Vodafone Idea (Vi) is warning its 27 crore-plus subscribers in India to be careful about scammers targeting your personal data through Know Your Customer (KYC) scam. This warning comes after Airtel recently issued a similar advisory recently about the rise in cyber frauds. In a letter to all subscribers in India, Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal, explained how fraudsters are duping mobile users with new techniques. It was recently found that Vi subscribers across India are also being targeted by scammers, pretending to be Vi employees, and threatening users to get confidential personal data. Here’s everything you need to know.
What is the warning about
Vodafone Idea (Vi) in a public advisory alerted users about how scammers are targeting subscribers, “It has been brought to our notice that some Vi customers are getting SMS and Calls from unidentified numbers asking them to update their KYC immediately. These fraudsters, at times, disguise themselves as…