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Tag: Cyber Crime

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Miscreants Hack Whatsapp Account Of Top Odisha Govt IT Official

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.

India In Final Stages Of Clearing National Cybersecurity Strategy
India In Final Stages Of Clearing National Cybersecurity Strategy

"Microsoft is also partnering closely with MeitY to skill security leaders in government entities across the nation in cybersecurity,"

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This Odisha Woman Loses Rs 3.5 L From Bank Account After ‘Mobile Theft’

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.

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Online Fraud: Cyber Criminals Dupe Over Rs 1.28 Crore In Odisha In August
Online Fraud: Cyber Criminals Dupe Over Rs 1.28 Crore In Odisha In August

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).

‘Pay Online And Get Blood’ - Cyber Fraudsters Targetting People In Need Amid Covid Pandemic
‘Pay Online And Get Blood’ - Cyber Fraudsters Targetting People In Need Amid Covid Pandemic

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.

Bhubaneswar: Man Hacks Wife’s Social Media Accounts, Uploads Her Intimate Videos
Bhubaneswar: Man Hacks Wife’s Social Media Accounts, Uploads Her Intimate Videos

The two got married six months back. However, the woman left the house after she was beaten and tortured by her husband repeatedly.

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Cyber Fraudsters On Prowl In Cuttack, Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner’s Appeal

Cyber fraudsters are targeting senior citizens in Bhubaneswar.

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SBI Customers Be Aware! Fraudsters On Prowl, Commissionerate Police Issues Advisory

The Commissionerate Police also issued a help desk number (for Bhubaneswa) to report cyber fraud incident.

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Odisha: Lady Teacher In Bhubaneswar Duped By Cyber Fraudsters On Pretext Of KYC Update

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.

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Odisha Police Sound Alert For Social Media Users

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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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…

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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…

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Cyber Fraud: Commissionerate Police Helps Victims Get Back Rs 1.3 Lakh Lost To Fraudsters

Bhubaneswar: The cyber crime help desk of the Commissionerate Police has successfully recovered Rs 1.3 lakh which was swindled by fraudsters from the bank accounts of two persons in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the fraudsters had withdrawn Rs 70,090 from the bank accounts of one Debashish Mallick, who works as a supplier of various goods. […]

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Odisha Man Nabbed For Online Fraud By Delhi Police;100 SIM, Aadhaar Cards Seized

Balasore: A police team from Delhi’s Amar Colony Police Station on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man from Basta area in Balasore district on the charges of online fraud and duping an export and import company of the national capital. The accused has been identified as Sanmay Panda. He has been arrested by Delhi police with […]

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Cyber Crime: 'People Lost Over Rs 1.4 Crore To Fraudsters In One Month'

Bhubaneswar: In just one month, citizens lost over Rs 1.4 crore to various cyber frauds in the State, said Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi on Tuesday. “From an analysis of the available data, we have found that cyber criminals have duped over Rs 1.4 crore from people in different parts of the State. The […]

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BEWARE! This Valentine's Day, Stay Away From Scammers' Special Offers

Bhubaneswar: Just when people thought they have seen almost every high-profile online scams, a fresh phishing attack promising lucrative offers and deals for this Valentine’s Day – when lovers express their affection with love and gifts for their partners, has given all quite an unfamiliar jolt. Cyber experts have warned people regarding the ‘FAKE’ Valentine’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Cyber Fraud: ‘Jamtara’ Gang Active In Bhubaneswar; Commissionerate Police Cautions People

Bhubaneswar: It seems the fraudsters of Jamtara –infamous as the cybercrime capital of India– are now on the prowl and in search of their next target, this time in the smart city of Bhubaneswar. The Commissionerate Police recently released a video and cautioned people to remain alert as the cyber fraudsters of Jamtara in Jharkhand […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Inter-State Cyber Criminals Nabbed In Odisha, ATM Skimmers Seized

Sambalpur: In what could possibly be just the tip of the iceberg, Sambalpur Police on Friday arrested four cyber criminals including two persons from Bihar. According to reports, the gang used to install skimmer machines at ATMs and withdraw money after acquiring the PINs of card users. Addressing a presser, Sambalpur SP Kanwar Vishal Singh […]

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Odisha Finds New MO To Tackle Cyber-Crimes

Bhubaneswar: In the epoch where mobile and digital applications control our lives, the exponential growth of cyber-crime via social networking platforms, has become a matter of concern in Odisha. Reports suggest that the sitting ducks are mostly children, women, elderly, with a major chunk being technologically challenged. While experts believe that there is an urgent […]

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Odisha Police Crime Branch To Set Up Social Media Monitoring Cell

Cuttack: If you are sharing any objectionable or inflammatory messages on WhatsApp or any other social media platforms beware, as Odisha State CID, Crime Branch will soon set up a social media monitoring cell to track such activities. The social media monitoring cell will function from the Cyber Police Station building in Bhubaneswar, informed Additional […]

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Odisha Crime Branch Braces Up To Tackle Cyber Crime

Cuttack: Going by the rising trend of cyber crimes, Odisha State CID, Crime Branch has undertaken a slew of capacity building initiatives to put a check on such offences. Addressing a presser on Tuesday, Crime Branch ADG Santosh Upadhyay said that nearly 250 inspector rank officers were given training on various aspects of cyber crime […]

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10 Cyber Criminals Arrested In Jharkhand

Ranchi: Ten cyber criminals were arrested in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district on Thursday, police said. The cyber police in a special drive arrested the criminals from two villages in the district. The police seized 28 mobile phones, six bank passbooks, 19 ATM cards, one vehicle, two bikes and Rs 1.50 lakh in cash from them. The […]

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Chinese Group Behind Cyber Attacks On India Identified

London: Security researchers have discovered a Chinese hacking group that has stolen confidential data by attacking government organisations in six countries, including India. Government organisations in India, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey suffered damage as a result of the group’s attacks, said specialists from London-headquartered global security solutions provider Positive Technologies. The Calypso APT […]

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Miscreant Dupes People Using Odisha Collector’s Fake Facebook ID

Rourkela: It seems fraudsters have devised a new strategy to dupe people by creating fake Facebook accounts in the name of celebrities, MLAs and senior government officials. This was evident when Sundergarh Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan took to social media on Friday to mention that an unidentified miscreant has been fraudulently demanding money from people […]

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Odisha Woman Accuses Boss Of Rape, Blackmailing

Rourkela: A former woman employee of an incense stick company at Chhend Colony in Rourkela has brought rape and blackmailing charges against the owner of the company, Maheswar Prusty. The matter came to the fore after the woman lodged a complaint at Raghunathpalli Police Station on Saturday. As per the complaint filed by the woman, […]

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Odisha Man Falls Prey To Fake KBC Message, Loses Over Rs 40 lakh

Sambalpur: Despite advisories being issued by Odisha Police, people continue to fall prey to several online frauds in the State. In one such incident, a resident of Hirakud area in Sambalpur lost more than Rs 40 lakh in a bid to claim Rs 4 crore prize money. As per reports, the victim had allegedly received […]

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Three more cyber police stations in Odisha soon

Bhubaneswar: Amid rising cases of cyber crime in Odisha, DGP RP Sharma today said three more cyber police stations will come up soon in the State. The upcoming cyber police stations are to be set up in Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Jeypore to deal exclusively with IT offences. The strength of cyber crime unit in the […]

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