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Tuesday, September 21, 2021



Cops probing sextortion case in Bengaluru bust cybercrime racket, crack nearly 4,000 cases across country

September 18, 2021 7:24 pm

The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre has conducted a detailed analysis and established links of the 3 arrested persons to 3,951 cases, the CID said

Anti-phishing portal sees steep rise in cyber-crime complaints amid pandemic

August 16, 2021 11:49 pm

From March 2019 till end of the year, 790 cybercrime complaints were received. As compared to this, in 2020 (from January to December), the number shot up to 3,938.

Pune: Cyber fraud cases during online shopping jump by over 4 times in two years

August 06, 2021 11:06 am

In 2019, the Cyber Crime Cell had registered 430 cases in which people had fallen prey to cyber fraudsters while trying to make online purchases. This number rose to 1,370 in 2020 and in 2021, till July 31, as many as 1,600 cases have been registered, nearly four times the entire caseload of 2019.

Pune: 60-year-old senior citizen cheated of Rs 11 lakh by fraudsters

July 25, 2021 1:08 pm

The complainant consented to make investments to a woman claiming to be from a Chicago-based company over a call. After which, purported 'stockbrokers' from the company had him transfer money in different bank accounts.

Maharashtra Cyber police nabs engineer behind app streaming content stolen from OTT platforms

July 14, 2021 8:51 am

The arrest was made after Viacom 18 Media Private Limited along with another broadcaster approached Maharashtra Cyber with their complaint, alleging that the “rogue, standalone” application had been relaying and transmitting their content without authorisation.

After Noida, police in Delhi file FIR over app where women’s photos were uploaded

July 08, 2021 9:22 pm

National Commission for Women and Delhi Commission for Women have also sent notices to the Commissioner of Delhi Police and DCP (Cyber Crime) Anyesh Roy in the matter, demanding that action be taken against those who put up the photos of the women.

Delhi man arrested for ‘posting private pictures of minor through fake Instagram account’

July 08, 2021 9:36 am

A press release issued on Wednesday stated that a person came in contact with a minor girl from Pune by chatting on social media platforms.

Gujarat: 18-year-old held for 'sending abusive messages' to woman on social media

June 26, 2021 8:45 pm

Police brought the accused to Surat and later arrested him Friday night, under IPC sections 500, 504, and under the relevant sections of the Information Technology Act.

Apple targeted in ransomware attack; asked to pay $50 million

April 22, 2021 6:57 pm

The new ransomware attack on Apple involves designs of a number of Apple products, some of which the company is yet to launch.

Norton survey reveals 59% Indians have dealt with cybercrime in past 12 months

April 19, 2021 3:46 pm

A new report has stated that over 27 million Indian adults (59 per cent) have experienced identity theft in the past year. Here are some more findings around Indians falling victim to various kinds of cybercrime.