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Cybercrime
Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.22

Telco resident duped of Rs 74,000

Unknown criminals have duped a Telco resident of Rs 74,000 fraudulently by asking the victim to download a Quick Support App.  The victim, Arun Samuel Datt lodged an FIR with the Bistupur-based ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.22

Crime and Replenishment

Historian and cultural theorist Sumanta Banerjee has written about crime in colonial Calcutta. In one of his essays, he makes the point that as a rapacious East India Company moved ahead with its urba...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 15.01.22

Ukraine hit by hackers as Russia stages drills

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to “be afraid and expect the worst”, and Russia, which has massed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbour's frontier, re...
By Reuters in Kiev

News  /  Published 19.12.21

Alwar-based man commits Rs 45,000 furniture fraud through Facebook

A 35-year-old man from Alwar in Rajasthan was arrested on Saturday for allegedly duping a Salt Lake resident of Rs 45,000 by promising to get wooden furniture delivered to his house. Cops identified ...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 19.12.21

Salt Lake woman duped of Rs 27,500 in WhatsApp fraud, 5 held

Three men from Africa and two women from Manipur have been arrested for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 27,500 after getting in touch with her on a mobile messaging app. A team from the cyber-crime po...
By Snehal Sengupta

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India  /  Published 23.11.21

Delhi: Cyber police station in every district

With a rise in cybercrime in the national capital, the Delhi Police will set up a dedicated cyber police station in every district to deal with such cases effectively. The Delhi government's Depa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.10.21

Hackers disrupt Iran petrol sale

A cyberattack disrupted the sale of heavily subsidised petrol in Iran on Tuesday, state media reported, causing long lines at fuel stations across the country weeks before the anniversary of the 2019 ...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 14.10.21

No invite to Russia for cyber crime meet

Russia was not invited to attend a 30-country virtual meeting led by the United States that is aimed at combating the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, a senior administration offici...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Over 350 crimes against kids each day in India

A total of 1,28,531 crimes against children were recorded in India last year, implying that an average of 350 such cases were reported each day during the pandemic, according to an NGO's analysis ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.07.21

Russian ransomware gang goes offline

Websites run by the ransomware gang REvil suddenly became unreachable on Tuesday, sparking widespread speculation that the group had been knocked offline. The Russia-linked cybercrime ring has collec...
By Reuters in Washington


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