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A message which says that sending "Good morning" WhatsApp forwards can put the user on the danger of phishing is being circulated on social media platforms. It further claims that sending Good Morning HD pictures, Good Night quotes, principally something 'pre-made' is embedded with phishing codes by hackers.
Please read this warning coming from China from the Shanghai International News today it sent an SOS to all subscribers this is the third reminder that experts I swear at this point I'm going to throw my phone in the bin. Hackers in China have hidden "phishing codes" in Good Morning Images, receiving one will expose one's private information. Below is a screenshot of the website of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. One can clearly see the latest memorandums issued by the ministry. None of those matches the viral forward. What Is A Phishing Attack? Phishing is one of the oldest forms of cyberattack that uses disguised as a weapon.
The goal is to hoodwink the recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need. It could be a request from their bank or a note from someone in their company. According to cybersecurity agency, people must not open attachments in unsolicited s, even if they come from known contacts. Any unusual activity or attack should be reported immediately at incident cert-in. Further, the message, which has been circulating since the last Good evening email virus of years is rife with grammatical errors that one would not find in an official communique.
The warning also does not include relevant details such as which Good evening email virus or mobile apps are affected, or how the attack works from a technical perspective. The message attributes the warning to 'Shanghai China International News'. However, no such media outlet was found. A Malaysia based news portal, The Star, reported on the same hoax message 2 years ago and called it fake. However, malware or phishing URLs can be attached to an image in a concealed manner, but such URLs may not necessarily just be restricted to good morning and good night messages.
The process of sharing malware in the form of image video or other digital sources is called ' digital steganography '. Most conventional malware detecting tools overlook such malware. Through the method of Digital steganography, file, message, image or video can be concealed within another file, message, image or video. If you have any news that you believe needs to be fact-checked, please us at factcheck thelogicalindian. Aditi, part of the fact checking team of The Logical Indian likes to read, write, cook and laugh, in short live life as it is supposed to be.
What makes her fascinated is to discover the truth behind a story and more often than not, it is either fact or myth at the end. As the founding editor, Bharat had been heading the newsroom during the formation years of the organization and worked towards editorial policies, conceptualizing and deing campaign strategies and collaborations. He believes that through the use of digital media, one could engage the millennial's in rational conversations about pertinent social issues, provoking them to think and bring a behavioral change accordingly.
In more ways than one, he makes the content visually appealing. Thank you for subscribing. We have sent you a Good evening email virus. Fact Check. Aditi Chattopadhyay Fact Checker. Below is the entire message: The Logical Indian received multiple requests to fact check the claim. Fact Check: The claim is false. One must not click on URLs in an unsolicitedeven if the link seems benign. Claimed By : WhatsApp Forwards. Fact Check : False. Help Us Correct To err is human, to help correct is humane. Identified a factual or typographical error in this story?
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