Tuesday, 27 October 2015

British Companies For 83 Million Stolen Via Phishing

In Britain, nine people were arrested who managed to steal via telephone phishing 83 million companies. The scammers called corporate bank clients and occurred thereby for the bank employees. By phone spoofing looked like there was also the bank concerned was called.

The scammers then knew through social engineering to steal all kinds of banking information which they knew to gain access to bank accounts. Money from the companies was subsequently made ​​to the accounts of straw men. Through these accounts the money was withdrawn from ATMs. The British police advise bank customers to never give out personal information such as passwords, share passwords, PINs or provide other personal details, even if from a legitimate bank account number appears to be dialed.

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