DoT Issues Public Advisory On Malicious Calls

  • Calls claiming that mobile numbers will be disconnected within two hours by the DoT.
  • These calls are fraudulent attempts to deceive and potentially exploit individuals.

Key Information:

  • The DoT does not make calls to citizens threatening disconnection.
  • Citizens are urged to exercise caution and not provide any personal information if they receive such calls.

Precautions Advised by the DoT:

  • Verification: Do not share any personal information if you receive a call threatening disconnection.
  • Verify the authenticity of such calls with your service providers.
  • Stay Informed: Be aware that the DoT does not communicate disconnection warnings via phone calls.
  • Any such call should be treated as suspicious.
  • Report any suspicious calls at the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal https://cybercrime.gov.in.

 

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