cybercrime

SBI Alert! Bank shares how customers can secure bank accounts, check details

SBI said that customers should never share their bank details, ATM or UPI PINs with anyone. 

Nov 19, 2021, 20:26 PM IST

WhatsApp Scam Alert! Cybercriminals steal money via THIS trick; Here's how to stop it

Suffolk Trading Standards in the United Kingdom has issued a warning to WhatsApp users that fraudsters are targeting them via false messages posing as a member of their family.

Nov 19, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

Has your internet connection bandwidth been sold? Here’s how to check

Proxyware is a technology that is used to target internet-connected devices with malware, as spotted by Cisco Talos. 

Sep 06, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

Shocking! Shatrughan Sinha’s Twitter handle hacked, name changed to ‘Elon Musk’

It is also unclear whether Sinha has access to his account or not.

Aug 21, 2021, 23:26 PM IST

Panel asks Home Ministry to add cyber porn, blackmail, stalking offenders to National Database

The NDSO has been created by the Home Ministry for the use of the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) to identify repeat offenders, receive alerts on sex offenders as also to help in investigations.

Aug 14, 2021, 17:21 PM IST

India among top 3 Asian nations affected by DNS cyber attacks

Asia recorded an increase of 15 per cent in average cost of a DNS attack, incurring a cost of $908,140, up from $792,840 the previous year.

Jun 08, 2021, 11:43 AM IST

Explained: Here’s why COVID-19 pandemic accelerates more cyberattacks in India

The recent cyberattacks on big firms like Domino’s India, Air India, and others show a clear example that we are heading towards a big crisis. Domino’s India became a victim of a major data leak as more than 18 crore orders’ data has been put up on the dark web for sale as a searchable database. 

May 25, 2021, 17:43 PM IST

Alert! SBI warns customers against FD fraud: Follow THESE or lose money

The total functioning of fraudsters include that they first create FD accounts of the target victims with their net banking details and transfer some amount and then they take advantage of that and ask for OTP posing as bank officials and if the OTP is shared then they transfer the FD amount into their own account. 

 

Apr 11, 2021, 13:58 PM IST

Cybercrimes at its peak! New techniques used for financial frauds

74 investigating teams headed by an inspector rank officer and comprising four computer experts, one inspector, three sub-inspectors, and two constables have been constituted in the state to look into such cases. According to the official, over 1,000 cases related to cyber fraud are reported in Bihar every year, the majority of them related to bank and online financial frauds. 

Apr 06, 2021, 23:31 PM IST

11-year-old boy from Ghaziabad blackmails his own father for Rs 10 crore, know more here

In an outrageous incident, an 11-year-old boy from Ghaziabad used YouTube to learn hacking tricks. A case is registered under different sections of IPC including criminal intimidation, insulting the modesty of women and intentional insult to provoke breach of peace and section 66D of the IT Act in Ghaziabad.

Jan 28, 2021, 21:41 PM IST

HDFC Bank will call from This phone number in case of suspicious transaction – Take a note

HDFC Bank has also advised the customers to keep the bank informed when they change their address, contact number or email ID.

Nov 16, 2020, 16:18 PM IST

Sharp increase in cybercrime during coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic: UN report

A 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year, many targeting hospitals and health care systems and hindering their work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN counterterrorism chief has said.

Aug 07, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

How to protect yourself from Cybercrime?

Cybercrime continues to evolve, with new threats surfacing every year. Know-how to protect yourself from Cybercrime?

Nov 01, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Hacker breaks into Bulgarian national database, steals info of over 5 million people

According to the Bulgarian newspaper Dnevnik, Boykov had illegally accessed and downloaded data from the National Revenue Agency (NRA) systems.

Jul 22, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

CBI cracks down on child pornography WhatsApp group; admin arrested

Cases have also been filed agaisnt 119 members of the group.

Feb 22, 2018, 19:56 PM IST

Cybercrimes cause losses of $600 billion a year to global economy, says report

Cybercrime losses are greater in richer countries; however, the countries with the greatest losses are mid-tier nations.

Feb 22, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Qatar `hacking` revives Gulf tensions

The blocking of Al Jazeera`s website and Qatar TV in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is an indication that deeper tensions may occur. 

May 26, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

More than 55% millennials in India have experienced cybercrime: Report

Over 55 per cent of millennials (born between 1980-2000) in India have experienced cybercrime in the past year and globally, millennials are the most commonly affected victims, with 40 per cent experiencing it last year, a report revealed on Saturday.

Nov 19, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

OLX, Gurgaon Police join hands to create awareness on ''Cybercrime''

India`s number one online classifieds OLX has announced its initiative to increase cybercrime awareness among different sections of the society in association with Cyber Peace Foundation.

Sep 30, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

New tool can recover smartphone data to help solve crimes

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help law enforcement officials gather data from smartphones while investigating crimes.

Aug 13, 2016, 14:17 PM IST