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India reported 11.8% rise in cyber crime in 2020

September 16, 2021

In 2020, India registered 50,035 incidences of cyber crime, an increase of 11.8 percent over the previous year, with 578 incidents of "false news on social media" being documented.

According to the NCRB, there were 4,047 cases of online banking fraud, 1,093 OTP frauds, 1,194 credit/debit card frauds, and 2,160 cases of ATM fraud detected in 2020.