Online scam

SBI OTP fraud: Check how to avoid falling for the scam or lose your savings

Banks often tell customers not to share One-Time Password (OTP) or click on dubious links that might be a part of a scam. 

Jul 09, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

WhatsApp message offering free internet for 3 months is fake, check PIB warning

The Indian government has clarified that the message is spam. If you click on the link then there are chances that hackers may gain access to your smartphone’s data. 

Jun 05, 2021, 06:45 AM IST

Scam alert! Don’t click these links on WhatsApp, Delhi Police warns

Scammers are sending malicious links that claim to be offering free access to video streaming services. 

Apr 24, 2021, 09:51 AM IST

Scam Alert! Fraudsters using toll-free numbers to get money from people, know how to be safe

The notice issued by RBI's Supervision department along with Central Office Cyber Security and IT Risk Group (CSITE). According to the notice, a scam where mobile numbers quite similar to banks' toll-free numbers are being used to get money out of bank accounts. 

Jan 29, 2021, 23:44 PM IST

Gmail users high alert! Don't fall for this online scam

A hacking trap has been laid in such a manner that even the most tech savvy users might be duped.

Jan 20, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Beware, it's a scam! Xiaomi Redmi 3S 32GB at just Rs 599 on Amazon

Beware! Redmi 3S 32GB at only Rs 599 on Amazon is a scam.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

'Work from home online fraud most prevalent in India'

Thirty-nine percent net users are victims of 'work from home' fraud and 25 percent have fallen prey to lottery scams even as 85 percent of the country's Internet user base are familiar with the term 'Internet Scam', says a study by Telenor.

Mar 10, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

Nigeria returns 10,000 euros to French love scam victim

Nigeria's anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had returned 10,000 euros to a French man who thought he met a beautiful Nigerian woman online willing to move to France... Only to find out it was a scam.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

Philippines deport 44 Taiwanese over Internet scam

The Philippines on Thursday deported 44 Taiwanese accused of online and phone scams targeting mainland Chinese, Taiwanese officials said. 

Apr 24, 2014, 19:31 PM IST