Army cautions its personnel against ‘Pakistan’s fake Aarogya Sethu app’


“Pakistani Spy agencies have developed a fake app by the name Aarogya Setu.apk. Such apps were found to be sent by Pakistani Intelligence Operatives to WhatsApp groups of Indian Army personnel,” the Indian Army said in its warning issued to its personnel.

The warning said the Pakistani spies’ attempted to hack their phones through a malicious application similar to the Aarogya Setu app. They have developed a malicious app by the name Aarogya Setu.apk and sending malicious links by using social media accounts with Indian names to target the Indian personnel.

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

The Indian Army, in yet another tweet, has asked its personnel to downloaded Aarogya Setu App only from the Indian government website ( or Android Play Store or iOS Apple Play Store.