Ever received an email from eBay asking you to verify your account? Or from Gmail warning you to login otherwise your account will be suspended? How many times have you gotten a supposed Paypal email asking reactivation because your account has been hacked?
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has constantly been issuing a warning to users of BPI ExpressOnline (BPI EOL), its online banking facility, against phishing emails. Phishing — pronounced “fishing” as in “fishing for information” — is a type of deception designed to steal
Don’t be deceived by an email supposedly sent by Banco de Oro (BDO) telling you to “request a new card”!
Be warned! An “Enhanced Security Update” email supposedly coming from the UnionBank of the Philippines is making the rounds asking you to log in to your online banking account. But the moment you do so, you might lose your cash to scammers. The email is actually a
It’s been a long time since we wrote about examples of phishing emails we have been receiving. We are sharing another one we received yesterday. Be warned! Don’t visit the fake site so you won’t be a victim. The Liberty Reserve Phishing Email From: email@example.com
Back in November 2008, popular local classified ads site Sulit.com.ph was hacked. Members accessing the site then were surprised that they were instead seeing a parked domain. Rumors abound that whoever owns that Sedo account must have earned a lot because the thousands of visitors
Just a few days after I wrote about eBay scams and scammers, I received an email purportedly from eBay which obviously was a fake email intended on getting my personal information. How did I know it was fake?
Last week I received an email supposedly from firstname.lastname@example.org instructing me to upgrade to Internet Explorer 7.0, the latest update to Microsoft’s browser. If I didn’t know better, I would have automatically clicked on the download link. Instantly, then, I would have made myself a