About Phishing (Potential Security Threats)
'Phishing' is a common form of Internet piracy. It is deployed to steal users personal and confidential information like bank account numbers, net banking passwords, credit card numbers, personal identity details etc. Later the perpetrators may use the information for siphoning money from the victim's account or run up bills on victim's credit cards. In the worst case one could also become the victim of identity theft. A few customers of some other Indian banks have been affected by the attempt of phishing in early 2006.
We would like you to be aware of methodologies in a 'Phishing' attack, do's and don'ts in sharing of personal information and the action to be taken in case you fall prey to a phishing attempt.
What to do if you have accidentally revealed password/PIN/TIN etc:
If you feel that you have been phished or you have provided your personal information at a place you should not have, please carry out the following immediately as a damage mitigation measure.