Police on Friday arrested a 53-year-old man in central Japan's Aichi Prefecture who opened a bank account to which money was transferred illegally from the account of a Sumitomo Mitsui online banking customer in a phishing scam
are very prevalent when it comes to MMORPGs.
Bank Windhoek will continue to create awareness on phishing scams
to protect our clients from becoming victims," the bank said in a statement.
are crude social engineering tools designed to induce panic in the reader.
Most people are well aware of the ubiquitous e-mail phishing scams
involving European lottery wins or hilariously ungrammatical requests to transfer large sums of money to an American bank.
If you fall victim to a phishing scam
, act immediately to protect yourself by alerting your financial institution, placing fraud alerts on your credit files, and monitoring your account statements closely.
When a user tries to visit a site identified as a phishing scam
, the toolbar contacts EarthLink's servers to check the site is still considered an active scam.
Liberty Tax is alerting taxpayers about the latest online phishing scam
involving deceptive e-mails that appear to be sent from the IRS.
You're More Likely to Fall for a Phishing Scam
If You're a Neurotic Woman--Study.
If you receive a suspect email: DO NOT click on any links in the scam email; DO NOT supply any personal information of any kind; DO NOT reply to the email or attempt to contact the senders; DO NOT supply any information on the bogus website that may appear in your browser if you have clicked a link in the email; DO NOT open any attachments that arrive with the email; REPORT the phishing scam
to your service provider and change your password immediately; DELETE the email from your computer as soon as possible.
The Bank of Israel has issued a warning on a phishing scam
In the case of the current phishing scam
, the hoax e-mail appears to the recipient to be coming from an employee of the organisation (bank) and coerces the recipient into clicking on a website link.