Sberbank faced with blatant cheaters


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State savings Bank was faced with the problem of fraudsters who call customers of the Bank under the guise of employees of the savings Bank, using the real phone number of the credit institution. About it reports “Kommersant” with reference to customers and industry representatives who noted the high level of training of the attackers.

Scammers call under the guise of employees of the savings Bank, they already know the name and patronymic of the customer’s passport data, and in some cases even the status of client accounts. Calls are real numbers of savings Bank specified on the reverse side issued by the Bank plastic cards. The legend of fraudsters is that they are supposedly trying to warn the client of the unauthorized attempt to write off money from the card, why ask the customer a code word and CVV code (located on the back of the card).

Moreover, especially corrosive clients the crooks to prove their real connection with the savings Bank that send out the verification message from short number 900, which is also assigned to Sberbank. The interviewed experts note that there are many services that money can substitute a number, however, the availability of data on the account status may indicate that the Scam has an accomplice inside the savings Bank.

The only way is to call the Bank and clarify information. Representatives of Sberbank RBC admitted that watching the situation, and assured that the anti-fraud system quickly responds to these calls. However, customers urged to be more vigilant and to contact the Bank directly.

Sberbank on the rights of the largest financial organizations in the country regularly faces attacks by hackers and fraudsters. In November, the hackers tried to derail network infrastructure of the Bank with the purpose of identity theft and paralysis of the Bank.

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