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Online fraud: Assistant Prof in Kovai loses Rs 65,000 after clicking on SMS link 

J Beula Isabel is the complainant who lost a huge amount when she shared details on a web link sent through an SMS to her phone. The police said that this is the third case of fraud in two weeks time

Published on 6th October 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Debit, credit card fraud online climbs steeply, 225% more cases when compared to 2019

In 2019, the country recorded 44,735 cases of cyber crime, while the figures stood at 27,248 in 2018, the data from corresponding years showed

Published on 16th September 2021
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UP engineering student arrested for duping COVID patients requiring oxygen, ICU beds

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Anto Alphonse said a case under section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of the Indian Penal Code was registered 

Published on 13th May 2021
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Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids, finds think tank on cyber security

The danger is compounded by the fact that strangers may find the location of the children in real life and put them in danger or share their personal information with their peers

Published on 1st April 2021
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Bihar top cop says offensive social media posts against govt officials will be treated as cyber crime

The letter issued by Naiyar Hasnain Khan, the ADG heading the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) was addressed to all principal secretaries and secretaries of various departments in the state

Published on 22nd January 2021
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With increased mobile penetration, cyber crime in India increases by 88% since 2015

Cyber crime has steadily been on the rise ever since mobile banking and internet services have been adopted with such elan across the country — leading to a spurt in OTP frauds, phishing and more

Published on 22nd October 2019
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PUBG turns playground for sexual exploitation: Gujarat youth arrested after leaking Belagavi girl's explicit photo

The relationship took an ugly turn when Mithul asked Sakshi for money and threatened to leak her explicit photos on social media if she did not comply

Published on 24th July 2019
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Odisha trio arrested for posting intimate photograph of college student on Facebook

The primary accused, Tarun Jal of Dudhel village, is a 25-year-old married man who had developed a romantic relationship with the victim and clicked intimate photographs of her

Published on 5th December 2018
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How Jharkhand-based NGO Cyber Peace Foundation has been helping youngsters stay safe online for 15 years

Vineet Kumar, the founder of Cyber Peace Foundation talks about security challenges faced by women in cyberspace and what his foundation is doing to better the ecosystem

Published on 3rd July 2018
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Revenge porn drives DU student to suicide: Here's what you need to do online and at the police station to ensure obscene pics of you don't go viral

With an increasing number of women falling prey  to cyber crimes like morphing and stalking, we take a look at how and why you can yank that content online, and bring the culprits to book offline

Published on 13th April 2017

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