Cyber Law News

Hijacking Virtual Machines with Crisis malware

The website of the Moscow district court that sentenced three members of the band Pussy Riot to jail has been attacked by hackers posting anti-Putin messages. As well as the anti-Putin slogan Anonymous Russia posted an appeal for the band’s release as well as a video clip of one of the band’s songs. The slogan read: “Putin’s thieving gang is plundering our country, wake up comrades!”

What is Firewall Forensics?

Dear Readers, in this edition I am trying to throw some light on Firewall Forensics and please
try to implement few important things that has been given in this article and I am sure that it
will help you all in your relative fields where, You will need to conduct a forensics analysis
using your firewall logs at some point. The underlying objective of a forensic analysis is trying
to determine what happened and to establish facts that can be used in court. If you have never
reviewed the firewall logs previously, this can be a costly and almost insurmountable process

Internet users are exposed to vulnerabilities

A recent survey of more than 5,000 active Internet users across 10 cities in India suggests that
users are becoming increasingly concerned about online security. According to the VeriSign
commissioned study, ninety 1 % of the respondent Internet users have experienced some case

of cyber fraud, such as Phishing, key logging, identity theft and account takeover. Despite the
exposure to cyber fraud, a majority of respondents were unaware of ways to combat it. This
study clearly indicates that while users may be unaware of how to protect themselves online,

Demonstration of Fully loaded Spying Application by Android Hackers

This Sunday, The Capital , New Delhi plays host to an International The Hackers Conference where blackhat hackers will discuss the challenges of cyber safety with security agencies.

Your smartphone is an always-on and always-connected digital extension of your life which will be used by attackers to covertly steal your sensitive data and spy on you. Mahesh Rakheja , An Independent Security Researchers and Android Developer/Hacker will demonstrate "Android Spy Agent".

End of DNS malware saga

This day last week, the cyber world was speculating on how many people would lose their access to websites after the much-publicized shutdown by theFBI of rogue servers set up by fraudsters. The criminals had unleashed the DNS Changer malwareover many years that changed the DNS setting of infected computers thereby redirecting users to fake sites instead of the real ones.
So what happened after the FBI shut down the rogue servers on July 9 at 12.01 am? How many people lost access to internet? In India, 19,642 networks were known to be infected, according to DNS Changer Working Group.

PayPal co-founder : Google is no longer a technology company

Global e-commerce company PayPal's co-founder Peter Thiel has said internet search giant Google has run out of ideas and doesn't know how to spend its money. 

"Google also has 50 billion dollars in cash," Thiel said during a technology conference also attended by Google chairman Eric Schmidt.