Watch out for scam messages pretending to be from Suomi.fi – do not click on the links in the message
The Digital and Population Data Services Agency warns of scam messages sent in the name of Suomi.fi.
The message in question is a phishing message that attempts to get the user to click a link in the message. Do not click any links if you get these messages.
Messages pretending to be from Suomi.fi-Messages are sent in Finnish language. Different versions of the scam have been met.
One of the scams asks to activate Suomi.fi-Messages and update your information. Suomi.fi-Messages never ask to update one's information via email or SMS.
Another scam message acclaims falsely that there is a technical fault in the Suomi.fi Application and asks to log in via (a phishing) link on the web. However, Suomi.fi app is up an running normally.
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.
See also more information on online scams on the Suomi.fi Web Service.
Updated on August 4th. More information added about new scam messages.