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Cyber fraudster posing as ‘architect from Canada’ dupes woman of Rs 6 lakh

November 28, 2022 7:34 am

An FIR has been registered at Wakad police station by the woman who works at a managerial position in a multinational company. Police said the complainant had created her profile on a matrimonial website. Sometime around March 2022, she was contacted by an ‘architect based in Canada’ who was a prospective groom.

Why re-using the same password across your accounts is so dangerous

November 19, 2022 9:33 am

Cybercriminals create an underground market of databases obtained from breached websites.

Mumbai: Designer held for helping frauds open bank accounts

July 29, 2022 8:53 am

On the pretext of refundable costumes, signing an MoU and processing fees, the fraudster took Rs 3.54 lakh. The fraudster then asked for another Rs 3.25 lakh saying Kohli was to feature in the advertisement.

CERT-In may float portal for cybersecurity incidents

June 11, 2022 6:47 am

The meeting took place after CERT-In’s cybersecurity norms were met with pushback by stakeholders

LinkedIn most imitated brand by cybercriminals, marking 52% of all phishing attacks: Check Point Research

April 20, 2022 4:18 pm

LinkedIn dominated the rankings for the first time ever, accounting for more than half (52 per cent) of all phishing attempts during the quarter.

Hackers steal $320 million worth of crypto from DeFi platform Wormhole

February 05, 2022 12:51 pm

Wormhole has offered a bounty worth $10 million to hackers to return the funds.

YouTube accounts of crypto creators, Indian exchanges fall victim to scamming attempt

January 25, 2022 1:21 pm

The hacked accounts had a video posted without the creator's permission that instructed viewers to send cryptocurrency to a wallet address that was in the description of the video in return for a new cryptocurrency called "OWCY".

Instagram copyright violation scam on the rise, warns security researcher

January 20, 2022 9:54 am

Instagram influencers and creators often have their email ID attached to their profiles, making them more susceptible to getting scam emails highlighting copyright infringement.

Panasonic confirms data breach, after cybercriminals gain access to file server

December 01, 2021 3:05 pm

Panasonic confirmed that "its network was illegally accessed by a third party on November 11.

Pay money or get coronavirus, 'dirty little secret' emails scare with Covid-19

March 26, 2020 12:40 pm

Cybercriminals are using coronavirus scare to extort money from unsuspecting people in a new kind of ransom attack.

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