A new and particularly convincing bank scam involving a bogus chat box is popping up on virus-infected PCs. Appropriately called the chat box scam, it’s convincing because it only appears when you actually visit your bank’s website.
HDFC Bank has issued a warning to all online banking users about a new scam in which fraudsters are stealing money via UPI. In this scam, the fraudster aims to gain unauthorized access to a victim's mobile device through remote device control apps like AnyDesk. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had earlier issued a similar warning but it seems more people are falling for the same.In a recent.
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Current 2020 Top 10 List of Scams and Frauds Top 10 List of Scams of 2020. There are many ways to measure the largest scams, but most measure them by the number of people affected and the total dollars scammed. Our list focuses on the scams that you could avoid, those reported to the CFR, FTC, Fraud.org and BBB (Better Business Bureau).
While phishing scams are nothing new to the world of online banking, this type of warning serves as a reminder of just how susceptible account holders can be to malicious attacks. As more account.
People are using the coronavirus outbreak as an opportunity to try new scams by email, call and text. One email has a PDF document with up-to-date advice on the outbreak. This is likely to be a scam. The document could contain a computer virus to infect your device. This will then try to steal your personal or payment details. What you should do.
There’s been an increase in DVLA scams online. The most popular scam is by text message. It will tell you that you’re owed a refund and ask you to click on a link. The link will take you to a page which asks for personal or account details. This is likely to be a scam to try and steal your details. What you should do.
Online banking scam Bank websites can be copied ('cloned') by criminals. These sites use a similar address to the genuine bank site and use it to trick customers. One way to reach a cloned website is to click through to it from a spam email.