It may be noted here that the Odisha Crime Branch had sought the help of Delhi Police to ascertain whether Paschal is the same accused who hacked Pattnaik’s WhatsApp account on November 9 and defrauded lakhs of rupees from his contacts by sending them distress messages.
Delhi Police has busted the second case of WhatsApp hacking by an African national.
A top crime branch official said on Saturday that the hackers are believed to have been holed up in Bengaluru as the trail of the cyber crime has been traced to the south Indian city.
Following the incident, the E&IT department has started sanitising people about cyber frauds. The department has also issued do’s and don’ts to be followed in case of WhatsApp phishing.
"Microsoft is also partnering closely with MeitY to skill security leaders in government entities across the nation in cybersecurity,"
A woman whose mobile phone was allegedly stolen, has lost Rs 3.5 lakh from her bank account. The victim woman has been identified as a resident of Chhatrali village under Soro of Balasore district.
Odisha reported online fraud to the tune of Rs 1.28 crore in August this year. The data was released by the Cyber Help Desk of Bhubaneswar Urban Police District (UPD).
As online fraudsters are targetting helpless people in need of blood for their ailing relatives, Odisha Health Minister has assured that stern action will be taken against those involved in the crime.
The two got married six months back. However, the woman left the house after she was beaten and tortured by her husband repeatedly.
Cyber fraudsters are targeting senior citizens in Bhubaneswar.
The Commissionerate Police also issued a help desk number (for Bhubaneswa) to report cyber fraud incident.
A female teacher in Bhubaneswar has allegedly been duped of Rs 60,000 by cyber fraudsters on the pretext of updating her KYC (Know Your Customer). The female has filed a complaint with the cyber cell in this regard.
In the wake of increasing cases of cyber crimes and cyber security breaches, the Odisha police has alerted social media users to remain cautious while using online platform.
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