[Scam Alert] Airlines Loyalty Program Emails

    airline loyalty program scam

    Who doesn’t love free airline miles? Scammers know that, so they impersonate airline companies and send you emails that say you can join in their miles loyalty program and get free miles via the button, leading you to phishing pages that require you to submit credentials.

    Scammers can record any sensitive information you enter on their pages and use the data to commit cybercrimes. For example, they could hack into your account and withdraw your money, and even use your information to commit identity theft. Don’t let them!

    Cathay Pacific

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    Dear customer,
    You’ve been selected to participate In a short 2-3 minute research ■ Survey study Cathay Pacific is conducting to gather opinions
    In return we will credit 2S00 TWD & 3000 Asia Miles to your account – Just for your time!
    Your participation in this study is voluntary and you may refuse to answer any question. Only a small sample of Customers will receive the questionnaire. Each week we randomly select 200 lucky customers, so your participation is vital to the study.

    2. Eva Air

    Scam Alert_Eva Air Email_0924

    How to Protect Yourself

    • Double-check the sender’s email address.
    • Too-good-to-be-true offers are always a major red flag.
    • Reach out to the airline companies’ customer service directly for help and support.
    • NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to detect scams with ease!

    After you’ve pinned the Trend Micro Check browser extension, it will block dangerous sites for you automatically:

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    2. Send links or screenshots of suspicious text messages to Trend Micro Check on WhatsApp for immediate scam detection.

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    Did you successfully spot the scams? Remember, always CHECK before giving out personal information. If you found this article helpful and/or interesting, please SHARE it to help protect your friends and family!

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