Kamis, 06 Februari 2014

The online credit fraud

Internet has opened a world of possibilities that facilitates our life, but also has sharpened the ingenuity of those involved to scams. The most common affect banking or shopping on line, so that financial institutions have increased security cracking down on scammers. They are now turning to the user with various techniques.

To move safely through the network is necessary to distinguish the authentic from the fake websites, ensuring they have a clear contact, phone number and address. A safer option is to write directly to the web address (URL) instead of accessing the site through a link.
For credit card payments, or other operations, it is recommended that your browser is up to date with security protocols and visited pages are SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol (Secure Electronic Commerce), which ensures data confidentiality Internet.
If it is important to protect, so is knowing the most common scams. The classic, called Phishing involves sending mails by taking the identity of the bank and asking the user data and passwords to their accounts.
The Pharmacing is one of the most used. It is a virus that manipulates the addresses of websites you visit the surfer. When he goes to one of them inadvertently accesses a false and enter the data that are recorded by the thief. To avoid it you have a good antivirus and firewall effective.
The same measures used to combat keyloggers. It is a program that records and stores everything the user types and stored on your computer. Later, the thief accesses a hidden file where you have stored all the information.
If you are a victim of a scam on line have to give some to the bank to block the accounts and transfers, report it to the police, ask the entity to replace the amount stolen, and if you do not send a letter to the attention to customer and claims service from the Bank.

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