Cyber attacks are also increasing at the speed at which infection is spreading all over the world. You will be surprised to know that there have been more than six and a half lakh attempts of cyber-attack across the country in the last one month.
Most of these hackers are from China. The main job of these hackers is to monitor the credit card payment and collect other information of a person through a fake email addresses. The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) has also issued a warning in this regard, saying that Indian civil and business institutions are at risk of a phishing attack.
Fraud in the name of KYC
People are getting messages related to Corona in the coming days. Apart from this, messages related to Corona are also being sent on e-mail and WhatsApp. Recently, some such incidents have come to light in which online fraud is being carried out through the message of Good Morning and Corona free investigation.
Hackers are sending people a message with a web link in the name of KYC. The message is said to close the account. After clicking on the link found in the message, a Google document form page opens and people are asked for ATM card number, password, CVV number, and money is withdrawn.
Let us tell you that recently, CERT-In issued an alert saying that cyber-attacks have increased in the country after 21 June. In such a situation, people need to be very careful.
In what ways are people being hunted?
Hackers commonly adopt four methods for phishing attacks, including social media platforms, sending popup notifications to websites, sending links via email, and sending links over SMS. Now the question is what is the way to avoid these fishing attacks.
How to avoid a fishing attack?
- Do not open the email from any untrusted organization or government department blindly.
- If there is a URL or link on the message or email, do not click on it.
- Install the latest antivirus to protect the save data in your system.
- If there is an attachment or download, do it only after scanning the antivirus.
- When going to e-mail or a website, check the spelling of its UR and make sure that this website is correct.
- Keep the automatic download option turned off.