Online risks

The number of cybercriminals is increasing steadily and ultimately the amount of so-called phishing mails and malware on websites. On this page, you will find tips and examples about online risks so that you can protect yourself as much as possible.

 

Below, you will find the list of online risks compiled by the Austrian Institute for Applied Telecommunications (ÖIAT):

https://www.watchlist-internet.at/

The most important tips:

Do not share usernames, passwords, credit card data or account information via e-mail. When logging in, make sure you are actually on a website of Österreichische Post. Delete any e-mails that look suspicious to you.

Examples

Despite comprehensive preventive action, e-mail addresses of Österreichische Post are sometimes illegally used for sending such e-mails. Be careful! Other companies are also affected by phishing activities. Below, you will find information about some of the latest online phishing incidents. This is how phishing e-mails can look like for which Österreichische Post AG is illegally used as the sender:


This is NOT an e-mail by Österreichische Post AG. Please do not click on the link, do not provide your data under any circumstances, and ignore any requests for payment.
Attempted fraud, text message
Attempted fraud, text message
Attempted fraud, text message

This is NOT an e-mail by Österreichische Post AG. Please do not click on the link, do not provide your data under any circumstances, and ignore any requests for payment.

Attempted fraud, e-mail

This is NOT an e-mail by Österreichische Post AG. Please do not click on the link, do not provide your data under any circumstances, and ignore any requests for payment.

Attempted fraud, e-mail

Other tips

How to protect yourself even better. Detailed information about our tips.

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Be careful with other senders as well

Other corporations are also affected by phishing activities.

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