Decoding the Petya Ransomware Attack

By Sunidhi Singh, Army Institute of Law, Mohali. “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” –Christian Lous Lange Computers were invented to help human beings perform tough and time consuming tasks accurately, within seconds and the internet was developed…

LexQuest’s Online Course on Cyber Law: Third Batch

LexQuest is pleased to announce the third batch for LexQuest’s Online Course on Cyber Law. In recent years, the use of computers and internet has risen. Computers are now an integral and indispensable part of any professional, commercial and industrial…

Cyber Crimes to be Penalised: An Overview of the Report by the Expert Committee

By Rabia Mohamed Ismail Abdul Rahim, NUALS, Kochi. In 2005, the Supreme Court in Shreya Singhal v. Union of India struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which penalised the sending of offensive messages through computer resource or other…

Cyber Challenges and Emerging Trends: A Step ahead of Law

By Priyanka Gehlot, Raffles University, Rajasthan. Cyber crime is just another invention of a technological advancement. As more and more people started accessing internet, the paradigm of cyber space changed from a utopia to a doom and gloom.  This vicious circle operates…

Bitcoins: The Gen Next Revolution or Disaster

By Sanya Darakhshan Kishwar, Central University of Bihar, Gaya. A Critical Analysis of viability of Bitcoins as Currency Bitcoins is a peer-to-peer payment system introduced as open-source software in 2009 by developer Satoshi Nakamoto.[1] The payments in the system are recorded in a public ledger using its own unit of…