In tandem with the worldwide chaos caused by Covid-19, the virus is now wreaking havoc in the virtual world too, with scamsters using it as a bait for cyber crimes. E-mails— purportedly from renowned organisations or even from spoofing messages from SRMIST , SMS & WhatsApp messages and apps are being used to steal crucial information that attempt to trick you into clicking on malicious links or opening attachments.
We received these kind SPAM cases at ITKM Helpdesk.
These actions can reveal your user name and password, which can be used to steal money or sensitive information of hacking your social network.
How to spot Covid-19 related phishing email scams
How to protect your data and device
If you have already provided any sensitive information to anyone, please don’t panic. immediately change your shared credentials.
If you are able to identify a scam, mark it as a SPAM in your SRMIST email , immediately.
Please stay safe & remain vigilant.