Phishing Alert

The Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT), Department of IT and Telecom (DITT) would like to earnestly request the general public that there is a new phishing site (for harvesting login credentials) which is a cloned page of the login page of the “Citizens services website”.  Fake/Cloned Webpage: Genuine webpage: Notice the difference between the valid and the fake url as shown in the figures above. It has come to the notice of BtCIRT of a phishing email which originated from a private email id (gmail) whereby the message indicates the Royal Government of Bhutan has started COVID-19 vaccination...

WhatsApp OTP Scam

In this pandemic, use of instant messaging applications has seen a spike and WhatsApp is one of  the platforms which is being used by almost all netizens, worldwide. As expected it is also being targeted by hackers, since many don’t follow the security best practices as advised by platform providers. What is the WhatsApp OTP scam? BtCIRT has recently come to know of a WhatsApp OTP scam or hack where the victim receives a message from a contact asking to forward the One Time Password (OTP) that the victim will receive, implying that they are having issues with receiving...

Whatsapp “Huawei New Year Gift” SCAM Alert

BtCIRT has come across a new scam of Huawei offering New Year free Gifts in Whatsapp, the details of which is as shown in the pictures below: BtCIRT would like to inform everyone that such gift offers are always too good to be true. The links that are provided in the message are most probably phishing links which are created to steal your login or online credentials (Username & Passwords). If you have come across this message and have clicked on the links, we advise you to change your credentials as soon as possible and share this advice to...