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Tag: Cyber Fraud

Odisha Police ASI’s Wife Loses Around 50K To Cyber Fraud
Odisha Police ASI’s Wife Loses Around 50K To Cyber Fraud

As per reports, cyber fraudsters mopped up around Rs 50,000 from the bank account of the ASI’s wife on the pretext of credit card activation/validation.

Fake Telegram Messenger Apps Hacking Devices With Lethal Malware
Fake Telegram Messenger Apps Hacking Devices With Lethal Malware

During the investigation, they found that the threat actor was able to leave most parts of the attack under the radar by separating the attack into several small files, most of which had very low detection rates by (antivirus) engines, "with the final stage leading to Purple Fox rootkit infection".

'Double Your Money In 50 Days': Over 200 People In Bhubaneswar Duped By Cyber Fraudsters
'Double Your Money In 50 Days': Over 200 People In Bhubaneswar Duped By Cyber Fraudsters

Cyber fraudsters are on the prowl as Odisha is witnessing a spike in online crimes. Fraudsters are alluring people with several tempting schemes and are looting their savings. Several such cases have come to the fore in recent times posing a challenge to the Cyber Police.

Money Swindled From Customer's Account Of IndusInd Bank
Couple Accuses Bank Of Swindling Money From FD Account, Stages Dharna

A couple from Baligohiri village under Balasore’s Nilagiri area sat on dharna in front the IndusInd Bank’s branch office in Balasore accusing the staff of swindling money from their fixed deposit and saving accounts, on Thursday.

Wanted Cyber Criminal Tries To Defraud Top Odisha Crime Branch Officer Of Rs 98K
Wanted Cyber Criminal Tries To Defraud Top Odisha Crime Branch Officer Of Rs 98K 

The fraudster who made on attempt to cheat Crime Branch Additional DG Sanjeev Panda is said to be the third wanted accused involved in the high-profile OCAC CEO WhatsApp hacking case. 

Microsoft To Skill 1 Lakh Indians In Cybersecurity By 2022
Microsoft To Skill 1 Lakh Indians In Cybersecurity By 2022

Microsoft has introduced four new security, compliance and identity certifications, of which the accredited certification for Fundamentals will be offered at zero-cost for any individual who attends the associated training through this initiative.

 Android Phone Users Beware Of This Malware! Delete These Apps Immediately
Android Phone Users Beware Of This Malware, Delete These Apps Immediately

Once installed, the Joker malware immediately begins spying on the user’s phone, steals information and sends it back to the hackers remotely.

OCAC CEO WhatsApp Hacking Case
OCAC CEO WhatsApp Hacking Case: Nigerian National Arrested In Bengaluru

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.

Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales
Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales

The majority of the online shops used for skimming identified by the NCSC had been compromised via a known vulnerability in Magento, a popular e-commerce platform.

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Rourkela Police Nabs Notorious Cyber Fraud From Gujarat

Raval Bhavik, a notorious cyber fraud has been nabbed by the Rourkela Police from Gujarat for allegedly defrauding a large sum of money from an unsuspecting man in the Steel City.

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WhatsApp Hacking Case: Odisha Crime Branch Confirms Nigerian Gang Link

In the latest development in the WhatsApp account hack of Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) CEO, Manoj Kumar Patnaik, Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday confirmed the involvement of Nigerian nationals.

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Investment Scam: Investors Become Soft Target Of Cyber Fraudsters In Odisha
Investment Scam: Investors Become Soft Target Of Cyber Fraudsters In Odisha  

NCRB report said cyber crimes increased by 30 per cent in Odisha in 2020 compared to the figures in the previous year.

99% of Indian Firms Adopt Hybrid Cloud Amid Cyber Risks: Report
99% of Indian Firms Adopt Hybrid Cloud Amid Cyber Risks: Report

The findings also indicated that cyber threats are at an all-time high and infrastructure complexity is creating cracked doors that cybercriminals are exploiting.

Bhubaneswar Reports Cyber Fraud Worth Of Over Rs 60 Lakh In September
Bhubaneswar Reports Cyber Fraud Worth Of Over Rs 60 Lakh In September

Financial fraud of Rs 60,48,453 was recorded in Odisha capital in September, 2021. Of the total fraud, the cyber police managed to refund and block a total amount of Rs 17,45,614. 

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‘Obscene Photo Trap’ Used By Cyber Criminals To Blackmail Girls In Bhubaneswar

This is the recording is of a cyber fraudster trying to trick this girl into his blackmailing trap. Several such cases have been reported in the Capital city Bhubaneswar where the cyber fraudsters have tricked girls into their trap and blackmailed them.

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Delhi Police Arrests Odisha Youth For Cyber Fraud

Pritam Kar, 30, used to provide SIM cards to the cyber criminals outside the State and earned huge amounts

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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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Hyderabad Police Arrests Five Cyber Criminals From Bhubaneswar

The fraudsters allegedly looted Rs 15 lakh from two accounts in a fraudulent manner, police said.

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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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Cyber Criminals On Rampage In Odisha, Defraud Over Rs 1.53 Crore In June

Covid-induced lockdown and the increase in online transactions are believed to be the reasons behind the rise in cyber frauds in Odisha

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Stock Market Scam: Cyber Cell Helps Odisha Youth Get Back Rs 4.30 Lakh 

A youth in Odisha got back Rs 4.30 lakh  which he lost to online fraud due to the prompt action of Bhubaneswar cyber cell help desk.

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1 In 2 Indian Adults Fell Prey To Hacking In Last 12 Months

New Delhi: More than one in two Indian adults (59 per cent) experienced cybercrime in the last 12 months, as seven in 10 Indian adults (among those surveyed) believed that…

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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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Wanted To Sell Cow, Odisha Youth Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh By Cyber Fraudster

Bhubaneswar: A youth in Bhubaneswar was allegedly duped of Rs 1 lakh by a cyber fraudster while trying to sell his cow online. The complainant, Debasis Sahu had put up an advertisement on the online marketplace app when the scamster posing as a potential buyer duped him. As per reports, Sahu had put up the […]

Cyber Fraud: Rs 27,000 Emptied From Retired Odisha Officer's SBI Account
Cyber Fraud: Rs 27,000 Emptied From Retired Odisha Officer's SBI Account

Jagatsinghpur: Beware! You may lose your hard-earned money even without sharing bank account details and other credentials to anyone. A retired employee of the National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) in Jagatsinghpur became the latest victim of cyber fraud in the State by losing Rs 27,000 from his SBI account to fraudsters. The victim, Debabrat Sahu […]

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