The cases of forgery through the Internet are heard every day. In this era of technology, there is more than one way for hackers to steal the data of the users as well as their money. Google search remains the most preferred weapon of fraudsters for committing similar frauds.
Recently a woman found it expensive to find the customer care number of Swiggy Go on Google search. Swiggy Go’s number given on Google search was fake and the woman’s call went to the hackers. These hackers cleverly implicated the woman in her words and blew 95 thousand rupees from her account. It is very important to understand the game of this ‘Google scam’ being done by hackers so that no such incident happens with you.
Fake customer care number
These hackers post fake numbers of customer care of any company on Google search. For this, these fraudsters also use fake websites of the company. This can be called a fake business listing in Google’s language. Bhole Bhale users are not able to identify them properly and call the fake customer care number correctly. The surprising thing is that fake numbers of Zomato, Swigis, Paytm as well as some government departments are also present in it.
Let’s change the address for fraud
Allows Google users to edit contact details of shops / banks in Google Maps and Google Search. With this, Google tries to give accurate details to the users. However, fraudsters take advantage of this to change the contact number and address to cheat people.
Become customer care executives
Along with entering the wrong contact details in Google search, these thugs also become fake customer care executives. In order to ensure that the users are not suspicious, these fraudsters talk to them exactly like professionals and demand banking and personal details from users to verify the call.
The pressure to download the app
These fraudsters ask the users to download the app. These apps can also be remote desktop apps AnyDesk or TeamViewer. With the help of these apps, these hackers get complete access to the users’ devices. Not only this, through these apps, these hackers also record every activity done by the user. Along with this, these fraudsters are also adopting UPI scam. You can also try to cheat by sending ‘money request’ to users through UPI apps.