SOS fraude: what can you do?

Phishing

Fraudsters use phishing to try to gain access to your personal data and PIN codes. To do so, they frequently send false e-mails in name of your bank.

What can you do:

  • to avoid phishing?

  • when you have become the victime of a phishing attack?

Banc card phishing

Fraudsters will use bank card phishing in order to get hold of a consumer’s bank card and PIN code. 

What can you do:

  • to avoid banc card phishing?

  • when you have become the victime of banc card phishing?

Malware

Malware is a collective name for all sorts of malicious and harmful software. Unrequested and undetected, it succeeds in installing itself on your computer.

What can you do:

  • to avoid malware?

  • when you have become the victime of malware?

Identity fraud

Fraudsters use identity theft to take over your identity and pretend to be you.

What can you do:

  • to avoid identity theft?

Money mules

Money mules are people who serve as intermediaries for criminals and criminal organisations. Whether or not they are aware of it, they transport fraudulently gained money to fraudsters. The use of intermediaries makes it difficult to figure out the identity of the fraudster.

What can you do:

  • to unmask money mules?

Shoulder surfing

Shoulder surfing happens when a crook is looking over your shoulder while you are carrying out a transaction at a cash dispenser.

What can you do:

  • to avoid shoulder surfing?

  • when you have become the victim of shoulder surfing?