Stephen Raveendra is the IGP of North Zone and Chief of Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case of IT Grids data theft case.
This malicious type of software grabs data directly from users’ web browsers using various methods.
Travel agents were also involved in stealing the data and documents of passengers returning from Umrah (pilgrimage).
The Army has instructed all officers to stay off any social media groups floated by civilians, or people whose identity cannot be verified.
Mosseri said that several people have this question why do they see ads on Instagram they have not searched for.
Cybercrime experts, members of the SIT, who collected evidences and information regarding data theft of government beneficiaries of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, grilled Dakaravam on several matters.
YSRC Rajya Sabha MP V Vijayasai Reddy alleged theat the TDP government had an involvement in the data theft of the people of Andhra Pradesh as it wanted to manipulate votes to its side.
In the letter, the former bureaucrat said if the ministry fails to take action, it may have to face a legal battle.
Alleging that TRS has already gifted up to `2,000 crore to the YSRC for spending in elections here, he said that the YSRC pledged the self-respect of people of AP to the TRS for money.
The TDP chief claimed that the ‘plan of action’ was being executed by the TRS government.
The nine-member SIT will be headed by N Bala Subramanyam, an Additional Director General of Police rank officer, who is presently Commissioner of Transport Department.
One of the SIT members underlined the need for securing relevant documents from the TS police to proceed further in the case.
Lakshminarayana said with the active connivance of those in influential positions in the government, confidential and secure data of voters and residents of the State was leaked to the ruling TDP.
The SIT has requisitioned the services of cyber crime experts to analyse the software that was used by the IT firms in collecting data and using it for political purpose.
YSRC leaders on Thursday challenged TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu to face probe in the data theft case.