Cyberlaw Articles

  1. Cyberlaw ArticlesCYBER LAW
    1. Cyber law In India: The Information Technology Act 2000 – Some Perspectives
    2. Section 66A OF IT Act – your friend or foe?
    3. Social Media and Indian Cyber law
    4. Has the BPO industry hit a speed-breaker?
    6. Cyber law And Data Security
    7. THE LEGAL view on Data Centres
    8. Legislate Privacy, At Least
    9. Telecommunications Convergence Law in India – A Critique
    10. Indian Legal Response to Cyber Security
    11. Does the UID project infringe on privacy?
    12. Think again before you post
    13. Cyber Law – Global Trends in 2014
    14. If all goes well, Indian IT Act may enter 21st century
    15. How online privacy is linked to your pocket
    16. Don’t let technology become your masterJustice Grover to students
    17. Legislative language must ensure balance between curbing rights and protecting them: Pavan Duggal
    18. India lacks laws to protect customers of digital transactions: Experts
    19. ‘Why were stricter laws not invoked against café owners?
    20. No laws in India to protect customers if they lose money during digital transactions
    21. Bringing cyber security to the fore
    22. No laws in India to protect customers if they lose money during digital transactions
    23. Indian Android smartphone are at data theft risk: Experts
    24. Dev 360: To go cashless, win people’s trust first
    25. Delhi cops to get ‘one touch’ internet monitoring system
    26. Indian Android smartphone users too at data theft risk: Experts
    27. Digital economy needs stricter cyber laws
    28. Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones in India with Aadhaar
    29. Why virtual reality will redefine porn
    30. Why we need a digital heir after death (Tech Trend)
    31. Who leaked Udta Punjab online?
    32. PORN: Reliance Jio, Airtel, RCom, Vodafone, Telenor mull parental firewall for parents
    33. Australia’s new data breach disclosure laws have a rather floppy definition of ‘breach’
    34. How Europe Can Fight Cyber Attacks (And Win)
    35. Clinton vs Trump: Here’s How Symantec Simulated a Cyberattack on US Presidential Election
    36. New FBI release on Clinton email probe refers to ‘Shadow Government’
    37. Internet providers claim cyber attack, to meet senior cop
    38. The CIA is Preparing for a Major Cyberattack Against Russia
    39. Laws to tighten privacy after data breach
    40. TalkTalk hit with record fine for cyber attack
    41. SEC May Use Yahoo Case to Set Data Breach Disclosure Rules
    42. Yahoo, LinkedIn, Apple iCloud: 10 Big Data Breaches
    43. “Hacked” e-mail account of White House worker exposed in 2013 password breach
    44. Couple’s bank account drained by thieves using recent Wendy’s data breach
    45. Michelle Obama data breach: purported scan of first lady’s passport appears online
    46. Bank informs RBI of security breach: Axis suffers cyber attack, hires EY to probe damage
    47. Cyber crime cell for ransomware cases soon
    48. Smart home devices used in cyberattack on tech writer’s site
    49. Teenager appears in court over TalkTalk cyber-attack
    50. German politicians faced cyberattack: report
    51. N-power plant disrupted by cyber attack, says IAEA
    52. Air Force general: F-16s may be vulnerable to cyber attack
    53. Two Teenagers Arrested for Massive Cyber Attack that Targeted Illinois Businesses
    54. Hackers Hijack ‘Smart Devices’ for Huge Cyberattack
    55. Hacked by your fridge: the Internet of Things could spark a new wave of cyber attacks
    56. BAE Systems: A cyber attack could cost your business £1 million
    57. Singapore sees spike in number of cyberattack-for-ransom cases
    58. German military carried out first foreign cyber-attack in Afghan hostage op – report
    59. The dark web marketplace where you can buy 200 million Yahoo accounts is under cyberattack
    60. Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Cyberattack
    61. Energy sector sees increase in cyber-attacks
    62. Virtual Safety: Cyber security in AR/VR games
    63. FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials: sources
    64. Australian Bureau of Meteorology hacked by foreign spies, cybersecurity report reveals
    65. Local court invokes annulled Sec 66A to convict a man 
    66. 11,592 cases of cyber crime registered in India in 2015: NCRB
    67. Lack of privacy law reason behind WhatsApp petition
    68. Aadhaar legal tangle: Govt can be taken to task for contempt of court; experts wonder why SC didn’t
