online fraud

SBI alert! Chinese hackers are targeting bank customers via phishing, free gift scams

The research wing of New Delhi-based think tank CyberPeace Foundation, along with Autobot Infosec Pvt Ltd, studied two such incidents on the name of SBI that were faced by some smartphone users.

Jul 07, 2021, 15:46 PM IST

2 Indian Americans among six charged for generating USD 1.7 million illegally in Silicon Valley insider trading

US Securities and Exchange Commission has slapped charges to two Indian Americans along with the other four members of a Silicon Valley trading ring for generating nearly USD 1.7 million in illegal profits by trading on the confidential earnings information of two local technology companies.

Jun 16, 2021, 09:32 AM IST

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal has a special warning for 300 million customers, check here

Vittal noted that scamsters are using multiple ways to con users such as lure them to pay for VIP numbers or force them to download third-party apps. 

May 21, 2021, 14:29 PM IST

Banks not liable for online fraud: Consumer Court

The Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission in Gujarat's Amreli district refused to accept compensation claims of victim on the grounds that he was duped because of his own negligence.

Mar 18, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

Stay away from Hackers, Viruses and Malware, use these easy tricks

India has the second-highest number of internet users in the world. Affordable access to the internet has resulted in an increased number of internet users in the country. We use the internet for many things including online banking, shopping, tracking details and many more. There is a great chance of online frauds and hacking in the online space. Let's take a look at how you can be safe while using the internet.

Feb 04, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

Valentine's Day: Beware of fraud messages claiming free stay packages at luxurious hotels

Taking note of the issue, Taj Hotels also issued an official statement and said, "It has come to our notice that a website has been promoting a Valentine's Day initiative, offering a Taj Experiences Gift Card via WhatsApp. We would like to inform that Taj Hotels/IHCL has not offered any such promotion." 

Feb 02, 2021, 18:19 PM IST

Hackers demands Rs 10 cr from Ghaziabad man, threaten to circulate his obscene pictures

A group of hackers demanded a ransom of Rs 10 crore from a Ghaziabad man and threatened to circulate his obscene pictures and personal details of his family if he fails to meet their demands. The cyber crime cell of the police are probing the case and efforts are on to nab the hackers.

Jan 25, 2021, 08:49 AM IST

Punjab Police issues alert on online fraud linked to coronavirus COVID-19 relief package

Punjab Bureau of Investigation also exhorted public not to forward any news or links without verifying the authenticity.

Jul 25, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

Hugh Jackman warns fans against his online impersonators

Actor Hugh Jackman has asked his fans to be wary of online scam artistes impersonating as him who end up stealing money and misusing personal information.

Mar 26, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Online fraud: Noida-based firm dupes 7 lakh people of Rs 3,700 crore

Launched in August 2015, the portal offered four different ‘packages' to the investors to earn money.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Police busts online fraud of Rs 3,700 crore; nearly 6.5 lakh were duped

Busting an online fraud to the tune of Rs 3,700 crore, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three persons alleged to have duped nearly 6.5 lakh people through an online portal, police said on Thursday.

Feb 02, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Demonetisation: Such calls from 'Income Tax department' may be fake

Fraudsters have found one more ploy for cheating people and are using demonetisation as an opportunity and attempting to extract confidential information like bank details from common public.

Dec 09, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Australia launches new cyber security strategy

 The Australian government on Thursday launched a $180 million cyber security strategy, in an effort to shore up Australia`s defence against cyber attacks and online fraud.

Apr 21, 2016, 07:48 AM IST

Beware of these top internet or email scams!

Zee Media Bureau

Jan 30, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

China sees rising online fraud in 2015

China has seen increased online fraud, particularly in the field of P2P lending, in the past year, a report has revealed.

Jan 18, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

Google buys firm to stem online fraud

Google said on Friday it was buying the British-based startup spider.Io for its technology to weed out fraud in online advertising.

Feb 22, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Phishing attacks cost Indian firms Rs 328 cr in Jul-Sep 2013

Indian companies lost around USD 53 million (about Rs 328 crore) due to phishing scams with the country facing over 3,750 attacks in July-September this year.

Dec 02, 2013, 17:29 PM IST

China shuts down 89 fraudulent websites

China has shutdown 89 websites for allegedly indulging in blackmail and fraudulent activities in the name of government organisations or charity groups.

Jun 19, 2012, 19:45 PM IST