Scams With Online Auction Ads

One of the tricks of cybercriminals in online auctions is to steal people’s bank information, so when shopping, it is necessary to consider the components of a secure online purchase so as not to be referred to phishing portals.

According to expers, cyberspace has made it possible for all people to attract buyers and provide the ground for easy shopping through extensive advertising and introduction of their products, police warning, some of the messages and advertisements published in Cyberspace with online auction promises, special discounts, incredible prices, etc. are designed solely for the purpose of deceiving people.

Also, one of the things that security experts point out is paying attention to the symbol of electronic trust and checking the prices of products when shopping online. In some cases, the price of goods can be a great guide for the buyer when buying, because if they have lowered the price of the product on a site, they should suspect that the product is defective and the online store is fake, because their goal can be to attract buyers to the fake payment page. Removing bank account information is called phishing.

One of the tricks of cybercriminals in online auctions is to steal people’s bank information through fake bank payment gateways, which allows unauthorized withdrawals from bank accounts. To prevent the theft of banking information by cyber fraudsters, it is necessary to consider the components of a secure online purchase so as not to be referred to fake banking sites and portals (phishing).

It is also possible that buyers are directed to the main payment gateway and pay the desired amount, which in case of payment, either the goods will not be delivered to them or the goods delivered to them are counterfeit and different from the selected goods. People should be more careful than ads posted in cyberspace and buy from online stores with the symbol of electronic trust, because these online stores are required to comply with the rules while being authorized and valid.

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One of the tricks of cybercriminals in online auctions is to steal people's bank information.

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