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PHISHING NEWS

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.

WHO warns against cybercriminals using coronavirus threat to scam users

March 03, 2020 2:43 pm

The World Health Organisation has issued a notice warning people about cybercriminals posing their representatives and trying to trick people into downloading malicious software or stealing their login credentials

Facebook was the most imitated brand for phishing attempts: Check Point

February 12, 2020 1:03 pm

Facebook was the most imitated brand when it came to phishing attempts in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to a new report by Check Point Research

CA books Europe tour online, duped of Rs 2 lakh

November 25, 2019 2:46 am

Dindoshi police said that this was a case of phishing.

Phishing risk: Army officers warned of fake emails about salary hike

August 20, 2019 10:09 am

In the past, the office has issued advisories regarding fake calls seeking information from officers and also fake messages asking officers to verify the PAN numbers and account details.

Google dismisses Authenticator, introduces physical security key in Advanced Protection

October 18, 2017 12:44 pm

In order to protect journalists, business leaders and member of political campaign teams at higher risk of being targetted by hackers, Google has rolled out an Advanced Protection Programme.

Google, Facebook employees duped of $100 million in phishing scam: Report

April 29, 2017 1:27 pm

In 2013, a Lithuanian man allegedly tricked employees of Facebook and Google into wiring over $100 million to bank accounts that he controlled