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Did you know Kamal Haasan saved his daughter Shruti Haasan from being kidnapped for ransom? Read this RCBDid you know Kamal Haasan saved his daughter Shruti Haasan from being kidnapped for ransom? Read this RCB

Did you know Kamal Haasan saved his daughter Shruti Haasan from being kidnapped for ransom? Read this

Kamal Haasan once opened up about an incident when he discovered his household conspiring to kidnap his daughter for ransom. 

Entertainment Nov 7, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Ransomware group 'REvil' attacked taken down in multi-country operation Report gcwRansomware group 'REvil' attacked taken down in multi-country operation Report gcw

Ransomware group 'REvil' attacked, taken down in multi-country operation: Report

According to VMWare's head of cybersecurity strategy, Tom Kellermann, law enforcement and intelligence officials blocked the gang from targeting other firms.

World News Oct 22, 2021, 9:27 AM IST

Notorious Haitian group seeks 17 million ransom for kidnapped Americans VPNNotorious Haitian group seeks 17 million ransom for kidnapped Americans VPN

'Million dollars for every American': Notorious Haitian group seeks 17 million ransom for kidnapped group

The Haitian gang, which kidnapped 16 Americans and a Canadian while they were visiting an orphanage in the country, has demanded a ransom of $17 million (over Rs 127 crore) for their release.

World News Oct 19, 2021, 8:27 PM IST

Data Safety Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2021 extortion-VPNData Safety Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2021 extortion-VPN

Beware! 2021 may be the 'year of extortion'

Cyber protection company Acronis has warned that 2021 will bring aggressive cybercrime activity as criminals pivot their attacks from data encryption to data exfiltration. In its Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020, the firm has noted the growing trend of cybercriminals trying to maximize their financial gain. Here are 5 key observations in the report

Technology Dec 4, 2020, 1:04 PM IST

West Bengal: Miscreants demand Rs 7 lakh ransom after abducting third-grade student-dbrWest Bengal: Miscreants demand Rs 7 lakh ransom after abducting third-grade student-dbr

West Bengal: Miscreants demand Rs 7 lakh ransom after abducting third-grade student

Tensions erupted in East Burdwan over the tracing of an abducted student's body. The enraged crowd vandalized and set ablaze the accused's house. Police recovered a body of the third-grade student with his hands and legs tied on Friday (September 18) morning.

India Sep 18, 2020, 2:27 PM IST

Bengaluru 11-year-old kidnapped for Rs 2 crore ransom; high speed chase ends ploy of accused-ycbBengaluru 11-year-old kidnapped for Rs 2 crore ransom; high speed chase ends ploy of accused-ycb

Bengaluru: 11-year-old kidnapped for Rs 2 crore ransom; high speed chase ends ploy of accused


Bengaluru Police arrested five youths in connection with a kidnapping case. Police, after tracking the accused in the outskirts of the city, chased them for 15km in a car and eventually caught them.

 

Crime Aug 29, 2020, 3:20 PM IST

Disguised as health workers, gang kidnaps 6-year-old, demands Rs 4 crore as ransomDisguised as health workers, gang kidnaps 6-year-old, demands Rs 4 crore as ransom

Disguised as health workers, gang kidnaps 6-year-old, demands Rs 4 crore as ransom

A noted gutkha trader family from Gonda district was left in distress after a 6-year-old, grandson of Rajesh Kumar Gupta, was kidnapped from Colonelganj area on Friday. The boy who was standing at a street corner was bundled into a car which sped away.
 

Crime Jul 25, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh BJP leader arrested for kidnapping astrologer, demanding Rs 1 croreMadhya Pradesh BJP leader arrested for kidnapping astrologer, demanding Rs 1 crore

Madhya Pradesh BJP leader arrested for kidnapping astrologer, demanding Rs 1 crore

A BJP leader in Madhya Pradesh demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom after kidnapping an astrologer and his driver. He has been arrested
 

Crime Jul 22, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Here is why protests and political events should be shifted out of BengaluruHere is why protests and political events should be shifted out of Bengaluru

Here is why protests and political events should be shifted out of Bengaluru

With Congress holding a protest at Town Hall due to the alleged disparity in funds allocation and the protest holding the city traffic to ransom, it is high time that such protests and events were shifted out of Bengaluru.

India Sep 26, 2019, 7:02 PM IST