cyber crime

Organisations helpless in preventing Gen V cyber attacks: Experts  

Founder and CEO of cysecurity firm Check Point Gil Shwed, said at the Bengaluru Tech Summit- BTS 2021 that companies should heighten their security mechanism to fight the menace of Gen V attacks.

published on : 19th November 2021

16 held for bank call centre fraud

A total of 166 cases have been reported across the country including 34 in Cyberabad where people were duped to the tune of Rs 3 crore.

published on : 18th November 2021

Delhi native held in Hyderabad for cyber fraud, aide on the run

The duo reportedly contacted credit card holders posing as executives of the credit card departments of different banks, and collected their card numbers, CVV and OTPs from the card holders.

published on : 15th November 2021

Kerala man held for swindling Rs 4 crores promising high returns

He told investors that they would be made partners in his business. Jithin reportedly started his business by 2017. Later he began inviting people to invest in his firm.

published on : 25th October 2021

IIT-Kharagpur student held for harassing school girls and teachers, uploading morphed pics online

According to the complaint, the accused stalked minor girls on social media and sent them messages on WhatsApp.

published on : 7th October 2021

Three cybercriminals arrested in Pune for duping Dehradun man of Rs 17 lakh via matrimonial site

The accused woman befriended the complainant through a fake profile on a matrimonial site and collected Rs 17,10,000 under the pretext of a marriage proposal.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Hyderabad: Professor held for creating fake Facebook account and defaming college

As the management delayed in giving him the relieving order, Sirajuddin bore a grudge against the management and hatched a plan to defame the institution.

published on : 23rd September 2021

One arrested for posting vulgar video

The YouTube channel in the name of ‘Sambalpuri Dukan’ was created where a video with pictures of women anganwadi workers with vulgar language has been posted. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Three cyber conmen traced to Haryana, held for SIM racket

During investigations, the team found that miscreants were using SIM cards that were obtained by giving fake documents.

published on : 18th September 2021

Delhi reported least number of cybercrimes among four metros in 2020: NCRB data

Among the four major metro cities, Mumbai registered 2,433 cases, Chennai registered 186 cases, and Kolkata registered 172 cases.

published on : 16th September 2021

Fake news, riots push India's crime rate up by 28 per cent amidst pandemic

More disputes as compared to the previous year were reported last year over conflicts concerning religion, sect, caste, agriculture, money, water and land despite the ongoing pandemic

published on : 16th September 2021

India reported 11.8% rise in cyber crime in 2020; 578 incidents of 'fake news on social media': Data

The year saw 4,047 cases of online banking fraud, 1,093 OTP frauds and 1,194 credit/debit card fraud, while 2,160 cases related to ATM were reported in 2020, the NCRB figures showed.

published on : 15th September 2021

Odisha girl uses fake Facebook account to dupe youth of Rs 6.5 lakhs

Police said Priyanka used to befriend youths by creating fake Facebook and WhatsApp accounts with pictures of other girls and has cheated at least seven men online.

published on : 11th September 2021

Uttarakhand High Court notice to Facebook, Centre on cyber blackmailing 

The Uttarakhand DGP and the Haridwar additional superintendent of police have also been sent notices by the division bench of the high court.

published on : 9th September 2021

Goa cops bust fake call centre, arrest 13 from various states for duping US citizens

Explaining the modus operandi, he said the accused used computers and virtual private network to contact their victims through the interactive voice response system.

published on : 8th September 2021
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