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Home ministry warns public of cyber criminals posing as government officers

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday issued a warning about cyber criminals who are engaged in 'blackmail' and 'digital arrest' while impersonating as officers from government agencies like NCB, CBI, RBI and other Law Enforcement Agencies as well as state and Union Territory Police.
Published on May 14, 2024 05:50 PM IST

Several schools in Ahmedabad receive bomb threats: Police

Preliminary investigations suggest the emails likely originated from Russia. (Representative file photo)
Updated on May 06, 2024 01:18 PM IST

Navigating identity-based cyber threats

Cyber threats
Published on May 11, 2024 04:27 PM IST

5 held in online stock market fraud with alleged money trail to Hong Kong

The suspects are accused of duping unsuspecting victims by luring them with promises of handsome returns on investments in the share market. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Apr 10, 2024 10:16 PM IST

FedEx reacts to Bengaluru lawyer case, says it never requests personal info

FedEx said it never requests personal information through unsolicited phone calls or emails for its shipped goods.
Published on Apr 10, 2024 04:05 PM IST

Panchkula: Two including a woman arrested for cyber fraud

Panchkula police have recovered gold ornaments and 35,000 in cash from the accused. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 06, 2024 09:40 AM IST

Panchkula: Retd govt official Panchkula of 22 lakh

A Panchkula- based retired government official became a victim of online fraud. (HT)
Updated on Mar 22, 2024 09:24 AM IST

Panchkula: Retired army officer duped of 2.2 lakh

A retired army officer was duped of 2.2 lakh in Panchkula. (HT)
Published on Mar 20, 2024 06:31 AM IST

Outgoing Chandigarh DGP warns of rising cyber crime, applauds police efforts

Police personnel giving farewell to outgoing Chandigarh DGP Praveer Kumar Ranjan on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Mar 16, 2024 09:40 AM IST

Chandigarh: CRPF inspector duped of 4.78 lakh

A case under relevant sections of the IPC was registered by Chandigarh Police. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 14, 2024 06:38 AM IST

Himadri Kaushik assumes charge as Panchkula DCP

Panchkula DCP Himadri Khaushik (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2024 08:42 AM IST

Centre launches ‘DIP’ & ‘Chakshu’ portals to check cyber crime, financial frauds

The other portal –- Chakshu (which means an eye in Hindi) –- is a facility on the Sanchar Saathi portal. (PTI photo)
Updated on Mar 05, 2024 08:51 AM IST

Panchkula woman trying to get her father’s pension, loses 7.79 lakh in online scam

A case under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the cyber crime police station in Sector 12., Panchkula. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2024 09:52 AM IST

Chandigarh: Gang using dating apps to dupe residents busted

The accused in the custody of Chandigarh Police. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2024 07:33 AM IST

Six members of online crime syndicate held for duping people of 15 crore: Police

The police said the accused persons defrauded people of at least 15 crore. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 07:42 AM IST

Chandigarh: Advocate makes fake profile of woman, arrested

An advocate is arrested for making fake profile of woman in Chandigarh. (HT)
Updated on Jan 26, 2024 06:16 AM IST

Microsoft claims Russian state-sponsored group hacked its employees' emails

Satya Nadella, chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft.
Updated on Jan 20, 2024 06:21 AM IST

Chandigarh: Gang offering quick loans to dupe people busted

The accused in the custody of Chandigarh Police. The trio was running a fake call centre in Dwarka, Delhi. (Getty image)
Updated on Jan 17, 2024 09:46 AM IST

Impregnate childless women for 13 lakh: Police bust racket; 8 arrested

The victims were assured a “prize money” of 13 lakh after successful conception.
Published on Dec 31, 2023 08:16 AM IST

Gujarat man gets honey-trapped by vengeful ex-employees. What happened next?

The former employees allegedly did so to avenge instances of public criticism by their boss when they worked at his office
Published on Dec 29, 2023 06:10 PM IST

Ludhiana: 33 cyber fraud victims to get 28 lakh from frozen bank accounts

More applications for the frozen amount of about 6 lakhs are under consideration and shall be processed soon. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 17, 2023 05:12 AM IST

Navi Mumbai: 6% rise in cybercrime this year

Navi Mumbai Cyber police station is equipped with one police inspector, two assistant police inspectors, three police sub inspectors and 25 staff.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:24 PM IST

Received an email from your company CEO? Beware, this could be a whaling attack

Representational Image
Published on Nov 29, 2023 05:09 PM IST

Hacked, but ethically! DU's Campus of Open Learning has new certification course

A total of 55 students have enrolled in course in its first academic session.
Published on Nov 16, 2023 12:11 AM IST

Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath warns against ‘pig butchering scams’. What it means?

Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath.
Updated on Nov 13, 2023 08:31 PM IST

Australia responding to 'significant cyber incident' affecting ports

Image for representation.
Published on Nov 11, 2023 04:31 PM IST

Misuse of technology: An unrelenting threat

governments have even been toppled in the past over illegal phone tapping and surveillance (Image for representational purpose)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 11:42 PM IST

4th joint cyber crime coordination team meet held in Chandigarh

Joint cybercrime coordination teams is a joint platform and it was constituted by MHA under the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre scheme for collaboration & coordination among states. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 06:54 AM IST

Cyber criminals swiped 21 crore from Chandigarh residents so far in 2023

Through concerted efforts, police say they have also arrested 100 cyber criminals this year. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 03, 2023 09:12 AM IST

Chandigarh: UP man held for 60-lakh insurance fraud

A case under Sections 419 (impersonation), 420 (cheating), 120 B (criminal conspiracy) was filed in 2021 at Sector 36 police station in Chandigarh. (iStock)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 08:16 AM IST
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