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Sextortion is rampant as botnet sends emails demanding bitcoins as ransom

The decade-old botnet, called Phorpiex or Trik, carries out the campaign by sending persuasive emails to victims.

17 Oct 2019 8:25 AM

Kidnappers ask for 3 cr ransom from Hyd businessman, releases after getting 1 cr

According to Viswaprasad, Hyderabad Central Zone DCP, the victim, identified as Rajendra Prasad, runs an automobile business in the city.

30 Jul 2019 2:21 PM

Hackers demand 6 Bitcoins ransom for Telangana, AP power websites restoration

Previous history of ransomware attacks proved they originated from Central Europe and some African nations and so far no link is traceable.

03 May 2019 12:16 PM

Delhi: UPSC aspirant held for kidnapping minor to pay off debts

The accused, Asif Saifi (27), was inspired by Bollywood films and used to recited dialogues from films while making the ransom calls.

15 Mar 2018 10:32 AM

Delhi: Popular crime show on TV inspires 2 men, juvenile to kill minor

The victim's father informed police that the accused had demanded a Rs 20 lakh ransom for the release of his kidnapped son, police said.

31 Oct 2017 1:48 PM


Bengaluru: Week after kidnapping, I-T officer's 19-yr-old son's body recovered

The victim, a student of automobile engineering, had left his house at Ullal at 6.30 pm on September 12.

22 Sep 2017 11:04 AM

FIR filed in JNPT cyber attack case

According to officials, the cyber attack has affected all software operations of Gateway Terminals India (GTI).

02 Jul 2017 1:42 AM

New 'WannaCry' variant surfaces, stopped from harming computers

Check Point Software Technologies yesterday found a new variant of the WannaCry ransomware attack

16 May 2017 8:27 AM

Chandigarh: Chopped body of kidnapped 6-year-old boy found in gunny bag

Aryan was kidnapped on Monday evening by some unknown persons when he was playing near his home in Popra village.

19 Apr 2017 8:51 PM

Ex-IAF airman’s son arrested for kidnapping man

The complainant, who is engaged in road construction business, knew Grewal through a common friend.

30 Mar 2017 3:58 AM


Kaspersky fraud prevention cloud enables machine learning for multi-channel protection

the new product features a set of cloud-based technologies designed to give banks, financial institutions and loyalty schemes providers

15 Mar 2017 5:03 PM

Two kidnappers throw seven-year-old into river, held

The duo kidnapped the boy on the pretext of treating him with chocolate and ice-cream.

27 Feb 2017 1:25 AM

Irish dognappers threaten to hang dog if owner fails to pay £13000 ransom

The family had initially offered a reward of £3000, but the dognappers increased the amount to £13000.

27 Dec 2016 1:17 PM