Thursday, May 26, 2022
Outlook.com

Cyber Criminals

Haryana Police Warns People About Fake Electricity Bill Messages

Haryana Police Warns People About Fake Electricity Bill Messages

"They send text messages pretending to be from trusted sources to get the targets to click on links that install malware to steal personal and banking details," said an official.

15 May 2022
Better Awareness Needed To Check Cyber Crimes: Officials

Better Awareness Needed To Check Cyber Crimes: Officials

The safety training that begins from Assam will be held in five regions across India to increase awareness about the steps that our users can take to avoid...

06 May 2022

Norton Prevented More Than 18 Million Cyber Attacks In Q1 2022 In India

Cyber Security services provider NortonLifeLock blocked more than 18,013,055 cyberattacks in Q1 2022 in India. Read here to find out more about these attacks...

Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Over 600 Govt Social Media Accounts Hacked Since 2017, Govt Tells Lok Sabha

Altogether 175 accounts were hacked in 2017, 114 in 2018, 61 in 2019, 77 in 2020, 186 in 2021 and 28 so far this year, said minister of Information and...

05 April 2022

DeFi Thefts Up By 1330 Per Cent In 2021, Precautions Crypto Investors Should Take 

While there has been an exponential rise in crypto thefts in 2021, DeFi theft accounted for more than 70 per cent of the thefts happened in 2021. Here are some...

Advertisement
24 February 2022
Over 590 FIRs, 291 Arrests During April-May 2021 To Check Cyber Crime: Delhi Police

Over 590 FIRs, 291 Arrests During April-May 2021 To Check Cyber Crime: Delhi Police

Addressing the media at its annual press meet, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana said the cheats and scamsters tried to take advantage of the covid...


17 February 2022
Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Hamas Using Cryptos For Terror Activities, Says Chainalysis Report

Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Hamas Using Cryptos For Terror Activities, Says Chainalysis Report

Al-Qaeda, ISIS and other prominent terrorist organisations attempt to finance their operations with cryptocurrencies, according to the recent report of...


02 February 2022
8 Including Policeman Arrested For Kidnaping Man To Extort Cryptocurrency

8 Including Policeman Arrested For Kidnaping Man To Extort Cryptocurrency

A policeman, who underwent training for cybercrime detection was arrested along with 7 others by Pimpri-Chinchwad police in Pune for allegedly kidnapping a man...


05 January 2022
Bulli Bai Row | 18-Year-Old Girl, DU Student: Who Are The Prime Accused In Women's 'Auction' Case?

Bulli Bai Row | 18-Year-Old Girl, DU Student: Who Are The Prime Accused In Women's 'Auction' Case?

The Mumbai police have so far arrested an 18-year-old girl from Uttarakhand and two 21-year-old men in connection with the case of fake online auctions of over...


22 December 2021
Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

Modi Govt Committed To Deal With Cyber Crime, Says HM Amit Shah

He said that in the last seven years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken many important steps to tackle cyber crime, an official statement...


Advertisement

18 December 2021
Banking Frauds Using Communication Devices Rose By More Than 65% Post Covid

Banking Frauds Using Communication Devices Rose By More Than 65% Post Covid

Recent NCRB data shows that there has been an alarming rise in online financial frauds in 2020. Digital fatigue due to the long usage of devices, working from...


06 December 2021
Delhi Police Arrests Two From Rajasthan In Cyber Fraud Case

Delhi Police Arrests Two From Rajasthan In Cyber Fraud Case

According to the police, the gang usually targeted big companies and created fake e-mail IDs similar to the email of key managerial persons of the companies...


29 September 2021
US Deports Russian Man Jailed 9 Years For Cybercrimes

US Deports Russian Man Jailed 9 Years For Cybercrimes

Aleksei Burkov, 31, facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international criminals.


17 September 2021
Indian National Extorted Money Using Indian Call Centres, Pleads Guilty In USA

Indian National Extorted Money Using Indian Call Centres, Pleads Guilty In USA

An Indian national, who was illegally living in Houston, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy of committing mail fraud, an acting US attorney has said.


10 September 2021
Maharashtra Gets First Cyber Police Station To Tackle Cybercrime In Pimpri-Chinchwad

Maharashtra Gets First Cyber Police Station To Tackle Cybercrime In Pimpri-Chinchwad

Speaking at an interaction organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil informed about some upcoming...


01 September 2021
Delhi Police Bust Gang Of  Cyber Cheats Operating From Jharkhand, Here’s How They Worked

Advertisement

06 August 2021
After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

Cybersecurity experts say that keeping phones updated with the latest version, not giving excessive data permissions to apps, reporting any malicious activity...


23 July 2021
Cyber-Attacks: What Is Hybrid Warfare And Why Is It Such A Threat?

Cyber-Attacks: What Is Hybrid Warfare And Why Is It Such A Threat?

In hybrid warfare the state responsible for the actions will often use non-state actors, which allows it to deny responsibility.


23 July 2021
Pegasus Row: Anil Ambani, Ex-CBI Chief Alok Verma Among Potential Targets

Pegasus Row: Anil Ambani, Ex-CBI Chief Alok Verma Among Potential Targets

The phone numbers that have been used by Anil Ambani and one other official of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) were added to the leaked list...


20 July 2021
One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

Simple government denials will not be sufficient in laying this scandal to rest.


20 July 2021
Pegasus Project Explained: Can Anyone Be Targeted? How Can The Virus Be Thwarted?

Pegasus Project Explained: Can Anyone Be Targeted? How Can The Virus Be Thwarted?

Pegasus Project: Journalists from the consortium combed through a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers, identifying more than 1,000 individuals in 50...


19 July 2021
Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor, Among Top Pegasus Targets

Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor, Among Top Pegasus Targets

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, election strategist Prashant Kishor and Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw are among the top targets of Israeli spyware...


19 July 2021
Attempt To Malign Democracy And Institutions: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw On ‘Pegasus Project’

Attempt To Malign Democracy And Institutions: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw On ‘Pegasus Project’

Speaking in parliament Ashwini Vaishnaw said, 'There is no factual basis to suggest use of Pegasus amounts to surveillance'


15 July 2021
Govt Portal Records Over 4 Lakh Cybercrime Complaints In Less Than A Year

Govt Portal Records Over 4 Lakh Cybercrime Complaints In Less Than A Year

Out of the 4 lakh complaints lodged on the Ministry of Home Affairs’ National Cybercrime Reporting Portal, half are related to financial frauds.


09 July 2021
‘We Were Targeted For Having A Voice And Being Muslim’: Women Who Were ‘Auctioned’ Online

‘We Were Targeted For Having A Voice And Being Muslim’: Women Who Were ‘Auctioned’ Online

A now-defunct app called ‘Sulli Deals’ targeted about 90 Indian Muslim women by uploading their photos taken from social media and ‘auctioning’ them...


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement