Malicious is the combination of two words, 'malicious' and 'software.' Generally, they were developed by the cyber criminals whom we call black-hat hackers to gain unauthorized access to the host system, steal sensitive data, and destroy computer systems.
Scammers might use an account that is loaded with fake followers and likes to follow you and send you a direct message. Although influencers use Instagram to promote products or services, not all of them are honorable.
The fraud was perpetrated by hackers who gained access to the company's bank account and transferred the money to their accounts. The company has filed a police complaint and is investigating the matter.
Two Chennai residents were greeted with an SMS message claiming that their electricity bill was due. No one answered the number and when they called, the person on the other line asked them to pay up to 1500 to their GooglePay account.
When people are unemployed, they want to believe the next step towards their career is a work-from-home job posting Amazon ads for six-figure compensation. However, if the salary surpasses what they would expect to make in that position, it's likely a fake job scam.