Cyber crime

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Chhattisgarh Cyber Police Arrest Accused For Defrauding A Doctor In Online Stock Market

The director of a "fake" stock market advising firm was detained on May 18 by the Chhattisgarh police's cyber wing for reportedly deluding a doctor in Raigarh district of ₹87 lakh. The accused, Mohsin N, a Kerala native, was apprehended in Bengaluru and brought to Raipur. He claimed that his company, Creative Technology, was employed as a financial analyst for a Singapore-based financial corporation. The bank accounts are being frozen.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 08:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Stock market, Fraud, doctor, Cyber Crime

Courtesy: NDTV


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Infopercept Launches New Platform To Help Fight Cyber-Attacks

Infopercept Consulting, a Global Managed Security Service Provider, has launched a detection and response platform called 'Invinsense 3.0.' The new platform is aimed at helping organisations tackle advanced cyber-attacks. The platform brings together cyber-security features, attack simulation and other services like MDR and OMDR. The platform contains a centralised management console, allowing organisations to manage services with one single… read-more

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: cybersecurity, Cyberattack, Infopercept, Cyber Crime, cybercrime

Courtesy: ANI

Bulli Bai Case

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Mumbai Police Interrogate Accused In 'Bulli Bai' Case

Mumbai Police arrested Vishal Jha, an Engineering student, also an accused in "Bulli Bai" case, on January 4. The case was registered after Muslim woman's pictures were posted on GitHub platform, for "online auction." Similar to "sulli deals" the matter created outrage amongst political leaders, journalists and activists, demanding strict action against culprits. In addition, detained accused are being interrogated, following which the police… read-more

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bulli Bai Case, Muslim woman, Mumbai Police, Cyber Crime, women Harassment

Courtesy: NDTV

Muslim women in burkha

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Muslim Women Face Cyber Harassment, Picture Surfaces For Auction

Muslim women are being harassed and put on auction through an app GitHub, naming "bulli bai" Operated through an unidentified group, the app shows Muslim women's photo for auction. Delhi and Mumbai police took cognizance and started investigation, after matter went viral. Moreover, political leaders and female journalists also shared strong remarks and demanded strict action communal targeting of Muslim women. Notably, this is the second time… read-more

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 06:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Muslim woman, Cyber Crime, Delhi Police, Mumbai Police, Crime

Courtesy: DNA India

Apache Software


Apache Releases Security Patch For HTTP Flaw Server

The Apache Software Company, on December 23, released a security patch to solve critical flaw in HTTP server. Apache is one of the largest web server used in India, was having a critical flaw "Apache log4j2" in its server, which allowed attackers to have control over a vulnerable system. However, with this new security patch the issue will be resolved avoiding cyber crimes and ways to attacking security of system. 

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 07:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Apache, HTTP Server, Cyber Crime, Software Company

Courtesy: Siasat Daily

Cyber Crime


Helpline To Report Cyber Fraud Cases In India Launched

The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has launched a national helpline number, 155260, to report cyber fraud cases. Reportedly, a banner link has also been added on National Consumer Helpline (NCH) portal which helps to directly lodge any complaint on Cyber Crime Portal. ''National Payments Corportaion of India (NPCI) has also started an online dispute resolution system for UPI complaints,'' said Leena Nandan, Secretary Department… read-more

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 09:23 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Cyber Crime, helpline, Cyber Frauds, Portal

Ransomware attack

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Cyberattack Hits 200 Businesses In United States

A cyberattack targeted Kaseya's computer network management tool, leading the US IT firm to advise organizations to halt servers to avoid ransomware. "We are in the process of investigating the root cause of the incident, but we recommend that you immediately shut down your VSA server until you receive further notice from us," Kaseya said in Reddit. Reportedly, about 200 businesses were encrypted.

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 01:05 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Ransomware attack, Cyberwar, Cyber Crime, cybersecurity

Courtesy: NDTV

UP Police are conducting workshops on digital literacy to combat the rising surge of cybercrime.

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UP Police To Handle Cyber Crime At Station Level

The UP Police Department is implementing computer literacy programs in eight districts within the Agra Zone to deal with the increased influx of cybercrime complaints. With this initiative, the UP police hope to be equipped to handle cybercrime at the station level. With imposed lockdown, cybercrime has been on the rise in India. The police are collaborating with CyberPeace foundation to conduct workshops till the end of July.  

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 06:25 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Cyber Crime, UP Police, Agra, Digital Literacy

Cyber Frauds

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Bangalore Police Introduces Instant Helpline To Address Online Frauds

In order to curb online frauds, Bangalore police have initiated an instant addressal helpline 'Cybercrime Incident Report system'. Under this initiative, victims of an online fraud can lodge complaints over a phone call. Bengaluru Police commissioner Kamal Pant said, "the police will work with the RBI and freeze the account to which the money has been transferred." Moreover, the city recorded 10,688 cases, top rank under cyber frauds in 2019… read-more

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 11:12 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cyber Crime, Cyber Frauds, Bangalore Police, Bangalore

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Online Cyber frauds

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Delhi Sees 190% Rise In Cyber Frauds During Lockdown; 62% Financial Frauds

The Delhi Police has disclosed that during COVID-induced lockdown, cases of cyber frauds rose by 190% in the national capital. Notably, while over 62% of the registered complaints were related to digital financial frauds, 24% linked with social media, and remaining others were associated with hate mongering. A steep hike was also observed in fake Facebook profiles and duping through fraudulent bank KYC-verifications. However, the police said … read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 12:35 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi, Delhi Police, Cyber Crime, Cyber Frauds, Online Frauds

Courtesy: The Print