Postbank customers currently have to beware of a dangerous scam. Cyber criminals try to get their victims’ data with phishing emails, according to the consumer advice center.
The attackers claim in the news that you have to match your mobile phone number in order to “continue to be able to fully participate in Postbank’s BestSign app (sic)”. This is necessary because of “increasing attacks on security gaps”. The update is to be carried out via the attached link.
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The fact that the email is a fake can be seen relatively easily from the lack of a personal salutation and the incorrect German language. If you provide data via the link, it will end up directly in the hands of scammers.
If you receive such a message, then you should under no circumstances comply with the request. Instead, move the email to the spam folder without reply.
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