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Delivery Boys moonlighting as Cybercriminals in Pune: Operated 120 Bank Accounts for International Masterminds

The Pimpri Chinchwad police cracked down a major racket while probing a 35 lakh cyber fraud case registered by a woman. The lady was digitally looted by promising high returns against stock investments. The police arrested 5 men who worked as delivery boys during the day time. These delivery boys were found operating 120 bank accounts and used the money to purchase cryptocurrency to send to some international handlers in return of commission.

 

Boat India faced major data breach

Indian audio company Boat has recently faced a major data breach incident. One of the major top sellers in the affordable audio segment, the breach might affect the 7 million customers of the company. The data that includes the personal details of the customers might now be available on the dark web.

Apple reportedly warns Indian users about a new Spyware

Apple has issued critical security notifications to users in India and other 91 countries about a “mercenary spyware” targeting their devices. These targeted attacks have been reported to gain unauthorized access to these devices and steal the potential data from them.

A Bengaluru based software engineer defrauded for Rs. 2.24 Cr. by cyber fraudsters impersonating as customs and NCB officials.

A software engineer from Bengaluru has reported a loss of Rs. 2.24 crore to cyber criminals who threatened him by impersonating as officials from the Customs and Narcotics Bureau. The criminals threatened the engineer by falsely reporting about a parcel containing some illegal drugs and documents registered by his name was held back at the Delhi Airport.

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