the company BancoEstado informed through social networks about a fake email that circulates these days.
In the email, "For security reasons, we have blocked your access code for Online Banking and your Transfers Key Card to operate online. This blockade is due to a preventive measure adopted by bank, for this reason it is necessary to validate the data ".
BancoEstado warns its clients that it is about # 39; an attempted fraud, and if you do not receive the mail you have to ignore it.
Look here! If you receive an email with the message that your account was suspended and a link & # 39; ignore it, it's an attempted fraud ?#QueATiNoTePase. Learn more here: https://t.co/ScctAeXF8O pic.twitter.com/KqxGItzWH2
– BancoEstado (@BancoEstado) January 29, 2019
At the same time, from the bank they point out that in their emails never send links. "Fake emails, phishing, contain links that lead to pages that steal the keys," they say.
For more security of users, BancoEstado delivers these three tips:
- Do not access your Online Banking from shared computers, Cybercafe or public wireless networks, as they could contain viruses that capture the keys and user data.
- the BancoEstado email are personalized with your first and last name.· If you receive an email with alarming news of people or institutions with whom you do not have links and that contain files, videos or documents, do not open them, save them or download them because it is the strategy used by criminals to pollute your computer with malware.
- Use an effective Antispyware and Antispyware software on your computer, Worrying to keep it active and always up to date. Always activate your firewall or firewall.