There has been plenty of scams of late mostly via your mobile or landline by way of sms or a phone call. The call would be a missed call and you would be inclined to ring it back,This is what they want you to do which ends up costing you money. As per norm anything that looks suspicious just ignore and delete and do not click any links.

The latest scam reminds me of what happened Meteor before with the link dropping you to an almost identical page which would fool some. See HERE for what that particular incident looked like.  Also see over here on our recent post about the latest scams

eir simply follow suit in what precautions and action to take..

It has come to our attention that a fraudulent eir billing email is in circulation at moment. This mail specifically advises of refund. You can view information about phishing attacks here and here.

Please note that the correct secure URL address for My eir will always being with HTTPS and the link below can be used if you are unsure. Also, please do not click on any links in an email you are unsure of and please report the email as spam to your mail provider by clicking on “mark as spam” within the email.

 

Remember…
• Never disclose any information particularly personal or financial information.
• Delete the SMS/MMS or email message immediately
• Never click on web links contained within such messages or download content associated with the message
• Do not respond to calls or messages from an unknown source.
• If you have provided personal bank account or credit card details please contact your bank immediately to advise that details have been compromised. The financial institution will be in a position to advise regarding cancelling bank or credit cards.

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Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO in the transport industry, mobile tech fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia/Microsoft VIP, HTC Specialist, Multiple forum supporter with worldwide top rankings, I also work in the background in the mobile technology sector, weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show and Cavan TV. Technology reviewer and blogger.Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.