Innocent people being made victims of rapid cyberattacks, Know how to avoid

Jul 01 2020 12:38 PM
Innocent people being made victims of rapid cyberattacks, Know how to avoid

Unlock 2 has been done to control corona infection. In Unlock 2, cybercrime has increased more than expected. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and State Bank of India (SBI) have also given an advisory on cybercrimes. The central bank has issued a statement in this regard. According to this, there has been an increase in the cases of cyber fraud in recent times. The thugs have made innocent people their prey. This fraud is sometimes done in the name of meeting the needs of KYC, sometimes it is done by greed.

According to the cyber expert Pawan Duggal on this matter, most of the companies do not have adequate security measures to work from home. There is not a strong framework and there is no strong data protection law. The challenge increases considerably. On the one hand, where there is a challenge to save your own data in front of consumers, on the other hand, the company's data has to be protected. There is no doubt that cyber dent has increased in the present time. Not only the employees of IT sector, but ordinary employees also need to pay attention to their cybersecurity.

SBI has shared a post on Twitter. In this, he has asked customers to stay alert. SBI wrote in a tweet, "Be careful, we have received such information that cyberattacks are going to happen in major cities of India. People should avoid clicking on emails coming from ncov2019@gov.in. Its subjet 'Free Covid-19 Test' has been given. Do not click on it at all.' In the tweet, SBI said that cybercriminals have stolen the email IDs of about 20 lakh Indians. These hackers are getting their personal and banking information from the email id ncov2019@gov.in in the name of doing the corona test for free. SBI has specifically asked the people of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad to be careful about fake e-mails.

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