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Cyber crime

If you're a small business, your email is most vulnerable to cyber crime, says police official

Ransomware attacks are also rising but one can protect oneself using backup clouds and locking systems, such as multiple levels of security.

28 Jun 2020 8:18 PM

Google detects coronavirus-themed phishing attacks by firms in India posing as WHO, banks

The sites typically feature fake login pages that prompt potential victims to give up their Google account credentials and phone numbers

31 May 2020 7:11 PM

Links telling you to check if you’re COVID infected could be an online scam, don't click on them

Online fraudsters trying to impersonate the Aarogya Setu app as well as video-conferencing apps such as Zoom, Teams and Meet to collect data

16 May 2020 7:02 PM

Bois Locker Room: Delhi teens' chat on gangraping girls leaked, culprits identified

Following the public outrage, the Delhi Police Cyber Cell swung into action on Tuesday.

06 May 2020 9:55 AM

Rise in ‘Sextortion’ as people visiting porn sites are blackmailed for bitcoin payments, police says

Cyber criminals email users and threaten to release videos of them watching porn if they fail to pay up

18 Apr 2020 5:34 PM

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Kaspersky forecasts cyberthreats to financial institutions in 2020

Another ransomware attack vector against small and medium financial institutions will be a "pay-per-install" scheme.

17 Jan 2020 8:47 AM

Fintech, mobile banking and e-commerce could be prime target of cyber threats in 2020

2019 has seen some significant developments in the industry and also in how financial attackers operate.

30 Dec 2019 8:36 AM

Chat helpline called Akancha uses AI to reduce cyber crime

This helpline allows users to get information anonymously, as well as trigger SOS in a crisis situation.

11 Dec 2019 6:14 PM

Making kids socially aware

Mandakini Shinde a parent of a 13-year-old student from Santacruz believes that cyber crime training should be included in their regular curriculum.

11 Aug 2019 1:37 AM

Hacker challenges Mumbai Police to catch him; gets caught in 3 months

The victim's data was stolen after the hacker bought her old Apple iPhone 4S from Chor Bazaar, which she had exchanged at a popular mall.

31 Jul 2019 10:37 AM

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Comprehensive legislation on data privacy under formulation: Prasad

He said the Centre has taken several measures including regularly issuing alerts about threats affecting mobile phones and countermeasures.

03 Jul 2019 6:00 PM

Telangana woman cheats people posing as TV producer

Sreelatha was also arrested in March 2017 by Hyderabad Cyber Crime police for committing matrimonial fraud.

23 Jun 2019 1:57 PM

IITian offered free laptops under PM Modi's name, arrested

Using the Make in India logo and the picture of PM Modi, he created a website offering free laptops to 20 million users.

02 Jun 2019 8:53 PM

Man held in Kerala for 'sexually exploiting' over 50 women

Explaining his 'modus operandi,' police said Kumar used to target women over social media and got their phone numbers.

01 Jun 2019 2:37 PM

61 per cent of IT professionals have experienced a serious data breach

McAfee’s study demonstrates the need for a cybersecurity strategy that includes implementing integrated security solutions.

30 Apr 2019 6:16 PM

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Remesh Ramachandran using Innovative tech to solve complex cybercrime cases

The nature of multiple cyber attacks happening these days make cyber security a vital investment.

01 Apr 2019 4:14 PM

Roses are red, violets are blue – what does your personal data say about you?

In the era of social media and dating apps, it’s incredibly easy to take advantage of the amount of personal data shared online.

12 Feb 2019 3:04 PM

State Bank of India fixes glitch that may have exposed customer data

SBI had secured an unprotected server that could have allowed anyone to access information on millions of its customers.

03 Feb 2019 10:34 AM

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams hit USD 1.7 billion in 2018

Of the USD 1.7 billion, USD 950 million constituted thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges and infrastructure services.

30 Jan 2019 12:06 PM

'Collection #1' data breach is just the tip of the iceberg

The data dump is just a subset of a much larger tranche of passwords made available on the dark web.

18 Jan 2019 6:31 PM

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