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Fraudsters use fake gift cards to lure consumers into handing over personal data: Report

Kaspersky Lab has discovered an unusual fraudulent scheme that tricks users into parting with their time and their data, for no return.

27 Jul 2018 5:27 PM

Scammed football fans pay ten times the price for fraudulent 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets

Fraudsters have set up hundreds of domains with wording related to the World Cup, to sell their guest tickets.

20 Jun 2018 9:13 PM

“I know you watch porn! Pay me to keep quiet” — Did you get this email too?

The email demands to cough up a certain amount (usually $200 to $500, or even more) to keep quiet on the matter.

16 Jun 2018 2:56 PM

Beware: New Jio DTH SMS scam on the rise

Scamsters are using the rumoured Jio DTH set-top box to rob people of their important credentials.

16 Mar 2018 9:50 PM

Be cautious! WhatsApp subscription scam on rise again

A new scam is spreading on the popular messaging platform, asking for a fake yearly subscription.

30 Jan 2018 8:52 PM


Caution: Fake Jio TV SMS scam stealing credit, debit card information

Customers should be sure about the sources from which these messages come and not blindly trust them and disclose all information.

27 Jan 2018 11:42 AM

New scam: Email from ‘Facebook’ claims ‘your messages will be deleted’

A new method adopted by scamsters is an email from ‘Facebook’ which forces unsuspecting victims to click on the link in the message.

09 Aug 2017 12:12 PM

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 for Rs 1,099: What are these pre-GST offers on WhatsApp?

You may have already been scammed and the scamster is probably laughing on his way to the bank.

08 Jul 2017 10:29 AM

Call centre scam: 4 Indians,1 Pakistani plead guilty in money laundering conspiracy in US

Hardik owned and managed the day-to-day operations of an India-based scam call centre before later leaving for the US.

06 Jun 2017 1:46 PM

Anti-graft body begins probe in medicine ‘scam’

The anti-graft body is likely to write to the Delhi government to share details about the procurement of medicines.

02 Jun 2017 1:59 AM


Water scheme 'scam': Panel for suspension of 4 officials

The scheme is an initiative by Fadnavis govt towards farm-level water conservation, aims to make Maharashtra drought-free by 2019.

28 May 2017 4:09 PM

Former CM alleges Rs 400 crore scam in tur procurement

The tur procurement fiasco has been food for serious political debate for the past one-and-a-half month.

23 May 2017 2:57 AM

Bizman linked to Rs 400-crore scam funded AAP's Russia trip: Mishra

He alleged that the Rs 400-crore scam was in the High Security Registration Plates business in Delhi.

21 May 2017 1:01 PM

Deceased IAS officer was to expose big scam in Karnataka: UP minister

The officer was found dead on Wednesday under mysterious circumstances on a roadside in the high-security Hazratganj area.

18 May 2017 3:28 PM

Manoj Tiwari seeks probe into CM’s role in PWD scam

Earlier this week, the ACB lodged three FIRs, including one against a company of late Bansal, regarding a “scam” in the PWD.

14 May 2017 1:06 AM


Spam campaign targets Google users with malicious link

Google had taken steps to protect users from the attacks by disabling offending accounts and removing malicious pages.

04 May 2017 8:14 AM

Beware: Online tax filing scams steal your refunds too

Hackers are expected to see a fair amount of profits with fraudulent filing returns.

12 Apr 2017 12:59 PM

Man tries to dupe Kanpur's BJP district chief with 'fake' PM scheme

An FIR has been registered in the incident, police said, adding that the matter was being investigated.

31 Mar 2017 7:20 PM

PM Narendra Modi magic missing in Varanasi?

People are hurt key issues weren’t addressed despite PM rallies.

08 Mar 2017 1:30 AM

Cyber criminals now target WhatsApp, Paytm

Cyber criminals have managed to gain extensive access to the data exchanged on these apps.

21 Feb 2017 3:01 PM