Popular online trap to steal your personal information
We are familiar with our daily online usage such as an email or SMS. Did you know that these are the most common tools for the online criminals to steal your personal data? From the latest phishing statistics, it shows that most of the victims are well-educated.
The most popular fraudulent way is attempting to steal your sensitive information such as username or password by disguising as a trustworthy entity whether the bank or a financial institute or any internet service provider. Due to an email name or telephone number can be easily impersonated, therefore many people fall for this trick and click the attached fake-website-link in the email or SMS.
After you are lured to connect with the fake website and try to login by inputting your username and password, you click submit, and then all your personal information will be sent directly to the criminal and they can effortlessly login to any of our transaction anytime. And no one to blame because it is your fault that give them by yourself.
However, do not panic because if you look at these messages closely, you will see many suspicious points. So, whenever you receive an email or SMS from a familiar sender to notify or share an information and it has an attached link that need your password or PIN, you should be aware that this may be a trap. This article shows the frequent and common trick that you need to be aware of,
In case you received an email, which pretending to be from a legitimate business whether a bank or financial institute and not sure that this email or SMS is true or not, we suggest you do as below,
Follow these instructions to secure your online financial transactions,
All above examples regularly happen these days. You must be more careful to prevent losing money!