Police investigations are ongoing, to locate individuals, who pretend to be software company technicians, deceived or tried to deceive citizens in areas of Argolida, of Arcadia and Messinia.
According to the Police, The goal of the perpetrators is to obtain bank account codes, to withdraw money. As has emerged from the police investigations, on how strangers act, they call citizens, pretending to be software company technicians, from foreign call numbers, falsely claiming that malware was detected on their computer or mobile phone.
Then, ask citizens to install specific applications, so that they can gain remote access to their device. Supposedly, always according to the Police, that the reason they cite is to correct the problem, but what they want is to obtain, at first, access the computer or mobile phone and then get any personal data they find and especially bank account codes, from which they simultaneously deduct money.
In fact, The general regional police directorate of the Peloponnese asks the citizens to be very wary of strangers who call them and in no case to give their personal information, while immediately informing the police authorities, even in the event of an attempted fraud against them.