Fraudsters are again sending e-mails in the name of Telecom. Supposedly, customers will have to confirm their data. In fact, it’s all about personal information.
Internet scammers are once again sending fake emails in the name of telcos to capture the data of users. The email, which is currently arriving in multiple inboxes, claims that a suspicious attempt was made to access the victim’s email address.
The text of the email said that the attempted access triggered the telecom’s security system. This is why they are now turning to the recipient of the mail and asking them to “verify their data” – “click here,” it says.
What exactly is meant by “data” is not clarified in the message, nor should it be confirmed. Under no circumstances should recipients click on this link. Because the sender is not the telecom – even if the format of the e-mail actually makes it authentic at first glance.
Criminals usually want to steal personal data
Instead, criminals try to capture names, addresses, telephone numbers and other data in this way – so that they can be used for fraud.
The reasons given in these e-mails for a perceived data comparison often vary – in the end, however, this type of e-mail is always about capturing user data.
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