Fraud alerts with fake emails

for all customers of Santanderthat they have one Credit card, Be careful because a new way of electronic fraud was found among its users. With which, through a fake email from the banking institution, they ask you for information and a password with which they then access your account and withdraw your money.

This form of fraud is called PhishingBecause through the link they take you to fake pages where they steal such information from which they can impersonate and steal money from your accountThen we will tell you more about it and give you recommendations so that it does not happen to you.

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Santander credit card fraud alerts

If you have received an email from Santander telling you that after a certain date you will no longer be able to use your credit card. Be careful as this is a new phishing scam that wants to steal your financial data. For this, it uses links that direct you to pages where they give you access to your cell phone with some kind of hack.

If the e-mail message states that you have “a new security network available to ensure greater security”, beware, as cybercriminals using very reliable formats are using banking services to obtain your information. Institute follow-up notice.

Tips to avoid fraud on your credit card

If you have received this type of email, delete it immediately, and if you still have doubts about its veracity. You can talk to the bank, to get more security to confirm the email to which you give your data. The other recommendations are:

  • If you do not know the authenticity of e-mails or messages received from a bank, avoid clicking on links so that your data is not stolen.
  • Santander warns on its official page that it will never send users’ personal information such as passwords, PINs or links to forms with passwords.
  • Any official message or SMS from Santander is accompanied by a short code or an official termination of the email @

For more information on this and other topics, visit our Credits section.