Identity theft can be committed through e-mail or other means, such as regular mail, fax or telephone, or even by going through someone’s trash. Read here to find out how to prevent it.
IDENTITY THEFT – PHISHING ALERT
Identity Theft – Phishing Alert
Identity theft can be committed by e-mail or via other means, such as regular mail, fax or telephone, or even by going through someone’s trash. Identity theft occurs when someone uses another genuine person’s personal or professional information such as their name, email address, professional designation or other identifying information without their permission to commit fraud or other illegal activity.
Internet fraudsters and scam artists are increasingly targeting unsuspecting people by a method called PHISHING. Phishing is when you receive an authentic-looking email which purports to come from an official source or reputable business, but in reality is sent by unauthorized parties from a similar looking email address and which encourages you to provide personal or financial information. This information can be used for fraudulent purposes or to carry out illegal activity.
How to protect yourself from phishing
Please remember that Grand hotel via Veneto S.p.A. will never send unsolicited emails which ask you to provide personal or financial information or request you to confirm details of business transactions by email. If you receive an e-mail requesting such details, please do not respond or click on any links or attachments in the email.
Grand hotel via Veneto’s official communications are never sent from personal email addresses hosted on public domains such as yahoo, hotmail or gmail. If you are suspicious, please verify the sender email address carefully.
Other than email confirmations sent from an official Grand hotel via Veneto S.p.A. email address (email@example.com) for bookings made via our website (www.ghvv.it), Grand hotel via Veneto does not conduct or approve financial transactions over email.
What to do if you suspect you have received a phishing email
- Do not reply.
- Do not open any attachments. Attachments may contain malicious code that will infect your computer.
- Do not click on any links included in the email.
If you are concerned that you have received a phishing email which purports to be from Grand hotel via Veneto, or that you have been victim to any similar scam which names Grand hotel via Veneto, please forward the suspect email to firstname.lastname@example.org for us to take necessary action. Alternately, you may report it immediately to our helpline at +39 06 48 78 81
The information and recommendations provided above are for information only to assist you manage the security of your own personal data. Grand hotel via Veneto S.p.A. does not accept any liability for phishing emails, or any other scam communications, you may receive or any loss you may suffer as a result.
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