BSF alerts troops to stay away from suspicious Pakistan WhatsApp groups

first_img Manjeet Sehgal ChandigarhJuly 12, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 22:53 IST It has been observed that recently, a WhatsApp group KBC online is trying to add BSF personnel: Circular | REUTERS image for representationHIGHLIGHTSA circular issued directions to avoid these groups by unknown numbersThe BSF headquarters has asked its regional units to brief troops about security threatsThere are apprehensions that ISI is trying to steal BSF’s movement and security informationPakistan-based unscrupulous elements are trying to sneak into Indian security zone via social media.The Border Security Force (BSF), in a communique sent to to various centres, has expressed the apprehension that a Pakistan-based WhatsApp group titled as ‘KBC Online’, which has been created by using Pakistan-based mobile phone number + 92308 576 3677, was trying to add numbers of BSF personnel to steal information about troop movement.”It has been observed that recently, a WhatsApp group KBC online is trying to add BSF personnel. Then they send attractive links on these groups and when somebody clicks a link, they (Pakistan) get access to the device,” the circular said.The circular has also issued directions to avoid these groups by unknown numbers by going to Settings – Account – Privacy Groups – My Contacts – Done.The BSF headquarters has asked its regional units to brief troops about security threat being posed by the suspicious WhatsApp groups.The BSF troops have particularly been warned to stay away from suspicious WhatsApp groups.There are apprehensions that ISI by using the WhatsApp groups and suspicious apps to steal the movement and location information of the security forces.The BSF circular also becomes important as KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati) is about to return on the television.Also Read | 5 including BSF constable held for selling drugs in PunjabAlso Read | BSF man steals woman’s purse with Rs 15 lakh jewellery at Delhi airport, arrestedAlso Watch | Suspended BSF jawan Tej Bahadur to India Today: Suspected they would kill me but media saved my lifeFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byMohak Gupta Tags :Follow BSFFollow ISIFollow PakistanFollow WhatsApp BSF alerts troops to stay away from suspicious Pakistan WhatsApp groupsThe BSF troops have particularly been warned to stay away from suspicious WhatsApp group saying that ISI is trying to steal the movement and location information of the security forces.advertisement Nextlast_img

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