Cyber fraud risk increased during lockdown

Desk: The country’s National Cyber ​​Security Agency has suggested that all those using the Internet on mobile phones should be vigilant against spyware and ransomware. The agency said the lockdown imposed to prevent the Kovid-19 epidemic increased the use of Internet on mobile phones as well as the risk of other crimes, including cyber fraud.

Cyber fraud risk increased during lockdown

The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the federal agency that combats all cyber attacks to protect Indian cyberspace, has given more than a dozen suggestions to people in an ongoing consultation on securing private mobile phones.

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The agency said that in the current global health situation, the way people do normal work has changed, they are working from home instead of going to office. Cyber ​​criminals are trying to take advantage of the Kovid-19 pandemic and are now trying to spread malware, spyware and ransomware through mobile phones. Protecting mobile phones and all apps is necessary to protect sensitive data from mobile, its misuse or erasure / loss.

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