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Cyber crime

1.3 million Indian at risk as debit, credit cards details up for sale for Rs 920 crore on Dark Web

According to ZDNet, the cards' details is available on Joker's Stash -- one of the oldest card shops on the dark web which is known to be the place where major hackers sell card dumps.

Oct 31, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Cyber experts blame hacked smart TV after Surat couple's personal moments make way to porn site

Equipped with cameras and able to connect to the internet, smart TVs are fast becoming popular in Indian households. They are also fast becoming targets for hacking.

Jul 09, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

Gautam Budh Nagar Police to start 'Dial FIR' for reporting street crimes from July 1

People won't have to rush to different places for getting their FIRs registered in such cases giving relief to victims of street crimes and cybercrime. 

Jun 29, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

885 mn bank transactions, social security numbers leaked

According to, a website that covers computer security and cyber crime, the real estate title insurance giant leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals included bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, Social Security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and driver`s license images.

May 25, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Cyber crime portal launched, over 1.06 L visitors till now: Centre to SC

The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that a cybercrime portal has been launched and over 1.06 lakhs persons have visited the website till Wednesday.

Nov 28, 2018, 23:01 PM IST

Man held for cyber fraud in Noida

An absconding man, who had allegedly duped several people by promising to double their money if they clicked on advertisements on a particular website, has been arrested by the Noida Police, officials said Thursday.

Nov 16, 2018, 00:20 AM IST

Odisha issues advisory against circulation of obscene videos

In a bid to check the growing cases of circulation of objectionable pictures and videos on various social networking platforms, the Odisha Police on Wednesday issued an advisory against it.

Nov 22, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Take measures to fix cyber security gaps: IRDAI to insurers

Insurers have also been asked to firm up their Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) for handling cyber incidents more effectively.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Jharkhand to set up cyber police stations in all districts

To fight the rising menace of cyber crime, Jharkhand Police on Tuesday said it will set up cyber police stations in all 24 districts of the state.

Sep 19, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

CBI closes 9 spl Vyapam courts, to shift cases for better monitoring

Nine CBI courts hearing Vyapam cases have been closed by the Madhya Pradesh High Court at the request of the agency, which wanted the cases to be shifted to its other special courts for a tighter scrutiny of trials.

Sep 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Rajnath Singh urges MP's to suggest Home Ministry rejig

Rajnath Singh said the members` suggestions have been taken note of and would be examined. 

Jun 16, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

'Ransomeware' virus strikes SMS hospital in Jaipur

As per reports, a 'ransomeware virus' attack on the online system of the SMS hospital on Thursday has led to disruption of a wide range of services, including, the registration, blood test and lab reports.  

Jun 09, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Wipro recieves 'threatening' letter; Rs 500 crore in digital currency of bitcoins demanded

IT major Wipro on Saturday said it has augmented security measures at all its office locations after receiving a "threatening letter from an unidentified source".

May 06, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Data breaches becoming more complex, damaging: Verizon

Data breaches are becoming more pervasive and damaging and are now affecting every department within an organisation -- leaving a lingering, if not lasting, imprint on an enterprise.

Feb 14, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Sextortion, sexting, revenge porn concern in India: Microsoft

The study noted that 77 percent Indians reported behavioural concerns like cyberbullying, trolling, online harassment, sexual solicitation, sexting, revenge porn or sextortion.

Feb 07, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

India to see 65% rise in mobile frauds in 2017: Study

With the surge in digital transactions via e-wallets and other online payment gateways, mobile frauds are expected to grow to 60-65 percent in the country by 2017, a leading industry body said on Monday.

Dec 12, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Hrithik Roshan's Facebook account hacked, now restored

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan's account on social networking site, Facebook, was hacked but the issue was solved within a day and the actor is back to using it now.

Sep 06, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Hunt on to nab the person who applied for CRPF job using PM Narendra Modi's name and photo

It's really shocking how a miscreant used PM Narendra Modi's name to get a job in CRPF!

Aug 09, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Kolkata Police hires IT experts to stifle online recruitment by terror groups

Seeking to keep a tight rein on the efforts of terror groups to "pick up" youths from the city through Internet, the Kolkata Police is recruiting around 100 software and networking experts on contract for its Special Task Force.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

MP cop posts obscene content on WhatsApp group — Know what happened after that

An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) was on Thursday suspended here for allegedly posting obscene photos on a local WhatsApp group, police said.

Jun 23, 2016, 14:05 PM IST