Hackers are stealing personal information of people by resorting to Aarogya Setu app

Arogya Setu is a COVID-19 tracker app.

Cyber ​​agency said that cyber fraud cases have increased in the name of Arogya Setu App. Learn how hackers are stealing your personal information by using this app …

new Delhi. The cyber security agency of India said on Saturday that online fraud cases in the name of Aarogya Setu App have increased in the country. The agency says that during the Kovid-19 epidemic, the thugs are committing cyber crime with them by taking advantage of the curiosity of internet users. The agency said that cyber criminals are stealing sensitive information of people by making links to World Health Organization and similar links to popular video conference sites like ‘Zoom’ etc.

According to the information, in the copy of the consultation issued by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-India), the agency said, “Cyber ​​fraud cases have increased in the name of Arogya Setu App. Criminals target users by taking the name of the SR department, CEO or any other information person, saying that your neighbor has been infected, see who else is affected, whether anyone you come in contact with has been infected, healer Guidelines for using the Setu app etc. use excuses.

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The Arogya Setu app uses Bluetooth and GPS to tell the user who has been infected nearby. It has been said in the consultation that criminals in recent cyber crimes are taking advantage of this epidemic and getting sensitive information from people.What is Aarogya Setu App?

Arogya Setu is a tracking app. This app has the facility to detect cases related to corona virus infection via GPS system and Bluetooth. The Arogya Setu app is made for both Android and iPhone. The app uses the Bluetooth, location and mobile number of the user’s phone to track whether it has come in contact with any COVID-19 positive person. In this app, options like Help Center and Self Assessment Test of Corona are available.

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The app includes a chatbot that answers your basic questions on the corono virus and determines if you have symptoms of corona infection. It also gives the helpline number of each state in India.


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