Beware of this message coming on WhatsApp; Your bank account may be down in minutes
Users who have downloaded this WhatsApp app have been asked to delete the app from their phone immediately. This will prevent personal information from going to fraudsters and avoid major losses.
In this world of the internet, there is a huge increase in online fraud cases and cybercrime. Fraudsters use many such online methods, which can lead to massive fraud. One such case has come to light in which a fraudster sends a message tracking the delivery and if the user clicks on that link, the bank account may be down.
This is how fraud happens –
The case has come to light in the UK, in which a message called FluBot is being shared. This message provides information about tracking the delivery. You are asked to download an app from the link provided in this message. After the user downloads the app, the app steals the user’s personal data, password, backing details, and contacts.
This WhatsApp app is a completely fake app, being used by fraudsters. It has come to light that cyber thieves are stealing users’ money by using this app.
What to do to avoid fraud –
The UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has issued security guidelines to identify this fake app to prevent such fraud. People have been told to be vigilant to avoid this fraud. Network providers like Vodafone have also warned against such scams.
Users who have downloaded this app have been asked to delete the app from their phone immediately. This will prevent personal information from going to fraudsters and avoid major losses.