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Banco Cabo-verdiano de Negócios alert for phishing attempt

Praia, Sep 10 (Inforpress) – Banco Cabo-verdiano de Negócios (BCN) issued a statement warning of a phishing attempt using “fraudulent emails” sent to clients.

According to the same bank, message senders report “unusual activity” on customer bank accounts by requesting registration of their IP device on the bank’s servers by accessing a link that redirects them to a page similar to BCN Online.

“This dummy page is required to enter BCN Online access credentials (username and password) for the purpose of data capture for later fraudulent use,” the bank warned.

The bank has also made known that it never requests information about this data from its customers, especially via email or telephone contact. Therefore, it alerts you by receiving messages on behalf of the bank asking you to confirm your email address, username/ passwords- bank key and / or other data, the customer should “permanently delete it and never access the links, much less open the attachments” that accompany them.

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