ATM and fake SMS.


Byline: Zeeshan Shabbi - Rawalpindi

RECENTLY, I received an SMS from an unknown number saying: 'Dear customer your ATM card has been blocked because you did not have not updated it yet. If you want your ATM card to work properly, then contact on given numbers.' When I checked my ATM card I found it worked fine and the bank manager informed me that the SMS was fake.

Most of us are aware of these fraudulent practices. When victims call the given number they are asked for sensitive information such as CNIC, bank account details, etc. The first thing you need to do on receiving an SMS is call...

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