Fraud Alert: Scams Relating to MHADA Flats & Bank-seized Property
There are two fundamental reasons why people get defrauded so easily – they are motivated by greed or fear into making wrong decisions or...
Yogesh Sapkale | 25 February 2023
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Fraud Alert: Matrimony Scams
Over the years, the traditional matchmaking process in India has gone through tremendous change. Especially after the COVID pandemic,
Yogesh Sapkale | 17 February 2023
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Fraud Alert: Drugs in Wedding Card; Gigolo and Escort Job Scam
The smuggling of drugs and gold remains one of the most lucrative business activities for criminal gangs.
Yogesh Sapkale | 11 February 2023
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Fraud Alert: Password Remains Weakest Link in Govt Depts; Honey Trap and Investment Scams Continue To Loot People
Across the world, governments tend to play 'big brother', especially in cyberspace, so it is no wonder that we receive frequent sermons from...
Yogesh Sapkale | 03 February 2023
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Pathaan Download Links; Job Scams Are on the Rise
After serious calls to boycott Pathaan, the film and a ridiculous controversy over the colour of costumes, this Hindi film starring Shah Rukh Khan,...
Yogesh Sapkale | 28 January 2023
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Fraud Alert: ATM PIN Security; Greed To Earn Higher Returns Leads to a Loss of Crores
Just like passwords are the first line of defence in securing almost all electronic information, networks, servers, devices, accounts, databases,...
Yogesh Sapkale | 20 January 2023
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Fraud Alert: Remaining Vigilant Online Is the Only Way To Avoid Being Scammed
In spite of repeated warnings issued by the government, security experts, regulators and media, people continue to become victims of online fraud.
Yogesh Sapkale | 14 January 2023
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Privacy Breach, Security Risks of 'Smart' Gadgets
Security experts have regularly warned that great convenience or ease of use usually comes with serious negative implications for your privacy and...
Yogesh Sapkale | 06 January 2023
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Fraud Alert: Universal Rules To Stay Safe Online in 2023 & Beyond
As we gear up to welcome 2023 with great enthusiasm and hope, we must remember that criminal gangs also feel the same. They have also lined up great...
Yogesh Sapkale | 31 December 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Bogus Websites Offering Govt Schemes; Loan on Phone
Even as we all are settling into the digital world, a primary issue that remains unresolved is knowing whether you are interacting with an authentic...
Yogesh Sapkale | 23 December 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Missed Call News; Sexting, Murder & Extortion
A few days ago, I came across news reports with alarming headlines. Both reports talked about people who had lost money after receiving several...
Yogesh Sapkale | 17 December 2022
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Fraud Alert: Don't Dial These Codes from Your Android Mobile
Last week I received a message claiming that a person was duped when a fraudster asked him to dial some codes from an Android mobile phone.
Yogesh Sapkale | 09 December 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of These 5 SMS, Calls
While describing the modus operandi of cybercriminals, we have always said that they exploit people’s 'fear' and 'greed' to dupe them and steal...
Yogesh Sapkale | 03 December 2022
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Fraud Alert: Impersonation on Twitter; Beware of Dubious Apps, Links
After trying to imitate toll-free or other numbers used by banks for customer care, cyber fraudsters are now impersonating financial institutions on...
Yogesh Sapkale | 18 November 2022
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Fraud Alert: Twitter Verification Mail; Beware of Calls for Updating Life Certificate
Finally, it has happened. Elon Musk has bought Twitter by paying a humongous US$44bn (billion) and immediately decided to review the coveted blue...
Yogesh Sapkale | 05 November 2022
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Fraud Alert: Password Management
Yogesh Sapkale | 28 October 2022
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Fraud Alert: Beware of Diwali Free Gift Messages as Links Can Rob You
Whenever there is an event or celebration, we go all out to enjoy it.
Yogesh Sapkale | 22 October 2022
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Fraud Alert: Ponzi Crypto App Dupes Thousands; Social Media Connection of Kerala Human Sacrifice Case
Every time we speak or write about fraud, we tell people not to be greedy or act out of fear created by fraudsters. Unfortunately,
Yogesh Sapkale | 14 October 2022
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Fraud Alert: Thailand IT Job Scam & Human Trafficking by Chinese Criminal Gangs
Many information technology (IT) job aspirants, who dream of having a fat salary in a foreign country like Thailand, are receiving a shock of a...
Yogesh Sapkale | 07 October 2022
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Fraud Alert: Bank Customers Targeted by SOVA Android Trojan
A very sophisticated Trojan, SOVA, which has re-emerged, is now targeting payment and banking apps on Android devices in India. Last year, in...
Yogesh Sapkale | 24 September 2022
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