The scammers sent SMS messages in the name of Netflix.
A 30-year-old Varpalota resident recently received an SMS on his phone saying that his subscription to one of the online streaming providers, Netflix, had been suspended due to a problem with it – Read On Police.hu.
Police warn: Do not give out bank card details under any circumstances
In order to solve the alleged problem, a link was sent in the message to the Várpalota resident concerned, through which the victim provided his bank card details and security verification code.
Then 100,000 Hungarian forints were withdrawn from his account without permission.
The police have formulated the following preventive recommendations:
- Our bank card details under any circumstances Do not give it to strangers. The CVC code on the back cannot be requested even during official administration, but at the same time, knowing this, unauthorized persons can make online transactions without the physical presence of a bank card.
- If we manage online with a financial or other service provider, the On an application installed from an official and trusted source Done through
- From an unknown source, Never click on a link sent via SMS or email.
Police.hu also provides useful additional information about the possibilities of preventing crimes committed online On this page.
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