The company BancoEstado reported via social networks for false e-mail circulating these days.
The email states that "For security reasons we have blocked your Online Banking Code and the Key Transfer Card to operate on the Internet. This blockage is due to a preventive measure adopted by the Bank, for this reason it is necessary to check the data ".
BancoEstado warns its customers that this is an attempt at fraud, and that in case you get to receive the mail, you must ignore it.
See here! If you receive an email with a message that your account has been suspended and the link ignores it, it's an attempt to cheat#QueATiNoTePase. Learn more here: https://t.co/ScctAeXF8O pic.twitter.com/KqxGItzWH2
– BancoEstado (@BancoEstado) January 29, 2019
At the same time, from the bank indicate that in their messages they never send links. "Fake e-mails, phishing, contain links that lead to pages that steal your keys," they say.
For greater customer security, BancoEstado delivers these three tips:
- Do not access your online banking from shared computers, cyber-cafe or public wireless networks, as they can contain viruses that capture key and user data.
- On BancoEstado's emails are personalized with your first and last name.· If you receive e-mail with alarming news from people or institutions with which you do not have links and containing files, videos or documents, do not open, store or download them because it is the strategy that criminals use to pollute your computer malware
- Use antivirus software and effective antispyware on your computer, worrying to maintain actively and always updated. Always activate your Firewall or Firewall.