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* Sri Lanka Central Bank warns of malicious phishing attempt impersonating the bank
Sat, Jan 19, 2019, 09:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank has warned that a malicious phishing attempt impersonating the bank has been made and advised public and financial institutions to be on alert.

Issuing a statement the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) said that it has been reported to the Bank that a phishing attempt has been initiated targeting mainly the financial institutions of Sri Lanka and the phishing emails appear to be sent from the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Department of CBSL with the subject "Notice From Central Bank Of Sri Lanka EPF".

The content of the email was reported to be with links to malicious web sites and downloadable malicious software.

The CBSL informed the general public and institutions that the EPF Department of CBSL has not sent out such emails.

"The public and institutions are advised to be alert of this ongoing phishing attempt and not open suspicious emails with the subject "Notice from Central Bank of Sri Lanka EPF" or open its attachments or click on any of its links," it said.

 

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