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Beware online frauds

There isn't a great deal you can do but there are a few precautions you can take as a citizen

Devangshu Datta 

Devangshu Datta

Cyber-breaches and data-leaks affecting India have been in the headlines throughout the last week. At one level, the successful cyber-attack on the K K Nuclear power plant is the most frightening. This emphasises the vulnerable state of India’s power sector infrastructure.

At another level, the Pegasus-driven surveillance of Indian activists is the most disturbing. It suggests a pattern of systematic, illegal surveillance targeting dozens, if not hundreds, of Indian citizens over a sustained period. All the evidence so far, also indicates that it was carried out by state ...

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First Published: Sun, November 03 2019. 22:21 IST
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