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Fraudsters tricking people with Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams look alikes

May 13, 2020 6:14 pm

Cybercriminals are simply exploiting the increasing popularity of video conferencing platforms to set up malicious domains related to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet.

EMI moratorium scam: Fraudsters trick people in the name of postponing EMI, loan payments

May 05, 2020 1:10 pm

Banks like SBI, Axis, ICICI and others are warning their customers to protect themselves against the EMI moratorium frauds.

Beware of growing COVID-19 scams: 5 tips to spot online scams and stay safe

May 04, 2020 12:18 pm

Google has shared some tips to help users stay safe against the increasing COVID-19 scams while at home.

India among top 10 sextortion email source countries: What is it, what happens to ransom money?

April 28, 2020 3:37 pm

Sextortion is a widely used form of spam attack where cybercriminals extort money by claiming to have receiver’s compromising pictures or evidence of their sexual activity.

Fraud alert: Fake Netflix, Disney+ websites stealing user information, credit card details

April 21, 2020 11:57 am

As users rely on video streaming sites during the COVID-19 lockdown, cybercriminals set up fake Netflix, Disney+ sites to attack unsuspecting users.

Govt giving Rs 25,000 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana? No, it's a scam

April 16, 2020 6:37 pm

A message is circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp claiming that the government is offering Rs 25,000 to every family of the country. We found the whole thing to be a scam.

Fake educational website scams UPSC aspirants with cheap online test-series

March 27, 2020 9:25 pm

UPSC CSE candidates often receive promotional messages from coaching institutes marketing their preparation material and fraudsters also try to exploit students with similar messages. Now, cybercriminals are sending alerts to aspirants regarding “important notification released due to Novel Coronavirus” with a link.

From fake apps to phishing mails, how Covid-19 is affecting our tech lives

March 10, 2020 7:59 am

As COVID-19 continues being a world health risk, cybercriminals are exploiting the Coronavirus scare to scam people.

Employee’s computer hacked, petroleum dealer duped of Rs 5.48 lakh

February 20, 2020 1:11 am

According to Cyber Crime Cell, the incident occurred on February 6 when an unauthorised access to the computer system of Alpesh Suthar (49), a sales and marketing representative of Saibaba Petroleum company, was made.

Sebi levies over Rs 14 crore fine on seven entities for fraudulent trading in Sunteck Realty scrip

December 31, 2019 4:47 pm

The entities have been penalised for executing circular trades among themselves, thereby violating the Prohibition of Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices (PFUTP) norms.