Better safe, than sorry
Voice and Data|February 2021
Real-time app monitoring solutions help enterprises get a single consolidated view of actionable security intelligence and fight against hackers
GOVINDRAJ BASATWAR

In January this year, the Ministry of Health and Welfare cautioned people against downloading fake CoWIN (COVID Intelligence Network) apps. The warning came because of a flood of fake apps that were launched on public app stores to capitalize on the restlessness of people to get themselves registered for a vaccine that protects people against the COVID-19 infection. This is not an isolated incident, and there have been countless instances of hackers trying to take advantage of specific situations. From fake contract tracing apps to fake banking apps to fake donation apps – the mobile app marketplace is an attractive target for hackers.

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