Category - Cyber Laws

Monitoring of Social Networking Websites

Shri Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology said in written reply to a question today in Rajya Sabha that Department of Telecommunication has received a letter from Ministry of Home Affairs to ensure effective monitoring of social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter in order to strengthen cyber security paraphernalia. The… Read More

ICANN will accept new applications from Q1 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) said it will start accepting applications for new domain names from January 12 to April 12 next year, a move that will give organisations more options for branding themselves. ICANN said internet domain names can consist of any word or words, in any language and any… Read More

Internet Protocol IPv6 Released

Internet Society Celebrate World IPV6 Day - India IPV6 Task Force Newsletter and Compendium on IPV6 Activities Released Sh. R Chandrashekhar, Secretary (Telecom) released the first India IPv6 (Internet Protocol IPv6 )Task Force Newsletter and technical compendium on IPv6 activities at a function held in Sanchar Bhawan on the occasion of World IPv6 day, 8th June,… Read More

Chinese hackers break into hundreds of Gmail Accounts

In a phishing attack, hackers based in China broke into hundreds of Gmail accounts, including those belonging to senior US government officials and military personnel, Internet serach giant Google has said. "Through the strength of our cloud-based security and abuse detection systems, we recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing," Google… Read More

RBI calls for secured systems to check credit card frauds

Amid rising instances of debit and credit card frauds, a RBI panel has recommended that banks should put in place secure systems to check such cases within a year's time. "All acquirers and issuers may put in place adequate fraud risk management systems and processes (within) 12 months," said the panel in its recommendations for… Read More

Lockheed Martin avoids a Cyber Attack

Lockheed Martin, one the world's largest aerospace companies, today said it had successfully thwarted "a significant and tenacious" attack on its sensitive information systems network. "Lockheed Martin detected a significant and tenacious attack on its information systems network," the top US defence contractor said in statement. Lockheed learned of the attack on May 21 and… Read More

New Internet Regulations : Is it an Attack on Privacy of a User?

Under flak for the new Internet rules which are being interpreted as an attack on privacy of a user, the government while clarifying the rules questioned the why critics were silent when the draft rules were opened for public opinion. R Chandrashekhar, Secretary in the Department of Information Technology, in an interaction with PTI said… Read More

Rules reg. Exemption from Liability for Hosting Third Party Information

Exemption from Liability for Hosting Third Party Information: Diligence to be Observed under Intermediary Guidelines Rules The attention of Government has been drawn to news items in a section of media on certain aspects of the Rules notified under Section 79 pertaining to liability of intermediaries under the Information Technology Act, 2000. These items have… Read More

Access to Sensitive Personal Information under New IT Rules Only with Checks and Balances: Clarifies DIT

The attention of Government has been drawn to news items appearing in a section of media which have commented on some aspects of the Rules framed under section 43A of the Information Technology Act, 2000. The Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & IT has clarified the position in this regard that these Rules… Read More

New online tracking system to track your IP without your permission

A new online tracking system will allow websites to pinpoint your location to within a few hundred metres, without your permission. Internet sites will be able to work out where users are within an average of 690 metres, using information about their internet connection. At the moment they can only track users' locations to within a… Read More

Ministry proposes changes in Cyber Laws under Sec. 43A and 79 of IT Act 2000

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India had  put up draft rules under section 43A and 79 of Information Technology Act, 2000 on its website for public comments. Section 43A provides for compensation for failure to protect sensitive personal data by body corporates, who are expected to implement and maintain reasonable security practices and procedures as… Read More

Law schools to focus on cyber laws

Union law minister M Veerappa Moily has requested law schools to lay more emphasis on cyber laws and cyber crimes while training students, judicial officers and law enforcers. With the advent of internet and broadband revolution in India, Cyberlaws and cybercrimes are becoming common these days. Cyber crimes in India are dealt with under the… Read More

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