    69. Aadhaar Act needs a relook from the security and privacy aspect, to avoid mistakes made with the IT Act
    70. Cyber-law inadequacies pose challenges for all
    71. India needs better legal framework for electronic health records
    72. Common Man Is Asking For Accountability’, Says Pavan Duggal
    73. Nasscom chief saying full data protection isn’t possible should wake us from our digital slumber
    74. Post demonetization: Era of cyber law and security
    75. Govt must declare computer systems as ‘protected’
    76. Hackers take payment e-commerce firms for a ride
    77. Was Westmister terrorist guided by a mastermind? Killer’s phone was STILL connected to another on Whatsapp when he died raising fears he was taking instructions
    78. The big national security versus privacy debate
    79. Aadhaar data leaked from more govt departments, UIDAI asks for audit to prevent further leak
    80. TodayInTech: Launch of BHIM-Aadhaar, Google’s Areo app, Uber’s Lyft stalking, Microsoft’s Kaizala, & more
    81. Privacy protection: Need for proactive cyber legal approaches in India
    82. BJP On The Possibility Of Digitised India
    83. Cyber crimes: Centre may soon come out with rules to validate electronic evidence
    84. Data privacy back in spotlight
    85. Hackers running parallel cab-hailing platforms
    86. Cyber-law inadequacies pose challenges for all
    87. ‘Pentagon Was Hacked Too’: Piyush Goyal On Security For Digital Payments
    88. India lacks laws to protect customers of digital transactions: Experts
    89. Nasscom chief saying full data protection isn’t possible should wake us from our digital slumber
    90. To go cashless, win people’s trust first
    91. Net neutrality in India: Here’s why India shouldn’t jump the gun on net neutrality
    92. Business rivals commit most cyber crimes
    93. India to finally get electronic evidence authenticators
    94. Indian cyber security needs comprehensive legal framework: Expert
    95. Banks gear up to make plastic money more secure for customers
    96. Why 2015 Was A Landmark Year For Indian Cyberlaw?
    97. Paper leak: What measures government should take to check it.
    98. Govt proposes integration of PAN cards with DigiLocker
    99. Behind the scenes of Escort Economy 2.0
    100. Exciting career options: The web world is evolving and so is cyber law
    101. Nothing private? Govt wants to have a say in your online chats
    102. Surfing the dark net for drugs
    103. Legal notices sent over ‘anti-social’ messages
    104. Planning your digital afterlife
    105. Get ready for digital signatures
    106. Supreme Court hearing on 2009 defamation case against Google gets underway
    107. Cyber snoops hack India’s secrets: Report reveals how internet spies may have ‘compromised’ the nation’s security
    108. ‘Unprecedented and terrifying’: Extent of mobile snooping exposed as Vodaphone reveals government sought access to millions of Indians’ data
    109. India’s liberal tag in shreds, politicians clamp down on any comment or remark on their wrongdoings
    110. Manual acknowledges tax sleuths’ shortcomings on digital caches
    111. Uber Trouble – Govt Mulling IP Address Ban Making Uber App Unusable
    112. Indian court orders Facebook, Google to offer plans for protecting children
    113. Con callers are on a roll: Missed calls from foreign numbers fleecing Indians
    114. The freedom of expression debate: The State must mend fences with The Web
    115. Karnataka porn row: It is a grave offence, says cyber law expert
    116. Breach and the economics of demerit goods
    117. Reading ‘The Satanic Verses’ not a punishable offence, say legal experts
    118. Meet me in cyberspace
    119. India wants to ban porn—will it work?
    120. ‘We can’t block porn!’ Service providers tell Supreme Court they need help to keep obscene content out
    121. The pharmacist goes online
    122. India cracks down on Internet after communal violence
    123. Delhi Police probing Google’s map contest
    124. Is porn addiction on the rise in Bangalore?
    125. Are you a credit card fraud victim?
    126. Can India churn out ethical hackers like it has produced coders & programmers?
    127. Hacking: Experts call for code
    128. App-based taxi booking services to be banned in Maharashtra
    129. Clone SIM with threatening messages baffle cops
    130. Security firms thrive as govt, firms step up security plans


