How to get Cybersecurity tips through SMS and WhatsApp

CywareTo educate the Indian public on Cybersecurity through SMS and WhatsApp in five different regional languages, Cyber awareness platform Cyware has launched its new service. It is a free service that has been launched keeping in mind that the emerging challenges of “Cyber Suraksha” a common man in India are going to face as an unintended outcome of demonetisation, the company said in a statement.



“In India, people keep the same default ATM card pin as provided by the banks and never change it. The cyberculture in India is such that for many people PIN does not stand for ‘Personal Identification Number’ rather they treat it as ‘Public Information Number’,” Akshat Jain, Co-Founder of Cyware said.


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To start receiving tips of cyber hygiene through SMS, simply give a missed call on 7676610000. For activating this service on WhatsApp, add the same number to your phone contacts under the name of “Cyware Tips” and send START WhatsApp message to this contact.

The SMS and WhatsApp cyber notification service are currently available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu and soon will be launched in other languages.

What is Cyware?

Cyware is the web and mobile Application that provides information regarding cyber security news. It is a wonderful Application which acts as a friend, philosopher and guide when it comes to Cyber Security. Cyware provides short, crisp and timely updates of important cybersecurity news from amongst the hundreds and thousands of news articles published daily across the dimensions of the internet. It doesn’t matter whether you are a general internet user or a cyber security professional, Cyware is equally beneficial to both. Click here to know more about Cyware.