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Bulli Bai: Sulli Deals 2.0? All You Need To Know About The Online 'Auction' Of Muslim Women

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The IT Ministry is looking into the issue of the online 'auction' of 100 Muslim women whose photos were shared on an app called 'Bulli Deals' on Github.

Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He said that in the last seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken many important steps to tackle cyber crime, an official statement said.


How Organisations Should Guard Against Potential Cyber Security Threats

Organisations need to have robust security measures in place as individual employees can also expose them to risk

Need Better Coordination Between State Police, Central Agencies: Amit Shah At DGPs' Meet

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The home minister stressed on better coordination between the state police and other central agencies and urged the delegates for timely implementations of suggestions discussed during the conference, according to an official statement.


Maharashtra Gets First Cyber Police Station To Tackle Cybercrime In Pimpri-Chinchwad

Speaking at an interaction organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil informed about some upcoming developmental works in the state.

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25 August, 2021

US President To Meet Tech And Finance Leaders To Up Cybersecurity Game

Associated Press (AP)

The summit comes during a relentless stretch of ransomware attacks that have targeted critical infrastructure, in some cases extorting multi-million-dollar payments from major corporations, as well as other illicit cyber operations that U.S. authorities have linked to foreign hackers.


31 July, 2021

US Regulators Step Up Scrutiny Of IPO Hopefuls From China

Associated Press (AP)

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the move Friday after Beijing said it would step up its supervision of Chinese companies listed overseas


26 July, 2021

Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

Sachin Shridhar

On paper, we have a very well-established procedure through which lawful interception of electronic communication can be carried out for national security and in response to any public emergency.


23 July, 2021

Cyber-Attacks: What Is Hybrid Warfare And Why Is It Such A Threat?

PTI

In hybrid warfare the state responsible for the actions will often use non-state actors, which allows it to deny responsibility.


22 July, 2021

Pegasus Row: Dalai Lama’s Key Advisers, Staff Of Buddhist Clergy On Target List

Outlook Web Bureau

The list includes numbers for the staff of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Urgyen Trinley Dorji, the third-highest ranking monk in Tibetan Buddhism, who has been living outside India since early 2017.


22 July, 2021

Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

Pavan Duggal

The Pegasus controversy has actually thrown up some very interesting cyber legal questions.


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22 July, 2021

Pegasus Scandal: High Level Independent Investigation Needed, Says Cyber Security Expert

Preetha Nair

Hacking is a crime and no exemption is given either for government or for private persons in the application of this law, Internet Freedom Foundation's Apar Gupta tells Outlook.


21 July, 2021

Pegasus Row: Five Things That You Can Do To Protect Yourself From Mobile Surveillance

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Pegasus software that the NSO group used was so advanced that it can get activated on an individual’s phone by simply giving a missed call.


20 July, 2021

Pegasus Row: Kapil Sibal Asks For SC-Monitored Probe, White Paper In Parliament By Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal demanded that an independent investigation be conducted, saying ‘we cannot trust the agencies of this government’


20 July, 2021

Crucial To Know Who Had Access To The Data: Cybersecurity Researcher

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Shivam Shankar Singh spoke to Outlook on the ongoing controversy about the Indian government’s alleged snooping on politicians, constitutional authorities, journalists, and its leaders with the help of an Israel-based technology firm NSO group.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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