What is "phishing?"

Phishing - an online scam whose purpose - to obtain the identity of users. They are stealing passwords, credit card numbers, bank accounts and other confidential information.

Phishing is a fraudulent notice by e-mail, came from the banks, service providers, payment systems and other organizations that, for any reason the recipient of an urgent need to transfer / update your personal information. The reasons may be different. This may be a loss of data, failure in the system and so on.

Phishing attacks are becoming more sophisticated, using methods of social engineering. But in any case, they trying to scare a client, to come up with a critical reason for that he gave his personal information. As a rule, messages that contain threats, for example, to block the account in case of default by the recipient requirements set forth in the message (for example: "If you do not report your data in a week, your account will be blocked"). Often, as the reasons for which the user must give supposedly confidential information, called the need to improve anti-phishing system (for example, "if you want to protect yourself against phishing, follow this link and enter your username and password").

SO JSC VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) formally inform cardholders that under no circumstances would not require information on the e-mail, designed to identify card holders (the PIN to the card, debit card number, authorization, mail box, the code word, number CVV2, and other personal information holder), and strongly recommend the removal list, offering to disclose confidential information on your card.