Anydesk is a software through which hackers gain remote access.
Hackers stole Rs 5 lakh by downloading Anydesk app on one’s mobile.
AnyDesk shares a code that you should not share with anyone.
A shocking case of online fraud has come to light in Thane, Maharashtra. Here, thugs stole five lakh rupees from a person’s phone by downloading the Anydesk app cheating app on his mobile phone. The incident took place on January 14. According to police, the man had called the cable operator to resolve the cable problem when he was scammed.
The police officer said that nothing was showing on the victim’s television screen, so she called her cable service provider. He said that while the person was on the phone, he received a call from another number and the caller asked him to download the Anydesk app.
How to lime from Anydesk?
According to the complaint filed with the police, as soon as the person downloaded the Anydesk app, he found that Rs 5 lakh had been withdrawn from his bank account through net banking.
This hoax has surprised the man as well as the policemen and they are trying to find the culprits.
Even in such a situation, it becomes important for you to know what is Anydesk app, how it works and what precautions should be taken while using it.
What is AnyDesk?
AnyDesk is a software through which we can get remote access to another person’s computer or mobile device and control it from our computer. But for this it is mandatory to have AnyDesk installed on both the devices.
How to avoid being cheated by Annie Desk?
To gain remote access to your computer through the AnyDesk software, all it takes is a code for the other person to enter, which is displayed differently each time you open the software.
You just need to be careful with this code, because if this code is shared, that person gets full control of your device. Hence, to avoid any such fraud, people are advised not to share Anydesk remote access code with any unknown person.
First Published: January 18, 2023, 13:08 IST