There are a variety of bad guys, using the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to apply to the scams: the fcc issued an alert on one of them, which promises to offer up to 7 GB for free to the users of the Vivo, Claro, Oi, TIM and Nextel. The agency warns you not to open these links are published for the Following:
- This is a fake registration form for a Chat for the benefit of Aid to the Citizens of$ 200
- How do I cope with the slowness of the internet during the quarantine
The scam uses the logo of the regulatory body to appear to be legitimate. “Anatel is in the awareness against the coronavirus that is giving away a free 7 gigabytes of the internet,” he says in the message that is being shared by Each.
It is accompanied by a link, now broken up, which led to a page with the logo of the five major mobile operators in brazil. You will want to choose one of them, enter your mobile number and fill in a form.
“The strike will register your number premium services, by making charges on their account,” says Fabio Assolini, a senior specialist in the security the and Kaspersky Lab, as well as on Twitter.
Vivo, Claro, TIM and Nextel have taken measures to improve the access to the mobile internet, in particular by granting an increase to the data allowance on the pre-paid, to the control post. You can check out the details at the links below:
- A living will give you the bonus of the internet during a pandemic coronavirus
- The living’s Easy, gives you 1 GB of bonus for multi-coronavirus
- TIM gives up to 2 GB of your bonus during a pandemic coronavirus
- Of course, magnifies the speed of the internet, both fixed and release a public Wi-Fi
- Centre change the maximum speed of the internet after the end of the franchise
Anatel gives you some tips
In a statement, the fcc warns that it “does not send out links for a WhatsApp or a text message, or make deals, or give awards.
It is recommended not to open unknown links, and never provide personal information to web sites and applications that you don’t recognize; be skeptical about messages with subjects that are compelling or alarming; and take good care of your passwords. The agency also said, “to accept that we are all vulnerable, and wary of even the shadow of a virtual.
Other scams involving the coronavirus, which include a web site that is misleading, that it promises to the alcohol gel at ab inbev; a link to a “Sign-free of charge in the period of isolation” and a fake registration form from the benefit to Help the Citizens of$ 200. You all have been spreading through WhatsApp.