By Tamsin Brown • 19 December 2021 • 9:25
Correos Group reports €1.8 million profit in first half of 2021.
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Correos, one of Spain’s most impersonated companies, has explained how to avoid being scammed this Christmas.
Correos, the main shipping service in Spain, is frequently used by cybercriminals to carry out phishing scams. The most common tactics used are requests for payment or a delivery address where a supposed package is to be received.
This type of scam happens much more frequently over the Christmas period. The criminals send text messages or emails to users who may be expecting a package to ask them for personal information such as their bank details.
For this reason, the company has given recommendations on what to do upon receiving a suspicious message from someone who claims to be them.
Advice to protect against “phishing”:
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Originally from London, Tamsin is based in Malaga and is a local reporter for the Euro Weekly News covering Spanish and international news.
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