A 30-year-old resident of Varpalota fell victim to online scammers in recent days, as he received an SMS on his phone stating that his subscription to one of the online streaming providers, Netflix, had been suspended due to a problem with it. In the message, they even sent a link so that he could address the issue, 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 Then 100,000 Hungarian forints were withdrawn from his account without permission – Read Police.huon
The police warn that to avoid such crimes and others like them, it is necessary to follow some preventive measures, such as:
- In no case should you give your bank card details to strangers, and the CVC code on the back cannot be requested during official administration, but at the same time, knowing this, unauthorized persons can make online transactions without the physical presence of the bank card.
- If you are conducting online transactions with a financial or other service provider, we recommend that you do so This should be done through an installed application from an official and trusted source of the person concerned!
- Never click on a link sent via SMS or email from an unknown source!
But it's worth it www.kiberpajzs.hu A page about the topic so that crimes committed online do not happen.