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Digital safety fears as India eyes cashless future


Are they ready: Modi's push to a cashless future must go hand in hand with stronger legislation, more protection for consumers and more resources to fight cybercrimes, say analysts. — AFP

Are they ready: Modi's push to a cashless future must go hand in hand with stronger legislation, more protection for consumers and more resources to fight cybercrimes, say analysts. — AFP

As the Indian government urges millions to embrace digital payment systems, concerns over cybersecurity are growing due to a spate of high-profile hacking and cybersecurity incidents. 

Following his decision in November to demonetise high-value currency notes of 1,000 rupees (RM65) and 500 rupees (RM32) to curb corruption and illegal activities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pushing for cashless transactions to promote more transparency. 

   

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