25. February 2022 | News
Attempts have been made to defraud the customers by the unauthorized use of the BRT name and brand via e-mail which appear, on the surface, to have originated from BRT.
In most cases the communications concern to alleged "Reminders for payment of shipments in storage" by BRT Corriere Espresso.
Please be advised that BRT does not request payment in this manner. BRT only collects money as COD service (cash on delivery).
We therefore invite you not to trust requests, via e-mail or SMS, for personal or banking data. Please note that BRT never requests this information by e-mail or SMS. If in doubt, we recommend that you contact the postal police.
WHAT IS PHISHING?
Phishing is where cybercriminals "fish" for your usernames, passwords, parcel, bank or financial information.
You will receive an email with a notification, alert or request for information from a site similar to that of BRT. Cybercriminals often force a sense of urgency to make you click on the links provided and when you enter your details they are immediately passed to the fraudster. Sometimes, you are asked to download software or install a file, often under the pretence of creating or changing a label. This file can infect your computer with a virus, malware or ransomware and put your files and data at risk.
HOW CAN I IDENTIFY A PHISHING EMAIL?
A fake email can be identified by the following characteristics:
- Poor language: look out for badly written sentences with spelling and grammatical errors.
- A vague email address: the email address will often be different to the service you are using.
- Link or button: links or buttons in emails that urge you to click on them.