542 Cyber Criminals with the Help of Prakharpan Application Created by CID DG Anurag Gupta

Recently in Jharkhand district,police of 14 districts arrested a total of 542 cyber criminals with the help of Prakharpan app. This arrest took place between November 20, 2023 and February 1, 2024. A total of 118 cases were registered against the arrested criminals. 1913 SIM cards have been recovered from them. Cyber ​​criminals used these…

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Alkem Labs Reports Cyber Breach &’Fraudulent Transfer’ Loss of 52 Cr

Alkem Laboratories confirmed a cybersecurity incident that led to a fraudulent transfer of Rs 52 crore from one of its subsidiaries affecting the brand value and reveling serious vulnerabilities at several level. The disclosure raises concerns about vulnerabilities in India’s pharmaceutical sector to cyberattacks and led to price fall in their share prices. Alkem stated…

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Escrow Accounts of a Company Hacked,25 crores Siphoned off by Cybercriminals

Hackers infiltrated into escrow bank accounts of a Thane based company, posing as bank executive In a major cybercrime incident that has sent shockwaves through the city, unidentified hackers successfully infiltrated the escrow bank account of a Thane-based company, resulting in a staggering loss of approximately Rs 25 crore. Escrow accounts are majorly held by…

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Samsung Users in India was Issued Warning by CERT of Possible Cyberthreat

Security alert,  was issued for Samsung users on December 13, stating concern as high-risk and emphasised the urgency of updating the operating system or firmware in the existing Samsung mobile phones. Samsung Electronics has been notifying some of its customers of a data breach that exposed their personal information to an unauthorized individual form the…

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India’s Digital Infrastructure Under Cyber Threat; Agencies, Instructed to Adhere to SoPs

Threat of Cyber attack on Indian websites and critical infrastructure is impending as one of the largest hackers group plans cyber attack targeting the health sector. A nationwide alert has been issued and Central agencies are particularly vigilant instructing to adhere to Cyber Hygiene Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) and perform necessary tasks to safeguard data…

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Bengaluru Police Arrest 6 for Cyber Fraud; Bust Cricket Betting Racket

The Bengaluru police cyber crime unit has busted an interstate cyber fraud network which had opened several benami accounts (mule accounts) to carry out cyber frauds. The police have arrested six accused of which, five are from Kerala and one hails from Karnataka. The group used to trap innocent people, especially petty workers in the…

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