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Hackers targeting WhatAapp users with online banking services

Hackers targeting WhatAapp users with online banking services

The hackers seem to have started in India where, they are sending the messages disguised as messages from official government organizations. So far the cyber criminals have only targeted WhatsApp users in India with a possibility of the hackers replicating this to other countries.

The virus has been disguised as a Microsoft Excel files and once you open the documents, they can gather sensitive information from users, including online banking details for those who use online banking systems.

The two files are–’NDA-ranked-8th-toughest-College-in-the-world-to-get-into.xls’ and ‘NIA-selection-order-.xls’.

 

These are designed to look like they have come from the Indian National Defence Academy (NDA) or the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

 

Both messages are designed to look like they are from the Indian National Defence Academy (NDA) or the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

 

If you should click on link you believe or discover has delivered malware on your system you need to do an immediate scan using your up-to-date anti-virus program. This way, you might save yourself some agony in this new age of technology.