266 apps blocked since Jan 2020 over threat to e-security | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The National Cyber Crime Threat Analytics Unit, set up as a component of the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C), which was inaugurated in January 2020, has so far blocked 266 mobile applications perceived to be threats to cyber security.
Also, more than six lakh online cybercrime complaints were received via the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal set up by the home ministry, leading to the registration of 12,776 FIRs, home minister Amit Shah told the consultative committee meeting here on Monday.
Addressing a meeting of the consultative panel held to discuss ‘Cyber Crime: Threats, Challenges and Response’, Shah said the work of setting up infrastructure to deal with cybercrimes has been going on for the past seven years and was now complete right down to the police post.
With the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) having networked 16,347 police stations in the country, 99% of police stations were registering 100% FIRs directly through CCTNS. He added that the work of making analytical tools against cybercrimes is also 40% complete and efforts are being made to train police and lawyers on preventing cybercrimes.





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