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PHISHING NEWS

UP-based group operating several scam phishing websites: Report

October 05, 2022 12:06 pm

A threat intelligence firm has detected various malicious phishing websites operated by threat groups in the Western Uttar Pradesh region.

How scammers use SMS forwarding apps to defraud bank customers in India: Report

July 19, 2022 9:28 am

Scammers are creating phishing websites that pose as customer complaint portals and download malware to the users' devices.

Amazon Prime Day 2022: How to avoid scams when shopping for deals

July 08, 2022 8:54 am

As Amazon Prime Day sales are set to begin, hackers are looking to exploit unsuspecting shoppers with phishing emails. Here is how you can identify and avoid them.

Explained: The one-man phishing scam that targeted publishing giants, top authors

January 07, 2022 1:54 pm

A 29-year-old has been arrested in the US and charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Who is Filippo Bernardini, and what is the case against him? How did reputed authors and editors fall prey to his scam?

Tech support scam on rise in India; Here's how to protect yourself from phishing attacks

October 20, 2021 5:05 pm

Microsoft's report observed that seven out of 10 consumers in India were targeted by a tech support scammer in the last 12 months.

Microsoft continues to be the most impersonated brand in phishing attacks: Check Point Research

October 19, 2021 9:38 pm

Cybersecurity experts analyzed phishing emails , and found that WhatsApp, LinkedIn, and Facebook, made the top ten most impersonated brands list for the first time this year.

No. Amazon is not offering free gifts to all; that WhatsApp message is fake

March 27, 2021 1:03 pm

The latest viral message claims to offer free gifts for all Amazon users as part of the e-commerce giant's 30th anniversary. It also has a link, which has incorrect spelling for Amazon. Users should avoid clicking on such fake messages.

Senior TV journalist Nidhi Razdan files complaint with Delhi Police

January 19, 2021 10:18 pm

A series of emails exchanged with those behind the alleged scam as well as other documents connected with the matter have been enclosed with the complaint.

Report shows rise in phishing attacks during sale days: Here's how to avoid falling for these

November 17, 2020 7:20 pm

Phishing campaigns doubled during the period between October 8 and November 9 as 243 such campaigns have been reported globally compared to the 121 in the previous month.

Jamtara is back, this time in a new e-SIM phishing racket

August 26, 2020 10:27 am

Police are yet to ascertain the amount of money involved. But they have made five arrests — among the first in a racket involving e-SIM frauds.

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