The warning comes amid rising complaints that money was extorted from people after trapping them by showing obscenity on WhatsApp or Facebook messenger video calls.
The SecWAN, the computer network linking the various departments in the Secretariat, is suspected to have been infiltrated even by foreign hackers.
The method of attack has implications for cybercrime, where criminals often take over target's phone numbers in order to harass them or drain their bank account.
Surendran had posted a picture of him along with his daughter, after which Ajinas allegedly posted abuses in response.
Nidhi Jacob, an English language trainer, survived the fraud as she smelled something fishy when the scamster demanded money.
The increased dependence on internet-based, virtual activities have led to a spike in organised and unorganized child porn pandering.
UP reports calls to many people in the state from cybercriminals to seek important personal details like Aadhaar number, bank account, and insurance policy details.
Print media across the country have been facing what they call 'the PDF menace' for several months.
The media and advocates of free speech are but wary on more counts than one.
An investigation that started out of curiosity led to a Chinese scam that is leading millions of people, including Malayalees, to gamble in the name of 'work-from-home' schemes.