GE Internetbank next phishing victim

Sights

Yesterday another data-phishing action started, targeted at the clients of GE Budapest Internetbank.

Similarly to the attacks during the few past days, the phishers tried to navigate the unsuspicious clients to their own website through fake e-mails. They obviously aim to get the identification numbers and finally tap the accounts. Being written in Hungarian, this time the messages were even more dangerous. On the phishers’ website the potential victims are required to give not only the user name and the password but also the 6-character e-pin-code.

It has been the fourth similar attempt in the past week or so. The domain name used for the current attack was registered at a German company on 30 November. A domain name evoking OTP was also registered. The phishers try to provide an access to the real web-server, too, so that the client will not immediately notice that they are being robbed of their data. (Napi Gazdaság)

ADVERTISEMENT

Industries lose billions on counterfeit products Analysis

Industries lose billions on counterfeit products

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra... Parliament

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra...

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president Appointments

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus City

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.