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Banking customers in India may fall victim to this novel phishing attack

  • Using a sample SMS, India's cybersecurity agency elaborated how the “malicious actors” are tricking banking customers into clicking on phishing websites to carry out fraudulent transactions.
CERT-In issued an advisory Tuesday, saying the scammers are hosting phishing websites on the ngrok platform to collect sensitive information ( Istockphoto/representative Image)
CERT-In issued an advisory Tuesday, saying the scammers are hosting phishing websites on the ngrok platform to collect sensitive information ( Istockphoto/representative Image)
Published on Aug 11, 2021 02:47 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mumbai tops cybercrime frauds in 2019, Bengaluru ranks 2nd: National Crime Records Bureau

Bengaluru recorded 10,555 cases in 2019, while Mumbai saw a steep rise in cyber crime cases in 2019 with 2,527 cases being registered, reported the NCRB.
Although the cases in Mumbai exceed 2,527, experts believe that the number should be much more but the complaints filed by the victims do not get converted into FIRs. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Although the cases in Mumbai exceed 2,527, experts believe that the number should be much more but the complaints filed by the victims do not get converted into FIRs. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 09:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMegha Sood

Nearly 6,900 cases of online banking frauds registered in 2017-18: Govt

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said with the rapid increase in use of cyber space, the number of cyber crimes is also increasing.
Image for representation(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Image for representation(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 04, 2020 06:40 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Cases of fraud on rise, Gurugram police advise caution

Cases of fraud have registered a steady growth in Gurugram, show police statistics. Police officials who have investigated such cases said they target people from all walks of life and of all age groups
Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik, IPS, launched the website cyber cell.(HT Representative Photo)
Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik, IPS, launched the website cyber cell.(HT Representative Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 04:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByNikhil M Babu, Gurugram

Men posing as bank employees cheat 60-yr-old woman of 50,000 in Gurugram

According to the FIR, the accused said her debit card was about to get cancelled and persistently kept asking for her debit card number and OTP.
Suresh Rani said in her complaint that she received a call from a man who posed as an employee of her bank.(Getty Images)
Suresh Rani said in her complaint that she received a call from a man who posed as an employee of her bank.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 05:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Gurugram

Debit, credit card cons rise 30% in Gurugram as frauds target data

Cops urge residents to be vigilant as credit-debit card, banking frauds account for 59.2% of the total 2,482 complaints received this year; say such frauds to rise with use of internet.
While 1,343, such complaints were received in 2016 and 1,954 in 2017, in 2018, till August 6, 1,470 such complaints were received, which is up 2017’s weekly average by 30%.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
While 1,343, such complaints were received in 2016 and 1,954 in 2017, in 2018, till August 6, 1,470 such complaints were received, which is up 2017’s weekly average by 30%.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 12:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByNikhil M Babu, Gurugram

Mehul Choksi gets Caribbean passport to hoodwink Indian agencies

The CBI has booked Choksi, uncle of his alleged partner in crime Nirav Modi, in two cases related to the PNB scam and filed charge sheet against him.
Mehul Choksi had fled India in the first week of January.(HT File Photo)
Mehul Choksi had fled India in the first week of January.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 09:56 PM IST
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New Delhi,Hindustan Times | ByRajesh Ahuja

Congress questions government silence on ICICI Bank ‘loan fraud’

Khera said the government itself has admitted that non-performing assets have risen by 230% - from Rs 2,51,054 crore in March 2014 to Rs 8,31,141 crore in December 2017.
ICICI Bank building in Mumbai.(Livemint File Photo)
ICICI Bank building in Mumbai.(Livemint File Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT COrrespondent

Online banking fraud racket busted; 4 including kingpin held

The gang members persuaded their victims to share confidential details on the pretext of linking their Aadhaar cards with their accounts.
The conmen allegedly posed as RBI officials to steal victim’s credentials.(Representative image)
The conmen allegedly posed as RBI officials to steal victim’s credentials.(Representative image)
Updated on May 25, 2018 03:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Modi’s economic policies disastrous, says Manmohan Singh

Former PM Manmohan Singh attacked the Modi government over a series of banking frauds, saying the money swindled almost quadrupled from Rs 28,416 crore in September 2013 to Rs 1.11 lakh crore in September 2017.
Manmohan Singh said farmers are facing an acute crisis, youth are not finding opportunities and the economy is growing below potential.(HT Photo/Arijit Sen)
Manmohan Singh said farmers are facing an acute crisis, youth are not finding opportunities and the economy is growing below potential.(HT Photo/Arijit Sen)
Updated on May 07, 2018 11:28 PM IST
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Vikram Gopal, Bengaluru | ByHT Correspondent

Banking system has been destroyed: Rahul

With bank ATMs running out of cash in most cities in Uttar Pradesh like in many other parts of the country, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi, blamed on Tuesday “demonetisation and weakening of the banking system” for it.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi visits the grave of Maulana Hasan Raza in Amethi.(PTI)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi visits the grave of Maulana Hasan Raza in Amethi.(PTI)
Published on Apr 18, 2018 02:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow

After cash crunch, printing of Rs 500 notes to be increased 5 times: Govt

After reports of large number of ATMs running out of cash in several states, the govt said the central bank will increase the printing of Rs 500 notes.
A HDFC Bank ATM in Bengaluru with ‘no cash’ placard.People complained ATMs in several parts of the city had run out of cash.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
A HDFC Bank ATM in Bengaluru with ‘no cash’ placard.People complained ATMs in several parts of the city had run out of cash.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 07:57 PM IST
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PTI, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Amid unrest, Modi and team working on three areas to see BJP through in 2019

But at a time when the challenge against the BJP has sharpened, Narendra Modi’s focus on consolidating governance initiatives as a step to expanding his political constituency offers a clue into the BJP game plan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses media at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on April 7.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses media at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on April 7.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 08:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPrashant Jha

Will Aadhaar curb terrorism, banking fraud? Supreme Court doesn’t agree with Centre’s argument

A five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra, hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the validity of Aadhaar and its enabling 2016 law, said Aadhaar was “not the solution” to banking fraud.
A view of the Supreme Court on a cloudy day. The top court also questioned the government for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with Aadhaar “just to catch a few terrorists”.(Sonu Mehta/HT FILE PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court on a cloudy day. The top court also questioned the government for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with Aadhaar “just to catch a few terrorists”.(Sonu Mehta/HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

No delay by MEA in revoking passports of ‘certain individuals’: Govt on Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The MEA had recently revoked passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, diamond merchants wanted for alleged banking fraud.
Jeweller Nirav Modi poses during the launch of his store in Mumbai. The government has faced severe criticism after alleged economic offenders, including former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Choksi fled the country.(Reuters File Photo)
Jeweller Nirav Modi poses during the launch of his store in Mumbai. The government has faced severe criticism after alleged economic offenders, including former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Choksi fled the country.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 11:53 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India
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