The Government Of India(GOI) has inaugurated a National Cyber Forensics Lab which includes a Cryptocurrency Forensic Lab to perform crypto-related analyses and to tackle fraud.
The first Cyber Crime awareness and detection Center in the country was inaugurated which is the Delhi Police’s Cyber Crime unit Cyber Protection Awareness and Detection Centre ‘CyPAD’.The center will better equip the country in the fight against Cyber Crime and fraud involving Cryptocurrencies.
The Cyber Crime detection center was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh on Monday.
“Cyber crime is used by terror groups and is the biggest threat to India.”
The cyber forensics labs include units like Cryptocurrency Forensics Lab,Memory Forensics Labs,Image Enhancement Lab,Network Forensics Lab,Malware Forensics Lab,Damaged Hard Disk and Advanced Mobile Forensics Lab.
“We are now equipped with technology to recover data from damaged hard disks,cryptocurrency analysis,malware forensic and data can be retrieved from 33,000 types of mobile models available in the market,Cyber experts will train our staff” said, the Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.
CyPAD Will Deal With Crypto
The National Cyber Forensic lab and the CyPAD are Located in the same complex in Dwarka’s Sector 16C. The lab is part of the UHM’s Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center. CyPAD will deal with Cryptocurrencies and Frauds related to it. The Minister said that “The CyPAD will deal with cryptocurrency fraud and international Tech supported frauds.”
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