Corona epidemic cases are increasing rapidly across the country, in which demand for oximeter devices has increased rapidly and people are using it to measure oxygen. In the absence of an oximeter, people are also checking the oxygen by downloading the oximeter app on their smartphone, by taking advantage of this, cybercriminals are giving people a lot of attention. Cyber Criminals are cheating people through this oximeter app and users are not getting proper readings from these apps due to which they are getting upset.
According to the news of Zee News, Gujarat Police has recently issued a warning about these oximeter apps, saying that these days many fake oximeter apps are being circulated for smartphones on the Internet, using which the user is a victim of cheating. Can. Apart from Gujarat Police, Haryana Cybercrime and DGP Karnataka have also asked people to stay away from fake oximeter app and not believe the claims made by these apps.
How this fake oximeter app is cheating people
There are many links to the Fake Oximeter App on the Internet and the Play Store. In these apps, it is claimed that they can check the level of oxygen in human body through phone light, camera and fingerprint scan. On the pretext of telling the oxygen level, these apps also ask for access to bank details, contacts, photos and other files present in the users’ phones. Hackers associated with these fake apps can break into the phone through the fingerprint data of the users and can also empty the bank account.
These apps do not provide correct readings
If we talk about the readings received from these apps, then these apps not only give incorrect readings but also steal the data present in the mobile. If you talk about cheating, then this app has become a big weapon for cybercriminals. If you have downloaded such an app, delete it immediately from your phone.
Keep these things in mind while downloading any app
Here, not only the oximeter app, but other apps are also being talked about. If you download any health app or any other app from the play store, then check it thoroughly. With this, you can also know what permissions the app is asking for. For this, you can go to the app details and check in the Permission section what permissions the app is asking from you, and accordingly, you can download the app.