WannaCry: India more prone to Risks

WannaCry, also known as WannaCrypt has infected around 45,000 computers across 74 countries. WannaCry is a kind of ransomware which encrypts the computers data in seconds and displays a message on the screen asking the user to pay amount of $ 300 in Bitcoins to decrypt the data and restore user’s access. This ransomware has […]

PCB v BCCI: This is no friendly match!

  The Pakistan Cricket Board has forwarded a legal notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India for dishonouring the Memorandum of Understanding between the two. The MoU signed between PCB and BCCI was on the terms that they agreed to play six bilateral series from 2015 to 2023. The MoU has not […]

Roche in Problème juridique

The Competition Commission of India has initiated an inquiry regarding unfair trade practices by F. Hoffmann-La Roche.  In the month of July last year Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Biocon Limited had approached the CCI, alleging that Roche was involved in anti-competitive practices with regards to their breast cancer medicine: Trastuzumab. The CCI, prima facie has found […]

Mushroom Growth of Cyber Crimes and its Control

According to recent Home Ministry data, 39 government websites were hacked in the month of January and February, 2017 alone. According to Ministry of Information and Technology, the number of government websites hacked has been on a steady rise from 155(in 2014) to 199(last year). The National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) report for 2015 which […]

SC: Anti Torture Legislation is the Need of the Hour

According to a latest PIL filed by the former Law Minister, Ashwani Kumar, the petitioner wants the government to be directed to draft a framework on the lines of the International Convention against Torture. The International Convention on Torture, of which India is a signatory since 1997, hasn’t been ratified in India. The petitioner in […]