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4 held for cyber fraud in Hyderabad

Friday, January 3, 2020, 7:25 PM

4 held for cyber fraud in Hyderabad

The Cyberabad Crime Station (CCS) police have arrested four people for siphoning money from the customers of the popular e-commerce sites Amazon and Flipkart. The gang is learned to have stolen customer's data by learning one-time passwords through telemarketing and allegedly made transfers from their bank accounts. They are being questioned by the police. On August 28, 2019- the Cyber Crime police arrested four people for cheating bank officials. The police seized a car, Rs 3 lakh cash and seven mobile phones, cheque books, ATM cards and bank passbooks from them.

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Hyderabad: 14,000 cyber crimes this year, 23 solved

Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:24 PM

Hyderabad: 14,000 cyber crimes this year, 23 solved

With Hyderabad becoming increasingly digitised, cyber crimes too have proliferated. According to CCS records, about 14,000 cases have been booked till November end. A mere 23 of these cases have been solved and four of the accused arrested. Speaking to the media, joint commissioner of police (detective department) Avinash Mohanty said: “A substantial number of cyber crime cases has been registered. I don’t think the number will come down in the next few years. These crimes will continue proliferating till penetration of digital technology gets stabilised.” Investigators need expertise and skill to crack these frauds. Some of them require considerable effort and time. “We are maintaining a database of phone numbers and bank accounts through which frauds have been committed. We are sharing the same with a lot of agencies. This is helping us keeping tabs on new cases,” Mr Mohanty stated.

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73% cyberattacks occur on Microsoft Office products: Report

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 11:39 AM

73% cyberattacks occur on Microsoft Office products: Report

Microsoft Office products were the most commonly exploited by cybercriminals around the world and nearly 73% of cyber exploits were performed in MS Office products in the third quarter of this year, a new report has said. According to information gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, other exploited applications by cybercriminals included browsers and operating systems, among others. MS Office products were followed by Browsers with 13.47% of the total number of exploits by cybercriminals, Android with 9.09%, Java with 2.36%, Adobe Flash with 1.57% and PDF with 0.66%.

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SBI alert: Don't lose your money by charging your smartphones at these places

Friday, December 13, 2019, 5:56 PM

SBI alert: Don't lose your money by charging your smartphones at these places

SBI alert: Don't lose your money by charging your smartphones at these places The country' ...

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Phishing is the most common way to steal information

Friday, August 23, 2019, 2:49 PM

Phishing is the most common way to steal information

Cybercriminals have taken to phishing as the most common way to steal information, through increased sophistication and well-crafted emails, according to a report prepared jointly by consultancy EY and industry body FICCI. Malware attacks on mobile devices come next on the list as they allow quick getaways, the report says. Customer information, financial data and strategic plans of companies are the three most valuable pieces of information coveted by cybercriminals, according to the report titled ‘Innovation-led cyber crime management’. India ranks among the top five globally for the most high-profile cyber-attacks, with more than 90% of hackers under the age of 35, out of which 58% are self-taught, which means technical education is not relevant, the report points out.

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E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud

Monday, July 29, 2019, 6:35 PM

E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud

E-Wallet Skimming: Most dangerous cyber fraud You must have heard of card skimming. Now, there is a new kind of fraud called E-wallet skimming. E-w ...

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This Is How Many Bangaloreans Lost Money To OTP Fraud

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4:01 PM

This Is How Many Bangaloreans Lost Money To OTP Fraud

Cybercrime in Karnataka has increased 9-fold in just six years. In the year 2013, there were only 61 ...

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IndianMoney Review:  How to prevent Cybercrime?

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 6:00 PM

IndianMoney Review: How to prevent Cybercrime?

IndianMoney Review:  How to prevent cybercrime? Cybercrime is increasing each day with the increase in the number of people using the internet ...

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Disadvantages of Online Shopping

Monday, October 29, 2018, 7:24 PM

Disadvantages of Online Shopping

Online shopping is increasing each day. Now, people prefer online shopping over offline shopping, because of the ease and convenience it offers, avail ...

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List Of Cyber Crimes

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 6:26 PM

List Of Cyber Crimes

Improved technology has made all of us dependent on the internet, for almost everything. Internet helps you do a lot of things sitting in just one pla ...

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