‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ film is being much-talked about. Cybercriminals too appear to have discovered a chance to dupe gullible smartphone customers utilizing the film’s identify. Ranvijay Singh, ADCP, Noida, has warned cell customers about WhatsApp fraud associated to ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ film. He has requested customers to not click on on any hyperlinks obtained on WhatsApp associated to the film until they’re positive about its authenticity.
As per Singh, some complaints associated to the fraud have been lodged within the nationwide capital. “The movie has been launched not too long ago and has garnered a whole lot of curiosity. Benefiting from the scenario, cyber fraudsters have began sending hyperlinks on WhatsApp to obtain the film without spending a dime. As soon as the particular person clicks on the hyperlink, it allows the fraudsters to entry info on the person’s telephone and simply steal confidential particulars, together with info on checking account” Singh mentioned in an announcement to Occasions of India.
Singh additional suggested customers to not click on on any hyperlink obtained from an unknown supply on WhatsApp or every other social media platform.
How ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ WhatsApp fraud works
Fraudsters first ship a hyperlink to victims on WhatsApp. The hyperlink is supported by a message that claims that customers can obtain ‘The Kashmir Recordsdata’ motion pictures without spending a dime by clicking on the hyperlink. As soon as the person clicks on the hyperlink, a malware is injected into his/her smartphone. The malware reportedly hacks the person’s smartphone to inject malware. The malware steals customers’ banking particulars that are utilized by cybercriminals for fraudulent monetary transactions.