cybercrime

85 per cent Indian kids victims of cyber bullying: Report

Trolling, personal attacks, sexual harassment and doxing are the most common cyber-bullying tactics.

published on : 10th August 2022

Fraudsters fake Pinarayi Vijayan’s account, try to dupe cop

After demanding money impersonating bureaucrats by creating their fake WhatsApp accounts, cyber fraudsters have now targeted the chief minister of Kerala. 

published on : 9th August 2022

Fraudsters create fake WhatsApp accounts of top brass, Supplyco MD becomes latest target

Having created fake Facebook profiles, fraudsters are now into fake WhatsApp accounts of ministers and bureaucrats to siphon off money.

published on : 3rd August 2022

A screenshot of message sent from the fake account of Veena George

The distribution of the state government’s free Onam food kits will begin on August 10, said Food and Civil Supplies Minister G R Anil.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Telangana youth arrested for cyberbullying

22-yr-old accused threatened women saying he’d post their morphed, lewd photos online

published on : 21st July 2022

Ransomware issues threat to financial institution

The dreaded Everest Ransomware has issued a data leak threat to Fedfina, a financial institution in Kochi.

published on : 20th July 2022

Cybercriminals siphon off Rs 99K from actor-chef Aditya Bal

The fraudsters had sent a link to make the transfer. After Bal made the initial transfer, the accused withdrew Rs 99,000 from his account.

published on : 20th July 2022

Probe on into fake websites and FB pages on Edappally forane church

Name and photographs of church used to deceive people and receive huge donations

published on : 19th July 2022

Desperate for love, Secunderabad doctor falls prey to crooks for third time

In the last 3 years, the victim has lost Rs 1.5 crore to cyber criminals

published on : 13th July 2022

Cyber criminals lure officers to part ways with Rs 1.25 lakh

Not just civilians, cyber criminals are now also targeting senior officials of the Telangana government and the police.

published on : 6th July 2022

Going after promised Rs 75 lakh, techie loses Rs 35 lakh

A 36-year-old woman software engineer from Kerala lost nearly Rs 35 lakh to accept a supposed currency parcel of Rs 75 lakh.

published on : 6th July 2022

Pics of handsome men helped this conman cheat women on matrimonial sites

After collecting their phone and other details, he would call them regularly, but keep postponing his visit to their homes to finalise the wedding date.

published on : 6th July 2022

Fake soldier dupes 61-year-old of Rs 9,000 in online bike sale

According to Abhiramapuram police, N Srikrishna of Nandanam was looking to buy a two-wheeler for his friend and visited an e-commerce site. 

published on : 20th June 2022

Hyderabad: 2 duped of Rs 65 lakh by fraudsters 

In the first case, an advocate from Warasiguda, who lost Rs 55 lakh, said the fraudster showed him virtual profits, making her fall prey to the trap.

published on : 16th June 2022

Kerala: 5-star hotel’s business account hacked, customers lose money

The Google Business Account of Hotel Crowne Plaza was hacked by unknown persons between June 2 and June 7.

published on : 16th June 2022

CID summons Sirisha again in fake press release case

Sirisha appeared before the CID officials on June 6 along with a few other accused TDP activists. 

published on : 11th June 2022

Hackers, fraudulent customers steal Rs 7.38 crore from payment gateway firm Razorpay

Razorpay conducted an internal investigation and found 831 transactions against 16 unique merchants of Razorpay, from March 6 to May 13 this year.

published on : 20th May 2022

Coimbatore police highlight the traps of loan apps

The police said there are over 300 apps offering instant loans. After the loan is processed, they will start harassing the borrowers using their personal data.

published on : 8th May 2022

Cybercrimes on the rise in Krishnagiri

In the first four months of 2022, of the 364 complaints received, 338 were through NCRP and 26 were filed at the office. While `2. 24 crore was lost, `5. 11 lakh was frozen and `7. 83 lakh recovered.

published on : 6th May 2022

‘Content will make or break a hero’

... says debutant Manoj Kumar on his first outing Takkar, which will be hitting the screens on May 6  

published on : 5th May 2022
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