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Malware disguised as TikTok-alternative app is being circulated via WhatsApp, SMS by cybercriminals: Report
News & Analysis

Malware disguised as TikTok-alternative app is being circulated via WhatsApp, SMS by cybercriminals: Report

Kaspersky has advised users to download apps only from the official app stores to steer clear of such fraudulent schemes.

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats online, requests cyber crime cell to intervene
India

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty receives rape, murder threats online, requests cyber crime cell to intervene

Rhea Chakraborty writes she has been a victim of online abuse, name-calling, and slut-shaming since Sushant Singh Rajput's death

Sony LIV's promotional 'prank' for Undekhi creates panic; Mumbai Police instructs channel to withdraw tactic
Entertainment

Sony LIV's promotional 'prank' for Undekhi creates panic; Mumbai Police instructs channel to withdraw tactic

In a bid to promote Undekhi, Sony LIV prank-called several people in Mumbai and played disturbing recordings of a man begging for help, saying a killer wants to take his life.

Sanjaya Baru, ex-advisor to Manmohan Singh, duped of Rs 24,000 after ordering liquor online; one arrested, other accused absconding
Politics

Sanjaya Baru, ex-advisor to Manmohan Singh, duped of Rs 24,000 after ordering liquor online; one arrested, other accused absconding

In his complaint, Baru alleged that after placing an online order to purchase liquor by paying around Rs 24,000, the person on the other end switched his mobile phone off and went incommunicado.

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex
India

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex

Cases such as bois locker room could be a collective failure of society, of teachers and parents, in not making safe spaces for discussing cyber hygiene or netiquette.

Delhi Police arrests Instagram group admin in 'bois locker room' case; 27 other members identified
India

Delhi Police arrests Instagram group admin in 'bois locker room' case; 27 other members identified

After Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy with regard to the Bois Locker Room case, five other students were questioned by the Cyber Crime Cell on 5 May.

Delhi Police apprehends 15-year-old boy for alleged link with Instagram group 'bois locker room'; identifies 20 members
India

Delhi Police apprehends 15-year-old boy for alleged link with Instagram group 'bois locker room'; identifies 20 members

After lodging an FIR against the members of 'bois locker room', an Instagram group reportedly created to exchange photos of minor girls and pass lewd comments, the Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy on 4 May.

Delhi Cyber Crime, DCW take cognisance of boys who created Instagram group to exchange pictures of minor girls, pass lewd comments
India

Delhi Cyber Crime, DCW take cognisance of boys who created Instagram group to exchange pictures of minor girls, pass lewd comments

The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to Instagram and Delhi Police over 'bois locker room', a group chat made to share pictures of minor girls and make lewd comments. The Delhi Police Cyber Crime Cell has filed a case against the accused under relevant sections of the IT Act and other sections of the IPC

Govt bans foreign firms from conducting IT security audits of critical sectors for fear of sensitive data being leaked
India

Govt bans foreign firms from conducting IT security audits of critical sectors for fear of sensitive data being leaked

In the wake of the cyber attack on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, the government has directed the ministries and departments handling India's critical infrastructure to avoid hiring foreign firms to conduct IT security audits of its systems and networks

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
India

Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace

The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape

Indiabulls Housing Finance files criminal complaint against miscreants for spreading wrong information about firm
Business

Indiabulls Housing Finance files criminal complaint against miscreants for spreading wrong information about firm

Indiabulls Housing Finance joins the list of companies taking legal action against spreading of rumours and misinformation

Haryana Police to launch drive to spread awareness about cyber crime, prevent people falling victim to fraud
India

Haryana Police to launch drive to spread awareness about cyber crime, prevent people falling victim to fraud

Haryana Police will soon launch a new public awareness campaign through SMS and social media platforms to educate and alert people against online frauds, cybercrime.

Mahila Congress to lodge complaint against misogynistic online campaign against Priyanka Gandhi
Politics

Mahila Congress to lodge complaint against misogynistic online campaign against Priyanka Gandhi

The Congress' Mahila wing will file a complaint for a 'malicious' online campaign against general secretary for eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi

Akshara Haasan files FIR with Mumbai Police after private photographs are leaked online
Entertainment

Akshara Haasan files FIR with Mumbai Police after private photographs are leaked online

Akshara Haasan had on 7 November issued a statement on Twitter regarding the incident.

Akshara Haasan approaches Mumbai Police, Cyber Crime Cell for help after private photos are leaked online
Entertainment

Akshara Haasan approaches Mumbai Police, Cyber Crime Cell for help after private photos are leaked online

Akshara Haasan's phone was recently hacked and her private photographs were circulated online.

Major security breach in Pakistan, data of almost all banks hacked, says Federal Investigation Agency
World

Major security breach in Pakistan, data of almost all banks hacked, says Federal Investigation Agency

The first case of a cyber attack on a Pakistan's bank was reported by Bank Islami on 27 October.

A third of users in India victim to internet threats between July and September
News & Analysis

A third of users in India victim to internet threats between July and September

India ranks 12th when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web as per Kaspersky Labs.

SEC says that companies not tightening cybersecurity could be violating federal law
News & Analysis

SEC says that companies not tightening cybersecurity could be violating federal law

Public companies that fail to tighten their cybersecurity controls could be violating federal law says SEC.

Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more
News & Analysis

Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more

Online safety begins with awareness, and knowing the threat that sits behind your computer.