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Woh con tha: cybercrime cases in Bengaluru double in one year

Common folk aren’t the only ones being targeted either, since 175 senior officials have also complained of these occurrences. 

published on : 21st January 2019

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.

published on : 11th January 2019

Jharkhand helps Karnataka police tackle cyber crime

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.

published on : 3rd January 2019

25 call centres busted since July in Noida, 300 cyber thugs held

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.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Youth pretending to be I-T official held

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.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Russians seeking to influence US elections had their eyes on Instagram

Separate studies from University of Oxford researchers and the cybersecurity firm New Knowledge reveal insights into how Russian agents sought to influence Americans.

published on : 18th December 2018

World's oldest known plant virus discovered 

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.

published on : 17th December 2018

New police team to keep a tab on cyber criminals

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.

published on : 15th December 2018

Tribunal for cyber crimes headless

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.

published on : 10th December 2018

Bitcoin malware attacks high in India

  Bitcoin miners beware! India ranked at the top of the list of countries affected by a malware called ‘Trojan.Win64.Miner./Trojan.Win32.Miner’.

published on : 4th December 2018

Sabarimala: Notice served on 25,000 Facebook users over inflammatory posts

In Thiruvananthapuram city police limits alone 4,000 Facebook users were served notices.

published on : 21st November 2018

Bengaluru: College AO gets an obscene e-mail after banning shorts in campus

The AO has now approached the Cyber Crime police seeking legal action against the person who sent the e-mail. The alleged incident took place on November 3, but the case was filed on November 9.

published on : 16th November 2018

Cybercriminals way ahead of law enforcement officers: Kerala High Court

Cops and cybercriminals are always at loggerheads in the state. Criminals sometimes outwit or outsmart cops in the cyber world.

published on : 11th November 2018

Paedophiles rear ugly head in Kerala on social media

The Kerala police have been keeping track of the activities of suspected paedophiles in a bid to ensure they are nabbed before they trap vulnerable children.

published on : 11th November 2018

Push attack! Beware of this latest cyber trap

The McAfee researcher suggested following Google’s guide to customise which sites to receive push notifications from. Use of parental controls were also recommended. 

published on : 11th November 2018
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