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A 32-year-old man who cheated several men using a voice changer application has been arrested by Cyber Crime police.
A sweetheart scam happens when a criminal poses as a suitor who is romantically interested in the victim.
If the victims had discussed the spam messages they received with others in the know, they might not have lost money.
A model had filed a complaint with the police stating that a person befriended her on Facebook and had collected her personal information and contact number.
Common folk aren’t the only ones being targeted either, since 175 senior officials have also complained of these occurrences.
Hold robust consultation, ensure safety-privacy balance: Twitter, Internet companies on social media norms
Twitter's Global Vice President (Public Policy) Colin Crowell noted that this "balance is at risk of being upended" by norms like asking social media platforms to pro-actively monitor content.
The callers get the one-time password sent from the bank to its customers by misleading victims by claiming that their debit/credit cards will expire, and that it needs to be upgraded.
The call centre solicited money up to USD 3,500 from US citizens by intimidating them with arrest by the FBI over "stolen" social security numbers, a unique nine-digit pin number given to Americans.
The cyber crime police have arrested a 24-year-old who allegedly cheated people by claiming he was an official from the Income Tax (I-T) Department.
Separate studies from University of Oxford researchers and the cybersecurity firm New Knowledge reveal insights into how Russian agents sought to influence Americans.
The new discovery came as the research team examined ancient plant material from Antelope House, an Ancestral Puebloan ruin located at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona.
In a bid to prevent child sexual abuse through online platform, the state police have constituted a special police team titled Kerala Police Counter Child Sexual Exploitation.
The tribunal was created to adjudicate cyber crimes and disputes such as hacking, sending of offensive or false messages, receiving stolen computer resource and identity theft, among others.
Bitcoin miners beware! India ranked at the top of the list of countries affected by a malware called ‘Trojan.Win64.Miner./Trojan.Win32.Miner’.
In Thiruvananthapuram city police limits alone 4,000 Facebook users were served notices.