In the name of QR code based payment, duplicate call center insurance, income tax, UPI, KYC updates and SIM upgrade, fraudsters can expel all your deposits. If you look at the data of Delhi Police till 31st December 2020, it has been observed that in the last 4 years, there has been a 5-fold increase in cyber fraud cases. In 2017, there were only 7200 complaints, and in 2020 it reached 37280. Let’s find out what fraud is going on and how to avoid it …
This is a cheat in the name of the KYC / SIM upgrade
You will receive a call saying your wallet or bank is invalid. The caller says it can be validated online so you can reactivate your account. You will be prompted to download the application for convenience. When you use the app, the caller looks at your phone screen. He asks you to transfer a small token amount to the wallet. When you do this, it will look at the password and other details.
In this way they get caught in a sexstar
Cyber scammers make friends with people through online media in the name of women. The accused may be a woman or a man. Up close, they make video calls on Messenger or WhatsApp, record porn video clips along with their calls, and extort the objectionable video by threatening to make it public on various social media platforms.
This is how you get caught up in a shopping fraud
Cybercriminals create fake clones of branded e-commerce websites or apps and launch them on the Play Store. After this, these fraudsters give 60 to 80 percent discount on various products on their fake websites. Look for great offers, you order immediately. People get caught in this cheap trap and pay immediately. But, the goods are never delivered and if you check that link, that link is also missing.
This way they get caught in the call center
Fake call centers open and contact people in the name of social security number support, technical support and anti-virus support, and hack their system by sending pop-ups. Then they extort money from them in the name of fixing it or threatening people. To do this, they contact people in the name of various law enforcement agencies and other departments, such as the Social Security Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration, Marshall Services, and their bank accounts and other assets. Has been foreclosed. This is because the agency’s investigation found some criminal information. When the victim is afraid of their threats, they are given the option of getting rid of it and extorting money in return.
1. If you have the slightest doubt on any e-mail, link, website or phone call, stay away.
2. Stay away from fake popups.
Do not click the UPI link that appears under any project name.
When you pay by scanning the QR code, first make sure it is correct or not.
5. Carefully accept the offer of friendship from any stranger on social media.
Use security features
Currently, most people are using digital platforms, but very few are taking cyber security precautions. To avoid cybercriminals, it is necessary to know about the security feature and use it.
If you cheat, tell me immediately
Police say that online fraud information should be provided immediately so that fraudulent amounts can be prevented from reaching fraudsters. Police have also provided helpline numbers and e-mails for this –
155260 (helpline number)
E-mail: [email protected]