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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Security tools are no longer a choice, but necessity
October is observed as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, with campaigns organized worldwide to emphasize the importance of safeguarding digital lives and businesses. Experts stress the need for robust security practices, proactive commitment to data protection, and employee training. The theme for this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month is “Secure Our World,” highlighting the significance of simple yet critical measures such as strong passwords, multi-factor authentication, recognizing phishing attacks, and regular software updates.
Coordinate bench observations no ground for review, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that a review of a judgment cannot be allowed simply because it was criticized by another bench of equal strength. The court rejected a review petition seeking a re-examination of a previous verdict, stating that a coordinate bench cannot comment on the judgment of another coordinate bench. The decision is significant as it comes amidst a debate over whether a three-judge bench verdict should be reconsidered by another bench of the same strength. The court emphasized that a review petition has a limited purpose and cannot be used as an appeal in disguise.
Gurgaon vegetable seller turns cyber scammer, nets Rs 21 crore in 6 months
A 27-year-old man from Gurgaon, India, was arrested for conning people with work-from-home offers and making Rs 21 crore ($2.8 million) in fraudulent transactions. The man, Rishabh Sharma, was involved in 37 cases of fraud across 10 states and assisted in 855 others. He is suspected of working for international cartels and routing the money to countries like China, Singapore, and Hong Kong through hawala and cryptocurrency. Sharma started committing frauds only six months ago after his vegetable business failed due to the pandemic.