Risks of Clicking on an Unknown Link
Hi guys, In this post we will see what are some risks of clicking on an unknown link.
Risks of clicking on an unknown link
I guess you may also have received any email or messages containing links which states that you have won a lottery or smartphone, or you are eligible for an interest free loan. Most often these kinds of messages are sent by fraudsters for the purpose to steal money from your bank account. So, do not ever trust these kinds of messages or emails. Unfortunately, not all people are aware about these cyber frauds, as a result they loss all their money. Now let me tell you what happen when you click on any fraud link.
Once you click on any fraud link a new page opens in front of you, which shows congratulations you have won a lottery of Rs 50000 or you have won a smartphone. Then they tell you to email or call us on the given phone number that is present on the web page, so that they can contact you and you will get your reward. Once you call them they ask for your sensitive details like credit card numbers, if you get caught in their trap they can steal all money from your bank account.
In most of the cases if you click on a fraud link they requested you to download a third party software and claim that after installing this software they will contact you and you get a reward of Rs 50000. But this software is actually a malware. Once you install this software on your phone/computer an attacker get a complete access on your phone, he may steal your personal information, your business information, your passwords or even hack your bank account.
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In some cases if you only click on a fraud a malicious software is automatically installed on your phone and the attacker get a complete access on your phone. He can hack your bank account or he do whatever he want.
As you may hear about 52 year old business man from Haryana India, lost Rs 60000 by clicking on an unknown link. Similar case also happened in New Delhi where a young boy lost Rs 12500 by clicking on an unknown link.
Everyday around 20 bank accounts and in most of the cases victims have clicked on an unknown links. If you wanna to save yourself from these attacks then do not ever click on any link which you have received from unknown emails or messages. This is the most important step which you have to follow to save yourself from these kinds of cyberattacks.