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SBI cautions customers after user receives "fake WhatsApp forward"

State Bank of India warns its account holders against clicking on links claiming that the bank is providing free gifts. In a Twitter post, SBI cautioned its customer that clicking on these phishing links could lead to the loss of their personal and confidential information.

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State Bank of India warns its account holders against clicking on links claiming that the bank is providing free gifts. In a Twitter post, SBI cautioned its customer that clicking on these phishing links could lead to the loss of their personal and confidential information.

"We advise you do not click on any links or share any banking details. It is also advisable to report this attempt to the respective law enforcement agencies." SBI said.

The post comes in response to a complaint from a Twitter user who claimed, "We have got a Whatsapp forward which is attached here. I believe it's fake."

SBI neither runs nor endorses any such gift/ lottery schemes. We advise you to not click on any links or share any banking details. It is also advisable to report this attempt to the respective law

Are you receiving these links in your inbox? Steer Clear! Clicking on these phishing links could lead to loss of your personal and confidential information. Stay alert. Think before you click!#ThinkBeforeYouClick#StayAlert#StaySafe#CyberSafetypic.twitter.com/URZcURvECl

"KYC fraud is real, and it has proliferated across the country. The fraudster sends a text message pretending to be a bank/company representative to get your personal details", SBI mentioned in a Twitter post.

Dwaipayan Bhattacharjee
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