Last update: March 16, 2022, 09:48 HST
Police are warning people to be careful of links they may receive on WhatsApp related to The Kashmir Files. Police warn that hackers may try to trick people into installing malware on their smartphones into downloading The Kashmir Files movie for free.
The film Kashmir Files opened to many mixed reviews. The film, written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during the Kashmir uprising in the 90s. links to download the movie on whatsapp. It is strongly advised not to click on such links on your smartphone.
According to a report by the Hindustan Times, Deputy Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Rannvijay Singh has warned people that clicking on malware sent on WhatsApp could end up hacking phones and emptying bank accounts linked to mobile numbers. “There has not yet been a specific case here in which the name of the movie The Kashmir File has been used, but there is information regarding such a methodology used by scammers to hack into people’s phones or trick them with money,” Singh told the PTI news agency. as told.
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He said that although there have not yet been any specific cases in the name of the movie, there have been cases where gullible phone users ended up losing their money after a few clicks on the links that gave them were sent on WhatsApp.
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Police also advised social media users not to share or click on links sent to them on WhatsApp or other social media platforms by strangers. Music videos and links from The Kashmir Files have been circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups since the film’s release.
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