Tag: Cyber Crime

BSF Jawan Loses Over Rs 4 Lakh To Cyber Fraud
Credit card fraud: BSF jawan loses over Rs 4 lakh to cyber fraudsters in Odisha

Though the incident occurred in January, the BSF jawan on Friday lodged a formal complaint with the cyber police station in Bhubaneswar after making an online complaint.

  • Friday, 01 March 2024
Cyber Scams
6 Common Cyber Scams people fall into; know how to stay safe

Tech advances bring both opportunities and scams. Beware of job, romance, investment, SMS/email, charity, and iPhone scams. Stay vigilant, avoid unknown links, and prioritise security measures.

  • Friday, 01 March 2024
Egg Basket
48 eggs at Rs 49! Bengaluru woman falls into online trap, loses Rs 48K

As per reports, Shivani (name Changed), a 38-year-old resident of Vasanthnagar, Bengaluru faced a financial crisis after her regular purchase turned into a nightmare.

  • Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Generative AI (GenAI)
GenAI emerges as top cybersecurity threat for 2024

GenAI is occupying significant headspace of security leaders as another challenge to manage, but also offers an opportunity to harness its capabilities to augment security at an operational level.

  • Sunday, 25 February 2024
Delhi Police Picks Up Cyber Criminal From Bhubaneswar
Delhi Police picks up IT professional from Bhubaneswar over hacking allegations

As per reports, Prabhat is an IT professional and was operating an office in Bhubaneswar. It was alleged that Prabhat had hacked a government website.

  • Saturday, 24 February 2024
Cyber Security
Indian websites, applications saw over 5.14 bn cyberattacks in 2023: Report

With a 10 times increase in attacks, software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies in India emerged as key targets for cybercriminals due to the high-value customer data they store, according to the report by Indusface, a TCGF II (Tata Capital) funded application security company.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Accused Malay Maiti With Police
Bengal fraudster lands in Koraput police net for duping job aspirant, Rs 2 lakh seized

The police have recovered some mobile phones, Rs 2 lakh cash and some incriminating documents from him which reportedly have names and numbers of around 200 persons from around the country. It is suspected that all these 200 persons were targeted by Maiti.

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024
Poultry Seller Duped By Cyber Crooks
Cyber crook poses as Army officer, wipes clean bank account of Odisha poultry seller

As per reports, he got a call from a man who identified himself as an Indian Army officer. The fraudster then told Prashant that a team of Indian Army officers would stay in Paradip for 15 days. They would need 15 kg of chicken every day for food and asked Prashant if he could supply them the same.

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2024
B-Tech lady held for blackmailing women with intimate videos in Bhubaneswar 
B-Tech lady held for blackmailing women with intimate videos in Bhubaneswar 

The police are on the lookout for the arrested woman’s husband, the prime suspect in the case, who is absconding. He is reportedly a Diploma holder. 

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
Pre-activated SIM Card Menace
Pre-activated SIM cards and cyber crime; several rackets busted, many still thriving in Odisha

Criminals running extortion rackets and cyber frauds are the biggest users of such pre-activated SIM cards. Such SIM cards also have huge adverse national security implications as those are used by terrorist and insurgent groups, said former Odisha DGP BK Sharma

  • Friday, 26 January 2024
Fake SIM Card Racket Busted In Keonjhar
Pre-activated SIM card racket busted in Keonjhar; SIM cards used in over 300 cyber crimes including by ‘Jamtara gang’

Senior police officials informed that after activation, the miscreants were selling the SIM cards to cyber criminals in Jharkhand, Bihar and Rajasthan. The cybercriminals subsequently used the pre-activated SIM cards to dupe people across the country.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Massive data breach reveals 26bn records from LinkedIn, Snap, X, more: Report
Massive data breach reveals 26 billion records from LinkedIn, Snap, X, more: Report

The researchers referred to this massive data leak as the 'Mother of All Breaches' (MOAB), saying it was the biggest data leak found to date.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Impersonating as woman on matrimonial site, fraudster dupes lakhs from user in Odisha
Impersonating as woman on matrimonial site, fraudster dupes lakhs from user in Odisha

Bhubaneswar Cyber Police on Friday arrested a person for creating a fake ID of a woman on a matrimonial site and duping a user. 

  • Friday, 19 January 2024
Cybercriminals on prowl on Telegram; police launch awareness drive 
Cybercriminals on prowl on Telegram; police launch awareness drive 

Be careful while responding to messages promising lucrative offers on your Telegram app. Or else, you could be the next victim caught in the net of cybercriminals. 

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
Cybercriminals can now access your Google account without password: Report
Cybercriminals can now access your Google account without password: Report

Researchers have uncovered a hack that lets hackers access people's Google accounts without needing their passwords.

  • Monday, 08 January 2024
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