Important news for customers of SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Axis Bank, PNB Bank
You need to be alert if your account is with SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, PNB.Important News for SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Axis Bank, PNB Bank Customers, If You Don't Know
Online Bank Fraud: If your account is in SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, PNB then you need to be alert. Because a report has revealed that online thieves are trying to lure the customers of these five banks by stealing their personal information.
Customers of SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Axis Bank, PNB should be careful
The revelation was made in a joint investigation by New Delhi-based think tank Cyberpeace Foundation with cyber security company Autobok Infosec. Saying that cyber criminals are telling people to send an application if you want a tax refund, this message is being sent with a link. Clicking on the link opens a new page that looks exactly like the original Income Tax website.
Cyber criminals are stealing private, banking information
The report said the link was operating from the US and France who were stealing the private and banking information of cyber criminals. It is feared to cause financial loss to the people. The 'http' protocol is being used throughout this scheme. Not secure 'https'. People are asked to download the application from a third party source instead of the Google Playstore by sending a link.
The link is being sent to people via SMS
Clicking on a link sent to people opens a new page that looks exactly like an income tax e-filing website. As soon as you click on 'Proceed to the verification steps', it will ask you for a lot of information like your full name, PAN, Aadhaar number, address, pincode, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail. , Gender, banking information such as account number, IFSC code, card number, expiry date, CVV, CVC and card PIN etc.
The government is preparing to bring in DIU
The government is preparing to crack down on online fraud in the face of rising cyber crime. The government is preparing to bring in a Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU). The Ministry of IT is working on this scheme. The digital intelligence unit will work in coordination with the police, cyber cell and banks. DIU will also work closely with payment service providers and telecom operators.
This is how to avoid online fraud
The digital banking system has made things easier as well as created risk. You should take some precautions to avoid cyber crime. Some of which we are telling you.
1. Never share your OTP with anyone.
2. If you receive an SMS with a link, never open it. Online fraudsters always send SMS with a link. As soon as you click on this link, you will fall prey to online fraud.
3. Fraud is also perpetrated by the OR code. For this, before scanning the OR code in the online transaction, check whether the money is going or coming from your account. Such frauds are more common on OLX.
4. Always shop online from a big and good website. Don't shop from any unfamiliar site. Fraud is perpetrated on such websites by making the goods appear cheaper. Contact with such companies also becomes difficult after fraud.