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Indonesia: Covid positive man boards flight disguised as his wife, arrested

Police say a flight attendant aboard a Citilink plane traveling from Jakarta to Ternate in North Maluku province on Sunday noticed the man change the clothes in the lavatory.
In this July 18 photo, a man who used a fake identity arrives at the Sultan Babullah airport in Ternate, Indonesia. The man with the coronavirus boarded a domestic flight disguised as his wife, wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test result. He was arrested upon landing. (AP PHOTO)
In this July 18 photo, a man who used a fake identity arrives at the Sultan Babullah airport in Ternate, Indonesia. The man with the coronavirus boarded a domestic flight disguised as his wife, wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test result. He was arrested upon landing. (AP PHOTO)
Published on Jul 22, 2021 01:51 PM IST
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Raveena Tandon files FIR over fake Twitter account in her name

An officer from the Mumbai police’s cyber cell said the accused created a video of Mumbai Police chief Parambir Singh and posted abusive content from the Twitter handle.
Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon poses for a photograph in Mumbai.(ANI FILE)
Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon poses for a photograph in Mumbai.(ANI FILE)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 04:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySuraj Ojha

Cyble launches AmiBreached app to help users ascertain their exposure in the dark and deep web

The customer base of AmiBreached.com is growing rapidly. It should be noted that the diversity of the data-sets on AmiBreached.com includes data breaches, telegram chats, cybercrime communications, chat messages, etc.
The launch of AmiBreached app comes as Cyble continues to see numerous data breaches and at-risk activities in the deep and dark web scaling during the COVID-19 pandemic across various establishments.
The launch of AmiBreached app comes as Cyble continues to see numerous data breaches and at-risk activities in the deep and dark web scaling during the COVID-19 pandemic across various establishments.
Updated on Sep 08, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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NASA investigating first ever crime committed in space: Report

Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife’s private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Times said.
Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife’s private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station(HT File)
Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife’s private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station(HT File)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 08:43 AM IST
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Probe underway over first ever crime committed in space

In a first-of-its-kind charge, McClain’s estranged partner Summer Worden, a former US Air Force intelligence officer, has accused McClain of identity theft and improper access to Worden’s financial accounts.
In this file photo taken on November 14, 2018 NASA astronaut Anne McClain, a member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 58/59, attends her final exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts’ Training Centre(HT FILE)
In this file photo taken on November 14, 2018 NASA astronaut Anne McClain, a member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 58/59, attends her final exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts’ Training Centre(HT FILE)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 07:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanya Mathur

PhD scholar lodges complaint over fake social media profile

The police are trying to catch the culprit by tracing the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the fake account. “We have written to the service provider.
The police are trying to catch the culprit by tracing the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the fake account. “We have written to the service provider(FilePhoto)
The police are trying to catch the culprit by tracing the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the fake account. “We have written to the service provider(FilePhoto)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByVijay Kumar Yadav

Proposed Aadhaar law divides experts, again

The proposed ordinance allowing private companies to use customers’ Aadhaar identities to meet know-your-customer (KYC) rules has attracted criticism from experts and activists.
The proposed ordinance allowing private companies to use customers’ Aadhaar identities to meet know-your-customer (KYC) rules has attracted criticism from experts and activists.(AFP)
The proposed ordinance allowing private companies to use customers’ Aadhaar identities to meet know-your-customer (KYC) rules has attracted criticism from experts and activists.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 07:19 AM IST
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MLA Jignesh Mevani booked for defamation in Pune

A case under Section 500 (punishment for defamation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 66(c) (punishment for identity theft) of Information Technology Act, 2000 was registered at Paud police station in Pune rural police jurisdiction on Sunday.
Jignesh Mevani, member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Gujarat, was booked for defamation and identity theft, for sharing a picture of Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, self-proclaimed spiritual leader and Shefali Vaidya, a columnist from Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Jignesh Mevani, member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Gujarat, was booked for defamation and identity theft, for sharing a picture of Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, self-proclaimed spiritual leader and Shefali Vaidya, a columnist from Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 05:01 PM IST
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Identity theft: Sweeper in real life, Punjab governor Badnore on Facebook

Chandigarh police have nabbed an Amritsar man for creating Punjab governor and Chandigarh administrator Badnore’s profile on Facebook.
Cyber Cell officials said on an average they have been receiving one such complaint of fake account on Facebook and its photo-sharing app Instagram.(Reuters File Photo)
Cyber Cell officials said on an average they have been receiving one such complaint of fake account on Facebook and its photo-sharing app Instagram.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 06:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShub Karman Dhaliwal, Chandigarh

Goregaon man loses 69,330 to ATM card fraud

Police are looking at the possibility of card cloning done using a skimmer at the ATM or while making payment
Published on Jun 02, 2018 12:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Gurugram Police cyber cell flooded with applications for its summer internship

The annual internship programme by the city’s force will provide 100 students from law and technology backgrounds, intensive exposure to cyber security, and help them develop tools to assist law enforcement agencies against cyber crime and bullying.
Gurugram Police’s cyber security internship will see workshops on artificial intelligence and Big Data Analytic/Dark Web Investigations, among other topics.
Gurugram Police’s cyber security internship will see workshops on artificial intelligence and Big Data Analytic/Dark Web Investigations, among other topics.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 12:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Understand the flip side of data personalisation

The personal information we give up in order to improve our experience can, just as easily, be weaponised against us
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Canadian data analytics expert Christopher Wylie who worked at Cambridge Analytica appears as a witness before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of members of the British parliament at the Houses of Parliament, London, March 27(AFP)
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Canadian data analytics expert Christopher Wylie who worked at Cambridge Analytica appears as a witness before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of members of the British parliament at the Houses of Parliament, London, March 27(AFP)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 04:37 PM IST
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