Pakistani Spies Target Indian Army Personal using Arogyasetu app

Indian Army has issued a warning to its personnel against Pakistani agencies’ nefarious designs to hack the phones of Indian military personnel through a malicious application almost like the AarogyaSetu app. “Inimical intelligence agencies have developed a malicious app by the name Aarogya Setu.apk.

Such apps were found to be sent by Pakistan-based Pakistani Intelligence Operatives to WhatsApp groups of Indian Army personnel,” the military has stated in its warning. Senior Army sources told ANI that Pakistani agencies are using social media accounts with Indian names to focus on the Indian personnel.

“Known Pakistani Intelligence Operative account under the fake name of 1 ‘Anoshka Chopra’ also found sending the malicious application to Indian Army personnel,” the sources said.

The military in its warning has asked personnel about the need to be sensitized about the Pakistani spy agencies’ designs while downloading the appliance. the military has also told its men and ladies that the Aarogya Setu application must be downloaded only from the Indian government website (mygov.in) or Android Play Store or IOS Apple Play Store.

All forces personnel are asked to download the AarogyaSetu application to assist within the detection and checking the spread of COVID-19. the appliance has been developed by government agencies and is getting used by most government employees. Recently, Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane had stated that while India is busy fighting coronavirus both internally and globally, Pakistan is busy in exporting terrorism in India and other places. (ANI)

Source ANI

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