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

CERT-In Advisory against COVID-19 phishing campaign by malicious actors

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CERT-In Advisory against COVID-19 phishing campaign by malicious actors

On June 19, 2020, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory reportedly warning against a large-scale phishing campaign against Indian citizens and business enterprises. According to CERT-In, the attackers are expected to use COVID-19 as enticement while masquerading as central government agencies. This phishing attack intends to trick the users into downloading malicious files or steal personal … Read More

IDBI Bank v. Sudhir S. Dhupia

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IDBI Bank v. Sudhir S. Dhupia

IDBI Bank v. Sudhir S. Dhupia In the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal Cyber Appeal No. 7/2013 Before Mr. Shiva Kirti Singh, Chairperson and Mr. A.K. Bhargava. Member Decided on August 13, 2019 Relevancy of the case: Compensation a case involving phishing and bank fraud Statutes & Provisions Involved The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 43(g), 43(j), 43A, 85) … Read More

Coronavirus: Fake News, Phishing Campaigns, Malware Attacks, and much more

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COVID-19, or Coronavirus, has brought the world community to a standstill. With any issue that creates panic among the general population, the threat of cyber crimes or cyber attacks becomes imminent. Needless to say, there are hundreds of examples showing how attackers are exploiting the situation and preying on people’s fears. With most of the employees working from home, the … 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

Replace OTPs with USB Security key

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Two factor authentication provides an extra layer of security to your account. It provides a method of combining two different kinds of login approaches to add some extra security, but that’s not enough. 2FA is stronger than password based authentication, but it is prone to phishing attacks. An account that has a very strong password, and is secured with a … Read More