The cybersecurity team at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (CSIRT KNF) warns against fraudsters impersonating PKO BP bank. – After entering the advertisement, the user is redirected to a dangerous page with a registration form. In the next step, the fraudsters contact the victim and encourage them to pay money – they explained their method of operation.
CSIRT KNF on the X platform informed that cybercriminals post false advertisements in which they use the image of the PKO BP bank.
They explained that fraudsters encourage people to invest their savings. “After entering the advertisement, the user is redirected to a dangerous page with a registration form. In the next step, fraudsters contact the victim and encourage him to pay money.”
They appealed: “Do not believe in promises of quick profits in a short time – this is how cybercriminals are trying to rob you.”
We recently reported on other CSIRT KNF warnings, including: about a phishing campaign impersonating ING Polska bank. Cybercriminals sent fake SMS messages with information about the alleged expiration of access to the application.
In turn, the Scientific and Academic Computer Network (NASK) reminds in its announcements that Black Friday is approaching and warns against fake online stores. The most recently accepted applications concerned stores of brands such as Cropp, Mohito, Sinsay and Wojas. According to NASK, the attack scenario involves several steps in which criminals publish advertisements on the Internet and social media that are confusingly similar to those of well-known brands.
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