The headline is the very reason why we always encourage our user to use extreme caution when transferring money online.
In recent news it was reported that Facebook and Google, two of the world’s largest IT companies, were hit by a phisingattack that managed to siphon 600 mio. (DKK) before being noticed.
In short, a hacker, Evaldas Rimasauskas from Lithuania, managed to steal the money by impersonating subcontractors for more than two years. According to authorities Evaldas faked invoices, company stamps, e-mails etc. in order to convince the companies of the authenticity of his claims. After the arrest of Evaldas both companies have been able to gain most of the stolen funds backs.
This only shows that even the most secure companies can be victims of a cleverly planned phisingattack. This is why we always urge all of our users to make sure to install a powerful and updated antispywareprogram that can find and locate threats on any computer.
Remember that Anti Explorator offers a free version that can be used to scan your computer and make sure you are safe against any threats. Download Anti Explorator and scan your computer now.
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