Government warns SBI customers not to respond to this fake message
According to the GDP warning, the message reads: “Dear A/c holder, SBI BANK documents have expired, A/c will be blocked now, click http://sbikvs.II Updated by NetBanking “.
People who need to make a complaint can send a mail to [email protected] or call the cybercrime hotline number 1930 to report any cyber incidents. Visit https://cybercrime.gov.in/ for more details.
It is mandatory for bank customers to notify the bank of any changes to your contact number to ensure that you continue to receive SMS notifications.
According to the Reserve Bank of India’s Be(a)ware press release, here are the precautions to be taken in such cases;
- “Do not click on unknown/unverified links and immediately delete such SMS/emails from unknown sender to avoid accessing them by mistake in the future.
- Unsubscribe from emails providing links to a banking/e-commerce/search engine website and block the sender’s email id, before deleting such emails.
- Always go to the official website of your bank/service provider. Check website details carefully, especially when it requires entering financial credentials. Check the secure sign (https with a padlock symbol) on the website before entering secure credentials.
- Check URLs and domain names received in emails for misspellings. In case of suspicion, inform.