Cyber Crime has been the talk of the town this year as cases of internet fraud went hand in hand with the spike of covid 19 cases and put some serious doubts on internet security. Thousand's grievances are piled up at the city's cybercrime department, with many known names on the list.
Internet security is definitely at stake, The recent victim of a Cyberattack in the city has been the Advocate General of The High Court. Advocate General B Shiva Prasad has approached the police and has filed a fake account opened by cybercriminals, which has all his info and pictures. This account allegedly posed as the Advocate General and interacted with people, indulging in all kinds of activities. The Advocate General also complained that these miscreants were allegedly adding up many other known people and celebrities and indulging in social media activity, claiming that this wasn't something he would do.
Police are investigating this issue and have asked all close contacts of the advocate to refrain from any connection with that account. Many such cases of soliciting money and blackmailing of leaking conversations or pictures are the primary mode of operation for the cybercriminals, and capturing one gang will solve many issues, and more method of their plan and function will be out in the open.