Cyber Crime

Ex-principal loses Rs 45 lakh in cyber con

He filed an FIR on September 30 at the Kottur police station in Vijayanagara district, as well as the cyber crime police station there, under the IT Act 2008 and IPC section 420.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Cyber safety rathas to be flagged off in Odisha as part of online safety campaign

The cyber safety rathas will travel across the state and cover all block headquarters and police stations in the next two weeks.

published on : 29th September 2023

Common sense can combat cyber crime: Bengaluru Police Commissioner

He said nothing in life is truly free and people should not take things at face value. It’s crucial to be discerning about whom to trust, especially while being active on social media, he added.

published on : 24th September 2023

INTERVIEW | ‘Traffic safety should be taught in primary schools’: Bengaluru Police Commissioner

"We have about 1.2 crore vehicles registered in Bengaluru as of today, plus other vehicles coming from outside. The roads are limited, and we are facing a huge problem capacity wise," he said. 

published on : 24th September 2023

Odisha Police’s first cyber crime campaign in all districts

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), around 565 women became victims of cyber crimes in the state during the period, followed by 458 in Assam and 276 in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 20th September 2023

Man loses Rs 6 lakh in investment scam in Telangana

On August 21, the victim received a message on the Telegram app offering an investment opportunity, stating that if he invested Rs 1,000, he would receive a profit of Rs 300.

published on : 11th September 2023

Be wary of ‘falling’ for online swindlers in suitors’ clothing

City police recently initiated a probe into an incident in which a woman was cheated by a person whose profile she shortlisted on a popular matrimonial website.

published on : 10th September 2023

State government opens help centre for cyber crime victims

This facilitation centre has 10 parallel telephone lines, which are manned by trained police personnel. The helpline is functional 24X7.

published on : 6th September 2023

Making a cyber secure fortress

A new type of random number generator being developed in Linköping University, Sweden, promises to make digital information exchange safer, cheaper and more environment-friendly

published on : 6th September 2023

Fraudsters dupe people offering fake Mudra loans through social media

Police officials have warned people against responding to messages that come through social media platforms promising Mudra loans from unknown numbers.

published on : 4th September 2023

Spot online dangers to stop cybercrime: Bengaluru top cop B Dayananda

Former Director General of Police (DGP) and other participants addressed significant topics on cyber threats, challenges, and the governmental policies and strategies in place.

published on : 1st September 2023

Bihar police arrests three cyber fraudsters 

At least 14 mobile phones, a laptop and Rs 1.5 lakh cash were seized from the accused's possession, the police said.

published on : 30th August 2023

Oommen Chandy's daughter files complaint against cyber attacks on her ahead of Puthuppally bypoll

Achu Oommen lodged the complaint against a Thiruvananthapuram person on Monday, saying he had posted defamatory remarks against her on his Facebook account.

published on : 29th August 2023

Kerala cyber sleuths bust fraud gang in UP

It all began in June this year when the chief finance manager of Asset Homes received a WhatsApp message from an account displaying a photograph of the company’s managing director.

published on : 24th August 2023

WWW.FRAUD.CON: A look into the rise in cybercrime in Kerala

With the surge in cybercrime, it is high time that law enforcement deployed newer tactics to fight it. After all, online fraudsters fear no lathi. Raising public awareness is step one.

published on : 22nd August 2023

SIM card scam: another accused nabbed from Bhimavaram

According to the police, the arrested person has been identified as T Suryanarayana.

published on : 17th August 2023

‘Hunters’ hit scammers hard, block 300 SIM cards, 100 sites in two weeks in Kerala

The deactivation of SIM cards alone will hurt fraudsters as procuring the cards using fabricated documents cost them thousands of rupees.

published on : 16th August 2023

Fake electricity bill scam is back in Andhra Pradesh, complaints see rise

According to cybercrime police, more than 50 such complaints have been reported in various parts across the State in the last six months.

published on : 15th August 2023

Consumer loses one lakh in electricity bill fraud

Recently, cyber crimes involving new patterns such as fraudsters posing as customer care representatives and siphoning off money from people’s bank accounts are on the rise in the Anantapur district.

published on : 14th August 2023

Madhapur police bust fake call centre for targeting US citizens

Cyberabad Commissioner Stephen Raveendra said that the fraudsters set up the stage for their extortion by harvesting information about American citizens from various websites.

published on : 12th August 2023
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