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Preventing Phishing Scam Targeting Bank Customers

Action phishing or sensitive information theft attempts targeting bank customers have repeatedly occurred. Here are four tips that could hold onto customers so as not to fall for the trick-trick this action.

1. Origin Check Email
Usual mode waged cyber criminals is to send an email teaser to a number of people. The contents of electronic mail will usually ask the prospective victim to visit a particular site, to then re-register (include your username and password e-banking customers.)

Well, for those customers do not necessarily believe if you get an email with a model like this. First check the origin of the sender’s email, if using an official email domain from a particular bank or not.

Because, if they use the email domain is not clear, it need not be trusted email. Although at the end of their email claim from the concerned bank.

2. Not Quite through Email
Re-register by entering your username and password is a sensitive activity. Thus, delivery of information related to this activity cannot be arbitrary, only via email.

A number of banks admitted if they want their customers to re-register, they usually do not just let me know via email. But also through more personal means, namely contacted directly. There also are using an official letter, although the combined-match with the email as well. At least, the bank treats these events with more professional.

3. Reverse Phone
Do not hesitate to call customer service bank you use. Better to be alert, rather than hesitate, but instead led to bad things for you.

4. Distinguishing Genuine or Fake Site
Sites that financial institutions use to login normally have a security system tighter. First, see the website address. Site logins should use the prefix ‘https’ instead of ‘http’. Https is a secure version of http.

Suffix ‘s’ in ‘http’ indicates that these sites actually have ‘secure’, because the technology is protected by Verisign SSL encryption of data.

In e-banking site of Bank Permata the asphalt, also contained the logo ‘Security VeriSign Site’. To the layman, it would be difficult to distinguish. That can be one benchmark validity of an e-banking site is the URL that is written is ‘https’.

Then at the bottom right of the browser (for Firefox) there is a locked padlock image. As for Internet Explorer (IE), this yellow padlock in the URL field.

Similarly, four short tips to help readers in warding off the threat of phishing activity. Although impressed simple but the impact to be provided by actions that are not aware of this, it will be fatal.
If the victim involuntarily fills your username and password in asphalt sites, it can be ascertained that such personal data, including records e-banking activities of his, will be known by other parties who are not responsible.

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