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Updated on: Friday, December 13, 2019, 02:31 PM IST

'Think twice before you plug in your phone at charging stations': SBI warns its customers of malware fraud

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The State Bank of India (SBI) has warned its customers about malware fraud. SBI has warned its customers against plugging-in their phone at charging stations at various public places.

According to India.com, the bank has told its account holders that Malwarebytes can infect their smartphone, giving online fraudsters a chance to rob off their important data and passwords including highly confidential bank details.

SBI tweeted, “Think twice before you plug in your phone at charging stations. Malware could find a way in and infect your phone, giving hackers a way to steal your passwords and export your data.”

SBI has also informed people about ‘juice jacking’, a USB charger scam could end up draining bank account of a customer. “Juice jacking, a USB charger scam could end up draining your bank account, the bank has warned. Be vigilant. Be safe”, the SBI said in a video.

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Published on: Friday, December 13, 2019, 02:31 PM IST
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