The Tamil Nadu government’s Public Department is said to have come under a ransomware attack, wherein a malware was used to encrypt computer files.
Among the five metropolitan cities, while Chennai witnessed a rise in crime rate, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru witnessed a downward trend in the number of crimes.
Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.
Among cybercrimes in metropolitan cities, Hyderabad stands second to Bengaluru.
The cybercrime investigation division will soon be in place with the police to coordinate cyber-based investigations and provide services of technical experts.
It could be a trap laid by the racket to record caller details and use the same to blackmail and extort money, the police said.
Additional SP Satyanarayana, DSPs Dharmendra, Masoom Basha, Mahaboob Basha and others attended the workshop.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, banks have started providing most of their services online. In such a scenario, it is important to know if the information one comes across is legit.
In the case of the slain BTech student, Nalla Ramyasri, she had not informed her parents of the harassment by Kunchala Sasikrishna, though he had been stalking her for months.
Vipul Saini, who has a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) degree, was arrested Thursday from Nakur town's Maccharhedi village in Saharanpur district.
State-of-the-art equipment for cyber forensics have been procured and trained manpower will be engaged soon, DGP Abhay said.
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Several instances of sweet talks and video calls with strangers on social media being used to honey-trap people comes to the fore
The woman who had earlier worked in Q News as a reporter stated that Mallanna had telecast videos of her pictures showing her in a bad light, during a show.
Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday advised the State Police department to remain updated to prevent cyber crimes.