Social Security Health (Essalud) warned the insured and the citizens in general that it has detected the appearance of a webpage that mimics the official portal of the institution.
In a statement said that the website tries to download the users malware (malicious program that damages the computer). The official website of Essalud is www.essalud.gob.pe.
With this in mind, the blocking has been carried out in such a way that the web apocryphal is not accessible from the Essalud network.
"In the same way, the corresponding authorities were asked to close the above-mentioned page by imitation," she added in a statement.
Malware is a malicious program that wants to infiltrate a computer in order to obtain or damage data. It is possible to download these programs through infected websites or by installing programs, games and music files with a dubious reputation. You can also find these viruses on USB, even in e-mails. Therefore, it is advisable to be cautious when visiting web pages & # 39; s and having an updated antivirus.