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Watch out for scam messages pretending to be from – do not click on the links in the message

Publication date 20.6.2023 13.31 | Published in English on 26.6.2023 at 15.22

The Digital and Population Data Services Agency warns of scam messages sent in the name of Never click on the links in such emails.

The message in question is a phishing message that attempts to get the user to click a link in the message and log in to a scam website that looks like Scam messages have been received from [email protected] or [email protected] which are not a government addresses.

Email messages prompt you to log in to the portal and enter a one-time access code. The message includes the recipient's personal data (e.g. personal identity code, address). Some of the address information displayed in messages has been old.

Some of those who received a scam message have expressed that they were victims of the Vastaamo data breach. On the basis of current information, the information displayed in the messages does not come from the authorities' systems.

The Digital and Population Data Services Agency would like to remind you that authorities, banks and companies do not send links to their websites by e-mail or text message.

Do the following

Do not click on any links in e-mail or text messages. Do not access the services through links or search engine results. Instead, enter the full address of the website in the address bar.

You can also bookmark the most important addresses or add them to favourites on your browser.

If you suspect that your personal data is in the wrong hands, see guidelines on the Web Service.

See also more information on online scams on the Web Service.

Update 26 June 2023: Scam messages have also been sent from email address [email protected]

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