Bank Windhoek cautions customers about phishing scam Namibia’s Bank Windhoek warned its internet banking users to beware of a recent phishing scam, with clients receiving a fraudulent email notifying them that the security machinery at the bank has been upgraded, and all customers are required to update their account information.
Eurograbber scam nets $47m Security firms Check Point Software Technologies and Versafe revealed that 30,000 European banking customers were robbed of $47 million in an online banking scam in 2012. Dubbed Eurograbber, the scam tricked customers into download a customised variant of the Zeus Trojan, which then took control of their computers and intercepted online banking sessions.
Glasgow residents warned of telephone scam Glasgow authorities warned residents to beware of fraudsters who have been trying to obtain bank card details via a telephone scam. The scammers allegedly posed as bank officials and phoned up account holders, requesting for their PIN after claiming that their accounts have been fraudulently accessed, and that their banks cards would need to be replaced.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker
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