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PDF file with virus: Do not open the PDF file coming with this name even by mistake, the bank account will be completely empty

New Delhi. If you think that virus will enter your mobile or computer only after visiting a suspicious website or downloading something, then you are wrong. Your system may be compromised as soon as you open a file.

Hackers have now made PDF file a weapon to empty people’s bank accounts. Cyber ​​security firm Palo Alto Networks has found that hackers are installing malware by sending PDF files through e-mails. The PDF files named “Updated Salary” and “Invoice_AUG_4601582.pdf” are being used the most.

Therefore, if you also receive any PDF by e-mail with these names, do not open it even by mistake. If you have done this work even by mistake, then it will not take much time for your bank account to become empty.

Palo Alto Networks has reported in one of its reports that hackers are giving popular names to the PDF file so that the recipient can find it safe and open it. Most of the people do not know that the system can also be attacked through PDF files. Hackers are taking advantage of this. The URL link or button is also being sent along with the PDF file attachment. On clicking on these, users reach the website created for the purpose of cheating.

It is more dangerous to visit these websites.

It has also been told in the report that which people are being targeted more by hackers. According to the report, people visiting pornographic websites and sites providing financial services, whose domains have been recently registered (Newly Registered Domains-NRD) are the targets of hackers. This is because the cyber security infrastructure of newly registered websites is weaker than that of established websites. For this reason, these websites are more helpful in spreading phishing, social engineering or malware.

Right now hackers are not much interested in AI, the use of artificial intelligence is increasing a lot. But, the amazing thing is that hackers did not arouse interest in it. According to the report of Palo Alto Networks, AI is being used by hackers to some extent. However, with the launch of ChatGPT and its increasing use, cyber security experts felt that hackers would misuse it, but so far this has not happened.

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