Today the festival of Holi is being celebrated all over the country with joy and gaiety. In such a situation, people are wishing Holi to their friends, family and relatives. Many e-commerce companies keep bringing special offers on the special festival of Holi. In this, big discounts are also given to the customers. Along with this, big cashback offers are also given to the customers. But, under the guise of these discounts and cashback offers, cyber criminals are targeting people. Nowadays, many such advertisements are becoming viral on social media in which big discount offers are given to the customers. After this, you are asked to shop through the given link.
But, doing so can make people a victim of fraud. By clicking on this link, cyber criminals steal your bank account details. After that they vacate your account. On this matter, the government has warned people from the Twitter handle Cyber Dost, saying, ‘May your Holi be filled with happiness and be very safe. Along with this, it has been further said that do not send any kind of unverified link to anyone without investigation. In this way protect yourself and others.
Have a happy and cybersafe “Holi” festival. Don’t share or forward unverified posts/news on social media platform. Beware and be cybersafe. pic.twitter.com/MsqOmsp9QS
— Cyber Dost (@Cyberdost) March 16, 2022
In this way cyber criminals make people victims of fraud
Let us tell you that in order to make people a victim of cyber fraud, cybercriminals give many tempting offers to people. Due to this people fall in the trap of cheap goods, cashback and discounts. After this, he clicks on the link sent by the criminals. After this all your information reaches the cyber criminals. After this, when you make payment, they also steal your bank details. After that Internet Banking. They clear your entire account with UPI etc.
Stay safe from cyber fraud like this-
Do not click on any unverified link.
Do not give your bank details like UPI ID, Bank ID, Net Banking Password, Credit Card and Debit Card information to anyone.
Do not share your personal information on call to anyone.
Before trusting any kind of advertisement, go to its official website and cross check it.
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