Cyber Crime

Cyber Crime

Cyber crime: Highest number of cases in Dhaka, next Chattogram

These cases have been filed for posting up damaging photographs and information of women, objectionable statements and comments about the prime minister, Bangabandhu, local MPs and Awami League ...

An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer

Cyber crime: 97 per cent cases dismissed

The BNP-Jamaat government in 2006 enacted the ICT act to deal with cyber crimes. In 2013 the Awami League government formed the cyber tribunal. Till September last year, 2658 cases were lodged with ...

Cyber crime: 97 per cent cases dismissed

Social media can turn into a nightmare

Social awareness is the most important thing to address offences related to social media harassment.

increases use of social media has also led to increase abuse of social media

Pegasus snooping scandal

India Opposition stick to demand for probe

Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh had alleged that the House is not functioning because the government is not agreeing to the legitimate demands of the parties

Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor and Opposition party MPs hold placards during a protest against the Central Government over the Pegasus snooping issue in front of Gandhi Statue, in New Delhi on 23 July 2021

Pegasus malware scandal

Amnesty urges moratorium on surveillance technology

This is a dangerous industry that has operated on the edges of legality for too long, said Amnesty International

Amnesty urges moratorium on surveillance technology

NSO spyware

Govt officials among 1400 WhatsApp users targeted: WhatsApp CEO

This should be a wake-up call for security on the internet … mobile phones are either safe for everyone or they are not safe for everyone, said Will Cathcart, WhatsApp CEO

Govt officials among 1400 WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO

Pegasus malware scandal

Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares

The move came after French President Emmanuel Macron convened an emergency cybersecurity meeting following reports that his mobile phone and those of government ministers appeared in the leaked list

The logo of Israeli cyber firm NSO Group is seen at one of its branches in the Arava Desert, southern Israel on 22 July 2021

Pegasus malware scandal

France’s Macron changes phone

This is one of the first concrete actions announced in relation to the Pegasus malware scandal

France's president Emmanuel Macron speaks to the press as he arrives at the EU headquarters' Europa building in Brussels on 10 December 2020, prior to a European Union summit

Macron calls national security meeting to discuss Pegasus spyware

French president Emmanuel Macron has called an urgent national security meeting for Thursday to discuss the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware

French president Emmanuel Macron and French prime minister Jean Castex (3L) at the national security meeting to discuss Pegasus spyware in the Jupiter room at The Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, on 22 July, 2021

Pegasus row

Mamata calls Opposition to unite against threat to democracy

Accusing the BJP of “bulldozing the federal structure” of the country, Banerjee said she has plastered the camera of her phone

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee with others during the event to pay tributes to TMC workers (who were killed in Police firing in 1993), in Kolkata on 21 July 2021.
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