Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Phishing attacks


Phishing email sent from ‘senior officer’s ID’, cyber cell points to Rawalpindi link

October 14, 2021 6:35 am

The email ID appeared to belong to Rajesh Nagawade, senior inspector of east region cyber police station. Nagawade didn't respond to phone calls.

Instagram message, nude video calls, blackmail: Modus operandi of a new phishing crime wave

September 07, 2021 4:06 pm

On July 4, the Agra Cyber Police arrested three men from Mewat who were allegedly involved in various forms of cyber crime, including making “nude video calls to blackmail people”. Police believe that it is this same gang that targeted Bhasin.

Check Point: Increased adoption of cloud has pushed up risks too

October 25, 2021 10:23 am

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) improving by the day, deepfake videos will also be a tool that will be used to fool people who are easily impressionable.

Fake Covid-19 vaccines, remedies-related scams increase exponentially on Darknet: Checkpoint report

December 14, 2020 5:55 pm

The researchers at the cybersecurity firm were able to find plenty of posts on the Darknet where they claimed to sell Covid-19 vaccines or remedies.

Fake news to ransomware, Covid-19 was theme of cyberattacks in 2020: Avast Report

December 03, 2020 4:48 pm

Hackers did not even spare hospitals in these testing times. From Czech Republic to Germany, hospitals were under ransomware attacks. Also, big companies like Garmin, Jack Daniels and the Ritz London faced the brunt of it.

Govt warns against massive Covid-19 related phishing campaign

June 21, 2020 2:10 pm

The CERT-In advisory asked users to report any unusual activity or attack at

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.

India faced maximum phishing attacks in 2013 in APAC estimated loss at $225 mn: Report

April 23, 2014 3:55 pm

Globally, loss due to phishing attacks was $5.9 bn, significantly higher than $1.5 bn in 2012.

Phishing attacks: 20 pct Indians are victims, says Microsoft

February 11, 2014 1:36 pm

12 per cent Indians said they suffered identity theft at an average cost of Rs 7,500

10,000 users face phishing attacks daily in India: Kaspersky

June 21, 2013 7:04 pm

According to report,world on an average,saw 1.02 lakh phishing attacks every day.