Amid an increase in the number of cyber cases, the Home Department has ordered that 15 cyber cells in the state be converted into cyber police stations.
Cyber attacks with ransomware that is used by hackers to extort money from big companies are now widespread in Kerala, too.
During the last eight months rural SP K Karthekeyan has received over 250 complaints in connection with fake Facebook accounts and profiles.
This is happening in Kerala, mostly Idukki district, where hapless wedding photographers and videographers are at the receiving end of a malicious and concerted malware attack.
In a bid to tackle the increasing incidents of cyber related crimes in Kerala, the police department has decided to launch cybersafety awareness campaigns in the state.
The actor was arrested by Khar Police Station on Saturday after he made some objectionable comments during a Facebook live session,
Tamil Nadu native Jerin Albert had left his helmet on his two-wheeler at the parking area of the Greenfield International Stadium at Karyavattom in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.
The facility will work closely with Interpol, National Crime Records Bureau and other agencies concerned.
With this the number of paedophiles netted this year in the three CCSE raids, known officially as 'P-Hunt', has risen to 37.
The incident came to light when Chief Justice (retd) Lodha visited the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police EOW and Cyber Cell in Malviya Nagar police station to file a complaint.