New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) As governments the world over realise the urgent need to tame the anarchic world of the Internet -- dominated by a couple of tech giants -- and begin to write new rules pertaining to users' rights, data privacy and spread of false news and extremist content, India too must shun archaic regulations and implement New-Age cyber laws.
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Applying some physics to study how terrorist groups grow online, a team of researchers has developed a model to identify behavioural patterns among Islamic State (IS) supporters, providing law enforcement agencies a roadmap to track their activities and help stop terror attacks.
Cyber crimes reported in India rose 19 times over the last 10 years (2005 to 2014), from 481 in 2005 to 9,622 in 2014. India is now ranked third - after the US and China - as a source of "malicious activity" on the internet, second as a source of "malicious code" and fourth and eight as a source or origin for web attacks and network attacks.
Arrests involving cyber crimes also rose nine times from 569 in 2005 to 5,752 in 2014, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, even as more Indians logged on to the internet.
San Francisco, May 27 (IANS) Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers.