Chandigarh Protest

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Chandigarh University Protested Against Online Leak Of Objectionable Videos Of Girls

Students gathered and called a massive protest at Chandigarh University in Mohali amid the leak of objectionable videos of 60 girls. Notably, a girl allegedly leaked personal videos of her dorm mates and posted the films on online porn sites. According to reports, the Mohali police have questioned the girl about the incident and registered a case for further investigation. The Cyber Branch has been involved and FIR registered.

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 - 10:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyber Crime, Porn Sites, Mohali Police, Girl Accused, Fire

Urfi Javed

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Urfi Javed's Online Molestor Behind Bars, Actress Thanks Mumbai Police

Actress and 'Bigg Boss OTT' fame Urfi Javed took to Instagram and extended gratitude to the Mumbai Police for arresting the man, who allegedly threatened her. Notably, Javed filed filed an FIR against a man, whose photo she already shared on Instagram, saying that he has been harassing her and even gave cyber-rape threats. On August 17, Urfi said, "Good news! This molestor is behind the bars! Thanku @mumbaipolice."

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 08:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyber Crime, Mumbai Police, Urfi Javed, Bigg Boss OTT, tv industry

Online Fraud

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Woman Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh Through Phishing Link, Police Registers Case

In Mumbai, an air hostess registered an FIR with the Bhandup police, after being duped by cyber fraudsters of Rs 1 lakh. Notably, the victim shared some bank details on a phishing link, in order to claim her 'birthday gift' from an online shopping company. Although the voucher was displayed on her regular shopping, website, it was a phishing link. The police registered a case and launched an investigation.

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 01:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai, Cyber Crime, fraudster, Phishing, Shopping Site

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

Infopercept

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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

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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

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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