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As Extra the Blade the last few days have uncovered, there is a wave of sms and e-mail scams in the time, which especially affects owners of iPhones.
the Fraudsters are fooling the user name and password for Apple accounts from the danes and, in some cases, abused iMessage feature in the phone then to send expensive spam messages to phones in China.
Technology - 29. sep. 2016 - pm. 20:39 After the sms scams: Clean up your digital life before the hackers do it
Nikolaj Magelund has contacted both Apple and its telecommunications company, Oister. Both places are reporting it, according to him, the house of the past - he is still stuck on the bill for the sms messages to China, as hackers abused his phone to send, even if he is not re-used his password from Apple in other places. Reportage: Christian Ørtoft
But several readers have also experienced another form of abuse: sudden call several times from abroad. But when they take the phone, throw the tube immediately.
the Trick has previously hit Denmark and is a fraud. The idea is, that you must call back to the number, which the fraudsters owner and make automatic calls from a computer.
the Problem for you is that the phone number is an expensive, premium rate number. And just a single call to such a number, could easily cost you 50 dollars or more to make.
YouSee has these tips for customers who get calls from numbers not in your phone book:
- Check whether it is a number you know, or if you can look the owner up on the internet
- Check the number of digits. Starting the number with '+45', there must be eight digits; not more and not less. There should not be brackets, or other characters in number
- don't call back, if you have the slightest doubtread more Close
Mobile - 28. sep. 2016 - pm. 22:45 Protect yourself against naughty sms trick: Turn this function on in the evening
Fortunately is the method to stop the fraud is simple: if someone is calling from abroad and you don't get in contact with them, then do absolutely nothing.
If family or friends will actually have a hold of you, they will call again. In all cases it is cheapest for you.
Only in the case where you already know the number, you can of course without problems return a missed call.
Mobile - 28. sep. 2016 - pm. 19:12 Hackerstorm is raging: Abusing your mobile to send expensive China-sms
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