Cases of online fraud in India have increased rapidly during the lockdown. Recently, the cyber cell of Maharashtra issued an alert, urging people not to click on the message or email from a company called Mont Blanc. Let us tell you that Mount Blanc is a world famous pen manufacturer and the price of this company’s pen is in millions. Hackers have duped people by taking advantage of the name of this company. So in such a situation, it is necessary to identify fake website and email or message. Let’s know …
Pay attention to the words: Before opening any e-mail and website, check the spelling of the text written on it. Usually fake e-mails and spelling of words on the site are misspelled. Also, the grammar also has many mistakes. At the same time, there is no such mistake in real site and email.
Hackers take the names of famous companies Sahara
often hackers try to trick people by resorting to the names of famous companies of the world. If you have also received an e-mail or message from a company, do not forget to click on the link given in it. Let us tell you that companies do not send direct e-mail or message to people.
Check URL is
also a way to identify fake sites and e-mails. Mouse over any matching link before opening it. Now you will see the original URL and hyperlink as a popup. With this, you will be able to identify fake website.
Do not share personal information
Many times hackers send e-mails or messages for the purpose of cheating by resorting to the names of famous companies. Be alert in such a situation. In any case, do not provide your password, personal data and debit or credit card information. With this you will be able to protect yourself from fraud.
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