Financial cybercrime in India has been steadily increasing over the years. For the year 2015-16, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reported 16,468 cyber crimes related to ATM, debit card, credit card and net banking frauds. The number of frauds reported by the RBI were 13,083 in the year 2014-15 and 9,500 in the year 2013-14. The data was provided to a question raised in the Lok Sabha by MPs Dushyant Singh and Manoj Tiwari. The answer was given by minister of state for electronics and information technology. He added additional information from National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) collects and maintains statistical data of police recorded cognizable crimes. Meanwhile, the RBI set up the Reserve Bank Information Technology Pvt Ltd (ReBIT) to take care of its IT requirements, including the cyber security needs of the bank and its regulated entities. ReBIT will…
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