A new way of dealing with phone scams offered in Russia

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the Association of professional users of social networks and messengers (APSIM) proposed FAS new way to fight telephone scams. A letter was sent to the head of FAS Igor Artemyev, reports RT.

As noted in the letter head APSIM Vladimir Zykov, Russia has increased the number of calls from fraudsters who are represented by employees of banks and are trying to ferret out confidential information.

to deal with it, as stated in the letter, you need to develop and implement digital fingerprinting call.

According to Zykov, is a digital certificate with an encryption system assigned to each call operators.

If the call is transferred without reference, the operator will be clear that the telephone number of the subscriber tampered with, a call will be blocked.

As explained, the operator and the caller to whom the call comes, check the data about the call, and if all the information about the caller is valid, then the connection is established.

Sberbank reported earlier that the popular ways of stealing money from cards calls from the “security” of the Bank, the buyer and the broker, as well as “surveys on behalf of the Bank.”

As specified, swindlers are represented by employees of the security service and talk about suspicious transactions, which revealed a Bank, then please call full data card, the security code on the reverse side, the code that came via SMS or passwords from “Sberbank online” to “protect” money.

Sberbank advised to not perform any operations on the instructions of the caller. As soon as the interviewee will be asked to provide data from the card or the Internet Bank, you should immediately terminate the conversation.

in addition, the cyber fraudsters has developed new method of stealing money from Bank customers. They install on the smartphones remote access program. Monthly sweatYeri major banks from this type of fraud can reach six to ten million rubles, said the head of Group-IB Ilya Sachkov. The expert indicated that the system is Secure Bank monthly records over thousands of attempted thefts of money from the accounts using this scheme.

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