Thursday, December 22, 2016
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
How Cyber Parents should Behave with there Real Children?
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
A form of sexual exploitation that employs non-physical forms of coercion by threatening to release sexual images or information to extort monetary or sexual favors from the victim.
1) The scammers persuade the dater to send sexually explicit photos. Once they get the photos, the scammers identify themselves as law enforcement, telling the dater they sent the pictures to a minor.
They then tell the person to pay up in order to avoid arrest.
The scammers are not only identifying themselves as law enforcement, they are also using actual names of officers.
“These people are being contacted by Detective Don Peterson and it isn’t me,” Peterson told the paper.
More than 100 people have paid between $500 to $1,500 to try to avoid arrest.
2) The groups is to create online accounts of females and post pictures of attractive ladies to draw clients. They would then post pornographic images and entice their victims to have video chats with them, usually with lewd content and conversation.
Once they obtain the incriminating videos, the groups would threaten to send the video chats to the victim's friends or relatives unless they send money.
The victims are allegedly forced to send $500 to $2,000 – or P20,000 to P90,000 – through Western Union in exchange for the removal of the online video chat.
How to prevent sextortion?
Talk about sextortion
Sextortion thrives on silence; spread knowledge. Talk to two people and ask them to spread the word to two more. Keep the chain going.
Spread the word
Without a name – SEXTORTION – it is difficult to lift an abuse out of the realm of bad things we know happen and passively accept as the way of the world, and into the realm of things we will no longer tolerate and actively seek to change.
Learn more about sextortion
Once you become aware of sextortion, you see how pervasive it is. Gather and share information about sextortion.
Laws in INDIA:
1) Section 66E of Information Technology Act,2000
Violation of Privacy - Whoever, intentionally or knowingly captures, publishes or transmits the image of a private area of any person without his or her consent, under circumstances violating the privacy of that person
2) Section 67 of Information Technology Act
Punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form
3) Section 67A of Information Technology Act
Punishment for publishing or transmitting of material containing sexually explicit act, etc. in electronic form
4) Section 67B of Information Technology Act
Punishment for Child Pornography in electronic form
5) Section 387 of Indian Penal Code,1860 for Extortion is also applicable
India case law for sextortion [ Bail Stayed]
The Supreme Court on 01/02/2016 stayed the anticipatory bail given to sextortion case accused M. Satyanandam, suspended APSPDCL, Divisional Engineer. Satyanandam, who was working as DE in electricity department was booked for active involvement in the gang that sexually exploited women and resorted to extortion.
He was fourth accused in the case registered at Machavaram on December 11, 2015 following a complaint given by a woman to the commissioner of police.
An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting organized crime networks behind ‘sextortion’ cases around the world has resulted in the arrest of 58 individuals, including three men linked to the group which harassed Scottish teenager Daniel Perry.
Perry, a 17-year-old victim of an online blackmail attempt, died after jumping off the Forth Road Bridge near Edinburgh in July last year.
In the first operation of its kind, information shared between the INTERPOL Digital Crime Centre (IDCC), Hong Kong Police Force, Singapore Police Force and the Philippines National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group led to the identification of between 190 and 195 individuals working for organized crime groups operating out of the Philippines.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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How to Prevent Infection
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Stop Cyber Frauds.. Share & help.
Fraud Internet Websites and Phishing knowledge
1. Before checking name of any website, first look for the domain extension i.e .com, .org, .co.in, .net, .in etc.
The name just before extension is the *DOMAIN NAME* of the website.
E.g., in http://amazon.diwali-festivals.com, the word before .com is *"diwali-festivals"* (and NOT "amazon").
*AMAZON* word is seperated with ( . ) dot So, this webpage *does _not_ belong to amazon.com*, but it belongs to *"diwali-festivals.com"*, which most of us haven't heard of before.
You can similarly check for fraudulent (so-called) banking websites.
Before your e-banking login, make sure that the name just before ".com" is the name of your bank.
"something.icicibank.com" belongs to +ICICI*,
but "icicibank.something.com" belongs to something and not icicibank.
"icicibank.com.nu" belongs to "com"!
2. There can also be a typo in domain done purposely to confuse user to do phishing. eg: www.facebookk.com or faceb00k dot com does not relates to facebook.com
3. Nowdays you may have also seen various spam messages forwarded by users claiming to get free mobile or mobile phone at Rs.250/- or Free Talktime etc.
Before attempting to forward such messages, always check for domain name and website. Inputing data and doing some task as said on their website may result in your smartphone infected by some malware. There are several scripts present on such website which may be executed. So Beware and dont fall in such trap. There is nothing *FREE* in this world.
4. Also please check before downloading apk or android apps for smartphone. http://googleplay.com/store/apps/com.ife.google
Does not belongs to *Google*, it belongs to googleplay.com which is not owned by Google.
But http://play.google.com/store/apps/com.ife.google belongs to *Google*.
Please share this information widely and help your family and friends avoid falling for such tricks.
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