Savings bank customers in sight: Such criminals now want your bank details

Savings bank customers in sight: Such criminals now want your bank details

Fraudsters are currently working hard to capture the data of Sparkasse customers. In the last few days, the bank has issued a warning regarding this. site Just before several stitches.

The first attempt at fraud was an SMS allegedly informing about a pending DHL package delivery. It prompts you to install malware. This ensures that when the Sparkasse app is opened, a series of additional dialog windows are displayed, prompting users to enter their account details. This should not be done under any circumstances. Instead, in this case, you should block your online banking access and get your cell phone checked by a specialist.

Targeting Sparkasse customers: Phishing attempts via SMS and email

Sparkasse customers currently need to be wary of multiple fraud attempts.

Photo: Julian Stratenschulte / DPA

Another fraud attempt was also made through SMS. Information about the allegedly required extension of validity is provided here. So you should provide the information about your bank details through the link given in the message. In this case also, you should not pass any data as it can be misused by scammers.

The last case is a classic email phishing attempt. Obviously you have to agree to the changed terms and conditions. To do this, click on the link in the email. The browser will then ask you to enter your bank details again. Here also, they should not comply under any circumstances.

If you have fallen victim to one of these methods, you should contact the savings bank at the earliest. Arrange for your online access to be blocked and discuss how to proceed.

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