it Was something with a tv for nine dollars, or a smartphone for small eight dollars? It might sound like wild Black Friday deals, but it is not.
rather, It is the attempt to defrauding consumers in the mails and sms messages, as Elkjøp Monday evening warns against.
'That abound at the moment a very persistent counter-campaign, mail and sms, where the scammers are pretending to be Elkjøp. These emails and the SMS'are has nothing to with Elkjøp to do and we recommend to delete the messages, if one receives such a one,' writes Elgigantens communications manager Frederik Danvig in an email to Ekstra Bladet.
'It is said on good jysk, a bit tiresome to be subjected to the kind, and we do everything we can to put a stop to it, but unfortunately it is not quite easy. Therefore, we have also warned both on our website, Facebook and Twitter,' says.
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In one example, as Elkjøp has shared, offer fraudsters a tv for just 9 dollars.
'Thank you for commenting on our postings, we appreciate! We have chosen you to be one of the lucky ones to take advantage of the offer where you can get a Samsung Smart QLED 4k TV, for only 9 dollars.'
'do you Want to save several thousand dollars on your tv? Click here' followed by a link.
the Message concluded with a 'Good weekend' and a greeting from Elkjøp Skejbys customer service.
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On the Facebook service Messenger publisher the scammers themselves to be from Elgigantens store in Skejby. Photo: Elkjøp.
the Offer is too good to be true, stresses Elkjøp on its website.
They advise that you check with the sender's email address, and stresses that one should never give his credit card information or other betalingsinfo.
the Fraudsters put a 'gift vouchers' up for grabs in exchange for your contact information. Photo: Elkjøp.
We have gradually become accustomed to the good deals on Black Friday, but a smartphone to 7.5 crown is in this case too good to be true. Photo: Elkjøp.
12 good advice on IT security
Beat the brain for when you receive a strange message that seems to come from your bank, Postnord or any other that will have your username and password. If you are in doubt, so the key even the address to, for example, the bank in, instead of clicking on the link.
If you have the option to turn on two-factor verification on a network service use the feature. Facebook, iTunes, Twitter, and Gmail are among those who, today, offers to send you an extra code via sms or an alternate email address. Without the code you can't abuse of your username and password on a foreign computer.
the Network's biggest stupidity is to use the same password and username everywhere. Do you do it, are you a hacker's easiest victim. So they must just find your codes on an insecure service and test them on a number of other known websites. Change regularly the password.
Keep the operating system on your devices up to date, but also remember to update the programs you use. If hackers find out that you are using old software, they can easily exploit a security hole and penetrate on your computer, tablet or smartphone.
the Consumer council Think and Trygfonden driver the app'My digital self-defense'. The idea is, among other things, that you can be warned against the current threats when they occur. You can find the app for both iPhone and Android.
It can be a good investment to have a newer antivirus program and a firewall. The latter is a kind of digital bodyguard, warning you when there is suspicious activity on your device.
Check out you personal network services such as your email or online banking on a public computer, for example the library, you run the risk that others follow in your communication. Always Log properly out of public computers when you leave them.
Wireless free network while on vacation or other places in the public space is tempting, but also a big risk. If you communicate unencrypted on the network and log on to a free Wi-Fi network, can your traffic be sent through the attacker's wireless network and be intercepted.
Your private wireless internet can be a way into your computer. Without any code on your network you may also risk to be misused for the illicit traffic, which is routed back to you. Turn, therefore, the encryption on the Wi-Fi router and select the advanced password.
do you Share private information like social security number, exact address, email address, and other data on the web, follow the hackers. In particular, the social network may be a trap, because you feel comfortable – but the hackers know where to look for useful information.
Physical letters with codes and personal data must be destroyed before you throw them in the trash. Curls you just the papers together, they are easy to assemble together and pry in. Also, remember to lock your physical mailbox.
If it goes wrong, or you have a suspicion that you have been hacked, so please respond immediately. Get the frozen credit card and other things of value, that you fear has been intercepted. Use professional tools to remove the hacker's software and protect yourself better.Show more Close