Attack Toolkits – Newest Cyber Security Threat

Security firm Symantec, Mountain View, California, USA has given details of a new cyber threat – Attack Toolkits. The ease of use and accessibility of these toolkits has become the cause for more attacks and more attackers. According to Symantec, attack toolkits are software programs launched by cybercriminals to facilitate launch of widespread attacks on…

New York State, USA, Proposes Law against Cyber Bullies

The world has taken another step towards combating the ever-increasing threat of cyber crimes against youngsters. New York State, USA, has now proposed a bill to fight cyber bullying. The bill has been forwarded by New York State Assemblyman, Charles Lavine, in light of the constant threat of cyber bullying facing youngsters online. It is…

National Crime Records Bureau Tallies Cyber Crimes

According to a report recently released by the National Crime Records Bureau of India, Karnataka has the received the dubious distinction of having the highest number of cyber crimes reported in 2009. 97 cases were lodged with the Cyber Crime Police Station. The report has also brought forth the lack of awareness that is attached…

Teenager Arrested for Sending Threatening Email

A 17-year-old student from Dhanbad has been arrested for sending a threatening email to Anil Ambani, chairman of the Reliance ADA Group. The Mumbai Police Crime Branch’s Cyber Crime Investigation Cell made the arrest. The teenaged student believed that India had not given an adequate response to Pakistan after the 26/11 attacks. He misguidedly believed…

Students Caught for Hacking School System

At least five students of the Wellington High School, Wellington, Kansas in USA will now face criminal charges for illegally logging into their school system and improving their grades. Rick Weiss, the school Superintendent, said that they were alerted to the felony due to rumours doing the rounds in school about some students who had…