Hackers Use FBR to Get Users Bank Account Details
People receive an email with subject Tax Refund Claim from fake email addresses (Customerservice@fbr.gov.pk). It seems to be sent from FBR but it did not, its Fake.
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This is called Phishing and it is a fraudulent act of deceiving users to acquire their sensitive personal information, such as usernames, passwords, social security numbers, and bank account/credit card details, etc. Globally phishing deprives people of around a billion US$ annually.
- Never Share Bank Account Details and password to any email received from any email address that is apparently from FBR. FBR doesn’t provide any link to any bank on FBR `s website
- Immediately report any such email to your bank.