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Why do people Vent on Social-Media?

Venting on social media refers expressions of our emotions, frustrations, thoughts, or grievances openly and publicly on social media platforms. Sharing personal experiences, problems, or feelings with a wide audience, often with the intention of seeking , support, validation, or letting off anger or frustration over an issue with individual or an organisation. Venting mostly […]

Frauds galore in the name of Income Tax

Digital technology is currently advancing rapidly, and fraudsters are also looking to exploit it as much as possible, and now they are targeting innocent taxpayers. Fraudsters are using Social engineering tactics, which is the practise or art of convincing people to compromise their personal information. They are targeting members who have a PAN card and […]

Don’t take the AI Deep Fake Bait

Artificial Intelligence (AI) focuses on creating intelligent machines that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as understanding natural language, recognising images, making decisions, and solving complex problems. Few possible malicious and criminal use of Al-powered deepfakes (a) Harassing or humiliating an individual and destroying their image and credibility (b) Luring employees into […]

Beware of Parcel Scams

Fake parcel scams are a type of fraud in which scammers send fake messages, emails or phone calls pretending to be a legitimate delivery company or postal service, informing the recipient that they have a package waiting for them, and asking them to pay a fee or provide personal information to retrieve it. The scammer […]

Don’t get tricked by Fake DP

A display picture, also commonly referred to as a profile picture or avatar, is an image that represents a user’s identity on social media channels. It is the image that appears next to a user’s name whenever they post, comment, or engage with content on the platform. It serves as a visual identifier and helps […]

Beware of Movie Rating Frauds

Movie review or rating fraud is a deceptive practise where individuals or groups manipulate movie ratings or reviews for various purposes, such as financial gain, promoting or defaming a film, or influencing public perception. While it is not uncommon for people to have different opinions about movies, fraudulent activities can artificially inflate or deflate ratings, […]

Growing concerns around deepfakes

Deepfakes are a type of artificial intelligence-based technology that allows for the creation of highly realistic digital forgeries, in which an individual’s face and/or voice is replaced with someone else’s. This technology can be used to create convincing videos of real people doing or saying things they never did. Deepfakes are a growing concern because […]

Beware of Spoofing

Spoofing is the act of falsifying or disguising one’s identity or data to appear as something or someone else. It can refer to various types of deception in computer networking, including e-mail spoofing, IP spoofing, caller ID spoofing and website spoofing. Spoofing can be a serious threat to security and privacy, and it’s important to […]

Impersonation Attacks on Rise

An impersonation attack takes place is when a digital adversary fraudulently poses as a trusted associate of the target, often as a friend, work colleague, or executive leader at the target’s company. Impersonation is where users create social media accounts mimicking a legitimate account. Impersonators are those who pretend to be someone’s popular personality (i.e. […]

All About Widely Used Telegram App

Telegram is the second most popular cross-platform messaging application, it is widely used because it has enhanced privacy and encryption features, even supporting large group chat features up to 200,000 person capacity. Telegram also offers its users several features, including no limits on media sizes, end-to-end encryption in “secret chats,” and a bot API in […]