Government of India Inaugurates Cryptocurrency Forensic Lab in the Capital

Indian Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated a national cyber forensic lab and the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit ‘CyPAD’

Indian Union Home Minister Mr.Singh at forensics lab and Cypad inauguration event. Images: Twitter @rajnathsingh

On Monday, Indian government has inaugurated, its first cyber forensics lab which includes a cryptocurrency forensic lab. The cryptocurrency forensic lab will perform cryptocurrency analysis as reported by local Indian newspaper The Hindu


Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik said : 

“It is the first cybercrime awareness and detection centre opened in the country, 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 kinds of mobile models available in the market. Cyberexperts will train our staff. "

The cyber forensic labs also includes units likes Memory Forensics Labs, Image Enhancement Lab, Network Forensics Lab, Malware Forensics Lab, Damaged Hard Disk and Advanced Mobile Forensics Lab, said M.M. Oberoi, Special CP (Special Cell).


This is also the inauguration of the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit ‘CyPAD’ which will tackle cyber crimes and it will also include fraud involving cryptocurrencies.


According to The Hindu, (CyPAD) and the cyber forensics lab are both located in the same complex in Dwarka’s Sector 16 C. The national cyber forensic lab is part of the Union Home Ministry’s Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre.


India’s Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said 

cybercrime is used by terror groups and is the “biggest threat to digital India”

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