[SPAM] “India Is Doing It” Will Hack Your Phone In 10 Seconds
The fake message is shared with claims “India Is Doing It” will hack your phone in 10 seconds
Below post has been circulating on social media.
Don’t open a video on India flattening the curve. It is called India is doing it. It has been on the news. It will hack your phone in 10 seconds
Verification: “India Is Doing It” will not hack your phone
Always remember that the message that is asked to share with more people (Friends and Family) is fake.
The message circulating on WhatsApp and other social media with the claim “Don’t open a video on India flattening the curve. It is called India is doing it. It has been on the news. It will hack your phone in 10 seconds” is fake. Similar kind of messages was earlier shared as “Argentina is doing it” and was fact-checked by fact-checking organizations.
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WhatsApp on a web page explained the platform’s privacy and security issues. It says such messages that aim to deceive or mislead users often contain instructions that compel to forward the message or the information on to your family and friends. The messages that are told to be forwarded to a few more are mostly fake.
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Post Date: 16 Oct 2020
Post ID: #77809