Government warns, don’t click this link on Whatsapp sms by mistake
The government warns that clicking on this link on WhatsApp sms by mistake has led to an increase in fraud on other social media platforms, including WhatsApp. Moreover many people have turned to crime because of the Corona blackout and the unemployment situation. Read Also : First Aid App For Students And Teachers
People are being alerted by the government to expose such cyber criminals. So A warning issued by the government states that people are being deceived by sending a link to a WhatsApp sms. The cyber criminal has created a false link in which a sms is sent from the government talking to the Corona Epidemic Relief Fund and thus deceiving the people. As well as a link is sent to users for this sms. Clicking on which you are asked to fill in some required information. Moreover If you share your personal biodata in this temptation of cyber criminals, anyone can commit cyber fraud with you. Read Also : Pixamotion- Photo Animator and Live Wallpaper
PIB Fact Check :
Claim: A message circulating on #WhatsApp claims that the Government has ordered payment of ₹130,000 as #Covid funding to all citizens above the age of 18.#PIBFactCheck: The claim is #Fake. No such announcement has been made by the Government. pic.twitter.com/NF8dH08wLW
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) November 24, 2020
The PIB Fact check from the government was providing information on the Twittle handle. Moreover the tweet said that such a message is completely fake. As well as the government has not released any funds for covid 19 Pandemic. And he has told people to be alert through this. Moreover the tweet clarified that even by mistake, such a sms would not be forwarded to anyone. Read Also : Check LPG Subsidy Online
Except this, people are also advised not to click on any such link. Moreover the government has warned that such a sms could hack your phone. As well as data theft and bank account withdrawals can happen, too. Debt of Rs 1.30 lakh per person – In this fake sms. Moreover the cyber criminals have talked of giving Rs 1.30 lakh from the central government to all citizens as a Covid 19 fund. Read Also : Digitals Showroom : Create Your Online Shop
In a fake sms, people over the age of 18 have been told to transfer the funds directly to their bank accounts. As well as at the same time, when you fill in such information, you are robbed of it. The government issues alerts from time to time in case of such fake sms. Also, if you receive a sms from an unknown number, do not make the mistake of believing it or forwarding it.
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