It is not the first time that we have been alerted to such a scam. In addition, it is not the first time that they pose as a telecommunications operator. However, we echo again to prevent users from falling further and steal your personal data. As we have commented, in this case it is related to the British operator Vodafone.
An iPhone 11, a Samsung Galaxy S20 … the scam hooks
This type of campaign phishing They usually appear while browsing the Internet for any problem in the security settings of the web we visit or for some type of malware installed on the computer. What we see below is what several users are observing and says like this:
“Dear Vodafone Customer, Congratulations!
Vodafone is celebrating its anniversary for the next 7 days (July 27 -> August 3) to thank you for your loyalty in using us as an Internet Provider.
Every day we will select 10 lucky users to win an exclusive gift. including free Apple iPhone 11 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Apple Watch for choosing us. And your IP address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx has been selected.
You just have to answer the following anonymous questionnaire to win your prize. Hurry up! 8 users have received this invitation and there are only two prizes to win ”.
The survey tries to give truth to the deception by copying the vodafone logo, in addition to the client’s IP address. To all this, we add the hook of knowing that we can win one of those high-end gifts and we have the perfect cocktail for many to fall into the trap.
However, nothing is further from reality. The survey will take us through a series of steps that end by asking us for our personal information. The draw does not exist nor does it have any kind of Vodafone anniversary. If it appears to you while browsing, close the window and go on with your life as if nothing