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» 2019-08-01

Sanjay Kumar is a Delhi-based professional who does not consider himself very tech-savvy. But when he wanted to put up a refrigerator for sale, he turned to a classifieds site […]

» 2018-07-24

Ministry of Home Affairs today denied media reports that said that the center would set up a police force dedicated to fighting cyber crime. Law and order is a state […]

» 2018-07-04

WhatsApp, India’s largest communication platform used by an estimated 65% of the country’s online population, has come under scrutiny for providing a conduit to distribute ‘fake news’ after multiple cases […]

» 2018-05-14

Two companies belonging to the Aditya Birla Group issued clarifications that they were not impacted by an attempted hacking of computers as reported in media reports. Telecom services provider Idea […]

» 2018-03-28

The government of India has set up a “Committee on Phone Frauds” to deal rising instances of theft of money using phone calls and one time passwords. India has seen […]

» 2018-01-08

Bitcoin users and investors in India could be in for tough times ahead as a high-level, interdepartmental committee set up by the government of India has urged it to crack […]

» 2018-01-05

Social and mainstream media is abuzz with headlines that scream that the Aadhaar database has been ‘leaked’ or ‘breached’ by miscreants and that the UID Authority of India has been […]

» 2017-12-30

The number of frauds related to Internet banking and credit and debit cards in India has increased four fold in the last one year, according to data reported by the […]

» 2017-12-29

Joby George of Kerala-based Goodwill Entertainments has offered a ‘lifetime’ job in the UK, Australia, Dubai or India to the person who was arrested by the Kerala police yesterday for […]

» 2017-12-28

The central government blocked 1,791 urls — websites or pages — and the courts blocked another 2,133 urls in 2016 and 2017, the department of telecom said. This was in […]

» 2017-10-05

Five customer accounts belonging to Andhra Bank and Syndicate Bank were subjected to fraudulent withdrawals using the customer’s Aadhaar data, government data indicated. Four of the five Aadhaar fraud cases […]

» 2017-09-06

India’s biggest bank, State Bank of India, has been forced to issue warning letters to its customers after fraudsters targeted the banks’ customers with fake schemes and offers. An email […]

» 2017-03-22

An increasing number of government department websites get hacked every year, according to data obtained from the Department of Information Technology. A total of 39 websites belonging to central government […]

» 2017-03-13

Incidents of fraud and theft involving credit and debit cards have fallen sharply in the current financial year, according to data for the first nine months provided by the Reserve Bank […]

» 2016-12-16

PayTM, India’s largest wallet company, has been cheated to the extent over Rs 6.15 lakh by 48 customers claiming illegal refunds for goods they already received. A case has been […]

» 2016-11-28

For long, the Bharatiya Janata Party held the upper hand on Twitter — which — along with comment boards on news websites — forms the ‘wild west’ of political online […]

» 2016-09-30

Flipkart, one of India’s top online shopping sites, has warned users not to click on suspicious links or otherwise give credence to purported offers from the website seen on social […]

» 2016-08-25

In India, there has been a surge of approximately 350% in cybercrime cases registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000 from the year of 2011 to 2014, a ASSOCHAM-PwC […]

» 2014-04-23

India lost an estimated $225 million (Rs 1,350 crore) due to phishing attacks last year, RSA, the security division of EMC today announced in its 2013 Fraud Report. India emerged as the […]