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More than 160 cyber crime complaints have been reported during past six month, the Sri Lanka, Computer Emergency Response Team (SLCERT) said.

“In the recent past we can see an increment in the number of Cyber criminal activities in Sri Lanka and during past six month, we have received more than 160 complaints,” Rohana Palliyaguru of the SLCERT said.

He said that most complaints are related to hacking of passwords, stolen of information and demanding ransoms, facebook and creditcards related crimes, etc. (Indika Sri Aravinda)

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  • Anushka Wednesday, 15 December 2010 02:12 PM

    hahaa really!! do we have a unit called Sri Lanka Emergency Response Team... wow interesting... actually what are they doing............ o.O

    MERVYN Thursday, 16 December 2010 03:43 AM

    WE HAVE TO CATCH UP WITH TECHNOLOGY, DON'T WE ?

    malkanthi Thursday, 16 December 2010 04:37 AM

    Anyway crime in every area is on the rise, why not cyber crime? Go with the trend that's mind set of people today.

    gamaya_1 Thursday, 16 December 2010 04:42 AM

    what this SLCERT looks like and where are they located? and most importantly what are they doing in real world?

    srilankan Thursday, 16 December 2010 05:38 AM

    haha very well said ANUSHKA... i too wonder what they do,,,maybe watching porn sitting in an ac room...


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