SMS

WARNING TO THE SMS, ARE A LARGE USE FOR PHISHING COUNTRIES

What if I receive suspicious SMS? In order to avoid any risk, we suggest that anyone who receives this type of message can take simple steps, such as:

  • Do not connect to the site indicated in the text of the message;
  • If you are connected by mistake, do not provide any kind of credentials and / or personal data, do not authenticate;
  • report further suspicious messages to the CERT@posteitaliane.it mailbox;
  • Wait for similar requests, which are not reliable.
 

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By Redazione CERT|1 June 2016|Focus on

PHISHING TENDER BY SMS (SMISHING)

We want to point out an attempt at phishing through cell phones that anonymous fraudsters are trying to accomplish these days. Thanks to the monitoring activities and especially to your reports, a large number of SMS messages (apparently sent by Poste Italiane) have been identified in which the recipients are invited to make a telephone bill for receiving the complimentary telephone credit. A similar attempt, invites recipients to click on a link to download a cover folder.
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By Redazione CERT|8 February 2016|Focus on