Beware of this kind of online fraud: it is easy to fall into the trap and we risk giving our data to the wrong people.
On several occasions, we have had to stress that technology makes everything easier but also dangerous. Actually pirates and scammers They put our safety on the line every day, and specifically our own Capital. It takes very little to see our money or credit disappear from the smartphone. Example? A short message that made thousands of euros disappear.
At the expense of companies or credit institutions that hide behind these scams. At the moment, a real risk is underway in the name of Intesa San PauloAnd the BNL Ed Unicredit. Let’s see what it consists of.
Online scams on behalf of banks: how to act
The complex mechanism often uses SMS or email messages that pretend to be dangerous or aim to intrigue real bank customers. Spam on behalf of Poste Italiane It’s proof of that, and it should never be opened. However, what is happening is very dangerous because the most daring scammers have copied our home banking pages, so that they can more easily steal our data.
As you can imagine, we were asked to click on this email Link, to open our account. And this is where, as usual, the bad intentions of those who send us this email come into play. By clicking, the customer is redirected to a page that looks exactly like the page of his bank. Nothing more wrong.
The homepage is faithfully reproduced, but the unsuspecting account holder ended up on a fake page. Only the best are able to notice it Some details are different than those on the real bank page, but many still believe it and move on. That’s why you should always pay attention to these things, before filling any field. In fact, since banks never send such messages, it would be better every time to report and delete the email. If the bank has something to tell us urgently, they will not contact us via email anyway.