Cybercrime

TN govt systems under cyber attack, probe on

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.

published on : 19th September 2021

Crime rate remains unchanged in Hyderabad

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.

published on : 16th September 2021

Odisha records one of the highest numbers of crimes against women, children 

Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.

published on : 16th September 2021

10 per cent of cybercrimes nationally occur in Telangana: Report

Among cybercrimes in metropolitan cities, Hyderabad stands second to Bengaluru.

published on : 16th September 2021

Kerala Police to be first in India to get cybercrime investigation division: CM

The cybercrime investigation division will soon be in place with the police to coordinate cyber-based investigations and provide services of technical experts.

published on : 5th September 2021

Be wary of messages inviting dating calls: Cops

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. 

published on : 1st September 2021

Krishna district SP urges officers to be acquainted with cybercrimes, laws

Additional SP Satyanarayana, DSPs Dharmendra, Masoom Basha, Mahaboob Basha and others attended the workshop. 

published on : 25th August 2021

Customers beware! Punjab National Bank warns about fake portal created by fraudsters

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.

published on : 21st August 2021

Youngsters asked to avoid cyber-world adventures

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.

published on : 17th August 2021

Uttar Pradesh man arrested for hacking into ECI website, creating fake IDs

Vipul Saini, who has a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) degree, was arrested Thursday from Nakur town's Maccharhedi village in Saharanpur district.

published on : 13th August 2021

Cyber and DNA labs to come up at Odisha's Forensic Science Laboratory soon

State-of-the-art equipment for cyber forensics have been procured and trained manpower will be engaged soon, DGP Abhay said.

published on : 13th August 2021

Massive personal info leak from online banking portal

IDs, cancelled cheques & other details of 1L Indians breached, finds firm

published on : 11th August 2021

Chennai: Online fraudsters honey trap strangers through video calls on social media to extort money

Several instances of sweet talks and video calls with strangers on social media being used to honey-trap people comes to the fore

published on : 7th August 2021

Hyderabad cyber sleuths search Q News office; cases registered

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.

published on : 4th August 2021

Stay updated to fight cybercrimes in TN, Stalin tells police dept

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday advised the State Police department to remain updated to prevent cyber crimes.

published on : 30th July 2021
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