    1. Cyber crime Cyber crime Everywhere- no place to hide
    2. Our cyber cells are not equipped to deal with cyber crime
    3. Tackling Cyber Crimes – Need for Stringent Laws
    4. India: Terrorism And Cyber crime
    5. Your cyber crime-friendly legislation
    6. A warning against the Internet’s dangers
    7. Indian Blackout – Some legal perspectives
    8. Trump Organization’s ‘problematic’ cybersecurity risks email hack — report
    9. Canada’s cybersecurity strategy is anemic: expert
    10. Smart Grids Aren’t Secure, Survey Says
    11. Cloud Security Replacing Cybersecurity Industry, Says Analyst
    12. Workers in London’s financial centre are being bombarded with ransomware
    13. These free ransomware decryption tools have rescued data from 2,500 locked devices
    14. Ransomware scam being spread through fake bill
    15. Chief Economic Advisor’s twitter account hacked
    16. New draft of cyber response plan nearly ready for release
    17. US and Russia headed for new cold war
    18. The Cyber-War on Wikileaks
    19. China’s Cyber And Trade War: Its Threat To National Security
    20. Cybercrime and Fraud Cost UK £10.9 Billion in a Year
    21. Cybercrime as a Service: Europol Hints at Militants Using Darknet
    22. Cyber crime in South Africa – top of the agenda for CFOsG7 Nations Plan To Team Up To Tackle Financial Cybercrime
    23. Cybercrimes rule high, but no chief at tribunal for 5 years
    24. Business rivals commit most cyber crimes
    25. Southern states most net-savvy but Maharashtra tops in online fraud
    26. Security concerns on transactions increase as residents go cashless
    27. Jamia organises seminar on cyber crime
    28. IRCTC hacking: Railways claims no leakage of ‘sensitive’ data
    29. ‘Go digital’ drive brought cyber security to the fore in India
    30. Cyber security is a major concern in transactions
    31. Cyber Security: How Rahul, Congress Twitter accounts may have been hacked
    32. Pavan Duggal on why Indian banks lose the security plot
    33. India bans 22 social media sites in kashmir over alleged abuse videos
    34. Hackers Release NSA Malware, Indian Servers in the Firing Line
    35. Lack of privacy law reason behind Whats App petition
    36. Post demonetization: Era of cyber law and security
    37. ‘Common Man Is Asking For Accountability’, Says Pavan Duggal
    38. Punishing WhatsApp, Facebook group admins for offensive posts may be a harsh move, but necessary
    39. Aadhaar: A convenience or a curse? Misinformation and fear distort the real issues with the service
    40. Centre working to reintroduce draft encryption policy
    41. Pokemon GO has brought to fore the need to update India’s legal framework: Pavan Duggal
    42. Viral Sach: Can ISIS trap you in its WhatsApp group ‘Firdaus we ascend’?
    43. India’s first billionaire banker is betting big on mobile. Will customers pick up his call?
    44. Cybercrime is on the rise in Gurugram
    45. Hackers take payment e-commerce firms for a ride
    46. Question on cyber security: As India goes cashless, how safe digital payments are?
    47. No phone, no problem – just a thumbprint will pay the bill
    48. Union Budget 2017 – A Cyber Ecosystem Perspective
    49. Thanks to An Outdated Law, 2017 Will Be The Year Of Mobile Frauds
    50. Data Security: No Room for Complacency
    51. Delhi cops to get ‘one touch’ internet monitoring system
    52. Southern states most net-savvy but Maharashtra tops in online fraud
    53. How online privacy is linked to your pocket
    54. Security concerns increase on transactions increase as residents go cashless
    55. Popular photo editing software may use privacy loopholes to steal your identity, warn cops
    56. The Fake News problem in India can get out of hand if not controlled in due time; experts tell us why
    57. How safe are you from cyber attacks?
    58. Social media addicts, watch what you post online!
    59. New laws and legislation should be formed to stop rising instances of cyber crime, says Supreme Court
    60. Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones in India with Aadhaar
    61. Indian banks need to adopt fully-encrypted ATM security solutions
