Tag: Cyber Crime

cyber crime
Cyber Crime: Odisha Police Comes Up With Do’s & Don’ts

Bhubaneswar: It’s often said prevention is better than cure and it seems Odisha Police is now harping on awareness among people to checkmate various cyber criminals who are always on the prowl on social media. Several district units of Odisha Police have now taken to social media to create awareness about online frauds and how […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
cyber-crime-22
Odisha man duped of Rs 30,000 in spam phone call

Cuttack: In yet another case of cyber crime, a resident of CDA area in Cuttack lost Rs 30,000 after falling prey to a spam telephone call. The victim, Sanjay Mahakud, claims he lost the amount after following the instructions on the phone given by the person who identified himself as an employee of a financial […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
ATM Withdrawal
Centre Warns Banks To Strengthen Security To Tackle MiTM Attacks On ATMs

New Delhi: In view of increasing incidents of Man in the Middle (MiTM) attacks on ATMs, all banks have been asked to enhance their safety norms for ATMs through end-to-end…

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
online-fraud-while-ordering
Odisha Techie Duped Of Rs 80,000 While Buying Liquor Online

Bhubaneswar: A software engineer was duped of around Rs 80,000 after he reportedly placed an order for home delivery of liquor in Bhubaneswar. The matter came to the fore after the engineer lodged a complaint in this regard at Chandrasekharpur Police Station on Tuesday. The techie alleged that the money was deducted in four phases […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Cyber Crooks On Prowl: Journalist’s Facebook Account Hacked
Cyber Crooks On Prowl: Journalist's Facebook Account Hacked 

Nabarangpur: Days after cyber crooks hacked Facebook accounts of some users in Koraput district to swindle money from their contacts, an similar online fraud has been reported from Nabarangpur this time. Banka Bihari Bisoi, a local journalist in Nabarangpur, has fallen prey to conmen. The cyber fraudsters after breaking into Bisoi’s social media account chatted […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
cyber-attack
3.1 Million External Attacks On Cloud User Accounts In Q4 2020

San Francisco: Anti-virus software company McAfee on Tuesday said it has observed an average of 648 cyber threats per minute in the fourth quarter of 2020, an increase of 60…

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Crime-Against-Women
Odisha: Rising Crimes Against Women, Cyber Crime Rock State Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition Congress on Thursday expressed anguish over the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports which show an increase in the instances of violence against women and a phenomenal growth in cyber crime cases in the State. According to the latest report released by the NCRB, Odisha remained at the second spot, after Uttar […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Cyber Crime
Odisha: Rising Cyber Crime Emerging As Big Threat

Bhubaneswar: Cases of cyber crime in Odisha saw a big jump of 76 per cent in 2019 as compared to the previous year. It is no wonder that cyber criminals are running riot with opening fake Facebook accounts in the name of Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi and DIG (Investigation), Anup Sahoo to extort money from […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
cyber
Man Arrested Over Exhibiting Wife As Call Girl On Social Media

Berhampur: The Berhampur Cyber police on Friday arrested a man named Bhagabat Prasad Mishra here on charges of creating fake social media accounts in the name of his wife while exhibiting her as a call girl and circulating her objectionable photos and videos. As per reports, Bhagabat hails from Kesinga block in Kalahandi district and […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Interpol Executive Director Stresses On Research To Counter Cyber Crime
Interpol Executive Director Stresses On Research To Counter Cyber Crime

Bhubaneswar: Executive Director of Interpol MM Oberoi on Tuesday stressed on the role of research and development to effectively counter rising cyber crime. Addressing the 62nd Senior Police Officers’ Conference, Oberoi highlighted the magnitude and impact of Cyber Crime globally and discussed various issues involved in tackling it. He also stressed on the importance of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Sextortion-Cyber-Crime
Beware Odisha! Don't Fall Prey To Rising Menace Of Sextortion

Bhubaneswar: Online crime has gone a notch lower and deeper. As if financial fraud was not enough, the scamsters are now eyeing gullible youngsters to extort money by blackmail through social media platforms. And in the era of digital revolution, instances of cyber risk and security threat have also risen manifolds, the latest menace being […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
police-commissioner
Rising Cyber Crimes: Commissionerate Police Launches Helpdesk & Helpline Number

Bhubaneswar: Worried over the spate in cyber frauds, the Commissionerate Police on Thursday launched a special helpdesk and helpline number to initiate immediate action against the offenders. Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today said that people can immediately seek help of police if they fall victim to any tricks of the online fraudsters. The Helpdesk will […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Cyber Crime In Odisha
Odisha Woman Duped Of Rs 2.58 Lakh In Credit Card Fraud

Bhubaneswar: A woman in Bhubaneswar lost Rs 2.58 lakh to fraudulent online transactions on her credit cards after being tricked by a scamster. The fraud came to light after the complainant, Itishree Kanungo of Shree Kshetra Nagar in Keshura area of Bhubaneswar, lodged a complaint at Sahid Nagar police station today. As per her complaint, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
commissionerate-Police
Covid-19 Vaccine Registration: Police Warns Of New Cyber Crime

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the nation-wide roll-out of the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, a new type of cyber crime has now come as a major concern for various law enforcing agencies across the country. The Commissionerate Police in Odisha too has warned public to remain alert so that they do not fall victim to the new type […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
DCP
Online Fraud: ‘Cyber Criminals Swindle Over Rs 10 Lakh In 3 Days In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The cyber criminals are on the prowl in Odisha and have reportedly swindled over Rs 10 lakh in the last three days, informed Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash on Wednesday. While talking to reporters, the Bhubaneswar DCP informed that the newly set up Cybercrime Helpdesk is getting flooded with calls from people who are reporting […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
scrollToTop