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Phishing / Banking

Phishing or Spear Phishing

A technique used by hackers to obtain sensitive information. For example, using hand-crafted email messages designed to trick people into divulging personal or confidential data such as passwords and bank account information.

Even though we discussed this in don’t be tricked. It deserves more of a discussion.  Clicking on fake websites and logging into fake bank accounts is the major risk of having money or information stolen from you.

On all the major banking sites they warn you-

It is discussed that the banks won’t sent you links in e-mails or in SMS and other text messages.

 
 
 
 
 

Sample Click ABSA LINK www.absa.co.za

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