    62. Open public Wi-Fi networks boon for hackers to steal sensitive data
    63. Cyber crime cases shoot up post demonetization
    64. Lack of strong laws makes ATMs vulnerable to cyber attacks
    65. End-to-End Encryption a Boon for Terror Groups in India, Claim Experts
    66. Railway ministry denies IRCTC hacking
    67. The deep, dark side of web! How people are getting drugs, guns delivered at doorstep
    68. Secured, hacking-free cloud service is what India needs
    69. Getting justice in cyber crime is difficult
    70. No laws in India to protect customers if they lose money during digital transactions
    71. How safe are our CCTV cameras?
    72. India unprepared to tackle online data security: report
    73. Mittal’s Social Trade: A Ponzi Scam In Substance, But Not In Form?
    74. Indian govt to ask tech intermediaries like Gmail, Whatsapp to store user info
    75. Government Makes Aadhaar Mandatory to Register New Businesses
    76. Sex, honour, shame and blackmail in an online world
    77. The WhatsApp suicide
    78. Facebook comes under government scanner for hosting ‘insulting comments’ against judiciary
    79. Indians turning to virtual private network VPN for anonymous, safe internet experience
    80. Viral Sach: Your internet banking account can be hacked through Facebook
    81. Viral Sach: Can a ‘death’ call from 777888999 explode phone and get receiver killed?
    82. Is social media prone to exaggeration?
    83. End-to-end encryption: Both a boon and a bane
    84. Viral Sach: Can you find your lost mobile phone yourself?
    85. J&K social media ban: Use of 132-year-old Act can’t stand judicial scrutiny, say experts
    86. Trolls today are all over Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
    87. Cyber crime: 1,600 arrested, only 7 convicted
    88. Government aims to tackle child pornography with more ‘control’ over social networking sites
    89. Socializing with a virtual wallet
    90. Indian govt second highest seeker of internet users’ private info, says Google
    91. India’s trouble with monitoring of social media continues
    92. Movie pirates stay a step ahead of police
    93. Can you bank on social network?
    94. Terror on Twitter: the life and crimes of Mehdi
    95. New law to protect individual privacy
    96. Rubbing Out Internet Porn Won’t Be Easy for the Indian Government
    97. Unknown missed calls can empty your wallet
    98. What Is Cybercrime?
    99. A Mumbai Student Vents on Facebook, and the Police Come Knocking
    100. Phishing and pharming dangers
    101. India Debates Misuse of Social Media
    102. Video recordings of gang rapes on rise in India in effort to shame, silence the victim
    103. North- East hate sites blocked… But it took a month for government to muzzle hateful propaganda
    104. How secure are India’s call centres?
    105. Free speech at risk as Government plays humourless cyber cop
    106. Legalise porn?
    107. Indians tape gang rapes to silence victims


    1. Logging Into Terror


    1. Think again before you post
    2. Social Media and Indian Cyber law


    1. Indian pop stars attract cyber squatters too
    2. Digital signature is not catching on
    3. How valid are e-records of board meetings?


    1. Sold a Lemon Online? For Fake iPhone Buyers, Law Comes to Rescue


    1. The Information Technology Act, 2000 – Some Perspectives.
    2. The Information Technology Act
    3. We are not keeping up pace


    1. Cyber law trends of 2010
    2. Cyber deterrence
    3. India does not need ‘web-cops’
    4. Protecting the Virtual Cob-Web
    5. Indian Budget 2016 – A digital flavour
    6. Getting India’s maps right
    7. Digital India at the expense of Net neutrality?


    1. SC sets tone for course correction


    1. Legal issues related to outsourcing in India


    1. Does the UID project infringe on privacy?
    2. Aadhaar Act, 2016 Should be Amended to Improve Cybersecurity

    ON 66A

    1. Year 2012 and Section 66A of Indian Cyberlaw, The Economic Times January 9, 2013
    2. 66A- “Friend or Foe?”
    3. IT Leaders, Lawyers Welcome SC Ruling on 66A of the IT Act