Thieves want to steal money from the bank's accounts Pekao customers to send links to a fake page in emails. Before the attack warns the bank and the portal Niebezpiecznik, which deals with m.in. such scams.
The attack started in May. "For the mailboxes of the Poles (not just the bank customers) wrong e-mails were sent, which imitate Pekao and the rare classic phishing scams were," reports Niebezpiecznik. The correspondence is sent from a mailbox that turns out to be a bank transfer. Please do not click on the links in such emails – the bank press office appeals.
The message is in English. The link looks correct, but the entire content of the email is an image that redirects the victim after clicking on subsequent pages and finally on the website of the fake bank. Among other things, there are requests for such data as: login, password, phone number ̵
See also: Phishing. Scammers pretend to be Bank Pekao. Do not open such emails!
Be careful, nobody from this bank sends such emails.
"The purpose of this attack is to collect the data required to register criminals and persuade you to install malware on your mobile phone.With malicious software, cybercriminals can gain complete control of the device, including redirection of conversations or SMS messages "- Bank Pekao says to electronic banking,
Do not open such messages as they delete your account. What to do if you receive such a message?>
If you receive such a message, do not reply to it, do not send a delivery / opening confirmation, and do not open its links. Correspondence should be deleted.
What if you have already logged in to the fake website? As recommended by Bank Pekao, change the password as soon as possible or disable access to electronic banking (eg by contacting the bank's hotline).
If you download a malicious application to your phone, you should delete it as soon as possible. Attention, if you notice any suspicious activity / activity on your account, please report it to your bank as soon as possible.