If you want to stay safe from Aadhaar scams then keep these things in mind, know important things here

Aadhaar Card Scam: Aadhaar card is a special document for every Indian which you use in every important work like government schemes, creating a bank account and even getting a number, you need Aadhaar card. But do you know that nowadays many scams related to Aadhaar are happening. Let us know how you can avoid scams.

Mar 25, 2024 - 14:16
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If you want to stay safe from Aadhaar scams then keep these things in mind, know important things here

Although the development of the Internet has brought many benefits to people, it has also led to a rise in cybercrimes. For a while now, digital fraud has been increasing in India, endangering both national identity programmes like Aadhaar and people's financial security.

The ever-changing strategies employed by fraudsters can make safeguarding confidential personal data increasingly challenging. Here we will tell you what to do or what not to do to avoid this scam. Let us know about it.

What to do to avoid Aadhaar card scam:

  • It is important to secure your personal information through Aadhaar biometric authentication.
  • Delete any external copies of your Aadhaar card stored on unfamiliar computers to prevent access by scammers and keep digital copies in a secure space.
  • Your mobile number must be linked to your Aadhaar data to maintain accurate and updated contact information to verify.
  • Report immediately if you suspect scamming or stolen documents to take quick action against potential threats.
  • Monitor your Aadhaar usage by regularly checking the UIDAI website, which will let you know where your identity is being used.

To avoid Aadhaar card scam, do not make these mistakes:

  • Refrain from giving your Aadhaar number to anyone asking for delivery or confirmation.
  • Don't allow anyone phoning on behalf of banks or government agencies to request an OTP or other similar information.
  • Don't share your Aadhaar card on social media to lower the risk of identity theft.
Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer
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