SIM Card Swapping Fraud

Srushti IyerCyber Security, Law1 Comment

SIM Card Swapping Fraud

Being a student who is currently pursuing an integrated degree in computer science and cyber law, I was very curious when I read an article in a Marathi newspaper in the last week of May. This article was printed on the first page itself, and it was in the form of an advisory issued by Pune Cyber Police who had … Read More

I.T.C. Ltd. and Anr. v. State of U.P. and Anr.

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I.T.C. Ltd. and Anr. v. State of U.P. and Anr.

I.T.C. Ltd. and Anr. v. State of U.P. and Anr. (2008) 62 ACC 875 In the High Court of Allahabad Cr. Misc. Application No. 12986 of 2006 Before Justice Amar Saran Decided on July 9, 2008 Relevancy of the case: Alteration and deletion of information from any computer resource Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 65, … Read More

RBI’s Circular on Unauthorized Electronic Payments in PPIs

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RBI's Circular on Unauthorized Electronic Payments in PPIs

On January 04, 2019, the RBI notified a new circular dealing[1] with limiting the liability of customers in unauthorized electronic payment transactions in PPIs (Prepaid Payment Instruments) issued by authorized non-banks. This is the third circular notified by the Reserve Bank in less than 18 months on customer liability in unauthorized transactions. It has been issued under Section 10(2) r/w … Read More

ATM Fraud- 5 things a victim should do!

Raj PagariyaCyber Security, Law25 Comments

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Search analysis reveals that the number of people searching for ATM Fraud is the highest in India all across the globe. Even our Electronic Banking Frauds in India report suggests how the humongous growth in ATM frauds have led to disruption in the banking sector which no agency is proactively addressing. Age old modus operandi and tactics are now being used … Read More

Financial Cyber Crime: How the system is failing the victims

Nitish ChandanLaw5 Comments

I’d say good luck to you if you are a victim of a financial cyber crime in India and looking for a recourse. When I say financial cyber crime, I refer to all sets of crimes that include vishing scams, ATM skimming and fraudulent withdrawals and transactions. For someone who is visiting our website for the first time, please check … Read More

Money Fraudulently taken from Bank Account- What to do?

Nitish ChandanLaw134 Comments

Statistically, plastic money frauds in India have seen troubling growth in the last decade. Headlines reporting fraudulent money withdrawals from ATM machines are an almost regular occurrence. On our helpline and from people inquisitive about the cyber law, we get to hear this question a lot. Somebody withdrew money fraudulently from my bank account through an ATM. What do I … Read More

All You Need To Know About Credit Card Fraud

Arpan SinhaCyber Security3 Comments

Do you like to shop often with your credit cards? Or do you swipe your card at fuel stations? If the answer is “yes,” then you might be prone to credit card fraud. Credit card frauds are the scams committed using others’ card in a fraudulent way. It is the case where one’s card is used without their knowledge or authorization to … Read More

Warning! This is what fraudsters have been doing lately

Nitish ChandanCyber Security1 Comment

After life, the next big threat for an individual is to his money. We have seen ATM card skimming, plastic money forgery, large scale data breaches to pull out financial details, phishing and the modern (ish) phone call frauds to extract data as some of the tools to aid money laundering from users. Probably you are someone who is aware … Read More