There isn’t any reason why you shouldn’t be very well prepared for this attempt.
However, even if you install a good antivirus program, there is no better way to stay safe from this threat but to avoid the initial infection phase.
This is just the beginning, as they will continue to ask you to pay more and more money for additional services, such as transactions or transfer costs.
And here’s how you can tell if your computer was infected with malware.
Difficult times push people into getting trapped by “too good to be true” bank offers that guarantee you large amounts of money and have already been pre-approved by the bank.
In order to do that, the phishing emails will seem to come from an official source – it can be bank authorities or other financial institutes, but also delivery companies or social networks representatives.
This way, they’ll persuade you to click on the links contained by their messages and access a website that looks legit, looks like the real one, but it’s actually controlled by them.