SEOUL, South Korea, Nov 26: The operator of an online chat room in South Korea was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for blackmailing women, including minors, into filming sexually explicit video and selling them to others.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Cyber Bureau of Nepal Police has drawn the attention of everyone using internet and social networking media to be aware of the indecent activities thriving with the misuse of technology.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Police on Friday arrested a teenager from Nawalparasi on the charge of operating a Facebook group named 'Raper (read rapist) Association'.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The District Court, Kathmandu, has ordered the police to release former government secretary Bhim Upadhyay on Rs 25,000 bail.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The recent arrest of former secretary Bhim Upadhyay by the police on the charge of cybercrime has been largely perceived as the government's deliberate attempt to stifle critical voices.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The District Court, Kathmandu, on Thursday allowed the police to keep former secretary Bhim Upadhyay in custody for three more days.

DAO releases arrested Chinese on bail

January 6, 2020 08:19 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, on Sunday decided to release 122 Chinese nationals on bail amounts of Rs 1,000 each.

Governments need to take the threat of cybercrime seriously and come up with a holistic cyber security strategy

KATHMANDU, June 18: Incidents of cyber crime have increased along with rising use of social sites like facebook, twitter and viber in the country.

Sensitivity for security

May 4, 2019 00:25 am

The latest investigation by khabarhub.com on a group of North Korean nationals clandestinely operating illegal hacking from the busiest neighborhood in the capital city of Kathmandu shows Nepal’s homeland security could be in threat. It signifies an alarming crisis of Nepal’s security in compliance with its commitment to the international forums like the UN. It the situation persists, it won’t be long before Nepal is branded a criminal hub.

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February 25, 2019 18:00 pm

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More women falling prey to cyber crimes

February 25, 2019 14:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Women are increasingly becoming victims of cybercrimes, according to the Metropolitan Crime Division.

Cyber crimes on the rise in Valley

November 12, 2018 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: With the increase in the use of social media and the Internet by the Nepali public, cyber crimes too have increased in the last few years. Records maintained by the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) show a significant surge in cyber crimes in the last fiscal year.