Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicCyber crime

Topic: Cyber crime

Delhi Police arrests four for duping people with gigolo, masseuse job offers

According to police, the accused cheated around 100 people, including the son of a police official. It was found that they were running the scam for the last two years.

Bogus SMSes, victims cheated of over Rs 1 cr, 65 arrests — how Delhi cops blew lid off ‘BSES scam’

Operational for six months, the syndicate behind 'scam' used four methods — selling/providing SIM cards, providing dummy accounts, scamming via tele-callers, and E-Mitra associates.

‘Fake sites, brand names to lure people’ — how e-commerce ‘fraud’ busted by Delhi Police worked

Delhi Police’s cyber cell arrested 2 'key suspects' in 'Rs 60 lakh scam' that had customers buy items that were never delivered. HC hearing pleas of multiple brands against such fraud.

Blinded by crypto buzz? Watch out. Crypto crime will rob world of $30 bn/yr, says US cyber firm

Report by US-based research firm predicts that by 2025, overall cybercrime costs will be $10.5 trillion, and victims will lose $265 billion annually to ransomware attacks by 2031.

‘4,000 nudes’ of over 200 women — why Delhi Police has arrested Noida-based market analyst

The accused, Mohit Sharma, 33, is a BTech and MBA graduate. He allegedly blackmailed women to send nude photos and videos and sold them to foreign porn websites.

Digital economy firms faced 270 cyberattacks on average in 2021, each ‘success’ cost $3.6 mn: WEF

Companies are looking to go beyond cybersecurity to move to cyber resilience, with practices like buying insurance, says WEF's 'Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022'.

Bulli Bai ‘mastermind’ a ‘porn-addict, had sexual content on laptop, hacked 1st website at 16’

According to sources in Delhi Police, data found on 20-year-old Niraj Bishnoi's laptop include 153 porn film downloads, and suggest that he has 'abnormal desires for Muslim women elder to him'.

How gang in 3 Indian states ‘solved’ GMAT, JEE & armed forces exams for cash, with Russian help

Multi-layered syndicate was allegedly run by Palwal-based Raj Teotia, charged hefty fee to solve competitive exams for over 450 candidates, took help from Russian hackers.

Mumbai Police arrest 18-year-old woman from Uttarakhand in ‘Bulli Bai’ app case

This is the second arrest by the Mumbai Police in the case. Earlier in the day, the police arrested one Vishal Kumar Jha, a 21-year-old engineering student, from Bengaluru.

‘Callous police behaviour led to Bulli Bai case’ — Delhi women’s panel summons cyber crime cell

DCW chief Swati Maliwal asks why no arrests have been made in 'Sulli Deals' case despite FIR having been registered in July, says 'shall ensure accountability' from Delhi Police.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.