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbour's frontier, re...
By Reuters in Kiev


News  /  Published 19.12.21

Alwar-based man commits Rs 45,000 furniture fraud through Facebook

A 35-year-old man from Alwar in Rajasthan was arrested on Saturday for allegedly duping a Salt Lake resident of Rs 45,000 by promising to get wooden furniture delivered to his house. Cops identified ...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 19.12.21

Salt Lake woman duped of Rs 27,500 in WhatsApp fraud, 5 held

Three men from Africa and two women from Manipur have been arrested for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 27,500 after getting in touch with her on a mobile messaging app. A team from the cyber-crime po...
By Snehal Sengupta

India  /  Published 23.11.21

Delhi: Cyber police station in every district

With a rise in cybercrime in the national capital, the Delhi Police will set up a dedicated cyber police station in every district to deal with such cases effectively. The Delhi government's Depa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.10.21

Hackers disrupt Iran petrol sale

A cyberattack disrupted the sale of heavily subsidised petrol in Iran on Tuesday, state media reported, causing long lines at fuel stations across the country weeks before the anniversary of the 2019 ...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 14.10.21

No invite to Russia for cyber crime meet

Russia was not invited to attend a 30-country virtual meeting led by the United States that is aimed at combating the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, a senior administration offici...
By Reuters in Washington


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