After the launch of 5G, some scammers started deceiving people about upgrading from 4G to 5G network. Due to which 5G has wiped out many bank accounts.
People have started being cheated about upgrading from 4G to 5G network
After the launch of 5G in the country, some fraudsters started deceiving people about upgrading from 4G to 5G network. Due to which 5G has wiped out many bank accounts. In this regard, customers have been asked to be careful about such calls and messages on mobile and not to respond immediately to any message. Otherwise you may be a victim of fraud. Let us tell you that Airtel has launched 5G services and Airtel customers have started getting Airtel 5G Plus services in 8 major cities of the country – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi.
Reliance Jio has started beta testing of 5G services in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Varanasi. As people are excited to try out the speed and power of 5G on their 5G phones, the Hyderabad Cyber Crime Wing has warned people about a new scam, reports ABPlive (Telugu). Fraudsters targeting innocent people have also reported losing money from their bank accounts after clicking on links received on many users’ phones.
Cybercriminals steal information
To trick customers, some scammers are sending a link to their phones asking users to upgrade from 4G to 5G network and people are excitedly clicking on the link, thinking it is an official message but in reality cybercriminals are not just hacking the phone through this link. Also stealing your data.
A report says that once the link is clicked, criminals can easily find the phone number linked to the bank account and block the phone number as well as swapping SIMs, causing people to lose access to their own SIMs and many people also losing money due to this.
The cyber wing has warned
Many users said that cybercriminals have taken control of their phones and Cyber Wing advised users not to click on any message saying “Switch from 4G to 5G” from any other number or sender. It is always better to check the details by visiting the SIM provider’s official site before doing so. So all of you beware of such calls and messages.