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Hackers can blow all your money from one email, keep yourself safe by identifying this way

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From transferring money to making payment to someone, the work related to transactions is also done in one click.
Phishing is a type of cyber attack, through which hackers steal money by taking personal information of the customer.
By keeping a few things in mind, fake emails can be avoided.

In the age of technology, nowadays everything is done comfortably sitting at home. From transferring money to making payment to someone, the work related to transactions is also done in one click. As technology advances, hackers are also inventing new ways to target people. The fraudster steals money from people by getting their information, which is called phishing. Phishing is a type of cyber attack whereby hackers obtain personal information of the customer, such as personal banking details, debit card numbers, PINs or passwords.

Using these details steal people’s money. Hackers use many methods for phishing attacks, one of which is email. Let us know how to identify that the email has been sent by a fraudster.

1-Unknown way of talking or greeting
2-Mistake in grammar or spelling.
3-Mistakes in email address, link and domain name
4- Intimidation, or talking on urgent matter.

never make such a mistake
1- Do not send password, PIN, user ID or any sensitive information over e-mail.

2- Do not click on ‘verify your account’ or ‘login’ link in any e-mail. Instead, always open a new window and use the official home page of the institute to log in to any account.

3-Do not click on any links or open and reply to attachments in spam or suspicious emails.

4-Clicking on a link or responding to spam may verify your e-mail ID and may encourage more such attempts in the future.

What you should do after detecting such mails:
Report suspicious e-mails to the parent authority/organization.
Be careful when opening attachments.
Install anti-virus and firewall programs
Keep checking the credit/debit statements continuously.

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