Tag: Cyber Crime

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OUAT website hacking: Police begin probe

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate police on Saturday started investigation into the hacking of the official website of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT). “We have received a complaint from the OUAT authorities regarding the hacking of their official website. We are investigating the matter. We have to check whether it is a mischievous act by […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Hackers threaten to reveal 'secret' data linked to 9/11 attacks

San Francisco: A hacker group has threatened to reveal “secret” data related to September 11 attacks in the US after claiming to have got access to a large cache of confidential files. In its announcement published on Pastebin, the group known as The Dark Overlord pointed to several different insurers and legal firms, claiming specifically […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Sophisticated cyber attacks on Cloud to dominate 2019: Trend Micro

Bengaluru: Cyber attackers will use more sophisticated tools in 2019 to take advantage of the changing technology landscape and prey upon evolving corporate technology environments especially Cloud, cyber security firm Trend Micro has said. The attackers will leverage proven methods against growing Cloud adoption, the firm said in its report late Friday, adding that more […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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India witnessing heavy cyber attacks from Russia, US, China

New Delhi:  India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cybersecurity company. According to F-Secure’s honeypot data, Russia, the US, China, the Netherlands and Germany […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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.

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Twitter asks all users to change password

San Francisco/New Delhi: Twitter has urged its 336 million users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that stored passwords in plain text in an internal system. “As a precaution”, Twitter on Thursday recommended its users to consider changing their password on all services where they have used the same password. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Facebook engineer axed for stalking woman online

San Francisco: Even as Facebook announced plans to launch a dating service at its annual developers’ conference this week, media reports said that the social network had to fire one of its security engineers who allegedly abused his power to access information and stalked women online. The controversy came to light after the employee allegedly […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks

Washington: Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a “Cybersecurity Tech Accord” to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states. The watershed agreement will prevent them help governments launch cyber attacks against innocent citizens and enterprises. It will also protect against tampering or exploitation of their […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Most-watched YouTube video 'Despacito' hacked

San Francisco: Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s music video “Despacito” that has been watched over five billion times on YouTube was hacked by cyber criminals among other famous music videos. The Spanish-language hit disappeared from Google-owned platform on Tuesday, with a pro-Palestine message from the hackers. The video was later restored. “A hacker using the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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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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  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
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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.

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
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Engineering student arrested for online fraud in Berhampur

Berhampur: An engineering student was arrested on Saturday for fraudulently transferring money from the bank accounts of a woman in Berhampur. The accused has been identified as Sunil Tripathy, a resident of Arabinda Nagar under Baidyanathpur police limits here. According to reports, Tripathy is studying at an engineering college in Cuttack. The victim on December […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
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Nigerian national among 2 arrested for duping Rs 41 lakh from Odisha woman

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch arrested two persons including a Nigerian national in New Delhi for allegedly duping a woman from Puri to the tune of Rs 41 lakh. The duo has been brought to Bhubaneswar on a three-day remand for interrogation. The arrested persons have been identified as Nwabueze Chukwudi Vincet (35) of Nigeria […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
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Puri Srimandir interior picture again made viral on social media

Puri: Despite ban and stringent action against the violators, a picture of the Puri Jagannath temple’s interior was again made viral on social media. This time, one Megha Luthra uploaded the picture on her facebook account and captioned it ‘ek dham yatra’. Megha’s facebook profile mentions her as working at IndiGo Airlines and she is […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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Man arrested for posting obscene photos of wife on social media

Cuttack: A man was arrested for allegedly posting obscene pictures of his wife and sending her derogatory messages on social media at Kerilo village under Nemalo police limits in Cuttack district on Wednesday. Based on a complaint filed by the woman and her family members, the accused Bikash Ranjan Singh was arrested by the Nemalo […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
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